A BROKEN down van is causing chaos for drivers on the M8 this morning.

Traffic Scotland raised the alarm on Twitter just before 8am.

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The team wrote: “*NEW* 07:48⌚#M8 W/B J13 Provan - J14 Fruit Market - lane 3 ⛔ due to a broken down van in existing congestion. Traffic back past J12 Riddrie.@ScotTranserv.”

Ten minutes later, the closed lanes were back up and running again. However, Traffic Scotland warned that things were looking really busy in the area.

The team added: “#M8 W/B J13 Provan - J14 Fruit Market - lanes 2 & 3 are back OPEN. Broken down van has been moved to the hard shoulder. Traffic back past J12 Riddrie at the moment though.”