M57 motorway

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M57 shield

M57
Looking northwards from the bridge at Knowsley Lane.
Route information
Length10 mi (16 km)
Existed1972–present
HistoryConstructed 1972–1974
Major junctions
South endHuyton
 
North endSwitch Island
Aintree
Location
Primary
destinations
Liverpool
Road network
M56M58

The M57, also called the Liverpool Outer Ring Road, is a motorway in Liverpool, England. It is a ring road around the north side of Liverpool. It goes from the M62, just east of Liverpool, to the M58, just northwest of Liverpool. The motorway is about 10 miles (16 km) long.[1]

Junctions[change | change source]

M57 motorway
Northbound exits Junction Southbound exits
Huyton, Liverpool (city centre), Manchester, Warrington, Widnes M62 J1 Road continues as A5300 to Runcorn and Liverpool Airport
Start of motorway Huyton, Liverpool (Central), Manchester, Warrington, Widnes M62
Prescot, St. Helens A57 J2 Prescot A57
No access J3 Huyton A526
St. Helens, Bootle A580 J4 Knowsley, Industrial Estates A580
No access J5 St. Helens A580
Kirkby, Fazakerley A506 J6 Kirkby, Fazakerley A506
Liverpool (city centre)
Southport, Ormskirk A59
Docks, Bootle A5036
Skelmersdale, Wigan, Preston M58
J7
Switch Island
Terminus
Start of motorway

References[change | change source]