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 LEITH STREET A900 City Centre
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
20201031170000Oct 31, 2020
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
20201030070000Oct 30, 2020
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
20200731160000Jul 31, 2020
Click to view on map CONSTITUTION STREET A900 Leith
Trams to Newhaven

Construction of tram extension - Bus diversion details at
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
20210430170000Apr 30, 2021
Click to view on map RAEBURN PLACE B900 Inverleith
Between Leslie Place and East Fettes Avenue

Gas main renewal., bus diversions at
Road closed to westbound traffic.
20200106063000Jan 6, 2020
20200828180000Aug 28, 2020
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. Changes to bus stops, details at
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
20210630180000Jun 30, 2021
Click to view on map CANAAN LANE  Meadows/Morningside
Between Woodburn Terrace and Morningside Road
City of Edinburgh Council

To facilitate safe egress for construction traffic.
One-way order suspended.
20200224000100Feb 24, 2020
20210823235900Aug 23, 2021
Click to view on map  

Phased road closures of Midmar Gardens, Cluny Drive / Avenue / Gardens, Braid Avenue, Corrennie Gardens, Hermitage Gardens / Terrace, Nile Grove.
Gas main renewal project.
20200302080000Mar 2, 2020
20200720170000Jul 20, 2020
Click to view on map LINDSAY ROAD A901 Leith
Between North Leith Sands and Newhaven Place.
Trams to Newhaven

Tram network construction. Traffic management plans at, bus diversions at
Road closed to eastbound traffic, diversion via Melrose Drive. Hawthornvale closed at Lindsay Road. No right turn from Annfield, no left turn from Melrose Drive, no exit from Newhaven Place.
20200306180000Mar 6, 2020
20210731180000Jul 31, 2021
Click to view on map OCEAN DRIVE  Leith
Between roundabouts at Ocean Terminal
Trams to Newhaven

Tram network construction. Traffic management plans at, bus diversions at
Northbound side closed, 2-way traffic on southbound side. Ocean Terminal bus stops closed.
20200313120000Mar 13, 2020
20200930170000Sep 30, 2020
Click to view on map LEITH WALK A900 Leith Walk
Between London Road and Crown Place
Trams to Newhaven

Trams to Newhaven project. Please refer to Trams to Newhaven website for full details -
Road closed to northbound traffic, southbound reduced to 1 lane.
20200328070000Mar 28, 2020
20210831235900Aug 31, 2021
Click to view on map LANARK ROAD WEST A70 Pentland Hills
Working between Balerno Main Street and Somerville Road
Scottish Water

Water main upgrade (continuation of work carried out in 2019).
Rolling programme with 2/3/4-way temporary traffic lights.
20200418090000Apr 18, 2020
20200814180000Aug 14, 2020
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