One lane of I-40 east bound in Iredell County, west of Statesville, is now open after multiple big rig crash that killed at least one.
Earlier, all east bound lanes were closed.
Officials say motorists should expect heavy delays in the area, and may want to consider using alternate routes.
Eastbound traffic is being detoured off at Mile Marker 141 (Sharon School Road) at this time.
WCNC.com is reporting at least one person was killed.