Elland Bridge reopens but another Calderdale bridge will be closed because of damage caused by Storm Ciara

Elland Bridge in Calderdale has re-opened - however, another bridge in Calderdale is set to be closed as work is carried on it.

Sunday, 9th February 2020, 9:16 pm
Updated Monday, 10th February 2020, 10:12 am

Elland Bridge was fully closed by police officers following a shipping container crashing into the structure on Sunday

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It is believed the shipping container struck the bridge after being carried by flood waters from Storm Ciara.

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Picture of the shipping container striking Elland Bridge (picture Ben Davies @wwwSMARTFotos)

Calderdale Council has confirmed the bridge is now open

However, another bridge is set to be closed

A spokesperson for Calderdale Council said: "Elland Bridge is now open.

"We will shortly be closing Rastrick Bridge at Bridge Road in Brighouse leading to Rastrick, to remove a shipping container which is stuck under the bridge.

With issues continuing across the highway network please plan ahead and take care when travelling."