Congestion and collisions continue to slow the traffic flow across the Charlotte region at 8:55 a.m. Tuesday.
The heaviest traffic is on the inner loop of Interstate 485 in southeast Mecklenburg County, with stop-and-go conditions between Rea Road and South Boulevard.
It’s also a slow commute on inbound Providence Road and on both sides of Johnston Road between I-485 and the state line.
Another problem area is the ramp from Albemarle Road to inbound Independence Boulevard, where a disabled vehicle is causing slowdowns for Albemarle Road traffic.
Here is the 8:55 a.m. update:
I-77 southbound, Lake Norman area ... Congestion; traffic moving 20-30 mph from Brawley School Road (Exit 35) down to Gilead Road (Exit 23).
Albemarle Road inbound ... Congestion and a disabled vehicle on the ramp to Independence Boulevard; traffic moving 15-25 mph from Lawyers Road to Sharon Amity Road.
I-485 inner loop, south Mecklenburg ... Congestion; traffic moving 25-35 mph from Providence Road to I-77.
Independence Boulevard inbound ... Congestion around Albemarle Road; traffic moving 20-25 mph from Sharon Amity Road to Albemarle Road.
Johnston Road ... Congestion; traffic moving 15-25 mph northbound from the state line to I-485.
Providence Road inbound ... Congestion; traffic moving 20-25 mph from the Arboretum area to Wendover Road.
I-77 northbound, south Charlotte ... Congestion; traffic moving 25-35 mph from Carowinds Boulevard up to Clanton Road.
Billy Graham Parkway ... Congestion; traffic moving 20-25 mph between West Boulevard and I-85.
I-85 southbound ... DOT reports a dead animal in the left lane; moderate delays.
U.S. 321, Gaston County ... Congestion; traffic moving 15-25 mph in each direction between I-85 and Dallas-Cherryville Highway.