Today’s traffic: Slow traffic on I-485

Some of the slowest traffic in the Charlotte region at 9:15 a.m. Wednesday is on Interstate 485 – both in southern and northern Mecklenburg County.

I-485’s inner and outer loops in southern Mecklenburg are slow because of construction and earlier collisions. A disabled vehicle is slowing traffic on the outer loop of I-485 in north Mecklenburg.

But there are other problems on area roadways at 9:15 a.m. Wednesday:

I-77 southbound, Lake Norman area ... Congestion; traffic moving 30-40 mph from Brawley School Road (Exit 35) down to Gilead Road (Exit 23).

I-77 southbound, Charlotte ... Collision and congestion near Sunset Road interchange; moderate delays.

I-85 southbound, Cabarrus County ... Congestion; traffic moving 30-40 mph from George Liles Parkway (Exit 54) down to Mallard Creek Church Road (Exit 46).

Providence Road inbound ... Congestion; traffic moving 20-30 mph from the Arboretum area to Wendover Road.

I-485 inner loop, south Mecklenburg ... Congestion; traffic moving 25-35 mph from Providence Road to I-77.

I-485 outer loop, south Mecklenburg ... Congestion and construction-related delays.

The Plaza at Sugar Creek Road ... Collision; minor delays.

Johnston Road at Tifton Road ... Collision; moderate delays.

Providence Road at Old Providence Road ... Collision; minor delays.

Park Road at Sharon Road West ... Collision; minor delays.

Billy Graham Parkway at Morris Field Drive ... Collision with injuries; moderate delays.

I-40 eastbound, Statesville ... Disabled vehicle and minor delays near the weigh station.

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