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Today’s traffic: Accidents continue as congestion builds

The frequency of fender-benders has been steady this morning and the volume of traffic on area roadways is building just before 9 a.m.

The eastbound lane of Morehead Street remains blocked at Kenilworth Avenue after an accident was reported around 8:15 a.m.

A collision in the 2200 block of Wilkinson Boulevard was reported just before 8:30 a.m. and is creating a minor traffic delay.

Police are working to clear a number of other wrecks, including several on Tyvola Road: one at South Tryon and a second at Old Pineville Road.

Other wrecks include one on Providence Road at Pineville-Matthews Road, and another on Billy Graham Parkway, north of West Boulevard.

East

Albemarle Road inbound ... Congestion; traffic moving 15-25 mph from Lawyers Road to Sharon Amity Road.

Southeast

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

Independence Boulevard inbound ... Congestion; traffic moving 20-25 mph from Eastway Drive to uptown.

South

I-77 northbound, south Charlotte ... Congestion; traffic moving 25-35 mph from Carowinds Boulevard up to Arrowood Road.

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