Traffic was building around 8:45 a.m. Monday on major Charlotte thoroughfares, many of which were salted in preparation for Monday’s winter storm.
Independence Boulevard, South Boulevard and I-485 were all seeing varying levels of congestion.
Meanwhile, there were several accidents reported in the region:
Traffic is expected to be lighter during the Monday morning commute today since some people, including Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools students, are off for the Presidents Day holiday. For a complete list of closings for the holiday, click here.
And check back to www.charlotteobserver.com throughout the morning for updates on your Monday morning commute.