Traffic Updates

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9:20 PM, Cabarrus County Alert

Sun, 24 May 2015 21:20:29 EST

RACE EVENTS AT CHARLOTTE MOTOR SPEEDWAY

Commuters that use I-85 can expect delays Friday May 15th through early morning May 25th and may wish to adjust driving time or route.

Motorists attending the event are encouraged to use the following alternate routes:

For motorists traveling from South Carolina:  Take I-77 north to the I-485 outer loop (Exit 1B) to U.S. 29 North (Exit 32) or N.C. 49 North (Exit 33).
For motorists traveling from West of Charlotte: Take I-85 North to I-485 (Exit 48) to U.S. 29 North (Exit 32) or N.C. 49 (Exit 33).
For motorists traveling from East of Charlotte: Take the I-485 outer loop to U.S. 29 North
(Exit 32) or N.C. 49 North (Exit 33).
For motorists traveling from North of Charlotte:  Take I-85 South to Poplar Tent Road (Exit 52) to Pitts School Road to U.S. 29 South.
For motorists traveling from South of Charlotte:  Take I-77 north to the I-485 outer loop (Exit 1B) to U.S. 29 North (Exit 32) or N.C. 49 North (Exit 33).

*Officials recommend motorists take the I-485 outer loop to N.C. 49 North, which is usually less congested than other suggested routes*

For detailed parking and driving instructions click HERE

*Last Updated: 5/13/15 3:40 PM

More info on NCDOT.gov.

5:55 PM, I-77 N, Disabled Vehicle, Lane Closed

Sun, 24 May 2015 17:55:59 EST

Disabled vehicle has the left lane blocked

More info on NCDOT.gov.

5:50 PM, I-485 I, Vehicle Accident, Lane Closed

Sun, 24 May 2015 17:50:07 EST

Accident reported with 1 lane closed causing delays

More info on NCDOT.gov.

12:54 PM, I-85 N, Special Event, Congestion

Sun, 24 May 2015 12:54:14 EST

Congestion near exit 49 Bruton Smith Blvd due to the race, use caution in that area.

More info on NCDOT.gov.

4:10 AM, I-85 N, Vehicle Accident, Lanes Closed

Sun, 24 May 2015 04:10:18 EST

All lanes are now open.

More info on NCDOT.gov.