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Charlotte-area traffic: Overturned truck closes I-85 northbound ramp to I-77 north

A tractor-trailer carrying watermelons overturned on the Interstate 85 northbound ramp that leads onto I-77 north in Charlotte Wednesday morning. The ramp could remain closed until at least noon, state highway officials said.
A tractor-trailer carrying watermelons overturned on the Interstate 85 northbound ramp that leads onto I-77 north in Charlotte Wednesday morning. The ramp could remain closed until at least noon, state highway officials said. John Simmons: jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com

An overturned truck has closed the Interstate 85 northbound ramp onto I-77 north Wednesday morning.

The truck overturned about 10:30 a.m., and Charlotte Fire Department officials are warning of significant delays.

It could take until at least noon to clear the wreck, state highway officials said.

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