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I-485 inner loop reopened near Charlotte airport

A crash on the inner loop of Interstate 485 had closed the highway near Charlotte-Douglas International Airport.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A crash on the inner loop of Interstate 485 in west Charlotte near Charlotte-Douglas International Airport delayed traffic for miles midday Thursday.

The highway was briefly shut down while crews worked to clear the crash.

No serious injuries were reported.

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At the height of the closure, delays stretched back to Exit 4 for Steele Creek Road.

Drivers were able to use West Blvd to Billy Graham Parkway to bypass the delays.

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