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 - A Road - A904 Almond
Between Bo'ness Road and Headrig Road
Transport Scotland

Works to realign A904 as part of Forth Replacement Crossing project.
Various traffic management arrangements but maintaining two-way traffic.
20130925100000Sep 25, 2013
10:00
20140930170000Sep 30, 2014
17:00
Click to view on map NORTH CHARLOTTE STREET  City Centre
At St Colme Street (Queen Street)
CEC tram project

Return of City centre routes to pre-tram layout.
No left turn into St Colme Street. For access to A90 from Lothian Road, recommended route is West Approach Road - Haymarket - West Maitland Street - Manor Place - Melville Street.
20131030160000Oct 30, 2013
16:00
20141231235900Dec 31, 2014
23:59
Click to view on map CHAPEL STREET  Southside/Newington
Crichton Street to Buccleuch Place
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway reconstruction. Works suspended for duration of Edinburgh Festival.
Off-peak lane restrictions.
20140217093000Feb 17, 2014
09:30
20140926160000Sep 26, 2014
16:00
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
20140930235900Sep 30, 2014
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.
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 DUDDINGSTON ROAD WEST  Portobello/Craigmillar
At Peffer Place
Network Rail

Preparatory works for renewal of rail bridge.
Off-peak temporary traffic lights (as required).
20140422100000Apr 22, 2014
10:00
20140911180000Sep 11, 2014
18:00
Click to view on map PEFFERMILL ROAD A6095 Portobello/Craigmillar
Between Craigmillar Castle Gardens and Kings Haugh
Network Rail

Replacement of railway bridge, starting with utility diversions.
Lane and parking restrictions as signed.
20140505080000May 5, 2014
08:00
20141011170000Oct 11, 2014
17:00
Click to view on map CLERMISTON PLACE  Drum Brae/Gyle
Between Clermiston Crescent and Drum Brae Drive
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing.
Road closed in phases.
20140506090000May 6, 2014
09:00
20140912160000Sep 12, 2014
16:00
Click to view on map CASTLEHILL  City Centre


Build and de-rig of Tattoo stands. Castlehill, Castle esplanade and car park closed 10.30am - 4.30pm each day.
20140512103000May 12, 2014
10:30
20141011163000Oct 11, 2014
16:30
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 at Pilrig Street and between Lorne Street and Stead's Place.
20140519093000May 19, 2014
09:30
20141219160000Dec 19, 2014
16:00
Click to view on map SIGHTHILL TERRACE  Sighthill/Gorgie
Working southwards from junction with Sighthill Loan
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing.
Road closed, plus phased closures of adjoining roads.
20140526090000May 26, 2014
09:00
20140919160000Sep 19, 2014
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 GREAT JUNCTION STREET A901 Leith
At bridge over Water of Leith
City of Edinburgh Council

Bridge deck waterproofig.
Lane and parking restrictions as signed.
20140611093000Jun 11, 2014
09:30
20140914160000Sep 14, 2014
16:00
Click to view on map GILMERTON DYKES DRIVE  Liberton/Gilmerton
In its entirety
Scotland Gas Networks

Mains replacement project affecting Gilmerton Dykes Street / Drive / Avenue, Lasswade Road, Hyvot Loan / Grove.
Local road closures and lane / parking restrictions as signed.
20140616090000Jun 16, 2014
09:00
20141003160000Oct 3, 2014
16:00
Click to view on map LITTLE ROAD  Liberton/Gilmerton
In its entirety
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing.
Lane and parking restrictions.
20140616090000Jun 16, 2014
09:00
20140919170000Sep 19, 2014
17:00
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 OXGANGS ROAD NORTH  Colinton/Fairmilehead
Between Colinton Mains Place and Oxgangs Path
Lafarge Tarmac for CEC

Footway resurfacing and street lighting upgrade (starting at Oxgangs Path end).
Temporary traffic lights. *3-way temporary traffic lights at Colinton Mains Drive / Oxgangs Drive 25th and 29th August*
20140715093000Jul 15, 2014
09:30
20141031160000Oct 31, 2014
16:00
Click to view on map DRUM BRAE SOUTH B701 Drum Brae/Gyle
Between Templeland Road and Drum Brae Drive (working northwards)
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway resurfacing.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights during peak periods Monday - Friday.
20140804090000Aug 4, 2014
09:00
20140919160000Sep 19, 2014
16:00
Click to view on map MEADOW PLACE ROAD B701 Drum Brae/Gyle
Between Forrester Park Drive and Wester Broom Avenue
City of Edinburgh Council

Installation of 6 pedestrian refuge islands.
Off-peak temporary traffic lights.
20140810093000Aug 10, 2014
09:30
20140919160000Sep 19, 2014
16:00
Click to view on map DUDDINGSTON PARK A6106 Portobello/Craigmillar
Between Milton Road and Duddingston Road
Scotland Gas Networks

Urgent gas main repairs.
Various lane closures on Duddingston Park and on Southfield Place.
20140812120000Aug 12, 2014
12:00
20140909160000Sep 9, 2014
16:00
Click to view on map STATION ROAD  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
At Corstoprhine Park Gardens
Not specified

Works associated with new housing development. No completion date advised.
3-way temporary traffic lights.
20140814093000Aug 14, 2014
09:30
20140901160000Sep 1, 2014
16:00
Click to view on map BONALY AVENUE  Colinton/Fairmilehead
Between Bonaly Road and Bonaly Drive
Scotland Gas Networks

Mains replacement project.
Lane and parking restrictions.
20140814100000Aug 14, 2014
10:00
20140916160000Sep 16, 2014
16:00
Click to view on map COLINTON ROAD  Colinton/Fairmilehead
Opposite Redford Barracks
Scotland Gas Networks

Gas main alterations.
Lane closures.
20140818093000Aug 18, 2014
09:30
20140901170000Sep 1, 2014
17:00
Click to view on map CLIFTONHALL ROAD B7030 Almond
Development site near the railway bridge
City of Edinburgh Council

Water main connections.
Temporary traffic lights.
20140818100000Aug 18, 2014
10:00
20140905170000Sep 5, 2014
17:00
Click to view on map BONALY ROAD  Colinton/Fairmilehead
Between Woodhall Road and Bonaly Avenue
Scotland Gas Networks

Mains replacement project. Lothian Buses service 10 diverted 22nd August for 4 days http://ow.ly/AqEBt
Lane closures and parking restrictions.
20140819090000Aug 19, 2014
09:00
20140916160000Sep 16, 2014
16:00
Click to view on map - Unnamed Road -  Colinton/Fairmilehead
Cycle track between West Mill Road and Spylaw Park
Scotland Gas Networks

Mains replacement project.
Access maintained but some path occupation and restriction.
20140819100000Aug 19, 2014
10:00
20140922170000Sep 22, 2014
17:00
Click to view on map GRANGE LOAN  Southside/Newington
Just west of Kilgraston Road
Scottish Power

Carriageway excavation to clear blocked cable ducts.
Temporary traffic lights.
20140819100000Aug 19, 2014
10:00
20140901160000Sep 1, 2014
16:00
Click to view on map GROATHILL ROAD NORTH  Inverleith
In its entirety
Scottish Power

Cable upgrade project.
Temporary traffic lights and phased closures of adjoining roads. (Easter Drylaw Drive closed 26 - 30 August.)
20140820093000Aug 20, 2014
09:30
20140911170000Sep 11, 2014
17:00
Click to view on map BURDIEHOUSE TERRACE  Liberton/Gilmerton
In its entirety
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway resurfacing.
Road closed (except for local access).
20140820100000Aug 20, 2014
10:00
20140915170000Sep 15, 2014
17:00
Click to view on map LINKS GARDENS  Leith


Edinburgh Mela Festival. Parking restrictions as signed on John's Place, Links Place and Links Gardens.
20140825070000Aug 25, 2014
07:00
20140901180000Sep 1, 2014
18:00
Click to view on map LORNE STREET  Leith Walk
Between Easter Road and Sloan Street
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing.
Road closed to through traffic.
20140825090000Aug 25, 2014
09:00
20141005160000Oct 5, 2014
16:00
Click to view on map LIBERTON GARDENS A701 Liberton/Gilmerton
Opposite Little Road
Scotland Gas Networks

Laying new gas service.
Lane and parking restrictions.
20140825093000Aug 25, 2014
09:30
20140908170000Sep 8, 2014
17:00
Click to view on map NEWBATTLE TERRACE  Meadows/Morningside
Betweem Eden Lane and Canaan Lane
Clancy Docwra

Cable works on behalf of Scottish Power.
Road closed to through traffic.
20140827090000Aug 27, 2014
09:00
20140831170000Aug 31, 2014
17:00
Click to view on map BIGGAR ROAD A702 Colinton/Fairmilehead
Between City Bypass and Park & Ride
Scottish Power

Not known.
Off-peak lane closures.
20140828093000Aug 28, 2014
09:30
20140917160000Sep 17, 2014
16:00
Click to view on map LOCHEND ROAD  Leith Walk
At Burns Street
Scottish Water

Emergency valve repairs.
2-way temporary traffic lights.
20140828100000Aug 28, 2014
10:00
20140904170000Sep 4, 2014
17:00
Click to view on map CRAIGHOUSE ROAD  Meadows/Morningside
At Myreside Court
Scottish Power

Urgent cable repairs.
Temporary traffic lights.
20140828100000Aug 28, 2014
10:00
20140902170000Sep 2, 2014
17:00
Click to view on map EASTER DRYLAW AVENUE  Inverleith
At Groathill Road North
Scottish Power

Scottish Power - cable upgrade project
Road closed in both directions (except for access)
20140829080000Aug 29, 2014
08:00
20140902160000Sep 2, 2014
16:00
Click to view on map SLATEFORD ROAD A70 Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
At railway bridge
Network Rail

Bridge maintenance. Midnight - 6am each Saturday and Sunday night.
3-way temporary traffic lights incorporating Chesser Avenue junction.
20140830000100Aug 30, 2014
00:01
20140929060000Sep 29, 2014
06:00
Click to view on map  


Festival Fireworks. City centre road closures and widespread parking restrictions. http://ow.ly/AwRNK. Please note that Holyrood Park roads will remain closed to vehicle traffic until 11pm.
20140831160000Aug 31, 2014
16:00
20140831235900Aug 31, 2014
23:59
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