Backups, delays still seen on parts of I-85 South near I-77 due to overnight construction

Construction was expected to wrap up by 6 a.m.
Around 6:20 a.m., crews began picking up the road cones. Traffic should gradually improve.
Published: Aug. 1, 2022 at 6:45 AM EDT
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CHARLOTTE, NC. (WBTV) – Overnight construction that hadn’t wrapped up at 6 a.m. is still causing delays and backups on parts of Interstate 85 South in Charlotte.

Three of the four lanes of I-85 had been closed between Statesville Avenue up to Sugar Creek Road, causing delays.

Construction was expected to wrap up by 6 a.m.

Around 6:20 a.m., crews began picking up the road cones. Traffic should gradually improve.

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