New Bridge being created in Mytholmroyd

How moving a bridge in the Calder Valley will reduce the levels flooding

The construction of a new bridge in the Calder Valley that is part of a major flood alleviation scheme is set to open this spring.

By Ian Hirst
Saturday, 8th February 2020, 7:00 am

The demolition of the existing Caldene Bridge will begin as soon as the new bridge is open, along with the remaining excavation works to widen that section of the river. But how will moving the bridge reduce flooding. The Environment Agency explains the benefits of creating the new bridge.

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