Category Archives: Roads and Highways

It’s now less than month until the Tour de Yorkshire cycles into Calderdale, and visitors and residents are being reminded of the road closure arrangements on the day.  On Sunday 30 April, 18 teams of cyclists will travel through Calderdale as part of Stage 3 of the race. To make sure that spectators, cyclists, support… read more … about Travel plans for the Tour>>

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A new campaign to encourage people to leave their car at home one day a week will launch in Calderdale this April. By persuading people to take at least one in five of their journeys by bike, foot, train or bus, Calderdale Council hopes the campaign will encourage people to be more physically active, improve… read more … about Leave the car at home for 1 in 5>>

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Transport Minister Andrew Jones will officially reopen Elland Bridge, the canal and towpath as part of a free community celebration event on Sunday 2 April 2017. There will be a variety of entertainment and activities for the whole family from 10am to 4pm, with the official reopening due to take place along the Calder and… read more … about Elland Bridge official opening – an event not to be missed>>

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Cycling around Calderdale could soon be a lot easier, as members discuss the introduction of a Calderdale Cycling Strategy.  Cycling is a popular activity in Calderdale, with participation rates for the sport 14% higher than the Yorkshire or national average. However, using cycling as a method of commuting or as a mode of travel for… read more … about Cycling boost for Calderdale>>

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On Sunday 2 April 2017, Calderdale communities will come together to celebrate the official reopening of Elland Bridge, the canal and towpath. Calderdale Council and the Canal & River Trust, who have been working together to rebuild the bridge and reopen the Calder and Hebble Navigation since the 2015 floods, are delighted to announce the… read more … about Family fun at Elland Bridge official opening>>

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Calderdale Council is set to save up to £600,000 a year, slash its electricity use and cut its carbon footprint by switching to LED street lighting. Initially, about 450 street lights are being replaced with energy efficient LED (Light Emitting Diode) technology as part of a pilot in Elland, Brighouse and Illingworth, which is due… read more … about Bright future for Calderdale street lights>>

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Overnight closures are scheduled on Rochdale Road and Saddleworth Road in West Vale, for essential maintenance.  From Monday 13 March both roads from Long Wall up to the junction with Stainland Road will be closed from 10pm – 5.30am to allow for the planing and resurfacing of the carriageway surface.  The closure is necessary to… read more … about Overnight closures for essential maintenance>>

Roadworks

Overnight closures are scheduled for Brighouse town centre to allow for essential maintenance.  Calderdale Council is to carry out work on the A641, Huddersfield Road, between Aire Street and The Calder pub. The work is due to start on Wednesday 8 March and involves the planing and resurfacing of the carriageway surface. The work is… read more … about Brighouse road closure for essential repairs>>

Roadworks

Dozens of local people gathered today (Wednesday 8 February) to see Elland Bridge reopen to vehicles for the first time since it was destroyed by the Boxing Day 2015 floods.   Cllr Tim Swift, Calderdale Council’s Leader, and Simon Bamford, director of asset delivery for the Canal & River Trust, declared the bridge open after cutting… read more … about Elland Bridge now open to traffic>>

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