Category Archives: Roads and Highways

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>>

Calderdale Council

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>>

Next Chapter

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>>

Green light

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

Overnight closures are scheduled for the A58 Aachen Way in Halifax and the A646 Market Street in Hebden Bridge, to allow for essential maintenance.  Calderdale Council is to carry out work on the A58 between King Cross Road and Queen’s Road, King Cross. The work is due to start on Monday 2 July and involves… read more … about Overnight closures for essential repairs>>

Roadworks

A £6.5 million project to strengthen the hillside, improve drainage and boost flood resilience at Scout Road in Mytholmroyd is now complete. The Boxing Day 2015 floods caused a landslip which blocked Scout Road and led to the temporary relocation of Scout Road Academy and the evacuation of nearly 20 homes for safety reasons. As… read more … about Major works now complete on Scout Road flood recovery scheme>>

Scout Road

Joint press release from Calderdale Council and the Environment Agency Calderdale Council has been working with the Environment Agency alongside specialist suppliers to make traffic management as effective as possible during the next stage of flood alleviation works in the village. On Wednesday 9 May, temporary traffic lights will be installed by main contractor VBA… read more … about Innovative technology to improve traffic flow during Mytholmroyd flood works>>

Flooding waves

The next steps for reducing congestion on the A629 will be discussed by Calderdale Council at the Cabinet meeting on Monday 23 April 2018. Members will consider revised plans for the Calder and Hebble project, as part of the A629 improvement programme. Preliminary designs have been adjusted to improve the highway positioning at the Jubilee… read more … about Next steps for the A629 improvement programme>>

Next Chapter

Plans to improve travel times and connectivity in north-east Calderdale have taken a step forward after initial funding was approved by the West Yorkshire Combined Authority. At the full Combined Authority meeting on Thursday 5 April, funding of £400,000 was approved to progress a detailed plan that will transform the transport network around Hipperholme, Shelf… read more … about Moving forward with plans to ease congestion>>

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