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M66 motorway
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Looking north near Junction 1.
Route information
Length 8.0 mi (12.9 km)
Existed 1975–present
History Constructed 1975–78
Major junctions
North end Edenfield
  Junction 4.svg UK-Motorway-M60.svg UK-Motorway-M62.svg
J4 → M60 motorway / M62 motorway
South end Whitefield
Road network
  • Roads in the United Kingdom
M65 M67

The M66 is a motorway in North West England. It links Manchester and the M60 and M62 motorways to Bury. The motorway carries on as the A56, which joins onto the M65. The M66 is about 8 miles (13 km) long.


M66 motorway
Northbound exits Junction Southbound exits
Road continues as A56 to Rawtenstall,
Blackburn and Burnley(M65)
Ramsbottom A676
Rochdale A680
Non-motorway traffic
No exit Start of motorway
Ramsbottom, Bury (North) A56 J1 No exit
Bury, Heywood A58 J2 Bury, Heywood A58
Radcliffe, Heywood J3 Radcliffe, Whitefield
Start of motorway J4
M60 J18
M62 J18
Manchester (North & West), Airport, Liverpool M60
Leeds M62
Manchester (North & West), Liverpool M60
Leeds M62
Road continues as M60 to Stockport & Oldham
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