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All Lanes on I-85 Southbound Now Open in Cabarrus County

Charlotte - After being closed for several hours, the left lane of southbound Interstate 85 near Exit 58 (U.S. 29/601) in Cabarrus County reopened this morning around 10 a.m.

Although all lanes of traffic are now open, motorists will continue to see congestion as traffic flow returns to normal. A multi-car crash necessitated the closure of all southbound lanes earlier this morning. One lane re-opened about 8 a.m., but traffic was backed up for approximately 11 miles when the left lane finally re-opened.

Motorists are encouraged to slow down and stay alert as the congestion dissipates.

For real-time travel information, call 511, visit the Traveler Services section of NCDOT.gov or follow NCDOT on Twitter.

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4/16/2018 4:29 PM