Category Archives: Roads and Highways

A team from Calderdale Council and Jackson Civil Engineering were Highly Commended in the Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA) annual Yorkshire and Humber Awards. The partnership was nominated in the ‘Project of the Year over £2 million’ category for the Salterhebble phase of the A629 project, and received the prestigious Highly Commended rating. The project… read more … about Award success for Salterhebble project>>

Plans to improve air quality in Calderdale are being discussed by Calderdale Council’s Cabinet. Councillors will consider an updated Air Quality Action Plan, which outlines the action the Council will take to improve air quality in Calderdale. Although air pollution levels in Calderdale are generally in line with air quality objectives, the levels of nitrogen… read more … about Tackling air pollution in Calderdale>>

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Time is running out for people to have their say on plans for a £30million scheme to improve walking, cycling and bus travel and reduce journey times between Halifax and Huddersfield. Engagement events have been taking place in Halifax, Elland and Huddersfield, where designs have been on display for the scheme – the final project in… read more … about Last chance to shape major travel improvement scheme>>

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From Monday 25 February 2019, changes to existing parking charges will be introduced on a number of streets and in car parks across Calderdale. Following approval by Cabinet in November 2018, parking tariffs are now being amended in a mix of on-street and off-street existing pay and display locations. The cost of parking in many… read more … about Changes to parking charges in Calderdale>>

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Local people are being invited to find out more and have their say about plans for the fourth project in the £120m A629 improvement programme between Halifax and Huddersfield. The project complements the work of the other stages of the A629 improvement scheme being delivered by Calderdale and Kirklees Councils, by improving walking, cycling and… read more … about Have your say on cycling, walking and bus travel improvements>>

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Work is now complete on highway improvements at Salterhebble Hill, outside Halifax, and the benefits of the project have been felt beyond those just travelling on the route. The ambitious A629 Salterhebble to Shaw Hill project has included widening Salterhebble Hill to four lanes; installing new traffic light technology and improving facilities for pedestrians and… read more … about Sharing the benefits of Salterhebble scheme>>

The next phase of improvement works on the A629 between Halifax and Huddersfield has moved a step closer, with the submission of the planning application for the Calder and Hebble junction. The A629 is a key route through the borough, and the planned major upgrade will reduce journey times, relieve congestion and improve pedestrian and cycling… read more … about Next step for A629 improvements>>

Three people have been fined for misusing blue badge permits. Calderdale Council prosecuted three people last month for separate offences of illegally displaying a blue badge permit. All were found guilty (two found guilty in absence) and the court issued fines and costs, totalling over £1000. Calderdale Council’s Cabinet Member for Communities and Neighbourhood Services,… read more … about Fines for blue badge misuse>>