A collision on the inner loop of Interstate 485 in southeast Mecklenburg County is causing plenty of problems for motorists at 8:05 a.m. Tuesday.
The wreck was reported between Rea and Johnston roads, and it is causing backups beyond Providence Road. Motorists can expect slow traffic in the area for the rest of the morning commute.
At 8:05 a.m., police also are dealing with two collisions in Huntersville and two more on University City Boulevard in north Charlotte. Both University City wrecks involve injuries.
Here is the 8:05 a.m. update:
Westinghouse Boulevard closure Tuesday night: ... Crews will close Westinghouse Boulevard under I-485 between 9 p.m. Tuesday and 6 a.m. Wednesday.
The closure will enable crews to work on the bridge as part of the I-485 widening project. Motorists will be detoured off Westinghouse Boulevard onto Nations Ford Road, Hebron Street and South Boulevard.
I-77 southbound, Lake Norman area ... Congestion; traffic moving 20-30 mph from Brawley School Road (Exit 35) down to Gilead Road (Exit 23).
I-85 southbound, Cabarrus County ... Congestion; traffic moving 20-30 mph from George Liles Parkway (Exit 54) down to Mallard Creek Church Road (Exit 46).
Albemarle Road inbound ... Congestion; traffic moving 15-25 mph from Lawyers Road to Sharon Amity Road.
Independence Boulevard inbound ... Congestion and earlier collisions at Briar Creek Road and at Wallace Lane; traffic moving 15-25 mph from Margaret Wallace Road to uptown.
Providence Road inbound ... Congestion; traffic moving 20-25 mph from the Arboretum area to Wendover Road.
I-485 inner loop, south Mecklenburg ... Congestion and a wreck between Rea and Johnston roads; traffic moving 10-20 mph from Providence Road to Johnston Road; traffic moving 20-30 mph from Johnston Road to I-77.
I-77 northbound, south Charlotte ... Congestion; traffic moving 25-35 mph from Carowinds Boulevard up to Clanton Road.
Johnston Road ... Congestion; traffic moving 15-25 mph northbound from the state line to I-485.
U.S. 321, Gaston County ... Congestion; traffic moving 15-25 mph in each direction between I-85 and Dallas-Cherryville Highway.
University City Boulevard at Oak Leigh Drive ... Collision with injuries; moderate delays.
University City Boulevard at Back Creek Church Road ... Collision with injuries; moderate delays.
Sam Furr Road at Northcross Drive, Huntersville ... Collision; moderate to heavy delays.
Old Statesville Road northbound at Stumptown Road, Huntersville ... Collision; moderate delays.
Scaleybark Road near South Boulevard ... Collision; minor delays.