City of Edinburgh Council

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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 MILLERHILL ROAD A6106 Midlothian
Between Millerhill and Sheriffhall
Building contractor

Borders Railway project - realignment of existing carriageway.
Road closed. Diversion via temporary road.
20140303090000Mar 3, 2014
09:00
20150102235900Jan 2, 2015
23:59
Click to view on map GARDNER S CRESCENT  Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
At junction with Fountainbridge
Building contractor

Hotel development.
Road closed northbound only. Access to Port Hamilton maintained and pedestrian access maintained. ROAD CLOSED IN BOTH DIRECTIONS 15 - 16 NOVEMBER FOR DISMANTLING OF TOWER CRANE.
20140324100000Mar 24, 2014
10:00
20150630235900Jun 30, 2015
23:59
Click to view on map ABBEYHILL  City Centre
Between Croft-an-Righ and Abbey Lane
Building contractor

Buidling development.
Two-way traffic restored 26th July with temporary traffic lights in use.
20140421000100Apr 21, 2014
00:01
20150930235900Sep 30, 2015
23:59
Click to view on map PEFFERMILL ROAD A6095 Portobello/Craigmillar
Between Craigmillar Castle Gardens and Kings Haugh
Network Rail

Replacement of railway bridge.
Lane and parking restrictions as signed.
20140505080000May 5, 2014
08:00
20150331170000Mar 31, 2015
17:00
Click to view on map LEITH WALK A900 Leith Walk
From Pilrig Street to Duke Street
City of Edinburgh Council

Reconstruction of carriageway and footways.
Lane closures / temporary traffic lights at various locations. *Works suspended for Festive period, resume 6th January.*
20140519093000May 19, 2014
09:30
20150116160000Jan 16, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map WAVERLEY BRIDGE  City Centre
In its entirety
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway and footway improvements. Works to be suspended for the Festive period.
Lane closures as signed on Waverley Bridge, Market Street and East Market Street.
20140526100000May 26, 2014
10:00
20150327160000Mar 27, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map ST ANDREW SQUARE  City Centre
South side of St Andrew Square and South St David Street
Building contractor

Redevelopment of 3 - 8 St Andrew Square.
Lane and footway closures as signed. Other ad-hoc arrangements as required for removal of spoil, delivery of materials etc.
20140602080000Jun 2, 2014
08:00
20170531235900May 31, 2017
23:59
Click to view on map GEORGE STREET  City Centre
City of Edinburgh Council

Road closed eastbound Charlotte Square to Frederick Street and westbound St Andrew Square to Frederick Street.
Creation of increased pedestrian space and dedicated cycle lane.
20140701000100Jul 1, 2014
00:01
20150930235900Sep 30, 2015
23:59
Click to view on map MORRISON STREET B700 City Centre
Between Gardner's Crescent and Morrison Link
Scotland Gas Networks

Mains replacement project. Various phases with differing traffic management layouts.
Westbound lane closures.
20140909100000Sep 9, 2014
10:00
20150401160000Apr 1, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map DUDDINGSTON ROAD WEST  Portobello/Craigmillar
At railway bridge between Peffer Place and North Cairntow
Network Rail

Rail bridge replacement.
Road reopened 6am Monday 10th. Temporary traffic lights still in use.
20140911090000Sep 11, 2014
09:00
20141224060000Dec 24, 2014
06:00
Click to view on map YORK LANE  City Centre
Between York Street and Dublin Street Lane South
Building contractor

To accommodate site compound for development of 44 York Place.
Road closed.
20140927000100Sep 27, 2014
00:01
20151121235900Nov 21, 2015
23:59
Click to view on map CRANSTON STREET  City Centre
In its entirety
Building contractor

Building development project.
Northbound traffic only. Southbound traffic diverted via East Market Street - New Street - Canongate.
20140929060000Sep 29, 2014
06:00
20160229180000Feb 29, 2016
18:00
Click to view on map MAIN STREET B9080 Almond
At High Street / Queensferry Road crossroads
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing.
4-way temporary traffic lights. *Traffic management removed 19/12/14, works resume 05/01/14* Please be aware of a change in the traffic signal sequencing.
20140929073000Sep 29, 2014
07:30
20150118160000Jan 18, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map REDFORD AVENUE  Colinton/Fairmilehead
Between Redford Crescent and Redford Terrace
Scottish Water

Sewer repairs.
Road closed to through traffic.
20140929090000Sep 29, 2014
09:00
20141222160000Dec 22, 2014
16:00
Click to view on map SOUTH LEARMONTH GARDENS  Inverleith
In its entirety
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing (south side). Actual start date 21/10/14.
Lane closures and parking restrictions as signed.
20141006093000Oct 6, 2014
09:30
20150109160000Jan 9, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map MUIRHOUSE CRESCENT  Forth
At Pennywell Gardens
Building contractor

Construction of new health centre.
Road closed to through traffic.
20141011090000Oct 11, 2014
09:00
20141231235900Dec 31, 2014
23:59
Click to view on map KINGSTON AVENUE  Liberton/Gilmerton
In its entirety
Scotland Gas Networks

Mains replacement project.
Road closed to through traffic (local access maintained).
20141020093000Oct 20, 2014
09:30
20150106160000Jan 6, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map KINGSKNOWE ROAD SOUTH  Pentland Hills
Between Lanark Road and Kingsknowe Drive
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway resurfacing.
Road closed to through traffic. *Works suspended for Festive period, resume 6th January*
20141110090000Nov 10, 2014
09:00
20150121160000Jan 21, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map STAPELEY AVENUE  Craigentinny/Duddingston
in its entirety
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway reconstruction works (north side).
Road closed to through traffic.
20141117000100Nov 17, 2014
00:01
20150116235900Jan 16, 2015
23:59
Click to view on map DRUM BRAE NORTH B701 Drum Brae/Gyle
In its entirety
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing and street lighting renewal.
Lane and parking restrictions, maintaining two-way traffic.
20141117093000Nov 17, 2014
09:30
20150123160000Jan 23, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map NORTHFIELD ROAD  Craigentinny/Duddingston
As signed
Scotland Gas Networks

Gas main replacement project affecting Piershill Square West, Piershill Place, Baronscourt Road and Terrace, Willowbrae Gardens, Northfield Road, Avenue, Broadway, Square, Gardens and Drive.
Lane closures and parking restrictions.
20141124000100Nov 24, 2014
00:01
20150315235900Mar 15, 2015
23:59
Click to view on map CIRCUS LANE  City Centre
At St Vincent Street
City of Edinburgh Council

Installation of speed reduction measures.
Road closed to through traffic. One-way order suspended to permit two-way traffic.
20141201000100Dec 1, 2014
00:01
20141224235900Dec 24, 2014
23:59
Click to view on map LOCHEND ROAD  Leith
Between Sleigh Drive roundabout and Woodville Terrace
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway resurfacing.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights. Hawkhill Avenue closed until 19th December. Line marking works to be carried out early January under lane closures.
20141201070000Dec 1, 2014
07:00
20150116220000Jan 16, 2015
22:00
Click to view on map NEWMILLS ROAD  Pentland Hills
Between Lanark Road West and Newmills Crescent
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway resurfacing.
Road closure between Lanark Road West and Cherry Tree Park. Temporary traffic lights for the section north of Cherry Tree.
20141201080000Dec 1, 2014
08:00
20141223170000Dec 23, 2014
17:00
Click to view on map MEADOW PLACE ROAD B701 Drum Brae/Gyle
At Broomhall Gardens then southwards to Forrester High School
City of Edinburgh Council

Installation of 3 pedestrian refuge islands.
Off-peak temporary traffic lights.
20141207090000Dec 7, 2014
09:00
20141230160000Dec 30, 2014
16:00
Click to view on map WEST GRANTON ROAD  Forth
At Granton Mill Crescent
City of Edinburgh Council

Installation of new pedestrian island.
Temporary traffic lights.
20141208093000Dec 8, 2014
09:30
20141224160000Dec 24, 2014
16:00
Click to view on map HAWKHILL AVENUE  Leith Walk
Between St Clair Street and industrial park.
Fujitsu

Installation of cable ducts in road and footway.
Temporary traffic lights.
20141215000100Dec 15, 2014
00:01
20141223235900Dec 23, 2014
23:59
Click to view on map FEATHERHALL CRESCENT SOUTH  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
In its entirety
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway repairs.
Lane and parking restrictions as signed (no weekend working planned).
20141216080000Dec 16, 2014
08:00
20141222160000Dec 22, 2014
16:00
Click to view on map STANLEY STREET  Portobello/Craigmillar
Near junction with Park Avenue
Scottish Power

Cable reinforcement.
Temporary traffic lights.
20141216093000Dec 16, 2014
09:30
20141221153000Dec 21, 2014
15:30
Click to view on map MORNINGSIDE DRIVE  Meadows/Morningside
At Clair Terrace
Scotland Gas Networks

Trial holes to determine location of gas main.
Lane closures but maintaining two-way traffic where possible.
20141219100000Dec 19, 2014
10:00
20150105160000Jan 5, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map HIGH STREET B924 City of Edinburgh


Queensferry Christmas Market. High Street / Edinburgh Road closed between The Loan and Stoneycroft Road.
20141220070000Dec 20, 2014
07:00
20141221200000Dec 21, 2014
20:00
Click to view on map MCLEOD STREET  Sighthill/Gorgie


Hearts v Alloa, kick-off 3pm. Mcleod Street closed, local parking restrictions.
20141220140000Dec 20, 2014
14:00
20141220190000Dec 20, 2014
19:00
Click to view on map CRAIGENTINNY ROAD  Craigentinny/Duddingston
Between Loaning Road and Logenlea Drive
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway patching works.
Temporary traffic lights.
20141221093000Dec 21, 2014
09:30
20141221160000Dec 21, 2014
16:00
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