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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
In its entirety
Various

Redevelopment of St James area. http://www.edinburghstjames.com/
Lane closures and contraflow; no right turn out of Greenside Row.
2015090110000001-Sep-2015
10:00
2020063016000030-Jun-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
2015092800010028-Sep-2015
00:01
2017032823590028-Mar-2017
23:59
Click to view on map CATHEDRAL LANE  City Centre
in its entirety
Scottish Power

Cable works for St James Centre redevelopment.
Road closed.
2015101908000019-Oct-2015
08:00
2017123123590031-Dec-2017
23:59
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.
2016010408000004-Jan-2016
08:00
2017073116000031-Jul-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 to westbound traffic.
2016020909000009-Feb-2016
09:00
2017072717000027-Jul-2017
17:00
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.
2016042300010023-Apr-2016
00:01
2017123123590031-Dec-2017
23:59
Click to view on map WEST REGISTER STREET  City Centre
Between St Andrew Square and Register Place
Building contractor

Building development works.
Road closed.
2016042508000025-Apr-2016
08:00
2017033117000031-Mar-2017
17:00
Click to view on map HOWE STREET  City Centre
South East Circus Place to Northumberland Street
City of Edinburgh Council

Reconstruction of setted carriageway.
Lane closures and 3-way temporary traffic lights. Northumberland Street closed from 09/01/17.
2016050209000002-May-2016
09:00
2017022417000024-Feb-2017
17:00
Click to view on map CHUCKIE PEND  City Centre
From Morrison Street to Festival Square
Building contractor

Demolition and rebuild works.
Road closed.
2016080809300008-Aug-2016
09:30
2018020523590005-Feb-2018
23:59
Click to view on map SEMPLE STREET  City Centre
East side at Fountainbridge junction
Building contractor

Development of former Farmfoods building.
Lane closure and parking restrictions. Pedestrian diversion as signed with temporary crossing facilities.
2016090508000005-Sep-2016
08:00
2018013117000031-Jan-2018
17:00
Click to view on map LEITH WALK A900 Leith Walk
Between Pilrig Street and McDonald Road
City of Edinburgh Council

Leith Project phase 4.
Lane closures and parking restrictions. Iona Street closed, then Albert Street, Middlefield, Brunswick Street, Brunswick Road and Shrub Place Lane closed as required. Pilrig Street closed for 7 weeks from 9th January 2017.
2016090508000005-Sep-2016
08:00
2017090117000001-Sep-2017
17:00
Click to view on map UPPER GILMORE PLACE  Meadows/Morningside
At Gilmore Place
Building contractor

Building development works.
Road closed to southbound traffic.
2016100300010003-Oct-2016
00:01
2017022423590024-Feb-2017
23:59
Click to view on map RIVERSDALE CRESCENT  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
Between Corstorphine Road and Riversdale Road
City of Edinburgh Council

Water of Leith flood prevention works.
Road closed.
2016100309000003-Oct-2016
09:00
2017042816000028-Apr-2017
16:00
Click to view on map GREENDYKES ROAD  Portobello/Craigmillar
Between Little France Drive and Greendykes Drive
City of Edinburgh Council

Installation of new culvert.
Road closed to through traffic.
2016102409000024-Oct-2016
09:00
2017032416000024-Mar-2017
16:00
Click to view on map - Unnamed Road -  Almond
Burnshot flyover at A90
City of Edinburgh Council

Emergency measures, duration TBA.
Flyover closed. Slip roads remain open, no restrictions between Kirkliston and *northbound* A90.
2016112800010028-Nov-2016
00:01
2017071723590017-Jul-2017
23:59
Click to view on map EASTER ROAD  Leith Walk
At Dalmeny Street / St Clair Street
SGN

Gas escape - duration TBC.
4-way temporary traffic lights.
2016123007000030-Dec-2016
07:00
2017020216000002-Feb-2017
16:00
Click to view on map PILRIG STREET  Leith Walk
At Leith Walk
City of Edinburgh Council

Leith Programme - junction upgrade.
Road closed. Lothian Buses service 11 operating via Mcdonald Road.
2017010908000009-Jan-2017
08:00
2017021717000017-Feb-2017
17:00
Click to view on map  
Duddingston area
SGN

Gas mains renewal project (phase 2).
Roads closed (in turn) - Duddingston Rise, Duddingston View, Bingham Drive, Bailie Terrace, Bailie Grove, Bailie Path, Magdalane Gardens.
2017010909000009-Jan-2017
09:00
2017083116000031-Aug-2017
16:00
Click to view on map BELLS BRAE  Inverleith
Between Queensferry Street and The Crown Estate office (no. 6)
Cityfibre

Cable works for superfast broadband.
Road closed to through traffic.
2017010909000009-Jan-2017
09:00
2017012217000022-Jan-2017
17:00
Click to view on map CHARLOTTE LANE  City Centre
Between Randolph Place and Queensferry Street
Clancy Docwra

Cable installations for Scottish Power
Road closed.
2017010909300009-Jan-2017
09:30
2017012717300027-Jan-2017
17:30
Click to view on map HAINBURN PARK  Colinton/Fairmilehead
At New Swanston
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway and footway resurfacing works.
Road closed (Monday - Friday only).
2017010909300009-Jan-2017
09:30
2017012715300027-Jan-2017
15:30
Click to view on map CLIFTONHALL ROAD B7030 Almond
Under the north railway bridge
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway reconstruction.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
2017010909300009-Jan-2017
09:30
2017022416000024-Feb-2017
16:00
Click to view on map MILTON ROAD EAST A199 Portobello/Craigmillar
Between Sir Harry Lauder Road and South Morton Street.
SGN

Gas main renewal project. More details at http://bit.ly/2gCWn2v
Road closed to eastbound traffic. Brunstane Road / Brunstane Road South closed at Milton Road East.
2017010909300009-Jan-2017
09:30
2017033117000031-Mar-2017
17:00
Click to view on map COLINTON ROAD  Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
At Craiglockhart crossroads
Lafarge Tarmac for CEC

Carriageway resurfacing.
Off-peak lane closures and 4-way temporary traffic lights (weekdays).
2017011009000010-Jan-2017
09:00
2017020316000003-Feb-2017
16:00
Click to view on map WHITEHOUSE LOAN  Meadows/Morningside
Between Warrender Park Road and Strathearn Place
Lafarge Tarmac for CEC

Carriageway resurfacing.
Road closed to through traffic. Off-peak temporary traffic lights at Strathearn Road, 16 & 17/01/17.
2017011009000010-Jan-2017
09:00
2017030316000003-Mar-2017
16:00
Click to view on map CARGIL TERRACE  Forth
In its entirety
SGN

Gas main renewal.
Various arrangements as required. Road closed between Wardie Road and Stirling Road, Netherby Road closed at Cargil Terrace.
2017011010000010-Jan-2017
10:00
2017022816000028-Feb-2017
16:00
Click to view on map MORNINGSIDE PLACE  Meadows/Morningside
At Tipperlinn Road
Scottish Power

Cable repairs.
3-way temporary traffic lights.
2017011209300012-Jan-2017
09:30
2017012516000025-Jan-2017
16:00
Click to view on map DUMBIEDYKES ROAD  Southside/Newington
Between Holyrood Road and Holyrood Court
Cityfibre

Cable works for superfast broadband.
Temporary traffic lights.
2017011409000014-Jan-2017
09:00
2017012416000024-Jan-2017
16:00
Click to view on map CAUSEWAYSIDE  Southside/Newington
Opposite Sciennes House Place
Scottish Power

Cable connections.
Southbound lane closure to accommodate temporary walkway.
2017011509000015-Jan-2017
09:00
2017012716000027-Jan-2017
16:00
Click to view on map GROATHILL ROAD SOUTH  Inverleith
In its entirety
SGN

Gas main renewal.
Road closed.
2017011608000016-Jan-2017
08:00
2017012717000027-Jan-2017
17:00
Click to view on map  
Clermiston area
SGN

Gas main renewal.
Lane closures and parking restrictions. Clermiston Road, Belgrave Gardens, Gordon Road, Belgrave Road and Kaimes Road closed as required.
2017011609000016-Jan-2017
09:00
2017063016000030-Jun-2017
16:00
Click to view on map CALTON ROAD  City Centre
At Calton Hill
Building contractor

Repairs to supporting wall.
2-way temporary traffic lights.
2017011609000016-Jan-2017
09:00
2017013017000030-Jan-2017
17:00
Click to view on map SALAMANDER STREET A199 Leith
Seafield Place to Salamander Yards
Cityfibre

Installation of fibreoptic cables and ducting.
Narrow lanes and parking restrictions as signed.
2017011609300016-Jan-2017
09:30
2017012317000023-Jan-2017
17:00
Click to view on map CRAIGENTINNY ROAD  Craigentinny/Duddingston
Between Restalrig Drive and Craigentinny Avenue
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway repairs at bus stops (3 separate locations over the 2 weeks).
Off-peak temporary traffic lights.
2017011609300016-Jan-2017
09:30
2017012716000027-Jan-2017
16:00
Click to view on map GREENDYKES ROAD  Portobello/Craigmillar
At Niddrie Marischal Drive
Scottish Water

Hydrant repairs.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
2017011610000016-Jan-2017
10:00
2017012316000023-Jan-2017
16:00
Click to view on map PRINCES STREET A8 City Centre
At Mound Precinct
Scottish Water

Ongoing mains repairs. Completion date TBC.
Last westbound bus stop closed.
2017011700010017-Jan-2017
00:01
2017012316000023-Jan-2017
16:00
Click to view on map CAIYSTANE CRESCENT  Colinton/Fairmilehead
At Comiston Road
SGN

Gas main repairs.
Road closed.
2017011708000017-Jan-2017
08:00
2017012316000023-Jan-2017
16:00
Click to view on map GARDNER S CRESCENT  Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
At Rosemount Buildings
Scottish Water

Pipe repairs.
Temporary traffic lights proposed.
2017011709300017-Jan-2017
09:30
2017013016000030-Jan-2017
16:00
Click to view on map CALTON ROAD  City Centre
At Abbeyhill Crescent
Scottish Power

Cable repairs.
Temporary traffic lights.
2017011710000017-Jan-2017
10:00
2017013016000030-Jan-2017
16:00
Click to view on map ST JOHN STREET  City Centre
At Holyrood Road
SGN

Mains repairs.
Road closed.
2017011809000018-Jan-2017
09:00
2017021517000015-Feb-2017
17:00
Click to view on map MANOR PLACE  City Centre
Between Atholl Place and Melville Street
BT

Cable works.
Lane and parking restrictions.
2017011809300018-Jan-2017
09:30
2017013116000031-Jan-2017
16:00
Click to view on map CRAIGLEITH CRESCENT  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
Various locations between Craigleith Gardens and Ravelston Dykes
Scottish Power

Trial holes and utility investigations.
Lane closure and temporary traffic lights when required.
2017011908330019-Jan-2017
08:33
2017020117300001-Feb-2017
17:30
Click to view on map DALKEITH ROAD A7 Southside/Newington
At East Mayfield / Priestfield Road
SGN

Emergency repairs. Completion date TBC.
4-way temporary traffic lights.
2017011909000019-Jan-2017
09:00
2017012316000023-Jan-2017
16:00
Click to view on map CANONGATE  City Centre
Near Canongate Kirk
Utility company

No work details available.
Temporary traffic lights.
2017012009000020-Jan-2017
09:00
2017012316000023-Jan-2017
16:00
Click to view on map OLD DALKEITH ROAD A7 Liberton/Gilmerton
At Inch Park
Cityfibre

Cable works for superfast broadband.
Citybound lane restrictions but 2-way traffic maintained.
2017012108000021-Jan-2017
08:00
2017012217000022-Jan-2017
17:00
Click to view on map COMISTON ROAD A702 Meadows/Morningside
At Greenbank Crescent
Cityfibre

Carriageway repairs following cable installation.
Temporary traffic lights.
2017012108300021-Jan-2017
08:30
2017012217300022-Jan-2017
17:30
Click to view on map ARTHUR STREET  Leith Walk
Between Balfour Street and Pilrig Street
BT

Cable works and clearing blocked ducts.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
2017012109000021-Jan-2017
09:00
2017012816000028-Jan-2017
16:00
Click to view on map KINGSKNOWE ROAD SOUTH  Pentland Hills
At the level crossing
Network Rail

Crossing maintenance.
Road closed.
2017012200010022-Jan-2017
00:01
2017012208300022-Jan-2017
08:30
Click to view on map HIGH STREET  City Centre
Between Niddry Street and Blackfriars Street
Building contractor

Crane works (Bernard Hunter). Bus diversions details at http://bit.ly/2iRhlvR
Road closed. Access maintained to Niddry Street.
2017012205000022-Jan-2017
05:00
2017012215000022-Jan-2017
15:00
Click to view on map FOUNTAINBRIDGE A702 City Centre
At Semple Street
Various

Window cleaning works.
Temporary traffic lights.
2017012205000022-Jan-2017
05:00
2017012212000022-Jan-2017
12:00
Click to view on map ST ANDREW SQUARE  City Centre
South side
Building contractor

Crane works.
Road closed. Exit via Meuse Lane.
2017012206000022-Jan-2017
06:00
2017012216300022-Jan-2017
16:30
Click to view on map AINSLIE PLACE  City Centre
At Great Stuart Street
Utility company

Cable connection works.
Temporary traffic lights.
2017012208000022-Jan-2017
08:00
2017012218300022-Jan-2017
18:30
Click to view on map CLERMISTON ROAD  Drum Brae/Gyle
Bus turning circle north of Cairnmuir Road
BT

Laying cable ducts across carriageway. Works awaiting approval as at 20/01/17.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
2017012209000022-Jan-2017
09:00
2017012317000023-Jan-2017
17:00
Click to view on map CAPTAIN S ROAD B701 Liberton/Gilmerton
At Lasswade Road
Scottish Water

Manhole repairs.
4-way temporary traffic lights.
2017012209300022-Jan-2017
09:30
2017012215300022-Jan-2017
15:30
Click to view on map SEMPLE STREET  City Centre
At Morrison Street
Utility company

Carriageway and footway reinstatements following utility repairs.
No left turn into Morrison Street. Diversion via Gardner's Crescent, Grove Street or Lothian Road - West Approach Road.
2017012209300022-Jan-2017
09:30
2017012217300022-Jan-2017
17:30
Click to view on map CHAMBERLAIN ROAD  Meadows/Morningside
At Morningside Road
Scottish Water

Ironwork repairs.
Road closed.
2017012209300022-Jan-2017
09:30
2017012216000022-Jan-2017
16:00
Click to view on map NORTH JUNCTION STREET A901 Leith
At Lindsay Road / Ocean Drive
Scottish Water

Manhole repairs.
Off-peak temporary traffic lights.
2017012210000022-Jan-2017
10:00
2017012216000022-Jan-2017
16:00
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