The A629 Salterhebble to Shaw Hill transport scheme entered one of its last major stages, as overnight road resurfacing work started at the end of August.
The existing road surface will be replaced in phases along the route, marking a significant milestone in our project to help drive economic growth through improved journey times, reduced congestion and green travel infrastructure.
- We’ve carried out extensive planning to minimise disruption to local residents, businesses and the travelling public whilst these essential resurfacing works take place.
- The phased works will be carried out overnight, between 7pm and 6am, and all excessively noisy operations will be completed by 11.30pm to minimise any disturbance during the night. All road closures, diversion routes and traffic management will be clearly marked, and signs notifying people of closures will be in place two weeks before the closure.
- This type of work is very weather dependent so these plans may change.
October resurfacing schedule
- 18th - 23rd October: Hudderfield Road will be closed from Dudwell Lane to Dryclough Lane. The junctions between A629 and Haigh Lane, Westbourne Terrace, Westbourne Grove and Crossley Hill will be closed and access will not be available for residents.
- 24th - 29th October: The works will be carried out in two halves under traffic lights between 7pm and 6am. During these times the junctions between the A629 and Doncaster St, Bristol St, Exeter St, Falcon St, Chapel Lane and Dudwell Lane will be closed.
In the coming months, the focus will be on work around the hospital and completion of Dryclough Lane junction remodelling – linking the traffic signals to improve co-ordination and reduce travel delays. Work has also begun on the ‘vertical garden’ on the hillside retaining wall at Salterhebble.
The final phase of work, at the bottom of Salterhebble Hill, will include demolition to allow further highway widening under the A629 Calder and Hebble project.