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Today’s traffic: Congestion, accidents during the Friday commute

Congestion and accidents continued to mount on Charlotte’s major roadways during Friday’s commute.

And a water main break in the 200 block of Providence Road near Colonial Avenue is fixed, reported the Observer’s news partner, WBTV, and the road was being patched.

At 8:40 a.m., here’s what was going on:

▪ Accident with injury on W. Brookshire Freeway at I-77 S.

▪ Disabled vehicle at E. Sugar Creek Road and The Plaza.

▪ Disabled vehicle at Freedom Drive and I-85 N.

▪ Accident on Johnston Road at Pineville-Matthews Road.

▪ Accident in the 2200 block of S. Tryon Street.

▪ Accident on E. Morehead Street at S. College Street.

▪ Accident on Albemarle Road at Reddman Road.

▪ Disabled vehicle at E. Sugar Creek Road at Eastway Drive.

▪ Accident on Providence Road at Oxford Place

▪ Accident on E. Fourth Street at S. McDowell Street in uptown Charlotte.

▪ Disabled vehicle on Old Statesville Road at Hambright Road.

▪ Accident on Mallard Creek Road at Prosperity Church Road.

▪ Congestion on I-85 N. between U.S. 29, Exit 58, and Dale Earnhardt Boulevard, Exit 60.

▪ Accident on Old Concord Road at N. Tryon Street.

▪ Congestion on I-77 S. between N.C. 73, Exit 25, and Gilead Road, Exit 23.

▪ Congestion on I-485 around Pineville.

▪ Congestion on U.S. 521 N. between S.C. 75/Waxhaw Highway and Marvin Road in Fort Mill, S.C.

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