Category Archives: Roads and Highways

Action we are taking in response to traffic issues in Hebden Bridge yesterday (Tuesday 20 March). Calderdale Council’s Cabinet Member for Regeneration and Economic Development, Cllr Barry Collins, said: “The level of traffic disruption in Hebden Bridge yesterday was utterly unacceptable and we will use our powers to enforce an appropriate level of penalty to… read more … about Council response to traffic issues in Hebden Bridge yesterday>>

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Not-for-profit groups across West Yorkshire have another opportunity to bid for up to £10,000 of grant funding to encourage local people to cycle and walk to work, school or training.  This is the second round of community grants, which are funded by the Government’s Cycling and Walking to Work Fund and delivered through the West… read more … about A further round of £10,000 grants to boost walking and cycling is announced>>

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Joint press release from Calderdale Council and the Environment Agency Calderdale Council and the Environment Agency have joined forces to help minimise disruption to traffic in the Upper Valley whilst further essential flood defence work is carried out to protect 400 homes and businesses. The second phase of work for the Mytholmroyd Flood Alleviation Scheme… read more … about Motorists urged to plan ahead for vital flood defence scheme>>

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Early designs showing how Halifax train station could be transformed into a world-class facility, improve access to the town and boost economic growth will be discussed at Calderdale Council’s Cabinet meeting on Monday 19 March. As one of the main gateways into Calderdale, the proposed major upgrade to the station and surrounding area would bring… read more … about Transforming transport in Halifax>>

Upcoming overnight closures are scheduled for the A646 Burnley Road, between Mytholmroyd and Luddendenfoot. Calderdale Council is carrying out essential maintenance on the A646 from the junction with Ewood Drive in Mytholmroyd, to the junction with Danny Lane in Luddendenfoot. The work is due to start on Monday 12 March and involves the planing and… read more … about Overnight closures for A646>>


Overnight closures are scheduled for the A58 Whitehall Road, Lightcliffe to allow for essential maintenance. Calderdale Council is to carry out work on the A58 between Lees Lane footpath and the railway bridge, including the junction with Rookes Lane. The work is due to start on Monday 5 March and involves the planing and resurfacing… read more … about Overnight closures for resurfacing work>>


The reconstruction of Elland Bridge, which was catastrophically damaged in the 2015 Boxing Day floods, has been shortlisted by the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) in its Yorkshire and Humber regional awards. Calderdale Council worked with the Canal & River Trust(external link), the charity that looks after the Calder & Hebble Navigation, to rebuild the… read more … about Elland Bridge rebuild shortlisted for engineering award>>

It’s now almost a year since Elland Bridge reopened to traffic – a milestone in Calderdale’s recovery from the Boxing Day floods.  On 26 December 2015, Calderdale experienced an unprecedented flooding event. The scale of the flooding was overwhelming and along with damage to homes, businesses and schools, many roads and bridges were badly damaged or… read more … about A year on from Elland Bridge reopening>>

Calderdale Council’s Assistant Director – Strategic Infrastructure, Steven Lee, said: “Calderdale, like other West Yorkshire areas, is currently facing a difficult and complex pattern of weather conditions, with variable snow, heavy rain, low temperatures and strong winds. In response, the Council’s winter service is on full, 24 hour standby, working throughout the borough to keep… read more … about Preparing for bad weather>>

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