Category Archives: Roads and Highways

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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Rastrick Bridge has reopened to traffic today (Thursday 2 July), ahead of schedule. The bridge in Brighouse was badly affected by Storm Ciara in February. It has been closed to vehicles since late April, after diving surveys found holes under one of the central pillars and cracks in one of the bridge arches. Calderdale Council’s… read more … about Rastrick Bridge has now reopened>>

Work taking place on Rastrick Bridge

Calderdale Council’s Planning Committee has given the go ahead for ambitious plans to transform Halifax town centre.  At the meeting on Tuesday 16 June, members approved the latest designs for the A629 Phase 2, Halifax town centre project, which sets out plans for improving the town’s layout for both pedestrians and vehicles and delivering environmental… read more … about Major town centre project gets the green light at planning>>

Town centre

As more shops and businesses start to reopen in Calderdale’s towns, the Council is introducing measures to support social distancing and allow for queuing areas. From Monday 15 June non-essential retailers are able to reopen, provided they meet the COVID-19 secure guidelines. This includes shops selling clothes, shoes, toys, furniture, books and electronics, and tailors,… read more … about Supporting safe places to shop and queue>>

Cllr Jane Scullion

Streets around Calderdale schools are set to become safer, healthier and more pleasant for everyone. Calderdale Council is working with schools to encourage more active ways for children and young people to get to and from school, such as walking and cycling. From Monday 15 June, roads outside 14 Calderdale schools will be closed to… read more … about Safer streets around schools>>

Cllr Patient

Following the completion of thorough survey work, repairs will soon take place to a Brighouse bridge which was badly damaged by Storm Ciara. Rastrick Bridge in Brighouse has been closed to traffic since late April, after diving surveys identified some scour holes under one of the central pillars and some hairline cracking to one of… read more … about Repair work scheduled at Rastrick Bridge>>

Cllr Jane Scullion, Calderdale Council's Cabinet Member for Regeneration and Resources

Cyclists and pedestrians will be actively supported across Calderdale as the Council introduces new measures to encourage social distancing and sustainable travel. Calderdale Council’s Cabinet Member for Climate Change and the Environment, Cllr Scott Patient said: “During the lockdown our roads have been quieter and the air cleaner. Many more people have been enjoying walking… read more … about Supporting sustainable travel>>

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