Today’s traffic: Congestion slows I-485
07/29/2014 6:55 AM
07/29/2014 8:21 AM
Traffic on the inner loop of Interstate 485 is very slow at 8:20 a.m. Tuesday due to congestion.
At last check, average travel speeds on I-485 were about 10 to 15 mph between Providence Road and N.C. 51 in Pineville.
Otherwise, there are a few collisions and disabled vehicles causing problems at this time. A collision is reported on inbound East Independence Boulevard near the Brookshire Freeway-John Belk Freeway split, with moderate delays reported.
Here is the 8:20 a.m. update:
East Fourth Street at McDowell Street ... Collision; minor delays.
I-77 southbound, Lake Norman area ... Congestion; traffic moving 20-30 mph from Brawley School Road (Exit 35) down to Gilead Road (Exit 23).
Albemarle Road inbound ... Congestion and a disabled vehicle at Sharon Amity Road; traffic moving 15-25 mph from Lawyers Road to Sharon Amity Road.
I-485 inner loop, south Mecklenburg ... Congestion; traffic moving 10-15 mph between Providence Road and N.C. 51.
Independence Boulevard inbound ... Congestion and a collision near the Belk-Brookshire freeway split; traffic moving 20-25 mph from Eastway Drive to uptown.
Johnston Road ... Congestion; traffic moving 15-25 mph northbound from the state line to I-485.
Archdale Drive at Park Royal Avenue ... Collision; minor delays.
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