Category Archives: Roads and Highways

A section of Skircoat Road in Halifax will be closed overnight from Monday 4 September, to allow for essential repairs.  Calderdale Council is carrying out work on the A629 between Prescott Street and Free School Lane. The work is due to start on Monday 4 September and involves the planing and resurfacing of the carriageway…. read more … about Overnight closures for essential repairs>>

Roadworks

Around 1,300 road gullies in Calderdale will be repaired or replaced after Calderdale Council successfully secured nearly £1 million from the Department for Transport (DfT) to boost local flood defence work. The money is part of a £2 million ‘Challenge Fund’ grant awarded by the DfT for West Yorkshire. The remaining £1 million is split… read more … about Calderdale set for major drainage improvements>>

Cllr Barry Collins

Work to widen the A629 at Salterhebble starts on site from Monday 21 August, as part of a series of works to reduce travel times on the route between Halifax and Huddersfield.  Funded by West Yorkshire Combined Authority’sWest Yorkshire Plus Transport Fund programme, this major projectwill reduce travel times, especially in the southbound direction during… read more … about Tackling congestion on the A629>>

Calderdale Council

Local people are being invited to find out more about exciting plans for once-in-a-lifetime travel improvements and regeneration in Halifax town centre. Calderdale Council is holding a public information session at Halifax Town Hall on Tuesday 18 July from 4pm to 7pm, on a drop-in basis. Attendees can talk to staff working on the project,… read more … about Have your say on major plans for Halifax town centre>>

Over £4.9 million will be invested in Calderdale’s highways over the next year, according to a report which will be considered by Calderdale Council’s Cabinet.  The report outlines the different sources of funding which the Council has received and how the money will be allocated to improve the highways network.    Calderdale Council’s Cabinet Member for… read more … about Keeping Calderdale on the road>>

Green light

With the Shaw Hill / Free School Lane junction works complete and the Salterhebble Hill project due to start in Halifax this month, Calderdale Council is starting to develop the next phase of A629 improvements – tackling congestion at the Calder and Hebble junction. On Monday 10 July the Council’s Cabinet will discuss the scheme,… read more … about Tackling congestion to boost the economy>>

Cllr Barry Collins

Over £180m of investment in West Yorkshire Plus Transport Fund schemes in Bradford, Calderdale, Kirklees, Leeds and Wakefield is set to be approved at tomorrow’s meeting of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority. All of these schemes, which have been designed to support economic growth and the generation of new jobs, progress roads, rail facilities and… read more … about Combined Authority backs over £180m of investment for West Yorks Transport Fund schemes>>

WYCA

Journey times have improved significantly following the completion of work to remodel the A629 / Shaw Hill / Free School Lane junction in Halifax last month. Calderdale Council launched the scheme to reduce traffic congestion and delays, and to make it safer and easier for people to walk and cycle in the area.  These benefits… read more … about Transforming travel in Calderdale>>

Work is now complete on three schemes to repair flood damaged roads and structures in Calderdale.  Three flood recovery schemes recently reached their conclusions – a new footbridge at Shibden Park, work to repair Wakefield Road at Salterhebble and works at Robin Wood Mill on Burnley Road.  These areas were all badly affected by the… read more … about Further flood schemes now complete>>

Salterhebble