Category Archives: Roads and Highways

Work is underway to prepare the area around the Calder and Hebble junction, enabling work to commence on phase 1b of the A629 improvement project. This complex phase of the A629 project, which is believed to be the largest individual civil engineering project ever undertaken by Calderdale Council, focuses on the key areas of Huddersfield… read more … about Preparation work begins on latest phase of A629 project>>

A629 phase 1b

Residents and businesses around the Brighouse area, as well as those living or working along the A641 from Bradford to Kirklees, are being asked to share further feedback to help inform plans for infrastructure investment. Calderdale Council is working with the West Yorkshire Combined Authority and in collaboration with Bradford and Kirklees councils, on plans… read more … about Help shape plans for the A641>>


Work to repair surface damage on Elland Road, Brighouse is due to take place on Thursday 18 February 2021 – requiring the road to be fully closed. Traffic signals have been in place on the road since Monday 8 February, when Calderdale Council became aware of a crack running along the centre of the carriageway,… read more … about Repairs to take place on Elland Road, Brighouse>>

Road closed

Temporary traffic lights are currently in place on Elland Road, Brighouse. On Monday 8 February, Calderdale Council became aware of a crack running along the centre of the road near to Brighouse Wood Lane. Structural engineers have been monitoring the condition of the road overnight and again throughout today (Tuesday 9 February). Monitoring will continue… read more … about Council investigates road damage at Elland Road, Brighouse>>

Calderdale logo

Plans to improve the A629 between Halifax and Huddersfield have taken a step forward with the appointment of John Sisk & Son as contractor for Phase 1b of the project – the Calder and Hebble junction. Following a tender exercise, construction company John Sisk & Son has been appointed to carry out the construction work of… read more … about Contractor appointed for major road improvement scheme>>

A629 phase 1b

The progress of plans to transform Halifax town centre will be discussed at the meeting of Calderdale Council’s Cabinet on Monday 7 December. The A629 Phase 2, Halifax town centre project is fully funded by the West Yorkshire Combined Authority and aims to improve pedestrian and cycle access into and within Halifax town centre. It… read more … about Progressing plans for Halifax town centre scheme>>

Town centre

Work is taking place at the Ainleys facility in Elland, to allow for better access and the installation of additional safety measures.  From Monday 30 November work will take place to widen access at the facility, which includes Calderdale Council’s highways depot and Elland Household Waste and Recycling Centre (HWRC).   The current main site entrance… read more … about Essential safety works at Elland facility>>

Councillor Jenny Lynn

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>>