All lanes reopened about 5:45 p.m. Friday on Interstate 85 southbound in Gaston County after a wreck near the Catawba River bridge, state highway officials said.
The wreck happened about 5 p.m. near Exit 27 and originally shut four of the five lanes, officials said.
Congestion remains heavy as a result of the wreck, highway officials said shortly before 6 p.m.
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