Category Archives: Roads and Highways

Combatting vehicle engine idling is a major focus of Calderdale Council’s new campaign to tackle air pollution. Idling (where a vehicle’s engine is left running whilst stationary) can produce up to twice as many exhaust emissions as when a vehicle is moving. Air pollution is damaging our health and the environment. Calderdale Council is fighting… read more … about Stop idling – save our environment>>

A programme of surface dressing work is taking place on roads throughout Calderdale, as part of a West Yorkshire wide programme. Roads across the borough, which have been identified as being in need of surface improvements, will shortly be subject to maintenance, with bitumen and stone chippings applied to the road surface. This important work… read more … about Programme of surface work across the borough>>

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Planning permission has now been granted for the next phase of the £120 million, A629 improvement programme, which will see work take place around the Calder and Hebble junction.  The A629 is a key route through the borough and the planned major upgrade will provide a 30% reduction in journey times, make bus journeys quicker… read more … about Green light for Calder and Hebble junction project>>

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Overnight closures are scheduled for the A6033, Rochdale Road in Todmorden to allow for essential maintenance. Calderdale Council is to carry out work on the A6033 between Halifax Road and Bacup Road in the town. The work is due to start on Tuesday 7 May and involves the planing and resurfacing of the carriageway surface…. read more … about Overnight closures for essential repairs>>

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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>>

Cllr Daniel Sutherland

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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