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 06/06/16 - 30/07/16 and 05/09/16 - 23/10/16.
20140602080000Jun 2, 2014
08:00
20170531235900May 31, 2017
23:59
Click to view on map YORK LANE  City Centre
Between York Place and Dublin Street Lane South
Building contractor

Site compound for development of 44 York Place.
Road closed. Pedestrian access maintained.
20140927080000Sep 27, 2014
08:00
20160530235900May 30, 2016
23:59
Click to view on map CAMMO ROAD  Almond
In its entirety
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway resurfacing, kerb works and installation of new drainage system.
Road closed to through traffic.
20150111090000Jan 11, 2015
09:00
20160527160000May 27, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map WEST COLLEGE STREET  City Centre
In its entirety
Building contractor

Development works at Law School.
Road closed.
20150316080000Mar 16, 2015
08:00
20160813160000Aug 13, 2016
16:00
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
20160718235900Jul 18, 2016
23:59
Click to view on map VIEWFORTH  Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
Between Dundee Street and Gilmore Place
Building contractor

Construction work for new Boroughmiur High School.
Road closed to through traffic.
20150504090000May 4, 2015
09:00
20160630160000Jun 30, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map GLASGOW ROAD A8 Drum Brae/Gyle
At Gogar junction
Network Rail

Construction of new Gogar train station and underpass through A8. http://bit.ly/1Gg1ZEt
Lane closures on approach to and through Gogar junction.
20150513100000May 13, 2015
10:00
20160729160000Jul 29, 2016
16:00
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  
Grange area
SGN

Gas main replacement project.
Roads closed (in turn) - Blackford Road, St Albans Road, Mansionhouse Road, South Oswald Road, Oswald Road, Dick Place.
20150907090000Sep 7, 2015
09:00
20160529160000May 29, 2016
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.
Update 03/02/16 - temporary traffic lights for around 3 weeks and northern ends of Royal Circus closed. Full road closure from 28/02/16.
20150929090000Sep 29, 2015
09:00
20160531160000May 31, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map JOHNSTON TERRACE  City Centre
In its entirety
Historic Scotland

Rock face works.
Road closed *towards* Edinburgh Castle - diversion via Castle Terrace - Lady Lawson Street - Grassmarket - Victoria Street - Lawnmarket.
20151012080000Oct 12, 2015
08:00
20160522160000May 22, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map INVERLEITH ROW B901 Inverleith
Between Inverleith Place and Ferry Road
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing.
Lane and parking restrictions.
20151012090000Oct 12, 2015
09:00
20160527160000May 27, 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
20160508235900May 8, 2016
23:59
Click to view on map  
Dalkeith Road / Prestonfield area
SGN

Gas mains replacement project.
Various lane and road closures affecting Priestfield, Kilmaurs, Kirkhill and Prestonfield area. Dalkeith Road closed southbound from 28/03/16 for 1 week. Priestfield Road closed 04/04/16 for 2 weeks.
20151116090000Nov 16, 2015
09:00
20160531170000May 31, 2016
17:00
Click to view on map CALTON ROAD  City Centre
At Leith Street
City of Edinburgh Council

Structural damage following RTC.
Road closed to through traffic.
20160101000100Jan 1, 2016
00:01
20160630235900Jun 30, 2016
23:59
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
20160630180000Jun 30, 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 SEMPLE STREET  Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
At Fountainbridge
Building contractor

Demolition of Lothian House (Farmfoods building).
Lane closure to accommodate temporary walkway. Restrictions to be minimised whilst SGN works in progress at Morrison Street junction.
20160107093000Jan 7, 2016
09:30
20160624160000Jun 24, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map MEUSE LANE  City Centre
In its entirety
Building contractor

Utility connections, footway and carriageway reconstruction as part of the Bowmer & Kirkland development.
Road closed to through traffic.
20160121093000Jan 21, 2016
09:30
20160531170000May 31, 2016
17:00
Click to view on map MORRISON STREET B700 City Centre
Between Lothian Road and EICC
SGN

Gas mains replacement project. See also
Excavation and lane closures outside Sainsbury's. Morrison Street closed westbound Semple Street to Gardner's Crescent.
20160125090000Jan 25, 2016
09:00
20160515160000May 15, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map CHAMBERS STREET  City Centre
Between South Bridge and West College Street
City of Edinburgh Council

Public space improvements.
Lane closures but 2-way traffic maintained. Significant parking restrictions.*Full road closure scheduled for 13th May - 16th May.
20160222073000Feb 22, 2016
07:30
20160617163000Jun 17, 2016
16:30
Click to view on map GLASGOW ROAD A8 Almond
Newbridge Roundabout to Ratho Station
City of Edinburgh Council

Cycleway improvement works.
Off-peak citybound lane closures; 40mph speed restriction in place. Works on westbound side now complete.
20160307093000Mar 7, 2016
09:30
20160522163000May 22, 2016
16:30
Click to view on map BRUNTSFIELD PLACE A702 Meadows/Morningside
Between Merchiston Place and Chamberlain Road
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway repairs.
Lane and parking restrictions as signed.
20160404090000Apr 4, 2016
09:00
20160506160000May 6, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map LANARK ROAD WEST A70 Pentland Hills
Between Blinkbonny Road and Bryce Road
City of Edinburgh Council

Installation of new puffin crossing and pedestrian refuge island.
Temporary traffic lights (manually controlled at peak times). Lights at petrol station to be cleared Friday 29/04/16, work moves to Bryce Road Monday 02/05/16 with 3-way lights.
20160404093000Apr 4, 2016
09:30
20160513160000May 13, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map BANKHEAD AVENUE  Sighthill/Gorgie
At Makro / Edinburgh College
Scottish Power

Cable repairs.
Narrow lanes.
20160407093000Apr 7, 2016
09:30
20160509160000May 9, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map EAST CLAREMONT STREET  Leith Walk
At Broughton Road
SGN

Gas main renewal.
Road closed westbound. Diversion signed via McDonald Road - Bellevue Road - West Annandale Street.
20160411093000Apr 11, 2016
09:30
20160516153000May 16, 2016
15:30
Click to view on map COMELY BANK B900 Inverleith
Between Fettes Avenue and Portgower Place
Cityfibre

Cable works for superfast broadband.
Lane and parking restrictions as signed.
20160414093000Apr 14, 2016
09:30
20160513160000May 13, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map MORRISON STREET A8 City Centre
Morrison Link to Haymarket junction
Building contractor

Removal of wall and toilet block as part of Haymarket development project.
Westbound lane closure to accommodate temporary walkway.
20160418080000Apr 18, 2016
08:00
20160506180000May 6, 2016
18:00
Click to view on map GEORGE STREET  City Centre
Various locations along whole length
Lafarge Tarmac for CEC

Carriageway patching.
Lane and parking restrictions as signed.
20160418093000Apr 18, 2016
09:30
20160509153000May 9, 2016
15:30
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
20160508235900May 8, 2016
23:59
Click to view on map CRAIGMILLAR PARK A701 Southside/Newington
At Lady Road
Cityfibre

Cable works for superfast broadband.
Weekday lane closures (southbound). 4-way temporary tarffic lights each weekend.
20160423093000Apr 23, 2016
09:30
20160506153000May 6, 2016
15:30
Click to view on map LADY ROAD  Liberton/Gilmerton
From Craigmillar Park, working eastwards to Cameron Toll roundabout
Cityfibre

Cable works for superfast broadband.
Lane closures and parking restrictions as signed. Temporary bus stops as required.
20160423100000Apr 23, 2016
10:00
20160513160000May 13, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map GREENHILL GARDENS  Meadows/Morningside
Between Bruntsfield Terrace and Chamberlain Road
Scottish Power

Cable repairs.
Temporary traffic lights.
20160423100000Apr 23, 2016
10:00
20160506160000May 6, 2016
16:00
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, access and exit via Princes Street.
20160425000100Apr 25, 2016
00:01
20161031235900Oct 31, 2016
23:59
Click to view on map HOWE STREET  City Centre
At South East Circus Place
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway reconstruction (Circus Place).
Temporary traffic lights.
20160425070000Apr 25, 2016
07:00
20160531170000May 31, 2016
17:00
Click to view on map BUCCLEUCH STREET  Southside/Newington
At Gifford Park
Scottish Water

Water main connections.
Temporary traffic lights.
20160425070000Apr 25, 2016
07:00
20160506170000May 6, 2016
17:00
Click to view on map DARNELL ROAD  Forth
Whole length.
SGN

Gas mains renewal works.
Lane closures.
20160425080100Apr 25, 2016
08:01
20160612170000Jun 12, 2016
17:00
Click to view on map RUTLAND STREET  City Centre
In its entirety (working from Lothian Road end)
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway reconstruction works.
Lane closures and significant parking restrictions.
20160425093000Apr 25, 2016
09:30
20160826153000Aug 26, 2016
15:30
Click to view on map RAEBURN PLACE B900 Inverleith
From Portgower Place to Dean Street
BT

Cable works.
Rolling programme with lane closures and parking restrictions as signed.
20160428080000Apr 28, 2016
08:00
20160510170000May 10, 2016
17:00
Click to view on map PORTOBELLO HIGH STREET B6415 Portobello/Craigmillar
Between Brighton Place and Adelphi Place
Cityfibre

Cable works for superfast broadband.
Lane closures and stop/go boards.
20160502093000May 2, 2016
09:30
20160508160000May 8, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map DEAN PATH  Inverleith
Between Ravelston Terrace and Damside.
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway reconstruction and carriageway resurfacing works.
Road closed to through traffic.
20160502093000May 2, 2016
09:30
20160802170000Aug 2, 2016
17:00
Click to view on map MORNINGSIDE ROAD A702 Meadows/Morningside
At Falcon Road West
Cityfibre

Clearing blocked cable ducts.
Lane and parking restrictions. No carriageway excavations planned at this time.
20160502093000May 2, 2016
09:30
20160506160000May 6, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map SIR HARRY LAUDER ROAD A199 Portobello/Craigmillar
Between Milton Link and the industrial estate
Contractor not specified

No work details provided.
Off-peak temporary traffic lights.
20160502093000May 2, 2016
09:30
20160506160000May 6, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map BROUGHTON ROAD B900 Leith Walk
At Mcdonald Road
Scottish Power

Installation of new mains.
3-way temporary traffic lights.
20160502100000May 2, 2016
10:00
20160604160000Jun 4, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map MONTROSE TERRACE A1 City Centre
London Road to Abbeymount
Cityfibre

Cable works for superfast broadband.
Inside lane closed towards Abbeymount.
20160502100000May 2, 2016
10:00
20160520160000May 20, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map NEWINGTON ROAD A701 Southside/Newington
At Salisbury Road / Salisbury Place
SGN

Gas main repairs.
4-way temporary traffic lights (manually controlled at peak times).
20160503091500May 3, 2016
09:15
20160507160000May 7, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map BRUNTSFIELD PLACE A702 Meadows/Morningside
Between Gilmore Place and Whitehouse Loan
Lafarge Tarmac for CEC

Carriageway patching works.
Off-peak lane closures / temporary traffic lights.
20160503093000May 3, 2016
09:30
20160506153000May 6, 2016
15:30
Click to view on map PORTOBELLO HIGH STREET B6415 Portobello/Craigmillar
At Figgate Street
Scottish Water

Mains repairs.
Off-peak temporary traffic lights.
20160504093000May 4, 2016
09:30
20160506153000May 6, 2016
15:30
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