Orange Street Roundabout

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Orange Street Roundabout
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Location
Halifax
County
West Yorkshire
Highway Authority
Calderdale
Junction Type
Roundabout
Roads Joined
A58, A629
Junctions related to the A629
Ainley Top • Calder and Hebble Junction • College Road Roundabout (Rotherham) • New North Road • Shorehead Roundabout • Skipton Bypass Roundabout • Thorpe Hesley Interchange

Orange Street Roundabout forms a major gateway to Halifax town centre for traffic using the A58 and the A629. It opened in 1973 as part of Burdock Way, and forms an unfinished grade-separated junction. Originally, the A629 to the north was still the original road via Corporation Street; it was not bypassed by Ovenden Road until 1976.

The roundabout was signalised as part of an experimental scheme in the early 1990s as traffic volumes rose. This included the provision of a free-flow lane between the A58 eastbound and A629 northbound.

In July 2011, the roundabout was widened to provide additional circulatory lanes and a 'spiral' arrangement as part of the wider improvements to the northern parts of the town centre brought about by the Broad Street Plaza development. Improved signing, lighting, and road markings were placed on the roundabout and its approaches, at a cost of £1.5 million.

Routes

Route To Notes

A58

(M58 East), Leeds, Boothtown ¾, Northowram 2½, Bradford, Shelf 4, (A6036)

A58

Sowerby Bridge 2¾, Hebden Bridge 8, Rochdale, Burnley (A646), Oldham (A672)

A629

Town Centre, Elland 3¾, Huddersfield, (M62 West)

A629

Keighley, Illingworth 2¾, Calderdale Business Park,



Orange Street Roundabout
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