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M602 motorway
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Route information
Length 4.0 mi (6.4 km)
Existed 1971–present
History Constructed 1971–82
Major junctions
From Eccles
  Junction 1.svg UK-Motorway-M60.svg
J1 → M60 motorway
Junction 1.svg UK-Motorway-M62.svg
J1 → M62 motorway
To Salford
Road network
  • Roads in the United Kingdom

The M602 is a short motorway in Greater Manchester, England. It links the M60 and M62 motorways from the west to Salford and Manchester. It also passes Eccles. The motorway is about 4 miles (6.4 km) long. It is used by traffic from the M62 to the west as a straight route into Manchester. The motorway was going to be part of a new motorway, the M52, but this was never built.


M602 motorway
mile km Westbound exits (B carriageway) Junction Eastbound exits (A carriageway)
0.0 0.0 M60 Sale, Stockport, Manchester Airport
M60 towards Bolton (M61), Bury (M66), Leeds (M62)
M62 towards Liverpool, Birmingham (M6)
J1 Start of motorway
2.0 3.2 A576 Eccles, Salford Royal, Trafford Park J2 A576 Eccles, Salford Royal, Trafford Park
4.3 6.9 Start of motorway J3 Terminus Road continues as A57
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