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 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. South leg of Square closed 01/06/16 - 23/10/16.
20140602080000Jun 2, 2014
08:00
20170531235900May 31, 2017
23:59
Click to view on map LEITH WALK A900 Leith Walk
Haddington Place (between Annandale Street and McDonald Road)
Building contractor

Building development work.
Northbound lane closure and parking restrictions to accommodate temporary pedestrian walkway.
20150420000100Apr 20, 2015
00:01
20160831235900Aug 31, 2016
23:59
Click to view on map LEITH STREET A900 City Centre
In its entirety
Various

Redevelopment of St James area. http://www.edinburghstjames.com/
Varying traffic restrictions.
20150901100000Sep 1, 2015
10:00
20200630160000Jun 30, 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
20150928000100Sep 28, 2015
00:01
20170328235900Mar 28, 2017
23:59
Click to view on map CIRCUS PLACE  City Centre
Between Howe Street & Royal Circus
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway reconstruction.
Temporary traffic lights at Howe Street junction.
20150929090000Sep 29, 2015
09:00
20160930160000Sep 30, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map CATHEDRAL LANE  City Centre
in its entirety
Scottish Power

Cable works for St James Centre redevelopment.
Road closed.
20151019080000Oct 19, 2015
08:00
20161231235900Dec 31, 2016
23:59
Click to view on map NEW STREET  City Centre
Between East Market Street and Canongate
Building contractor

Building development.
Road closed southbound.
20160101080000Jan 1, 2016
08:00
20160831170000Aug 31, 2016
17:00
Click to view on map LEITH STREET A900 City Centre
Between Greenside Row and Picardy roundabout
Building contractor

Various works associated with St James redevelopment.
Northbound carriageway closed, contraflow on southbound side. No right turn out of Greenside Row.
20160104050000Jan 4, 2016
05:00
20161231180000Dec 31, 2016
18:00
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.
20160104080000Jan 4, 2016
08:00
20170731160000Jul 31, 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 (closed in both directions 10am - 2pm Tuesday 30/08/16 & Thursday 01/09/16) .
20160209090000Feb 9, 2016
09:00
20170727170000Jul 27, 2017
17:00
Click to view on map ROSEBURN TERRACE A8 Corstorphine/Murrayfield
At Roseburn Street
JC Decaux

Installation of new electronic signage.
Citybound lane closure to accommodate temporary walkway (as and when required). *Temporary traffic lights 10pm 09/08/16 - 5.30am 10/08/16*
20160405093000Apr 5, 2016
09:30
20160831160000Aug 31, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map ST JAMES PLACE  City Centre
At Cathedral Lane
Scottish Power

Cable works as part of St James redevelopment.
Road and footpath closed to through traffic.
20160423000100Apr 23, 2016
00:01
20161231235900Dec 31, 2016
23:59
Click to view on map WEST REGISTER STREET  City Centre
Between St Andrew Square and Register Place (at Cafe Royal)
Building contractor

Demolition works ahead of 'The Registers' development project. http://ow.ly/10m95L
Road closed to through traffic.
20160425000100Apr 25, 2016
00:01
20161031235900Oct 31, 2016
23:59
Click to view on map CASTLEHILL  City Centre


For erection / removal of Tattoo stands. Road closed (with the exception of vehicles displaying an appropriate pass).
20160509100000May 9, 2016
10:00
20161023235900Oct 23, 2016
23:59
Click to view on map COMISTON ROAD A702 Meadows/Morningside
Between Morningside Drive and Braidburn Terrace
SGN

Gas main renewal project. More details at http://ow.ly/yH7s300oFNO
Comiston Road closed southbound. Diversion via Braid Road which will be one-way southbound between Cluny Gardens and Hermitage Drive. Greenbank Place, Braid Crescent, Comiston Terrace, Comiston Place and Cluny Drive closed at Comiston Road.
20160523090000May 23, 2016
09:00
20160930170000Sep 30, 2016
17:00
Click to view on map SIR HARRY LAUDER ROAD A199 Portobello/Craigmillar
Various locations as signed on-street
Scottish Power

Maintenance work on electricity pylons.
Off-peak lane closures and temporary traffic lights as required.
20160609093000Jun 9, 2016
09:30
20160831160000Aug 31, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map GREENBANK DRIVE  Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
Between Morningside Grove and Wester Hill
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway reconstruction.
Lane closures, parking restrictions and temporary traffic lights as required. Morningside Grove, Greenbank Lane and The Steils closed as required.
20160613093000Jun 13, 2016
09:30
20160916160000Sep 16, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map GEORGE SQUARE  Southside/Newington


George Square Festival. East side closed until 7th September. North side and Crichton Street closed 10.30am - 3am daily 3rd - 30th August.
20160627070000Jun 27, 2016
07:00
20160907235900Sep 7, 2016
23:59
Click to view on map PORTOBELLO HIGH STREET B6415 Portobello/Craigmillar
Between King's Road and Fishwives' Causeway
Building contractor

Building development works (new Aldi store).
Contraflow in operation.
20160627093000Jun 27, 2016
09:30
20160831173000Aug 31, 2016
17:30
Click to view on map MORRISON STREET A8 City Centre
Morrison Link to Haymarket
Building contractor

Demolotion of toilet block and removal of spoil from 'tHeHaymarket' development site.
Inside lane closed.
20160718100000Jul 18, 2016
10:00
20160831160000Aug 31, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map RAVELSTON TERRACE  Inverleith
Alongside Dean cementry
City of Edinburgh Council

Emergency wall repairs
Road closed to through traffic. Diversions via Dean Path - Queensferry Road - Queensferry Terrace.
20160721150000Jul 21, 2016
15:00
20160831170000Aug 31, 2016
17:00
Click to view on map MILTON ROAD A1 Portobello/Craigmillar
Junction with Bailie Place
Building contractor

Installation of new toucan crossing for the new Portobello High School.
Lane closures (two-way traffic to be maintained). Bailie Place closed.
20160724093000Jul 24, 2016
09:30
20160918153000Sep 18, 2016
15:30
Click to view on map MYRESIDE ROAD  Meadows/Morningside
New entrance to Royal Edinburgh Hospital
Building contractor

Installation of new signallised junction.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
20160725093000Jul 25, 2016
09:30
20160916170000Sep 16, 2016
17:00
Click to view on map LEITH WALK A900 Leith Walk
Albert Place to Elm Row.
SGN

Gas main renewal project (phase 1 of 2). Phase 2 involves work between Montgomery Street and Elm Row. Full project length is 12 weeks.
Inside lane closed citybound for phase 1 of project. Brunswick Road and Brunswick Street closed at Leith Walk, no right turn into McDonald Road.
20160801080000Aug 1, 2016
08:00
20160909170000Sep 9, 2016
17:00
Click to view on map VIEWFORTH  Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
At Boroughmuir High School site
Building contractor

Ongoing development works.
Temporary traffic lights. Road closed from 5th September.
20160801080000Aug 1, 2016
08:00
20170210170000Feb 10, 2017
17:00
Click to view on map BRUNSWICK ROAD  Leith Walk
At Leith Walk
SGN

Gas main works. http://ow.ly/ahhQ302v3e0
Road closed to through traffic, local diversions as signed.
20160801093000Aug 1, 2016
09:30
20160909153000Sep 9, 2016
15:30
Click to view on map TELFORD ROAD A902 Inverleith
At Telford Gardens
City of Edinburgh Council

New toucan crossing, road and footway resurfacing and new line markings.
Off-peak lane closures and contraflow, if required.
20160801093000Aug 1, 2016
09:30
20160909153000Sep 9, 2016
15:30
Click to view on map RIVERSDALE CRESCENT  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
At Corstorphine Road
City of Edinburgh Council

Flood prevention works.
Road closed to through traffic.
20160801093000Aug 1, 2016
09:30
20161028153000Oct 28, 2016
15:30
Click to view on map ROXBURGH PLACE  Southside/Newington


Roxy Festival. Road closed to through traffic.
20160803000100Aug 3, 2016
00:01
20160905235900Sep 5, 2016
23:59
Click to view on map CHUCKIE PEND  City Centre
From Morrison Street to Festival Square
Building contractor

Demolition and rebuild works.
Road closed.
20160808093000Aug 8, 2016
09:30
20180227235900Feb 27, 2018
23:59
Click to view on map QUEENSFERRY ROAD A90 Almond
Between Clermiston Road North and Quality Street
City of Edinburgh Council

Emergency repairs due to a rockfall.
All lanes open as of late evening Thursday 25th August.
20160811113000Aug 11, 2016
11:30
20160831173000Aug 31, 2016
17:30
Click to view on map ELBE STREET  Leith
Between Links Place and Baltic Street, additional work on Mitchell Street.
Cityfibre

Cable works for superfast broadband.
Lane closures, parking restrictions and temporary traffic lights when required.
20160815093000Aug 15, 2016
09:30
20160909153000Sep 9, 2016
15:30
Click to view on map NEWCRAIGHALL ROAD A6095 Portobello/Craigmillar
Between The Wisp crossroads and Fort Kinnaird
Scottish Power

Long-running cable reinforcement project.
Lane closures.
20160815100000Aug 15, 2016
10:00
20161014160000Oct 14, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map WARRENDER PARK TERRACE  Meadows/Morningside
Between Marchmont Road and Marchmont Street
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing (south side).
Road closed to through traffic (in sections, as signed on street).
20160817090000Aug 17, 2016
09:00
20161011160000Oct 11, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map NORTH BRIDGE A7 City Centre
In its entirety
City of Edinburgh Council

Bridge maintenance.
Lane closures midnight - 6am each Saturday night only. Bus stop closures as signed on street.
20160820000100Aug 20, 2016
00:01
20160904060000Sep 4, 2016
06:00
Click to view on map MAGDALA CRESCENT  City Centre
At Haymarket Terrace
Contractor not specified

Carriageway subsidence. No completion date advised.
Road closed to northbound traffic.
20160820120000Aug 20, 2016
12:00
20160909190000Sep 9, 2016
19:00
Click to view on map OLD DALKEITH ROAD A7 Liberton/Gilmerton
Between Craigmillar Castle Road and Moredunvale Road
Utility company

Water main installation works.
Phase 1 - 3-way temporary traffic lights and Craigmillar Castle Road closed for two weeks. Phase 2 - previously notified closure of Moredunvale Road no longer required.
20160822063000Aug 22, 2016
06:30
20160911153000Sep 11, 2016
15:30
Click to view on map MONTGOMERY STREET  Leith Walk
From West Montgomery Place to Easter Road
Cityfibre

Cable works for superfast broadband.
Lane closures and parking restrictions.
20160822090000Aug 22, 2016
09:00
20160902160000Sep 2, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map LINKS PLACE  Leith
Between Poplar Lane and Salamander Place
Cityfibre

Cable works for superfast broadband.
2-way temporary traffic lights. Related work on Elbe Street, Mitchell Street and Cadiz Street.
20160822093000Aug 22, 2016
09:30
20160909153000Sep 9, 2016
15:30
Click to view on map QUEENSFERRY ROAD B800 Almond
Eilston Road northwards to M90 bridge
SGN

Gas main renewal project.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
20160822093000Aug 22, 2016
09:30
20161024160000Oct 24, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map GAMEKEEPER S ROAD  Almond
Between Whitehouse Road and Gamekeeper's Park
Scottish Power

Cable works (excavation across carriageway). Awaiting final approval.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights proposed.
20160826093000Aug 26, 2016
09:30
20160908160000Sep 8, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map NORTH FORT STREET  Leith
From North Hillhousefield to Lindsay Road
BT

Duct clearing work.
Lane closure.
20160829080000Aug 29, 2016
08:00
20160831180000Aug 31, 2016
18:00
Click to view on map BRAID ROAD  Colinton/Fairmilehead
Between Buckstone Drive and Comiston Road
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway patching.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
20160829080000Aug 29, 2016
08:00
20160902160000Sep 2, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map PILRIG STREET  Leith Walk
From Bonnington Road to Pilrig Park entrance
Cityfibre

Cable works for superfast broadband.
Lane closures and parking restrictions.
20160829093000Aug 29, 2016
09:30
20160902153000Sep 2, 2016
15:30
Click to view on map BANKHEAD AVENUE  Sighthill/Gorgie
Between Bankhead Drive and Bankhead Medway
Cityfibre

Cable works for superfast broadband.
Lane closures and parking restrictions as signed.
20160829093000Aug 29, 2016
09:30
20160902153000Sep 2, 2016
15:30
Click to view on map SEAFIELD ROAD EAST A199 Craigentinny/Duddingston
Entire length, various locations.
City of Edinburgh Council

Replacement and repair of gullies.
Off-peak inside lane closures as signed.
20160829093000Aug 29, 2016
09:30
20160903160000Sep 3, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map EASTER ROAD  Leith Walk
At Montgomery Street
Cityfibre

Cable works for superfast broadband.
Temporary traffic lights.
20160829100000Aug 29, 2016
10:00
20160831170000Aug 31, 2016
17:00
Click to view on map COLINTON ROAD  Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
At Craiglockhart Terrace
BT

Cable works.
Overnight lane closures and temporary traffic lights (3 nights).
20160829200000Aug 29, 2016
20:00
20160901070000Sep 1, 2016
07:00
Click to view on map HIGH STREET  City Centre


Fringe High Street de-rig. Lawnmarket / High Street closed between George IV Bridge and Cockburn Street.
20160829210000Aug 29, 2016
21:00
20160831060000Aug 31, 2016
06:00
Click to view on map MARLBOROUGH STREET  Portobello/Craigmillar
In its entirety
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway resurfacing.
Road closed to through traffic. Local access maintained but limited at certain times.
20160830080000Aug 30, 2016
08:00
20160903170000Sep 3, 2016
17:00
Click to view on map GRANGE LOAN  Southside/Newington
At Kilgraston Road / Whitehouse Terrace
SGN

Repairs to gas leak.
Lane closures and 4-way temporary traffic lights.
20160830080000Aug 30, 2016
08:00
20160902170000Sep 2, 2016
17:00
Click to view on map DRUM BRAE SOUTH B701 Drum Brae/Gyle
At Pearce Avenue
City of Edinburgh Council

Line marking, sign erection and kerb works.
Off-peak lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
20160830093000Aug 30, 2016
09:30
20160902160000Sep 2, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map WEST MAINS ROAD  Southside/Newington
At Langton Road
Utility company

Installation of smart metering infrastructure.
Off-peak lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
20160830093000Aug 30, 2016
09:30
20160831160000Aug 31, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map EAST MARKET STREET  City Centre
Between Market Street and East Market Street
City of Edinburgh Council

North Bridge maintenace works.
Waiting, loading and unloading restrictions as signed.
20160830200000Aug 30, 2016
20:00
20160920153000Sep 20, 2016
15:30
Click to view on map WHITEHOUSE LOAN  Meadows/Morningside
Between Bruntsfield Place and Strathearn Place
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway resurfacing.
Road closed between Bruntsfield Place and Leamington Walk for initial phase (expected until Friday 2nd September).
20160831070000Aug 31, 2016
07:00
20170303160000Mar 3, 2017
16:00
Click to view on map CRAIGLEITH ROAD B900 Inverleith
At Orchard Place
Scottish Water

Manhole erpairs.
Off-peak working, temporary traffic lights proposed.
20160831093000Aug 31, 2016
09:30
20160831153000Aug 31, 2016
15:30
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