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Blackburn with Darwen Council

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Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council
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Primary Destinations
Bolton Council • Bury Council • Lancashire Council
National Highways Roads

Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council is the Highway Authority for all roads in the Borough of Blackburn with Darwen, with the exception of Trunk roads managed by National Highways. The borough council was formed in April 1998, taking over the former Borough of Blackburn and replacing the functions previously undertaken by Lancashire County Council.

The borough lies in the historic county of Lancashire.

Highways Management

Highway design and works are carried out by Capita on behalf of the council under a partnership which started in 2001. This partnership was reviewed in 2016 with a view to remaining in place until at least 2019.

Primary Destinations

The following Primary Destinations are located within the council area:

Trunk Roads

The following roads that run through the council area are at least partially Trunk Roads, and therefore managed by National Highways:

Principal and Classified Numbered Roads

The following is a list of A and B classified roads that are at least partially managed by Blackburn with Darwen Council:

Route From To Length


A666 Pendlebury Langho 25.9 miles View
A674 Chorley Blackburn 8.7 miles View
A675 Astley Bridge, Bolton Walton-le-Dale 15.8 miles View
A677 Blackburn Five Barred Gate 5.4 miles View
A678 Blackburn Padiham 7.1 miles View
A679 Blackburn Burnley 10.4 miles View
A6062 Ewood Feniscowles 2.2 miles View
A6077 Townsmoor, Blackburn Guide 2.0 miles View
A6078 Townsmoor, Blackburn Townsmoor, Blackburn 2.7 miles View
A6119 Shackerley Bar, Blackburn Intack 4.9 miles View   
B6130 Whinney Heights Intack 1.2 miles View
B6231 Earcroft West Altham 6.5 miles View
B6232 Guide Haslingden 6.1 miles View
B6233 Barbara Castle Way Ramsgrave Drive 1.9 miles View
B6236 Intack Holden Vale 6.0 miles View
B6391 Cadshaw Bromley Cross, Bolton 4.4 miles View
B6447 Ewood Preston New Road 1.8 miles View      

Classified Unnumbered (Class III) and Unclassified Roads

Main Article: Blackburn with Darwen Council (Class III roads)

For its Class III road network, Blacburn with Darwen Council uses "C" prefixes.


Main Article: Blackburn with Darwen Council (Junctions)

Bridges, Tunnels, and other Crossings

Main Article: Blackburn with Darwen Council (Crossings)


Blackburn with Darwen Council
A666 • A674 • A675 • A677 • A678 • A679 • A6062 • A6077 • A6078 • A6119 • B6130 • B6231 • B6232 • B6233 • B6236 • B6391 • B6447
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