Category Archives: Roads and Highways

Following the significant damage caused to the A646, Burnley Road in Mytholmroyd, it is likely that the road will remain closed until at least Friday 7 September.  Initial assessments have shown significant damage to the road surface, sewers and power cables which will require complex repair processes. Yorkshire Water is working to repair the damage and… read more … about Burst water main on A646, Burnley Road>>

The A629 Salterhebble to Shaw Hill transport scheme is due to enter one of its last major stages, as overnight road resurfacing work is scheduled to start at the end of August. The existing road surface will be replaced in phases along the route, marking a significant milestone in Calderdale Council’s project to help drive… read more … about Next major milestone for Salterhebble to Shaw Hill scheme>>

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Local people are being invited to find out more and have their say about plans for the Calder and Hebble Junction of the A629. The planned major upgrade of the A629 Calder and Hebble Junction has received funding through the West Yorkshire-plus Transport Fund, and the Leeds City Region Growth Deal – a £1 billion… read more … about Tell us what you think about plans for A629 Calder and Hebble Junction>>

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Local residents and commuters are being asked to have their say on plans for road improvement programmes in the Calder Valley. 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 Have your say on Calder Valley road improvement plans>>

Funding for four major investment projects in Calderdale will be considered at the meeting of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority in Leeds on Thursday 2 August.  The Combined Authority is being asked to approve £14 million of funding for the four schemes which would deliver highways and cycling improvements and the construction of new, affordable… read more … about Next step for major Calderdale projects>>

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The use of Automatic Number Plate Recognition technology is being considered in Calderdale to enforce bus lanes and access restrictions.  Local bus services play a key role in encouraging people out of their cars, reducing traffic congestion and carbon emissions and improving air quality. However, to persuade more people to use the bus network, it… read more … about Catching the culprits of bus lane misuse>>

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Three major schemes for Calderdale will reach the next stage of preparation when they are discussed at the West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s Investment Committee on 4 July 2018. Two Corridor Improvement Programmes will be considered which would encourage active travel by improving highway facilities for all users, especially walkers and cyclists; reduce accidents and improve air… read more … about Next steps for the Next Chapter>>

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Funding of over £2 million has been awarded to Calderdale Council by the Department for Transport to help improve road safety in the borough. As part of the Government’s Safer Roads Fund, the Council will receive nearly £1.5 million for safety improvements on the A6033 north from Hebden Bridge to Cock Hill. The route is… read more … about Funding boost for road safety in Calderdale>>

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The tough terrain of the Tour de Yorkshire showed that Calderdale is a fantastic destination for skilled cyclists, but Calderdale Council is also encouraging riders of all abilities to get back in the saddle with planned improvements to cycling infrastructure in the borough. Cycling is a popular activity in Calderdale, with participation rates for the… read more … about Improving cycling facilities on the A629>>

Cllr Barry Collins