CHARLOTTE (QUEEN CITY NEWS) — Interstate-77 has reopened in both directions just north of uptown Charlotte following ‘police activity’ in the area, according to CMPD and NCDOT.

NCDOT and CMPD said Lasalle Street was closed at Atando Avenue, and I-77 was closed in both directions at the Lasalle Street exit.

I-77 reopened in both directions at Exit 12; however, authorities said six miles of congestion remained on I-77 North after the reopening.

Drivers were asked to use caution when traveling in the area. NCDOT reported that the closure began around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12.

Details on the exact circumstances of the ‘police activity’ are limited.