The morning commute is winding down, and earlier problems have been cleared on Interstate 77 and Interstate 85, but traffic remains a bit sluggish on both routes at 9:20 a.m. Tuesday.
A wreck and a disabled vehicle caused the troubles on northbound I-77 in south Charlotte this morning. On I-85, it was a wreck on the northbound side at Harris Boulevard.
Motorists can expect slow traffic until about 10 a.m. on both routes.
Here is the 9:20 a.m. update:
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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-85 northbound, north Charlotte ... Congestion from an earlier collision; traffic moving 30-40 mph from Sugar Creek Road to Harris Boulevard.
Sharon Amity Road at Central Avenue ... Collision; minor delays.
I-485 inner loop, south Mecklenburg ... Congestion; traffic moving 30-40 mph from Providence Road to I-77.
Independence Boulevard inbound ... Congestion; traffic moving 30-40 mph from Eastway Drive to uptown.
Providence Road inbound ... Collision at Springs Farm Lane; moderate delays.
Rea Road at Providence Road ... Collision; moderate delays.
I-77 northbound, south Charlotte ... Congestion from earlier problems; traffic moving 30-40 mph from Westinghouse Boulevard up to Clanton Road.