Today’s traffic: Wrecks, congestion take toll

Congestion, wrecks and malfunctioning traffic signals continue to cause plenty of problems for commuters Tuesday morning across the Charlotte region.

Traffic volume is easing on the interstate highways, but congestion is still an issue at 9:25 a.m. The slowest conditions are on southbound Interstate 77 in the Huntersville-Cornelius area and the inner loop of I-485 in southeast Mecklenburg County.

Here is the 9:25 a.m. update:


I-77 southbound, Lake Norman area ... Congestion; traffic moving 20-30 mph from Davidson (Exit 30) to Gilead Road (Exit 23).

North Tryon Street at Salome Church Road ... Earlier collision being cleared; minor delays.

Old Statesville Road at Sam Furr Road, Huntersville ... Earlier collision being cleared; minor delays.

Sunset Road at Beatties Ford Road ... Collision; moderate delays.


Elm Lane at Kensington Gardens Court ... Collision; moderate delays.

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

Johnston Road ... Congestion; traffic moving 20-30 mph northbound from the state line to I-485.


Billy Graham Parkway ... Congestion; traffic moving 20-25 mph between West Boulevard and I-85.

Little Rock Road at Pawnee Road ... Hit-and-run collision; minor delays.

Union County

U.S. 74 inbound, Indian Trail and Stallings ... Congestion from Rocky River Road to I-485, with traffic moving 10-20 mph.