Today’s traffic: Wreck closes Moores Chapel Rd.

03/10/2014 6:01 AM

03/10/2014 8:37 AM

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police say Moores Chapel Road is closed at Rhyne Road because of a wreck Monday morning.

One person was killed and another seriously injured in the wreck, which took place before 6 a.m. The collision scene is a short distance west of I-485, and that is where the road is closed.

Here is the 8:30 a.m. update:

Moores Chapel Road near I-485 and Rhyne Road ... Fatal wreck; road is closed. Also a wreck on the ramp from I-485 to Moores Chapel Road, with moderate delays.

I-85 lane closures in Charlotte ... The N.C. Department of Transportation will be closing lanes this week at I-485 in northeast Charlotte, as part of the project to build a turbine interchange.

The right lane of northbound I-85 will be closed from 9 p.m. tonight until 6 a.m. Tuesday, so crews can install sign structures and reset the barrier walls.

North Tryon Street lane closure ... The southbound right turn lane in the 9300 block of North Tryon Street will be closed from 9 a.m. today until 4 p.m. Wednesday. In addition, one northbound left turn lane from North Tryon Street to J.W. Clay Boulevard also will be closed. This is being done as part of the utility relocations for the light rail line construction.

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 a collision at Margaret Wallace Road; traffic moving 20-25 mph from Sardis Road North to Margaret Wallace Road; traffic also moving 20-25 mph from Sharon Amity Road to uptown.

U.S. 74 westbound, Union County ... Vehicle went off the road and overturned, between Forest Hills School Road and Old U.S. 74, between Marshville and Wingate. Minor delays.

Providence Road inbound ... Congestion; traffic moving 20-25 mph from the Arboretum area to Wendover Road.

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

Ballantyne Commons Parkway at Ballantyne Meadows Drive ... Collision; minor delays.

Sam Furr Road at Holly Point Drive, Huntersville ... Collision; minor delays.

Brookshire Boulevard at Fred D. Alexander Boulevard ... Collision; moderate delays.

Eastway Drive near Shamrock Drive ... Vehicle crashed into a building; moderate delays.

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