M65 motorway

The M65 is a motorway in Lancashire, England. It runs from just south of Preston through the major junction of the M6 and M61 motorways, east past Darwen, Blackburn, Accrington, Burnley, Brierfield, Nelson and ends at Colne.

M65
Route information
Maintained by
Length25.8 mi (41.5 km)
Existed1981–present
History
  • Opened: 1981
  • Completed: 1997
Major junctions
West endPreston South
 
East endColne
Location
CountiesLancashire
Primary
destinations
Road network
M62 M66
Looking east along the newest section