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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
PICARDY AREA
Laing O'Rourke

Redevelopment of St James centre and redesign of Picardy junction.
Interim road layout with frequent alterations as work progresses. Temporary lane closures and pedestrian crossing facilities, road closures as required by the project.
20160104080000Jan 4, 2016
08:00
20201031170000Oct 31, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map LEITH STREET A900 City Centre
Building contractor

Redevelopment of St James' area. http://www.edinburghstjames.com/
No left turn from Leith Street into Waterloo Place (except for cyclists). No right turn into or out of Calton Road.
20180728080000Jul 28, 2018
08:00
20200630160000Jun 30, 2020
16:00
Click to view on map EAST MARKET STREET  City Centre
At Jeffrey Street
City of Edinburgh Council

Periodic inspection of North Bridge scaffolding.
Overnight 3-way temporary traffic lights 1 night per week.
20180901190000Sep 1, 2018
19:00
20201030070000Oct 30, 2020
07:00
Click to view on map BAILEYFIELD CRESCENT  Portobello/Craigmillar
Building contractor

Advance Construction - sewer replacement and road realignment. No completion date advised.
Road closed.
20180910080000Sep 10, 2018
08:00
20200331170000Mar 31, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map CALTON ROAD  City Centre
Between Waverley Station and New Street
Contractor not specified

Rockface repairs. No definitive end date available.
2-way temporary traffic lights.
20181001090000Oct 1, 2018
09:00
20200731160000Jul 31, 2020
16:00
Click to view on map - A Road - A90 Almond
Between Cramond Brig and north of Burnshot junction
City of Edinburgh Council

Construction of new Burnshot bridge.
40mph speed restriction in both directions.
20190419000100Apr 19, 2019
00:01
20200418235900Apr 18, 2020
23:59
Click to view on map ROSE STREET  City Centre
Between Hanover Street and Frederick Street
City of Edinburgh Council

Public space improvements including laying of new setts.
Various lane and road closures as signed.
20190506090000May 6, 2019
09:00
20200403170000Apr 3, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map REDFORD ROAD B701 Colinton/Fairmilehead
SGN

Gas main renewal.
Colinton project phase 3 from 06/01/20 - Redford Road closed at Colinton Road until around mid-February with works progressing southwards to Dreghorn Link using lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
20191012093000Oct 12, 2019
09:30
20200430170000Apr 30, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map WESTER HAILES ROAD B701 Pentland Hills
At the rail bridge at Westside Plaza
Network Rail

Bridge refurbishment.
Lane closures in both directions, exit slip from Plaza car park to Harvester's Way closed. Overnight closures - both ways Saturday 15/02/20 (10pm - 9am), northbound on Tuesday 18/02/20 and Thursday 20/02/20 (10pm - 3am).
20191026220000Oct 26, 2019
22:00
20200330170000Mar 30, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map MAYFIELD ROAD  Southside/Newington
Between West Savile Terrace and Liberton Road
SGN

Gas main renewal project.
Temporary traffic lights at Lygon Road, works progressing northwards to West Savile Road with temporary traffic lights and side road closures as required.
20191111093000Nov 11, 2019
09:30
20200229170000Feb 29, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map PORTOBELLO ROAD A1140 Craigentinny/Duddingston
Between Jock's Lodge and Northfield Broadway
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway and carriageway resurfacing.
Nearside lane closed in both directions. Overnight temporary traffic lights 18/02 - 20/02 (3 nights).
20191111093000Nov 11, 2019
09:30
20200331160000Mar 31, 2020
16:00
Click to view on map CONSTITUTION STREET A900 Leith
Trams to Newhaven

Construction of tram extension - https://bit.ly/34reWgc. Bus diversion details at https://bit.ly/2Cr3XaG
Road closed between Foot of the Walk and Coatfield Lane and between Queen Charlotte Street and Tower Street. Access maintained from Laurie Street to Kirkgate House car park. East footway closed adjacent to South Leith Parish Church.
20191116050000Nov 16, 2019
05:00
20210430170000Apr 30, 2021
17:00
Click to view on map LEITH WALK A900 Leith Walk
Between Crown Street and Lorne Street
Trams to Newhaven

Enabling works for tram extension.
Lane closures between Crown Street and Lorne Street.
20191118090000Nov 18, 2019
09:00
20200328170000Mar 28, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map LEITH WALK A900 Leith Walk
Between Pilrig Street and Annandale Street
Trams to Newhaven

Enabling works for tram extension. https://bit.ly/2Xq2CdV.
Citybound lane closures but 2-way traffic maintained. Parking suspensions and bus stop closures as signed. No right turn into Mcdonald Road.
20191118100000Nov 18, 2019
10:00
20200328160000Mar 28, 2020
16:00
Click to view on map ANDERSON PLACE  Leith Walk
At Water of Leith bridge
City of Edinburgh Council

Bridge maintenance and repairs.
West footway closed.
20191216090000Dec 16, 2019
09:00
20200320160000Mar 20, 2020
16:00
Click to view on map WEST APPROACH ROAD  City Centre
Underneath Morrison Street bridge
City of Edinburgh Council

Structural repairs to Morrison Street bridge.
Lane closures and contraflow. 2-way traffic on westbound side, citybound buses diverted via Morrison Link.
20200104080000Jan 4, 2020
08:00
20200320170000Mar 20, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map GREAT JUNCTION STREET A901 Leith
At Water of Leith Bridge
City of Edinburgh Council

Bridge refurbishment. Bus diversions at https://bit.ly/2rHBmvY
Road closed to southbound traffic, diversion signed via Coburg Street - Sandport Place - Henderson Street. Temporary traffic lights at Ferry Road junction. Coburg Street open eastbound only between Great Junction Street and Dock Street. Temporary stop on Coburg Street for citybound bus services.
20200105090000Jan 5, 2020
09:00
20200313170000Mar 13, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map DEANHAUGH STREET B900 Inverleith
Phase 1 between Hamilton Place and Leslie Place, phase 2 (from 19/01/20) between Leslie Place and Dean Street
SGN

Gas main renewal. https://bit.ly/35EnGRE, bus diversions at https://bit.ly/39pfhmW
Road closed for 8 weeks, temporary traffic lights at Hamilton Place and at Leslie Place (from 11/01/20). Signed diversion via East Fettes Avenue - Inverleith Place - Inverleith Row - Brandon Terrace - Henderson Row. Phase 2 from 10/02/20 - Raeburn Place closed to westbound traffic for approximately 22 weeks.
20200106063000Jan 6, 2020
06:30
20200828180000Aug 28, 2020
18:00
Click to view on map LIBERTON GARDENS A701 Liberton/Gilmerton
At Kirkgate / Liberton Drive
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway and footway resurfacing, street lighting and traffic signals upgrades.
Kirkgate and Liberton Drive closed, 2-way traffic maintained on Liberton Gardens.
20200106070000Jan 6, 2020
07:00
20200406170000Apr 6, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map HOPETOUN ROAD B924 Almond
Between Morison Gardens and Plewlandcroft
City of Edinburgh Council

Bridge repairs.
Road closed to through traffic.
20200106080000Jan 6, 2020
08:00
20200331170000Mar 31, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map FORTH STREET  City Centre
SGN

Gas main renewal.
Phase 1 - Forth Street closed between Broughton Street and Hart Street, one-way orders on Hart Street and Union Street suspended. Phase 2 - Forth Street closed between Hart Street and Union Street.
20200106090000Jan 6, 2020
09:00
20200316170000Mar 16, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map MAYBURY ROAD A902 Almond
Between East Craigs and Barnton
Building contractor

CALA / Barratt Homes development. Construction of site entrance, installation of new pedestrian crossing points and redetermination of west footway.
Various lane closures / contraflow arrangements. Speed limit reduced to 30mph along whole length between Barnton and Maybury junctions.
20200108093000Jan 8, 2020
09:30
20200430170000Apr 30, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map MARINE DRIVE  Almond
At roundabout at Silverknowes Road (extending 400m east)
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway and footway resurfacing. Bus diversions at https://bit.ly/2OYLclK
Road closed 8am - 5pm each day. Roundabout at Silverknowes Road closed from Monday 10/02/20 for around 2 weeks.
20200113080000Jan 13, 2020
08:00
20200306170000Mar 6, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map BRAID ROAD  Colinton/Fairmilehead
Between Buckstone Drive and Riselaw Road
SGN

Gas main renewal.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights. Riselaw Road, Riselaw Crescent, Braid Mount and Buckstone Drive closed as required.
20200113080000Jan 13, 2020
08:00
20200320170000Mar 20, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map GILMORE PARK  Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
At Dundee Street
Building contractor

Utility conections for new building developments.
Road closed, pedestrian access maintained.
20200116082700Jan 16, 2020
08:27
20200601160000Jun 1, 2020
16:00
Click to view on map BROOMHOUSE DRIVE  Sighthill/Gorgie
Scottish Water

Water main replacement.
Westbound lane closure (1) Broomhouse Medway to Broomhouse Avenue with no right turn out of Broomhouse Medway then (2) Saughton Road to Broomhouse Medway. 3-way temporary traffic lights at Broomhouse Medway when working alongside adjacent traffic island.
20200120093000Jan 20, 2020
09:30
20200510170000May 10, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map HENDERSON TERRACE  Sighthill/Gorgie
In its entirety, also affecting Ardmillan Terrace, Dalry Road and Gorgie Road
SGN

Gas main renewal.
Phase 1 - lane closure on Henderson Terrace for 2-3 weeks. Phase 2/3 (from noon 10/02/20) - Ardmillan Terrace closed for around 10 weeks. Phase 4 - Gorgie Road closed citybound for around 4 weeks. Phase 5-8 - lane closures and temporary traffic lights on Dalry Road between Ardmillan junction and Murieston Crescent Lane.
20200127093000Jan 27, 2020
09:30
20200630170000Jun 30, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map YORK PLACE  City Centre
Adjacent to tram stop
City of Edinburgh Council

Cycleway construction (will form part of City Centre West to East cycle Link. https://bit.ly/2QTjW9w)
Westbound inside lane closed.
20200127093000Jan 27, 2020
09:30
20200606160000Jun 6, 2020
16:00
Click to view on map FOUNTAINBRIDGE  Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
At Gilmore Park
Building contractor

McLaughlin and Harvey - sewer construction for Moxy Hotel development.
South footway closed. 2-way temporary traffic lights from 03/02/20 for around 6 weeks.
20200127093000Jan 27, 2020
09:30
20200313170000Mar 13, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map TEVIOT PLACE  Southside/Newington
SGN

Gas main renewal. Bus diversion details at https://bit.ly/2OfiJHQ
Phase 1 - No access to Forrest Road from Teviot Place. Diversion via West Nicolson Street - Bridges or Lauriston Place - Lady Lawson Street - West Port - Grassmarket. Phase 2 (estimated 24/02/20) - lane closure on Forrest Road.
20200203080000Feb 3, 2020
08:00
20200331170000Mar 31, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map - Unnamed Road -  Midlothian
U64 CAULDCOATES ROAD
Midlothian Council

Carriageway resurfacing.
Road closed for up to 3 weeks. Diversion signed via A6106 Millerhill Road - The Wisp - Newcraighall Road - Whitehill Road.
20200203090000Feb 3, 2020
09:00
20200221170000Feb 21, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map CRAMOND ROAD SOUTH  Almond
At Barnton Avenue
Cityfibre

Fibre installation.
4-way temporary traffic lights. East Barnton Gardens closed.
20200203093000Feb 3, 2020
09:30
20200221170000Feb 21, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map THE WISP  Midlothian
At Edmonstone Road
Midlothian Council

No works details available.
Temporary traffic lights.
20200203093000Feb 3, 2020
09:30
20200228160000Feb 28, 2020
16:00
Click to view on map LASSWADE ROAD  Liberton/Gilmerton
Between The Murrays and Lang Loan
Building contractor

Utility connections for housing development.
2-way temporary traffic lights, moving to 3-way lights at Lang Loan from 14/02/20.
20200203093000Feb 3, 2020
09:30
20200229160000Feb 29, 2020
16:00
Click to view on map JOHNSTON TERRACE  City Centre
Between Granny's Green Steps and Castle Wynd North
Historic Environment Scotland

Rock face repairs.
North footway closed.
20200210000100Feb 10, 2020
00:01
20200301235900Mar 1, 2020
23:59
Click to view on map COLINTON ROAD  Meadows/Morningside
At South Ettrick Road
Scottish Power

Diverting power services.
3-way temporary traffic lights.
20200210080000Feb 10, 2020
08:00
20200221170000Feb 21, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map OCEAN DRIVE  Leith
Various locations between Melrose Drive and Tower Place
Trams to Newhaven

Ground investigation works.
2-way temporary traffic lights. At Melrose Drive roundabout then moving to Rennie's Isle and then to Tower Place.
20200210090000Feb 10, 2020
09:00
20200221170000Feb 21, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map CREWE ROAD NORTH  Forth
At Boswall Parkway
BT

Cable / ducting installation.
3-way temporary traffic lights.
20200210093000Feb 10, 2020
09:30
20200219160000Feb 19, 2020
16:00
Click to view on map GORGIE ROAD A71 Sighthill/Gorgie
Between Stenhouse Drive and Stevenson Drive
Scottish Water

Sewer replacement.
3-way temporary traffic lights (Stenhouse Road and Saughton Prison exit). Stenhouse Cottages closed, no exit from Stevenson Drive onto Stenhouse Road.
20200210093000Feb 10, 2020
09:30
20200221180000Feb 21, 2020
18:00
Click to view on map DALKEITH ROAD A7 Southside/Newington
At East Mayfield
Various organisations

SGN gas main renewal and Scottish Power cable installation.
2-way temporary traffic lights. Queen's Crescent, East Mayfield and Priestfield Road closed at Dalkeith Road.
20200210100000Feb 10, 2020
10:00
20200321170000Mar 21, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map MEADOWHOUSE ROAD  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
Between Saughton Road North and Station Road
SGN

Gas main renewal.
Road closed and Station Road closed between Corstorphine Park Gardens and Meadowhouse Road.
20200210110000Feb 10, 2020
11:00
20200331100000Mar 31, 2020
10:00
Click to view on map ARDMILLAN TERRACE A70 Sighthill/Gorgie
In its entirety, also affecting Henderson Terrace, Dalry Road and Gorgie Road
SGN

Gas main renewal project. Bus diversions at https://bit.ly/2wkcIn2
Phase 2/3 (from noon 10/02/20) - Ardmillan Terrace closed for around 10 weeks and 3-way temporary traffic lights at Dalry Road. Phase 4 - Gorgie Road closed citybound for around 4 weeks. Phase 5-8 - lane closures and temporary traffic lights on Dalry Road between Ardmillan junction and Murieston Crescent Lane.
20200210120000Feb 10, 2020
12:00
20200417180000Apr 17, 2020
18:00
Click to view on map DUNDRENNAN COTTAGES  Liberton/Gilmerton
Between Dinmont Drive and Walter Scott Avenue
Cityfibre

Fibre installation.
Road closed (at Dinmont Drive 12th - 15th, at Walter Scott Avenue 16th - 19th). Saddletree Loan closed 18th - 22nd.
20200212090000Feb 12, 2020
09:00
20200222170000Feb 22, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map FERRY ROAD DRIVE  Forth
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway resurfacing.
Road closed and West Pilton Place closed between Ferry Road Drive each week day (no weekend restrictions).
20200213080000Feb 13, 2020
08:00
20200221123000Feb 21, 2020
12:30
Click to view on map CRAIGLOCKHART AVENUE  Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
At Craiglockhart Road
SGN

Gas leak repairs. Duration TBC.
Lane closures; Craiglockhart Road and Craiglockhart Road North closed.
20200213100000Feb 13, 2020
10:00
20200221170000Feb 21, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map NORTH BRIDGE A7 City Centre
In its entirety
City of Edinburgh Council

Traffic reduced to one lane in each direction. Footway closures and temporary walkways as signed. Bus stops relocated as required. Work commences Monday 17/02/20. Bus stop info at https://bit.ly/2Hxdwra
Bridge refurbishment starting at the north span. Regular changes to traffic management as work switches between east and west sides and progresses southwards.
20200215090000Feb 15, 2020
09:00
20210630180000Jun 30, 2021
18:00
Click to view on map FORTHVIEW TERRACE  Inverleith
At Hillhouse Road
BT

Installing new cable ducts.
Road closed, access via Seaforth Drive - Queen's Avenue.
20200217080000Feb 17, 2020
08:00
20200219170000Feb 19, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map WESTERN HARBOUR DRIVE  Leith
At Western Harbour Place
Building contractor

Drainage connections for Victoria Primary School.
2-way temporary traffic lights, Western Harbour Place closed.
20200217080000Feb 17, 2020
08:00
20200221170000Feb 21, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map NEWCRAIGHALL ROAD A6095 Portobello/Craigmillar
At Peacocktail Close
BT

Network upgrade.
2-way temporary traffic lights.
20200217090000Feb 17, 2020
09:00
20200221170000Feb 21, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map HARDWELL CLOSE  Southside/Newington
Cityfibre

Fibre installation.
Road closed.
20200217090000Feb 17, 2020
09:00
20200221180000Feb 21, 2020
18:00
Click to view on map CRAIGENTINNY CRESCENT  Craigentinny/Duddingston
Between Craigentinny Place and Craigentinny Grove
BT

Network upgrade.
2-way temporary traffic lights.
20200217090000Feb 17, 2020
09:00
20200221170000Feb 21, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map UNION STREET  City Centre
Between Forth Street and Gayfield Street
Scottish Power

New power supply.
Road closed, existing one-way order suspended.
20200217090000Feb 17, 2020
09:00
20200226180000Feb 26, 2020
18:00
Click to view on map CLUNY GARDENS  Meadows/Morningside
Between Braid Avenue and Midmar Drive
BT

Cabling.
Road closed.
20200217090000Feb 17, 2020
09:00
20200221160000Feb 21, 2020
16:00
Click to view on map KEKEWICH AVENUE  Craigentinny/Duddingston
In its entirety
BT

Network upgrade.
No access to Kekewich Avenue from Wakefield Avenue then work progressing southwards using stop / go boards.
20200217093000Feb 17, 2020
09:30
20200219170000Feb 19, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map LANARK ROAD WEST A70 Pentland Hills
At Ashley Grange
Scottish Power

Cabling work for street lighting.
2-way temporary traffic lights.
20200217093000Feb 17, 2020
09:30
20200228163000Feb 28, 2020
16:30
Click to view on map OXGANGS ROAD B701 Colinton/Fairmilehead
Between Oxgangs Path and Hunter's Tryst
City of Edinburgh Council

Overnight carriageway resurfacing.
3-way temporary traffic lights and Oxgangs Path closed each week night.
20200217190000Feb 17, 2020
19:00
20200228060000Feb 28, 2020
06:00
Click to view on map WEST MAITLAND STREET A8 City Centre
Grosvenor Street to Manor Place
Telecomms company

Road closed to citybound traffic. Grosvenor Street closed southbound and Torphichen Place closed northbound. 8pm - 6am for 3 nights.
Fibre installation.
20200217200000Feb 17, 2020
20:00
20200220060000Feb 20, 2020
06:00
Click to view on map GROATHILL ROAD NORTH  Inverleith
Between Telford Road and Wester Drylaw Row
BT

Clearing blocked cable ducts. Bus diversions at https://bit.ly/2P366jD
Road closed.
20200218093000Feb 18, 2020
09:30
20200220170000Feb 20, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map GRIGOR AVENUE  Inverleith
At Crewe Road South
BT

Cable ducting.
Road closed, access via Davidson Road.
20200218093000Feb 18, 2020
09:30
20200219160000Feb 19, 2020
16:00
Click to view on map BRAID AVENUE  Meadows/Morningside
Between Nile Grove and Cluny Avenue
BT

Cabling.
Southbound lane closure. Footway closure at north east corner of Cluny Avenue junction.
20200219090000Feb 19, 2020
09:00
20200223170000Feb 23, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map BROOMHOUSE STREET SOUTH  Sighthill/Gorgie
At Broomhouse Grove and east leg of Broomhouse Bank
BT

Cable work via carriageway manholes.
4-way temporary traffic lights.
20200219090000Feb 19, 2020
09:00
20200219160000Feb 19, 2020
16:00
Click to view on map MILTON ROAD EAST A199 Portobello/Craigmillar
Between Brunstane Drive and Brunstane Road
BT

Network upgrade.
Westbound lane closure. No exit from Brunstane Drive onto Milton Road East.
20200219093000Feb 19, 2020
09:30
20200222160000Feb 22, 2020
16:00
Click to view on map GORDON TERRACE  Southside/Newington
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway surface treatment programme (weather permitting).
Road closed each day.
20200219093000Feb 19, 2020
09:30
20200220153000Feb 20, 2020
15:30
Click to view on map COWGATE  City Centre
At Blackfriars Street
City of Edinburgh Council

Overnight works - installation / repair of traffic detection loops.
2-way temporary traffic lights.
20200219190000Feb 19, 2020
19:00
20200220060000Feb 20, 2020
06:00
Click to view on map LONDON ROAD B1350 City Centre
At Easter Road
City of Edinburgh Council

Overnight works - installation / repair of traffic detection loops.
4-way temporary traffic lights.
20200219190000Feb 19, 2020
19:00
20200220060000Feb 20, 2020
06:00
Click to view on map REGENT STREET  Portobello/Craigmillar
Junction with Portobello High Street
Telecomms company

Crane works.
Road closed, local diversions via Portobello High Street - Marlborough Street - Straiton Place - Regent Street.
20200220073000Feb 20, 2020
07:30
20200220183000Feb 20, 2020
18:30
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