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Today’s traffic: Wrecks clog I-77, I-85

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    Davie Hinshaw -
    Traffic on northbound Interstate 77 is at a near-standstill at 8 a.m. due to a wreck near Clanton Road, Thursday morning May 08, 2014.
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    Davie Hinshaw -
    Traffic on northbound Interstate 77 is at a near-standstill at 8 a.m. due to a wreck near Clanton Road, Thursday morning May 08, 2014.
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    Davie Hinshaw -
    Traffic on northbound Interstate 77 is at a near-standstill at 8 a.m. due to a wreck near Clanton Road, Thursday morning May 08, 2014.

The traffic trouble spots at 10 a.m. Thursday continue to be northbound Interstate 77 in south Charlotte and southbound I-85 in north Charlotte.

Both highways were slowed by wrecks earlier Thursday morning. The wrecks have been cleared, but slowdowns continue. And a new collision has been reported on northbound I-77 at Arrowood Road.

The original wreck on I-77 was at Clanton Road.

And the I-85 wreck was near the Graham Street interchange.

Here is the 10 a.m. update:

North

I-85 southbound, Mecklenburg County ... Congestion due to earlier collision near Graham Street (Exit 40); backups stretch about 2 miles.

University City Boulevard at Ikea Boulevard ... Earlier collision with injuries; minor delays.

North Tryon Street at University Pointe Boulevard ... Collision with injuries; moderate delays.

East

The Plaza near Eastway Drive ... Collision; minor delays.

Southeast

I-485 inner loop, south Mecklenburg ... Congestion; traffic moving 25-35 mph from Providence Road to I-77.

Ardrey Kell Road at Bridgehampton Club Drive ... Road closed due to a wreck involving a fire truck.

South

I-77 northbound, south Charlotte ... Congestion; traffic moving 25-35 mph from Carowinds Boulevard up to Clanton Road.

Tyvola Road at Westpark Drive ... Collision; minor delays.

West

LaSalle Street at Madrid Street ... Collision; minor delays.

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