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Traffic disruptions


Traffic disruptions are events that can affect traffic flow and may causes delays on your journey. These can be planned roadworks, unexpected incidents such as a car collision, or a special event resulting in a road closure.

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Map Road Location Details Start Time End Time
Click to view on map LEITH STREET A900 City Centre
In its entirety
Building contractor

Redevelopment of St James' area. http://www.edinburghstjames.com/
Lane closures and contraflow. No right turn into or out of Greenside Row. St James' Place, Cathedral Lane and car parks closed. West footway closed from 20/02/17 for 4 weeks.
2015090108000001-Sep-2015
08:00
2020063016000030-Jun-2020
16:00
Click to view on map DALGETY ROAD  Craigentinny/Duddingston
Between Marionville Road and Dalgety Street
Building contractor

Building development works
Road closed
2015092800010028-Sep-2015
00:01
2017032823590028-Mar-2017
23:59
Click to view on map MEADOW LANE  Southside/Newington
From (and including) Buccleuch Place Lane to Buccleuch Street
Building contractor

To accommodate construction traffic for student housing.
Roads closed.
2016010408000004-Jan-2016
08:00
2017073116000031-Jul-2017
16:00
Click to view on map MOREDUNVALE ROAD  Liberton/Gilmerton
Upper Craigour to Craigour Drive
Building contractor

Flood prevention works. Completion date TBC.
Road closed westbound to westbound traffic.
2016020909000009-Feb-2016
09:00
2017072717000027-Jul-2017
17:00
Click to view on map WEST REGISTER STREET  City Centre
Between St Andrew Square and Register Place
Building contractor

Building development works.
Road closed.
2016042508000025-Apr-2016
08:00
2017033117000031-Mar-2017
17:00
Click to view on map HOWE STREET  City Centre
South East Circus Place to Northumberland Street
City of Edinburgh Council

Reconstruction of setted carriageway.
Lane closures and 3-way temporary traffic lights. Northumberland Street closed from 09/01/17.
2016050209000002-May-2016
09:00
2017031017000010-Mar-2017
17:00
Click to view on map CHUCKIE PEND  City Centre
From Morrison Street to Festival Square
Building contractor

Demolition and rebuild works.
Road closed.
2016080809300008-Aug-2016
09:30
2018020523590005-Feb-2018
23:59
Click to view on map SEMPLE STREET  City Centre
East side at Fountainbridge junction
Building contractor

Development of former Farmfoods building.
Lane closure and parking restrictions. Pedestrian diversion as signed with temporary crossing facilities.
2016090508000005-Sep-2016
08:00
2018013117000031-Jan-2018
17:00
Click to view on map LEITH WALK A900 Leith Walk
Between Pilrig Street and McDonald Road
City of Edinburgh Council

Leith Project phase 4.
Lane closures and parking restrictions. Iona Street closed, then Albert Street, Middlefield, Brunswick Street, Brunswick Road and Shrub Place Lane closed as required. Pilrig Street closed for 7 weeks from 9th January 2017.
2016090508000005-Sep-2016
08:00
2017090117000001-Sep-2017
17:00
Click to view on map RIVERSDALE CRESCENT  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
Between Corstorphine Road and Riversdale Road
City of Edinburgh Council

Water of Leith flood prevention works.
Road closed.
2016100309000003-Oct-2016
09:00
2017042816000028-Apr-2017
16:00
Click to view on map GREENDYKES ROAD  Portobello/Craigmillar
Between Little France Drive and Greendykes Drive
City of Edinburgh Council

Installation of new culvert.
Road closed to through traffic.
2016102409000024-Oct-2016
09:00
2017032416000024-Mar-2017
16:00
Click to view on map - Unnamed Road -  Almond
Burnshot flyover at A90
City of Edinburgh Council

Emergency measures, duration TBA.
Flyover closed. Slip roads remain open, no restrictions between Kirkliston and *northbound* A90.
2016112800010028-Nov-2016
00:01
2017071723590017-Jul-2017
23:59
Click to view on map PILRIG STREET  Leith Walk
At Leith Walk
City of Edinburgh Council

Leith Programme - junction upgrade. Signals upgrade (with tempoary traffic lights on Leith Walk) to commence 6th Feb.
Road closed. Lothian Buses service 11 operating via Mcdonald Road.
2017010908000009-Jan-2017
08:00
2017031017000010-Mar-2017
17:00
Click to view on map  
Duddingston area
SGN

Gas mains renewal project (phase 2).
Roads closed (in turn) - Duddingston Rise, Duddingston View, Bingham Drive, Bailie Terrace, Bailie Grove, Bailie Path, Magdalane Gardens.
2017010909000009-Jan-2017
09:00
2017083116000031-Aug-2017
16:00
Click to view on map MILTON ROAD EAST A199 Portobello/Craigmillar
Between Sir Harry Lauder Road and South Morton Street.
SGN

Gas main renewal project. More details at http://bit.ly/2gCWn2v
Road closed to eastbound traffic. Brunstane Road / Brunstane Road South closed at Milton Road East.
2017010909300009-Jan-2017
09:30
2017033117000031-Mar-2017
17:00
Click to view on map WHITEHOUSE LOAN  Meadows/Morningside
Between Warrender Park Road and Strathearn Place
Lafarge Tarmac for CEC

Carriageway resurfacing.
Road closed to through traffic. Off-peak temporary traffic lights at Strathearn Road, 16 & 17/01/17.
2017011009000010-Jan-2017
09:00
2017030316000003-Mar-2017
16:00
Click to view on map CARGIL TERRACE  Forth
In its entirety
SGN

Gas main renewal.
Various arrangements as required. Road closed between Wardie Road and Stirling Road, Netherby Road closed at Cargil Terrace.
2017011010000010-Jan-2017
10:00
2017022816000028-Feb-2017
16:00
Click to view on map  
Clermiston area
SGN

Gas main renewal - Clermiston Road, Belgrave Gardens, Gordon Road, Belgrave Road and Kaimes Road.
Lane closures and parking restrictions and local road closures as required.
2017011609000016-Jan-2017
09:00
2017063016000030-Jun-2017
16:00
Click to view on map FAIRVIEW ROAD  Almond
In its entirety
Clancy Docwra

Cable installations.
Road closed to westbound traffic at Eastfield Road for 10 days, then working westwards to Ingliston Road with temporary traffic lights.
2017012308000023-Jan-2017
08:00
2017031016000010-Mar-2017
16:00
Click to view on map VIEWFORTH  Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
At Gilmore Place
SGN

Gas main renewal and carriageway reinstatement.
Viewforth closed on both sides of Gilmore Place.
2017012309300023-Jan-2017
09:30
2017031017000010-Mar-2017
17:00
Click to view on map GILMORE PLACE  Meadows/Morningside
At Viewforth
SGN

Gas main renewal and carriageway resurfacing.
Lane closures and 2-way temporary traffic lights. Viewforth closed on both sides of Gilmore Place.
2017012410000024-Jan-2017
10:00
2017031017000010-Mar-2017
17:00
Click to view on map WINDSOR STREET  Leith Walk
Between London Road and Cairn Hotel
Scottish Water

Sewer repair works.
Road closed to through traffic.
2017012509300025-Jan-2017
09:30
2017030717300007-Mar-2017
17:30
Click to view on map RATCLIFFE TERRACE  Southside/Newington
Between Duncan Street and Grange Loan
SGN

Gas main repairs.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
2017012709300027-Jan-2017
09:30
2017031016000010-Mar-2017
16:00
Click to view on map MOUNTCASTLE DRIVE SOUTH  Portobello/Craigmillar
In its entirety
SGN

Gas main renewal project.
Lane closures and parking restrictions, 3-way temporary traffic lights at Bingham Avenue 23/02/17 for 6-7 days.
2017013009000030-Jan-2017
09:00
2017032016000020-Mar-2017
16:00
Click to view on map MORRISON STREET A8 City Centre
Morrison Link
Building contractor

'The Haymarket' development works. See also entry.
Westbound lane closure and south footway closed with pedestrian diversion signed via north footway.
2017020608000006-Feb-2017
08:00
2017032417000024-Mar-2017
17:00
Click to view on map  
Ravelston / Murrayfield area
SGN

Gas main renewal project affecting Lennel Avenue, Murrayfield Road, Murrayfield Gardens, Murrayfield Drive, Campbell Avenue, Cumlodden Avenue and Ravelston Dykes.
Lane closures, road closures, temporary traffic lights and parking restrictions as required and as signed.
2017020609000006-Feb-2017
09:00
2017052516000025-May-2017
16:00
Click to view on map  
Gyle public park path between South Gyle Gardens and South Gyle Station
City of Edinburgh Council

Drainage and resurfacing works.
Path closed.
2017020609000006-Feb-2017
09:00
2017032016000020-Mar-2017
16:00
Click to view on map ABBEYHILL  City Centre
At Abbey Lane
Clancy Docwra

Power cable installations for new Bellway development.
3-way temporary traffic lights.
2017020609000006-Feb-2017
09:00
2017030317000003-Mar-2017
17:00
Click to view on map GOFF AVENUE  Craigentinny/Duddingston
Between Portobello Road and substation
Scottish Power

Installation of power supply for new nursing home.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
2017020609300006-Feb-2017
09:30
2017040716000007-Apr-2017
16:00
Click to view on map HAYMARKET A8 City Centre
Morrison Street and Dalry Road approaches
Building contractor

'The Haymarket' development works.
Lane closures / contraflow on Dalry Road. Slip lane from Morrison Street into Dalry Road closed, diversion round wrong side of traffic island.
2017021308000013-Feb-2017
08:00
2017030316000003-Mar-2017
16:00
Click to view on map BELGRAVE ROAD  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
At St John's Road
SGN

Ongoing gas main renewal project.
Road closed and citybound lane closure on St John's Road.
2017021310000013-Feb-2017
10:00
2017022817000028-Feb-2017
17:00
Click to view on map MOREDUN PARK ROAD  Liberton/Gilmerton
At Fernieside Avenue
City of Edinburgh Council

Repairs to retaining wall.
Temporary traffic lights.
2017021310000013-Feb-2017
10:00
2017031016000010-Mar-2017
16:00
Click to view on map KIRK BRAE  Liberton/Gilmerton
Between Double Hedges Road and Orchardhead Road
SGN

Gas leak. Completion date TBC.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
2017021310000013-Feb-2017
10:00
2017030616000006-Mar-2017
16:00
Click to view on map GEORGE STREET  City Centre
In its entirety (work to be done in sections)
Utility company

Radar survey works.
Overnight lane and parking restrictions.
2017021323300013-Feb-2017
23:30
2017030306000003-Mar-2017
06:00
Click to view on map DALKEITH ROAD  Southside/Newington
At Lutton Place
Scottish Power

Cable connections to development site.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
2017021407000014-Feb-2017
07:00
2017030316000003-Mar-2017
16:00
Click to view on map RANDOLPH CRESCENT  City Centre
Queensferry Street to Great Stuart Street
BT

Installation of broadband cables and ducting.
Lane closures and parking restrictions.
2017021509000015-Feb-2017
09:00
2017022816000028-Feb-2017
16:00
Click to view on map FERRY ROAD A902 Forth
East of Crewe Toll Roundabout.
City of Edinburgh Council

Resurfacing works.
Lane closures.
2017022009000020-Feb-2017
09:00
2017030316000003-Mar-2017
16:00
Click to view on map LEITH STREET A900 City Centre
West side
Building contractor

St James' area redevelopment.
West footway closed and no left turn from Leith Street into Waterloo Place. Northbound bus stops closed, temporary stop at John Lewis for Leith Walk services.
2017022009000020-Feb-2017
09:00
2017031917000019-Mar-2017
17:00
Click to view on map DREGHORN DRIVE  Colinton/Fairmilehead
Between Dreghorn Gardens and Dreghorn Place
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing.
Road closed to through traffic, local diversions as signed (Monday - Friday only).
2017022009000020-Feb-2017
09:00
2017030316000003-Mar-2017
16:00
Click to view on map - A Road - A90 Almond
Between Cramond Brig and Scotstoun
City of Edinburgh Council

Barrier repairs.
Off-peak lane closures, both directions, various locations.
2017022009300020-Feb-2017
09:30
2017030316000003-Mar-2017
16:00
Click to view on map - B Road - B7031 Pentland Hills
Near the airfield access
BT

Installation of cables and ducting.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
2017022009300020-Feb-2017
09:30
2017030516000005-Mar-2017
16:00
Click to view on map DALRY ROAD A70 Sighthill/Gorgie
Between Murieston Road and Downfield Lane
Clancy Docwra

Gorgie to Haymarket cable installation for Scottish Power (running until April 2017).
Lane closures and 2-way temporary traffic lights. Murieston Crescent closed 26/02/17 for 2 days. No restrictions 24-25/02/17 or 01/03/17 for sports fixtures.
2017022009300020-Feb-2017
09:30
2017030418000004-Mar-2017
18:00
Click to view on map PALMERSTON PLACE  City Centre
At Grosvenor Crescent
Clancy Docwra

Cable connections for Scottish Power.
Lane closures and 3-way temporary traffic lights.
2017022009300020-Feb-2017
09:30
2017022816000028-Feb-2017
16:00
Click to view on map INVERLEITH ROW B901 Inverleith
Between Eildon Street and Eildon Terrace
Scottish Water

Pipe repairs.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
2017022209300022-Feb-2017
09:30
2017022816000028-Feb-2017
16:00
Click to view on map BANKHEAD AVENUE  Sighthill/Gorgie
Between Bankhead Crossway South and Bankhead Loan
Scottish Water

Pipe repairs. Completion date TBC.
Temporary traffic lights.
2017022210000022-Feb-2017
10:00
2017030316000003-Mar-2017
16:00
Click to view on map RICCARTON MAINS ROAD  Pentland Hills
At Scottish Power substation
Scottish Power

Construction of new site entrance.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights to accommodate temporary walkway.
2017022309300023-Feb-2017
09:30
2017030515300005-Mar-2017
15:30
Click to view on map WESTER COATES TERRACE  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
Between Roseburn Terrace and Wester Coates Avenue
Scottish Water

Ironwork repairs.
Road closed with local diversions as signed.
2017022319000023-Feb-2017
19:00
2017032406000024-Mar-2017
06:00
Click to view on map SILVERKNOWES GREEN  Almond
At Silverknowes View
Scottish Water

Sewer cleaning.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
2017022508000025-Feb-2017
08:00
2017030117000001-Mar-2017
17:00
Click to view on map WESTER DRYLAW DRIVE  Inverleith
Northwards from Wester Drylaw Avenue (to no. 157)
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway reconstruction.
Road closed to through traffic.
2017022707000027-Feb-2017
07:00
2017030317300003-Mar-2017
17:30
Click to view on map DENHAM GREEN AVENUE  Forth
In its entirety
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing.
Road closed to through traffic.
2017022708000027-Feb-2017
08:00
2017030317000003-Mar-2017
17:00
Click to view on map BANGHOLM PLACE  Forth
Between Ferry Road and Bangholm Avenue.
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing.
Road closed
2017022708000027-Feb-2017
08:00
2017030317000003-Mar-2017
17:00
Click to view on map CAMMO ROAD  Almond
From no. 52 along Lennymuir to Turnhouse Road
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway resurfacing.
Road closed to through traffic. Access maintained for emergency vehicles, pedestrians and residents.
2017022709000027-Feb-2017
09:00
2017061016000010-Jun-2017
16:00
Click to view on map BAVELAW ROAD  Pentland Hills
Between Bridge Road and top of Main Street
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway repairs.
Lane and parking restrictions.
2017022709000027-Feb-2017
09:00
2017022817000028-Feb-2017
17:00
Click to view on map OXGANGS FARM AVENUE  Colinton/Fairmilehead
In its entirety
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway and footway resurfacing.
Road closed to through traffic.
2017022709000027-Feb-2017
09:00
2017060917000009-Jun-2017
17:00
Click to view on map WEST SAVILE TERRACE  Southside/Newington
At Langton Road
BT

Cabinet installation and ducting work.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
2017022709300027-Feb-2017
09:30
2017030317000003-Mar-2017
17:00
Click to view on map CONSTITUTION STREET A900 Leith
At Queen Charlotte Street
City of Edinburgh Council

Trial holes to determine utility layout.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
2017022709300027-Feb-2017
09:30
2017031217300012-Mar-2017
17:30
Click to view on map GLASGOW ROAD A8 Drum Brae/Gyle
Drum Brae to Maybury
Lafarge Tarmac for CEC

Gully and carriageway ironwork repairs.
Off-peak lane closures.
2017022709300027-Feb-2017
09:30
2017022816000028-Feb-2017
16:00
Click to view on map STEVENSON ROAD  Sighthill/Gorgie
Between Stevenson Grove and Stevenson Avenue
Scottish Water

CCTV sewer survey.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
2017022709300027-Feb-2017
09:30
2017030317000003-Mar-2017
17:00
Click to view on map CLERMISTON ROAD  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
Between Hillview Terrace and Belgrave Road.
SGN

Gas main renewal.
Road closed to through traffic. Gordon Road and Old Kirk Road closed at Clermiston Road.
2017022709300027-Feb-2017
09:30
2017031717300017-Mar-2017
17:30
Click to view on map GEORGE STREET  City Centre
Westbound carriageway just afer Frederick Street junction
Cityfibre

Installation of broadband cables and ducting.
Westbound lane closure.
2017022710000027-Feb-2017
10:00
2017030316000003-Mar-2017
16:00
Click to view on map LINKS GARDENS  Leith
At Links Place / Salamander Place
Scottish Power

Repairs to high-voltage cable fault.
Lane closures and 3-way temporary traffic lights.
2017022711000027-Feb-2017
11:00
2017031017000010-Mar-2017
17:00
Click to view on map BROOMHOUSE AVENUE  Sighthill/Gorgie
Between Broomhouse Street North and Broomhouse Place North
Scottish Power

Carriageway repairs.
Lane closures and temporary tarffic lights.
2017022809000028-Feb-2017
09:00
2017022817000028-Feb-2017
17:00
Click to view on map GREENBANK CRESCENT  Meadows/Morningside
Between Comiston Road and Greenbank Road.
Scottish Water

Manahole repairs.
Lane closures / contraflow.
2017022809300028-Feb-2017
09:30
2017022817000028-Feb-2017
17:00
Click to view on map WESTER COATES TERRACE  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
Between Roseburn Terrace and Wester Coates Avenue
Scottish Water

Ironwork repairs.
Road closed, local diversions as signed.
2017022819000028-Feb-2017
19:00
2017030106000001-Mar-2017
06:00
Click to view on map EYRE PLACE B900 Inverleith
At Eyre Crescent
Scottish Water

Manhole survey.
Overnight lane closures and 3-way temporary traffic lights.
2017022819000028-Feb-2017
19:00
2017030107300001-Mar-2017
07:30
Click to view on map DEANHAUGH STREET B900 Inverleith
At Leslie Place
Scottish Water

Manhole survey.
Overnight lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
2017022819000028-Feb-2017
19:00
2017030107300001-Mar-2017
07:30
Click to view on map THE CITY OF EDINBURGH BY-PASS A720 Colinton/Fairmilehead
Straitn to Lothianburn
Amey

Replacement of traffic loops.
Road closed to westbound traffic.
2017022820000028-Feb-2017
20:00
2017030106000001-Mar-2017
06:00
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