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
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WATER OF LEITH PATH AT DEAN VILLAGE
Various organisations

Landslip. Water of Leith path closed below Dean cemetery. https://osm.org/go/evfLJ2RkE-
2013030108000001-Mar-2013
08:00
2017123123590031-Dec-2017
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 - Unnamed Road -  Almond
Burnshot flyover at A90
City of Edinburgh Council

Unsafe bridge.
Flyover closed to all traffic. Cyclist and pedestrian diversion via A90 (N) off-slip - A90 underpass. Slip roads remain open, no restrictions between Kirkliston and *northbound* A90. Bridge demolition scheduled for weekend of 24 - 26/11/17.
2016112800010028-Nov-2016
00:01
2018071723590017-Jul-2018
23:59
Click to view on map NEWTON CHURCH ROAD  Midlothian
Between Millerhill Road and Edmonstone Road
Building contractor

Housing development.
Road closed to through traffic.
2017041708000017-Apr-2017
08:00
2017122916000029-Dec-2017
16:00
Click to view on map WEST REGISTER STREET  City Centre
At St Andrew Square
Building contractor

Building development project.
Road closed to through traffic.
2017042408000024-Apr-2017
08:00
2018123116000031-Dec-2018
16:00
Click to view on map DOUGLAS CRESCENT  City Centre
In its entirety
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing.
Road closed to through traffic.
2017050809000008-May-2017
09:00
2017122216000022-Dec-2017
16:00
Click to view on map LIBERTON ROAD A701 Liberton/Gilmerton
Between Gilmerton Road and Mid Liberton
Building contractor

Development works.
Lane closures and contraflow, east footway closed. Temporary pedestrian crossing at Mid Liberton.
2017061208000012-Jun-2017
08:00
2018073116000031-Jul-2018
16:00
Click to view on map QUEENSFERRY STREET LANE  City Centre
In its entirety
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway and footway resurfacing.
Road closed to through traffic.
2017070309000003-Jul-2017
09:00
2017122216000022-Dec-2017
16:00
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SAUGHTON PARK
Various organisations

Saughton Park regeneration project -http://bit.ly/2uUB5l0 Main path through park closed, alternative cyclist / pedestrian route signposted via Stevenson Road - Balgreen Road. Currently no car parking available at either Fords Road or Balgreen Road.
2017073109000031-Jul-2017
09:00
2018080116000001-Aug-2018
16:00
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LONDON ROAD / EASTER ROAD AREA
Various organisations

Gyratory traffic system installed between London Road - Montrose Terrace - Easter Road ahead of Leith Street closure. http://bit.ly/2w8RC9o
2017082010000020-Aug-2017
10:00
2018073116000031-Jul-2018
16:00
Click to view on map GEORGE STREET  City Centre
St Andrew Square to Hanover Street
Building contractor

Traffic management measures associated with Leith Street closure.
Road closed to westbound through traffic.
2017083109300031-Aug-2017
09:30
2018073116000031-Jul-2018
16:00
Click to view on map NORTH BRIDGE A7 City Centre
At Princes Street
Various organisations

Traffic management measures associated with Leith Street closure.
No left turn into Princes Street except for buses, taxis and cycles.
2017090205000002-Sep-2017
05:00
2018073116000031-Jul-2018
16:00
Click to view on map LEITH STREET A900 City Centre
Between Princes Street and Calton Road
Various organisations

St James area development project - http://bit.ly/2uIHSD1. Lothian Buses diversions at http://bit.ly/2fJLVs7
Road closed. Diversion via Waterloo Place - Regent Road to London Road gyratory.
2017090205000002-Sep-2017
05:00
2018073116000031-Jul-2018
16:00
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CRAIGMILLAR PARK AREA
SGN

Gas main renewal project. Phased road closures of East Suffolk Park, Suffolk Road, East Savile Road, East Suffolk Road, Ventnor Terrace, Crawfurd Road and Lygon Road.
2017090408000004-Sep-2017
08:00
2018033016000030-Mar-2018
16:00
Click to view on map POTTERROW  Southside/Newington
Between Marshall Street and Brighton Street
Building contractor

Building development project.
Lane closures and contraflow.
2017091108000011-Sep-2017
08:00
2018092817000028-Sep-2018
17:00
Click to view on map KING S STABLES ROAD  City Centre
Between Lady Wynd and King's Stables Lane
Various organisations

Building demolition and redevelopment.
Varying traffic arrangements including lane closures, parking restrictions and temporary traffic lights as required.
2017092308000023-Sep-2017
08:00
2019090116000001-Sep-2019
16:00
Click to view on map FIRRHILL CRESCENT  Colinton/Fairmilehead
At Firrhill Drive
SGN

Firrhill area gas main renewal project.
Lane closures, parking restrictions, temporary traffic lights and local road closures as required.
2017092609000026-Sep-2017
09:00
2018011316000013-Jan-2018
16:00
Click to view on map HAYMARKET TERRACE A8 City Centre
Between Apex Hotel and Haymarket junction
Scottish Water

Sewer replacement. Haymarket Terrace open both ways as of 11/12/17, work to resume 07/01/18. http://bit.ly/2uvFak2
Road closed to citybound traffic, diversion via Magdala Crescent - Eglinton Crescent - Palmerston Place. Magdala Crescent northbound only at Haymarket Terrace. 1-way system (clockwise) at Eglinton Crescent / Glencairn Crescent. Westbound traffic down to 1 lane.
2017100721000007-Oct-2017
21:00
2018063017000030-Jun-2018
17:00
Click to view on map SAUGHTON ROAD NORTH  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
Between Roull Road and Castle Avenue
Scottish Water

Major water main upgrade project phase 2a. 6 months work on Saughton Road North then Kirk Loan, across St John's Road and into Clermiston Road.
From 08/11/17 - road closed to through traffic between Roull Road and Castle Avenue. Dovecot Road, Meadowhouse Road, Roull Road, Castle Avenue, Tyler's Acre Road and Tyler's Acre Avenue closed. Single-lane access maintained to shops / car park at Roull Road.
2017101609300016-Oct-2017
09:30
2017121816000018-Dec-2017
16:00
Click to view on map CHESSER AVENUE  Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
In its entirety
Tarmac / CEC

Carriageway resurfacing (whole length) and traffic signals upgrade at Hutchison Road junction.
Lane closures in both directions. Temporary traffic lights at Hutchison Road / New Mart Road junction until 18/12/17. Footway works ongoing.
2017102307000023-Oct-2017
07:00
2017122217000022-Dec-2017
17:00
Click to view on map GEORGE STREET  City Centre


Edinburgh's Christmas events. George Street closed between Charlotte Square and *east* side of Castle Street junction. Temporary cycle facilities installed, loading permitted on north side 6.30 - 9.30am each day.
2017103008000030-Oct-2017
08:00
2018011822000018-Jan-2018
22:00
Click to view on map BARNTON AVENUE  Almond
From the pedestrian / cycle gate to Cramond Road South
Scottish Power

Cable installation.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights. Work to be suspended for Christmas / New Year, crossing of Cramond Road South to be done early January.
2017103009000030-Oct-2017
09:00
2018011316000013-Jan-2018
16:00
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BILSTON AREA
Scottish Water

Water main upgrade. Details at http://bit.ly/2hq6Cr7
Various lane closures, road closures and temporary traffic lights as required. Bush Farm Road clsoed at A703 from 06/12/17 for 3 weeks. Meadow Place closed at A701 from 08/01/18 for 4 weeks.
2017110608000006-Nov-2017
08:00
2018041316000013-Apr-2018
16:00
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SPYLAW AREA
SGN

Gas main renewal project.
Phased road closures of Ettrick Road, Spylaw Road, South Gillsland Road, Gray's Loan, Gillsland Road, Napier Road, Merchiston Avenue and Polwarth Terrace. Other lane closures and parking restrictions as signed.
2017110608000006-Nov-2017
08:00
2018042717000027-Apr-2018
17:00
Click to view on map SAUGHTON ROAD NORTH  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
Between Kirk Loan and Sycamore Gardens
Scottish Water

Water main renewal project. Opened on 15th Dec.
Road now open
2017110910000009-Nov-2017
10:00
2017121816000018-Dec-2017
16:00
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PENNYWELL / DRYLAW AREA
SGN

Gas main renewal project. Indicative dates, no road closures until Silverknowes roundabout work is complete.
Staggered road closures on Pennywell Road, Ferry Road service road and Groathill Road North. Temporary traffic lights as required on Ferry Road. Pennywell Road closed southbound from 23/11/17.
2017111309000013-Nov-2017
09:00
2018062916000029-Jun-2018
16:00
Click to view on map - A Road - A71 Pentland Hills
Between Addiston Farm Road and Dalmahoy Road
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway resurfacing.
Off-peak lane closures and temporary traffic lights. Progress delayed by significant additional unexpected work to verges. Additional evening work being considered for week commencing 18/12/17.
2017111309300013-Nov-2017
09:30
2017122216000022-Dec-2017
16:00
Click to view on map BREAD STREET  City Centre
Between Lothian Road and Spittal Street
Scottish Water

Mains replacement project.
Westbound (bus) lane closed.
2017111309300013-Nov-2017
09:30
2017122016000020-Dec-2017
16:00
Click to view on map BRAID ROAD  Meadows/Morningside
Between Braid Farm Road and Riselaw Road
SGN

Gas main renewal project.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights. Side roads closed as required.
2017111708000017-Nov-2017
08:00
2018020916000009-Feb-2018
16:00
Click to view on map OLD DALKEITH ROAD A7 Liberton/Gilmerton
Between Fernieside Drive and Little France Drive
Cityfibre

Cable installation for connection to BioQuarter.
Temporary traffic lights 20 - 27/11/17 then southbound lane closure.
2017112009300020-Nov-2017
09:30
2017122216000022-Dec-2017
16:00
Click to view on map PENNYWELL ROAD  Forth
Various organisations

Gas main renewal project (SGN) and carriageway resurfacing (City of Edinburgh Council). Bus diversion details at http://bit.ly/2zYvEIs
Road closed to southbound traffic.
2017112309000023-Nov-2017
09:00
2017122217000022-Dec-2017
17:00
Click to view on map BELLEVUE GARDENS  Leith Walk
In its entirety
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway and footway resurfacing, street lighting renewal.
Lane closures and parking restrictions. Full road closure for around 1 week, exact date TBC. Work to finish 22/12/17 and resume 08/01/18.
2017112709010027-Nov-2017
09:01
2018012117000021-Jan-2018
17:00
Click to view on map - A Road - A90 Almond
At Burnshot junction
City of Edinburgh Council

Installation of permanent footway and cycleway on northbound A90.
Northbound inside lane and off-slip to Burnshot closed 9.30am - 4pm each week day.
2017112710000027-Nov-2017
10:00
2017121916000019-Dec-2017
16:00
Click to view on map HENDERSON ROW B900 Inverleith
Between Edinburgh Academy and Perth Street
SGN

Installation of new gas supply.
Excavation in eastbound carriageway, traffic 'give-and-take' system in operation.
2017112710000027-Nov-2017
10:00
2017122916000029-Dec-2017
16:00
Click to view on map THE CITY OF EDINBURGH BY-PASS A720 Colinton/Fairmilehead
At Dreghorn
Amey

Drainage improvements.
Westbound off-slip closed 8pm - 6am each night. Diversion via Baberton and return.
2017120320000003-Dec-2017
20:00
2017122206000022-Dec-2017
06:00
Click to view on map ORCHARD BRAE  Inverleith
Between Orchard Brae Avenue and Comely Bank
Cityfibre

Broadband cable installations / connections.
Phase 1 - 3-way temporary traffic lights at Orchard Brae Avenue. Phase 2 - lane closure and temporary traffic lights. Phase 3 - TBC, lane closure south east corner of roundabout at Comely Bank, possible southbound road closure. 1 week per phase.
2017120408300004-Dec-2017
08:30
2017122216000022-Dec-2017
16:00
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BUSH FARM ROAD
Scottish Water

Water main renewal.
Road closed between A703 Seafield Moor Road and the Midlothian Innovation Centre.
2017120608000006-Dec-2017
08:00
2017122916000029-Dec-2017
16:00
Click to view on map WOODHALL ROAD  Colinton/Fairmilehead
Mid-way between Barnshot Road and West Mill Road
SGN

Gas main maintenance.
Temporary traffic lights proposed but expect some carriageway occupation.
2017120709300007-Dec-2017
09:30
2017122116000021-Dec-2017
16:00
Click to view on map LANARK ROAD WEST A70 Pentland Hills
Between Curriehill Road and Riccarton Mains Road
BT

Installation cable ducting.
Off-peak lane closures and 2-way temporary traffic lights.
2017120809300008-Dec-2017
09:30
2017121916000019-Dec-2017
16:00
Click to view on map - A Road - A90 Almond
From Burnshot junction northwards for around 2km
Amey

Works associated with Traffic Scotland variable message sign at Dalmeny.
Nortbound inside lane closed, off-peak hours only.
2017121109300011-Dec-2017
09:30
2017122215300022-Dec-2017
15:30
Click to view on map TRINITY CRESCENT A901 Forth
At Trinity Road
SGN

Installation of new gas supply.
Lane closures and 3-way temporary traffic lights.
2017121208000012-Dec-2017
08:00
2017122016000020-Dec-2017
16:00
Click to view on map KIRK LOAN  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
At Saughton Road North
Scottish Water

Water main renewal project.
Road closed.
2017121310000013-Dec-2017
10:00
2017122216000022-Dec-2017
16:00
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CENTRAL EDINBURGH


Edinburgh's Hogmanay Street Party. Widespread road closures and parking restrictions. Preparatory work starts 14/12/17. Details at http://bit.ly/2gHcb4R
2017121408000014-Dec-2017
08:00
2018010520000005-Jan-2018
20:00
Click to view on map SOUTHFIELD ROAD WEST  Craigentinny/Duddingston
Between Dudddingston Avenue and Southfield Gardens West
SGN

Gas main connection.
Road closed.
2017121408000014-Dec-2017
08:00
2017121816000018-Dec-2017
16:00
Click to view on map KING S STABLES ROAD  City Centre


Hogmanay Street Party preparations and de-rig. Road closed between Lothian Road and NCP car park (except 23/12/17 - 27/12/17).
2017121408000014-Dec-2017
08:00
2018010520000005-Jan-2018
20:00
Click to view on map COLINTON ROAD  Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
At Craiglockhart crossroads
Scottish Power

Urgent cable repairs. Completion date TBC.
Eastbound inside lane closure (left turn lane for Craiglockhart Avenue).
2017121409300014-Dec-2017
09:30
2017122216000022-Dec-2017
16:00
Click to view on map DUNDEE STREET  Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
Between Yeamen Place and Fowler Terrace
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway repairs at bus stop.
Lane closures and 2-way temporary traffic lights
2017121807000018-Dec-2017
07:00
2017121916000019-Dec-2017
16:00
Click to view on map HUTCHISON AVENUE  Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
At Hutchison Terrace
City of Edinburgh Council

Resurfacing works.
Parking, waiting and unloading restrictions.
2017121808000018-Dec-2017
08:00
2017122117000021-Dec-2017
17:00
Click to view on map BLACKFORD AVENUE  Southside/Newington
At St Alban's Road
BT

Installation of broadband cables, ducting and cabinet.
Southbound lane closure for temporary walkway, St Alban's Road closed.
2017121809300018-Dec-2017
09:30
2017122217000022-Dec-2017
17:00
Click to view on map UPPER GRAY STREET  Southside/Newington
At Duncan Street
BT

Ironwork repairs.
Road closed to northbound traffic, local diversions as signed.
2017121809300018-Dec-2017
09:30
2017122216000022-Dec-2017
16:00
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