Very slow traffic is reported in both directions this evening (February 5) between Junction 8 at the A56 and Junction 10.
There are lane closures in place and delays of up to 15 minutes are expected.
Travel website Inrix said the traffic is also not being helped by the closure of A679 (Accrington Road) for roadworks.
They said: "Very slow traffic on M65 in both directions from J8 A56 (Accrington) to J10 A671 Cavalry Way (Burnley/Padiham) in the roadworks area.
"Lane closures in place in both directions."
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