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 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 TRINITY ROAD  Forth
At Lower Granton Road
City of Edinburgh Council

Realignment of Lower Granton Road.
Road closed.
20140303080000Mar 3, 2014
08:00
20140801170000Aug 1, 2014
17:00
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.
Road closed to eastbound through traffic.
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
20140808180000Aug 8, 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 - A Road - A90 Almond
A90 cycleway Chapel Gate to Burnshot
City of Edinburgh Council

Cycleway upgrade works.
Cycleway closed, diversion signed via Dalmeny estate. A90 Edinburgh-bound off-slip at Burnshot closed and off-peak lane closure on main carriageway.
20140506080000May 6, 2014
08:00
20140822170000Aug 22, 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
20140912160000Sep 12, 2014
16:00
Click to view on map MARKET STREET  City Centre
In its entirety
City of Edinburgh Council

'Streetscape' improvements. More information at http://ow.ly/xb9ZT
Various arrangements including lane closures and temporary traffic lights as required. Overnight road closures: 21st - 23rd July between Jeffrey Street and Waverley Bridge and 24th July between The Mound and Waverley Bridge.
20140526093000May 26, 2014
09:30
20140730170000Jul 30, 2014
17:00
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 ABERCROMBY PLACE  City Centre
In its entirety
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing and kerb works.
Lane and parking restrictions as signed.
20140609090000Jun 9, 2014
09:00
20140810170000Aug 10, 2014
17:00
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
20140810160000Aug 10, 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 THE WISP A6106 Portobello/Craigmillar
Between Niddrie Mains Road and Millerhill Road
City of Edinburgh Council

New northbound lane and footway. http://ow.ly/ywRLE
Road closed.
20140630090000Jun 30, 2014
09:00
20140815170000Aug 15, 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 LAUDER ROAD  Southside/Newington
Between Dick Place and Grange Loan
Scotland Gas Networks

Mains replacement project.
Lane restrictions but maintaining two-way traffic as far as possible.
20140702090000Jul 2, 2014
09:00
20140826170000Aug 26, 2014
17:00
Click to view on map DRUM BRAE SOUTH B701 Drum Brae/Gyle
Between Drum Brae roundabout and Templeland Road
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway resurfacing.
Phases 1 and 2 - Drum Brae South closed northbound. Craigs Road, Corstorphine Bank Terrace and Templeland Road closed at Drum Brae South. Clermiston Road closed southbound Belgrave Road to St John's Road.
20140706090000Jul 6, 2014
09:00
20140808160000Aug 8, 2014
16:00
Click to view on map CLERMISTON ROAD  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
From Belgrave Street to St John's Road
City of Edinburgh Council

To facilitate diversions for Drum Brae South carriageway resurfacing.
Road closed southbound.
20140706090000Jul 6, 2014
09:00
20140808170000Aug 8, 2014
17:00
Click to view on map CALDER ROAD A71 Sighthill/Gorgie
At Bankhead roundabout
City of Edinburgh Council

Replacement of barriers.
Lane closures all approaches to roundabout. Bankhead Avenue closed northbound. Reduced to one lane citybound during off-peak hours from 15th July and 24/7 from 21st July.
20140707070000Jul 7, 2014
07:00
20140801160000Aug 1, 2014
16:00
Click to view on map COWGATEHEAD  City Centre
At foot of Candlemaker Row
City of Edinburgh Council

Installation of pedestrian refuge island and footway improvements.
Off-peak 3-way temporary traffic lights.
20140707090000Jul 7, 2014
09:00
20140729170000Jul 29, 2014
17:00
Click to view on map HOLYROOD PARK ROAD  Southside/Newington


Commonwealth Games events. Westbound carriageway closed, contraflow on eastbound side. No right turn into Pollock Halls or Commonwealth Pool car park.
20140713100000Jul 13, 2014
10:00
20140803235900Aug 3, 2014
23:59
Click to view on map FERRY ROAD A902 Forth
Granton Road to South Trinity Road including junction with Inverleith Row
Lafarge Tarmac for CEC

Footway resurfacing (north side).
Phase 1 - South Trinity Road closed. 3-way temporary traffic lights at Inverleith Row junction through peak periods.
20140714080000Jul 14, 2014
08:00
20140731170000Jul 31, 2014
17:00
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, pedestrian crossing at library out of use.
20140715093000Jul 15, 2014
09:30
20141031160000Oct 31, 2014
16:00
Click to view on map RAVELSTON DYKES  Inverleith
Between Crarae Avenue and Orchard Road South
Scotland Gas Networks

New gas supply.
Temporary traffic lights, pedestrian crossing out of use.
20140716093000Jul 16, 2014
09:30
20140730160000Jul 30, 2014
16:00
Click to view on map BABERTON AVENUE  Pentland Hills
At Lanark Road
Scottish Water

Sewer investigation works.
Road closed. Alternative route via Baberton Avenue - Woodhall Terrace - Foulis Crescent - Lanark Road.
20140717080000Jul 17, 2014
08:00
20140727170000Jul 27, 2014
17:00
Click to view on map OCEAN DRIVE  Leith
At junction with Commercial Street / Lindsay Road
BT

Installation of cable ducting. No works or restrictions Saturday 26th July.
Ocean Drive closed northbound with diversion signed via North Leith Sands. Temporary signals have been removed 24/07/14
20140720093000Jul 20, 2014
09:30
20140801210000Aug 1, 2014
21:00
Click to view on map CRAIGLEITH AVENUE SOUTH  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
At junction with Craigleith Crescent
Clancy Docwra

Cable works for Scottish Power.
Road closed with diversions as signed via Craigleith Crescent - Craigleith Avenue North - Craigleith Rise - Ravelston Dykes.
20140723000100Jul 23, 2014
00:01
20140727180000Jul 27, 2014
18:00
Click to view on map RICHMOND LANE  Southside/Newington
Between West Richmond Street and Gilmour Street
Other telecomms co.

Laying fibre-optic cable ducts.
Road closed. Diversion via West Richmond Street - Pleasance - Gilmour Street.
20140726080000Jul 26, 2014
08:00
20140726180000Jul 26, 2014
18:00
Click to view on map BONALY ROAD  Colinton/Fairmilehead
At Grant Avenue
Scotland Gas Networks

Mains replacement project.
Road closed to through traffic, local diversions as signed.
20140726080000Jul 26, 2014
08:00
20140727190000Jul 27, 2014
19:00
Click to view on map MCLEOD STREET  Sighthill/Gorgie


Hearts v Annan Athletic, kick-off 3pm. Mcleod Street closed, local parking restrictions as signed.
20140726140000Jul 26, 2014
14:00
20140726180000Jul 26, 2014
18:00
Click to view on map MORRISON STREET B700 City Centre
At EICC
Building contractor

Roof maintenance at EICC.
Morrison Street closed eastbound between Dewar Place and Semple Street.
20140727050000Jul 27, 2014
05:00
20140727220000Jul 27, 2014
22:00
Click to view on map EASTER ROAD  Leith Walk


Hibs v Dundee United, kick-off 2pm.
20140727130000Jul 27, 2014
13:00
20140727163000Jul 27, 2014
16:30
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