Southbound I-85 closed near Dale Earnhardt Boulevard

A portion of Interstate 85 south is closed in Cabarrus County due to a wreck near the Dale Earnhardt Boulevard exit.

The interstate is closed south of exit 60 due to the wreck, which was reported at 11:48 a.m.., according to N.C. Department of Transportation. Take Exit 68 and use U.S. 29 south as an alternate route, NCDOT suggests.

Karen Sullivan: 704-358-5532, @Sullivan_kms