THE St Helens Linkway has re-opened after a brief rush hour closure.
The St Helens Linkway was shut to traffic after an incident involving a large maintenance vehicle breaking down near to the McDonalds roundabout.
Traffic was being diverted an the Linkway East has been re-opened to ease the traffic situation.
Emergency crews have now cleared the area of the broken down maintenance vehicle.
The road was closed at 3pm.