Category Archives: Roads and Highways

Road closures are scheduled for the A681, Bacup Road in Todmorden to allow for essential maintenance. Calderdale Council is carrying out work on Bacup Road between Halshaw Clough and the Lancashire boundary. The work is due to start on Monday 21 September and involves the planing and resurfacing of the carriageway surface. The work is… read more … about Improvements scheduled for A681, Bacup Road>>

Roadworks

Pupils returning to school in Calderdale have seen the roads around some of their schools transformed into safer spaces – supporting active travel, such as walking and cycling. After a successful trial period at schools earlier this year, Calderdale Council has introduced School Streets(external link) at nine schools in the borough. This means that the… read more … about Safer streets for schools>>

School streets at St Mary's, Halifax

Two major infrastructure projects in Calderdale have received a funding boost from the Government’s Getting Building Fund. Calderdale Council will receive a share of the £52.6million awarded to the West Yorkshire Combined Authority, to fund projects on the Park Road (A6025) in Elland and at Beech Hill, just outside Halifax Town Centre. Park Road is… read more … about Funding boost for Beech Hill and Park Road>>

Cash

Plans to transform the road network around Brighouse are moving forward, with work taking place to develop the A641 improvement scheme.  The A641 is a key route through Brighouse and connects Huddersfield and Bradford; on an average day it carries around 38,000 vehicles.  A number of transport related issues are currently experienced on the road,… read more … about Next steps for A641 project>>

Next Chapter

A number of repair options are being considered to enable the reopening of the A6025, Park Road, Elland following a landslip earlier this year. The A6025 is a major route between Brighouse and Elland. Following heavy rain and flooding experienced during Storm Ciara in February 2020, a landslip occurred requiring a full closure of the… read more … about Update on repairs to Park Road, Elland>>

Elland Road

As more businesses start to reopen and Calderdale’s towns and villages get busier, the Council is introducing additional measures to help people feel safer when shopping, queuing, walking and cycling. In June, to support non-essential retailers to start reopening, Calderdale Council launched new safety features in town centres to enable social distancing and more space… read more … about Safer streets for everyone>>

Road closure outside St Augustine's School

Following feedback from a recent consultation exercise, a number of changes have been introduced to proposed road improvement schemes in Calderdale. Calderdale Council and the West Yorkshire Combined Authority are developing a series of improvements to the road network along the A58 / A672 from Junction 22 of the M62 to King Cross in Halifax… read more … about Feedback shapes road improvement plans>>

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