Traffic: Wreck on ramp from I-85 to I-77
02/05/2014 5:59 AM
02/05/2014 12:11 PM
Numerous wrecks were reported across the Charlotte region Wednesday morning, and the latest problem is at the familiar trouble site – the ramp from southbound I-85 to southbound I-77.
A collision was reported there about 10 a.m., and although the vehicles have been cleared, slowdowns continue in the area at 11:20 a.m. Backups on southbound I-85 extend back to Graham Street.
Authorities also are working to clear a crash with injuries on Providence Road at Colville Road, although only minor delays are being reported there now.
Here is the 11:20 a.m. update:
Macon Street closure: City transportation officials say the 6400 block of Macon Street will be closed today until further notice. The closure is between West Avenue and Toddville Road, so crews can repair a storm water pipe. Motorists can use Toddville Road, Old Mount Holly Road and West Avenue as a detour.
I-77 southbound, Lake Norman area ... Congestion from earlier wrecks and disabled vehicles; traffic moving 30-35 mph from mile marker 35 down to Gilead Road (Exit 23).
Providence Road inbound ... Crash at Colville Road, with injuries reported; minor to moderate delays.
McCoy Road at Gilead Road, Huntersville ... Collision; moderate delays.
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