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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
PICARDY AREA
Laing O'Rourke

Redevelopment of St James centre and redesign of Picardy junction.
Interim road layout with frequent alterations as work progresses. Temporary lane closures and pedestrian crossing facilities, road closures as required by the project.
20160104080000Jan 4, 2016
08:00
20201031170000Oct 31, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map LEITH STREET A900 City Centre
Building contractor

Redevelopment of St James' area. http://www.edinburghstjames.com/
No left turn from Leith Street into Waterloo Place (except for cyclists). No right turn into or out of Calton Road.
20180728080000Jul 28, 2018
08:00
20200630160000Jun 30, 2020
16:00
Click to view on map EAST MARKET STREET  City Centre
At Jeffrey Street
City of Edinburgh Council

Periodic inspection of North Bridge scaffolding.
Overnight 3-way temporary traffic lights 1 night per week.
20180901190000Sep 1, 2018
19:00
20201030070000Oct 30, 2020
07:00
Click to view on map CALTON ROAD  City Centre
Between Waverley Station and New Street
Contractor not specified

Rockface repairs. Completion date TBC.
2-way temporary traffic lights.
20181001090000Oct 1, 2018
09:00
20191206160000Dec 6, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map BRIGHTON PLACE  Portobello/Craigmillar
City of Edinburgh Council

Reconstruction of setted carriageway.
Road closed to through traffic between Rosefield Place and Baileyfield Road (temporary traffic lights at Rosefield Place).
20190107070000Jan 7, 2019
07:00
20191129160000Nov 29, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map BRUNSTANE ROAD  Portobello/Craigmillar
Between Brunstane Gardens and Joppa Station Place (over the rail bridge)
City of Edinburgh Council

To facilitate traffic flow during closure of Brighton Place.
Road closed to through traffic.
20190310090000Mar 10, 2019
09:00
20191129160000Nov 29, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map - A Road - A90 Almond
Between Cramond Brig and north of Burnshot junction
City of Edinburgh Council

Construction of new Burnshot bridge.
40mph speed restriction in both directions.
20190419000100Apr 19, 2019
00:01
20200418235900Apr 18, 2020
23:59
Click to view on map ROSE STREET  City Centre
Between Hanover Street and Frederick Street
City of Edinburgh Council

Public space improvements including laying of new setts. Phase 1 until 26/07/19.
Various lane and road closures as signed, more details to follow.
20190506090000May 6, 2019
09:00
20200403170000Apr 3, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map LANARK ROAD WEST A70 Pentland Hills
Working from Main Street / Johnsburn Road to Somerville Road
Scottish Water

Installation of new water main.
Multiple phases. From 14/10/19 3-way temporary traffic lights between Bridge Road and Somerville Road.
20190520080000May 20, 2019
08:00
20191221170000Dec 21, 2019
17:00
Click to view on map STENHOUSE MILL LANE  Sighthill/Gorgie
At the footpath leading to Longstone Road
City of Edinburgh Council

Unsafe building repairs
Footpath closed to pedestrians & cyclists, local diversions via Stenhouse Road - Calder Road - Longstone Road or Gorgie Road - Chesser Ave - Slateford Road - Inglis Green Road.
20190627120000Jun 27, 2019
12:00
20200126160000Jan 26, 2020
16:00
Click to view on map  
STATION ROAD AREA, QUEENSFERRY
SGN

Gas main renewal. Lane closures, temporary traffic lights and road closures as required - Burgess Road, The Loan, Kirkliston Road, Loch Road, Station Road (from 07/10/19), Morison Gardens, Ashburnam Road and High Street.
20190902080000Sep 2, 2019
08:00
20191206170000Dec 6, 2019
17:00
Click to view on map ST JOHN S ROAD A8 Corstorphine/Murrayfield
Between Pinkhill and Kirk Loan (working westwards)
SGN

Gas main renewal. During w/c 18/11/19 work will revert to Pinkhill and continue westwards on the south side of the A8.
Lane closures / contraflow. Belgrave Road and Station Road closed as required (likely to be January / February 2020).
20190909093000Sep 9, 2019
09:30
20200327160000Mar 27, 2020
16:00
Click to view on map QUEENSFERRY ROAD A90 Inverleith
Between Orchard Drive and Queensferry Terrace
SGN

Gas main renewal.
Lane closures / contraflow. Queensferry Terrace, Belford Avenue and Belford Gardens reopened 11/11/19.
20190916090000Sep 16, 2019
09:00
20191220160000Dec 20, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map  
M8 at J4
Amey

Concrete repairs, installation of combined drainage, waterproofing, central barrier replacement, joint replacement and carriageway surfacing. https://bit.ly/2krKilH
Lane closures.
20190916200000Sep 16, 2019
20:00
20191209060000Dec 9, 2019
06:00
Click to view on map HARRISON ROAD  Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
Working from Slateford Road to the canal bridge
SGN

Gas main renewal.
Temporary traffic lights, Harrison Gardens and West Bryson Road closed as required.
20190923093000Sep 23, 2019
09:30
20191220170000Dec 20, 2019
17:00
Click to view on map SOUTHFIELD PLACE  Portobello/Craigmillar
Between Rail bridge and Stanley Street
City of Edinburgh Council

Resurfacing works - as part of Brighton Place reconstruction of sett carriageway. *Stanley Street also closed from 01/11/19.
Road closed, local diversions as signed.
20191001093000Oct 1, 2019
09:30
20191129160000Nov 29, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map BRIDGE ROAD B701 Colinton/Fairmilehead
Between Spylaw Street and Colinton Road then into Redford Road
SGN

Gas main renewal.
3-way temporary traffic lights at Thorburn Road / Redford Road. Westgarth Avenue reopened 17/11/19. Phase 3 - Redford Road closed with works progressing along Redford Road to Dreghorn Link using lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
20191012093000Oct 12, 2019
09:30
20200430170000Apr 30, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map WESTFIELD ROAD  Sighthill/Gorgie
Roseburn Street to Stevenson Road
Scottish Power

Installation of new cabling.
11/11/19 - work will resume in the new year. Rolling programme with lane closures and temporary traffic lights. No access to / from Gorgie Road during final phase.
20191020080000Oct 20, 2019
08:00
20200229170000Feb 29, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map CLIFTONHALL ROAD B7030 Almond
At the rail bridge between Claylands Road and Newbridge Industrial Estate
Network Rail

Bridge repairs.
Road closed. Ratho village unsuitable as a diversion *all traffic* diverted via A71 - A720 - Glasgow Road and vice versa.
20191021080000Oct 21, 2019
08:00
20191220170000Dec 20, 2019
17:00
Click to view on map BROOMHOUSE AVENUE  Sighthill/Gorgie
Between Broomhouse Drive and Broomhouse Place North
Scottish Water

Water main installaion affecting Broomhouse Avenue, Broomhouse Medway, Broomhouse Park, Broomhouse Place North, Broomhouse Street North and Broomhouse Road.
Lane closures and parking restrictions, side roads closed as required.
20191021090000Oct 21, 2019
09:00
20191217170000Dec 17, 2019
17:00
Click to view on map LADYWELL AVENUE  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
Between Dovecot Road and Broomhall Avenue
SGN

Gas main renewal.
Road closed to through traffic, initially between Castle Avenue and Broomhall Avenue. Broomhall Crescent, Broomlea Crescent and Castle Avenue closed as required.
20191021090000Oct 21, 2019
09:00
20191213170000Dec 13, 2019
17:00
Click to view on map WESTER HAILES ROAD B701 Pentland Hills
At the rail bridge at Westside Plaza
Network Rail

Bridge refurbishment. Bus diversion details at https://bit.ly/36NlMic
Offside lane closures in both directions. Road closed to southbound traffic between Murrayburn Road and Harvesters Way and no exit from Plaza car park 10pm - 9am each Saturday night between 26/10 and 07/12.
20191026220000Oct 26, 2019
22:00
20191220170000Dec 20, 2019
17:00
Click to view on map LASSWADE ROAD  Liberton/Gilmerton
At Lang Loan
Building contractor

Utility connections for housing development and carriageway resurfacing.
3-way temporary traffic lights.
20191028093000Oct 28, 2019
09:30
20191223170000Dec 23, 2019
17:00
Click to view on map MORRISON STREET B700 City Centre
Semple Street to Lothian Road
Scottish Power

Cable repairs, completion date TBC.
Inside lane closed.
20191102100000Nov 2, 2019
10:00
20191122170000Nov 22, 2019
17:00
Click to view on map BROOMHOUSE ROAD B701 Sighthill/Gorgie
Between Calder Road and Sighthil Wynd
Utility company

Utility connections at Keepmoat development.
West footway closed.
20191104090000Nov 4, 2019
09:00
20191206170000Dec 6, 2019
17:00
Click to view on map ST LEONARD S STREET  Southside/Newington
At St Leonard's Lane
SGN

Gas main renewal.
2-way temporary traffic lights, St Leonard's Lane closed.
20191104090000Nov 4, 2019
09:00
20191201170000Dec 1, 2019
17:00
Click to view on map CASTLE STREET  City Centre


Edinburgh's Christmas. Castle Street closed between George Street and Rose Street. Loading permitted 6.30am - 9.30am each day.
20191106080000Nov 6, 2019
08:00
20191228200000Dec 28, 2019
20:00
Click to view on map LONDON ROAD A1 Craigentinny/Duddingston
At Meadowbank Terrace
Building contractor

Meadowbank Stadium development works. Completion date TBC.
Eastbound lane closure.
20191107093000Nov 7, 2019
09:30
20191130160000Nov 30, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map BRUNSWICK ROAD  Leith Walk
At Allanfield
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway resurfacing.
Road closed, local diversions as signed.
20191111090000Nov 11, 2019
09:00
20191121160000Nov 21, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map MAYFIELD ROAD  Southside/Newington
Between West Savile Terrace and Liberton Road
SGN

Lane closures, temporary traffic lights and side-road closures as required. Pre-Christmas - Gordon Terrace, Blackbarony Road, Ross Road and Hallhead Road closed in turn.
Gas main renewal project.
20191111093000Nov 11, 2019
09:30
20200229170000Feb 29, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map PORTOBELLO ROAD A1140 Craigentinny/Duddingston
Between Jock's Lodge and Piershill
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing.
Nearside lane closure in both directions.
20191111093000Nov 11, 2019
09:30
20191214160000Dec 14, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map INVERLEITH ROW B901 Inverleith
Opposite Royston Terrace
SGN

Gas leak repairs, duration TBC.
Northbound lane closure.
20191112190000Nov 12, 2019
19:00
20191122160000Nov 22, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map MAGDALENE MEDWAY  Portobello/Craigmillar
BT

Installation of new cable ducts.
Road closed to through traffic.
20191113093000Nov 13, 2019
09:30
20191121160000Nov 21, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map QUEEN STREET  City Centre
At Hanover Street / Queen Street Gardens East
City of Edinburgh Council

Temporary traffic management measures during westbound closure of York Place.
New right turn signal from Queen Street Gardens East into Queen Street. No right turn from northbound Hanover Street into eastbound Queen Street.
20191115120000Nov 15, 2019
12:00
20191201200000Dec 1, 2019
20:00
Click to view on map YORK PLACE  City Centre
Picardy to Elder Street
Laing O'Rourke

Carriageway realignment and surfacing work. Bus diversions at https://bit.ly/33SjNHp
Road closed to westbound traffic. No access to York Place or Broughton Street from London Road / Leith Walk or Leith Street. Diversion signed via Annandale Street - East London Street - Broughton Street - Albany Street - Queen Street Gardens East.
20191115220000Nov 15, 2019
22:00
20191201200000Dec 1, 2019
20:00
Click to view on map CONSTITUTION STREET A900 Leith
Trams to Newhaven

Construction of tram extension - https://bit.ly/34reWgc. Bus diversion details at https://bit.ly/2Cr3XaG
Road closed between Foot of the Walk and Coatfield Lane and between Queen Charlotte Street and Tower Street. Access maintained from Laurie Street to Kirkgate House car park. East footway closed adjacent to South Leith Parish Church.
20191116050000Nov 16, 2019
05:00
20210430170000Apr 30, 2021
17:00
Click to view on map LANARK ROAD WEST A70 Pentland Hills
At Ravelrig Road / Ravelrig Wynd
Scottish Power

Urgent cable repairs, duration TBC.
4-way temporary traffic lights.
20191116080000Nov 16, 2019
08:00
20191129160000Nov 29, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map WAVERLEY BRIDGE  City Centre


Edinburgh's Christmas. Waverley Bridge closed to vehicle traffic (pedestrian access only) 11am - 5pm each Saturday and Sunday. Airlink buses relocated to south side of St Andrew Square, Tour buses to George Street, temporary taxi rank on Market Street.
20191116110000Nov 16, 2019
11:00
20200105170000Jan 5, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map RANNOCH ROAD  Drum Brae/Gyle
Cityfibre

Daily road closures affecting Ransome Gardens, Rannoch Road and Fox Covert Avenue in turn.
Installation of telecomms cabling and ducting.
20191118083000Nov 18, 2019
08:30
20191213180000Dec 13, 2019
18:00
Click to view on map LEITH WALK A900 Leith Walk
Between Crown Street and Lorne Street
Trams to Newhaven

Enabling works for tram extension.
Lane closures between Crown Street and Lorne Street, 3-way temporary traffic lights at Smith's Place. Crown Place closed, access to Tesco via Easter Road.
20191118090000Nov 18, 2019
09:00
20200328170000Mar 28, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map BOSWALL AVENUE  Forth
City of Edinburgh Council

Tree trimming.
Road closed each day.
20191118090000Nov 18, 2019
09:00
20191122160000Nov 22, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map PARKGROVE DRIVE  Drum Brae/Gyle
Cityfibre

Installation of telecomms cabling and ducting across the Parkgrove estate affecting Parkgrove Drive, Avenue, Gardens, Neuk, View, Terrace, Crescent, Bank, Row and Green.
Restricted access and parking restrictions as signed.
20191118090000Nov 18, 2019
09:00
20191220160000Dec 20, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map LASSWADE ROAD  Liberton/Gilmerton
At Yewlands Gardens
Cityfibre

Cable and ducting installation. *20/11/19 - works to be removed ASAP*
Temporary traffic lights.
20191118093000Nov 18, 2019
09:30
20191129160000Nov 29, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map GLENVARLOCH CRESCENT  Liberton/Gilmerton
At Greenmantle Loan
Cityfibre

Cable works.
Road closed, local diversions as signed.
20191118093000Nov 18, 2019
09:30
20191122160000Nov 22, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map CURRIEHILL ROAD  Pentland Hills
At Pentland View
City of Edinburgh Council

Installation of electricity services.
3-way temporary traffic lights.
20191118093000Nov 18, 2019
09:30
20191124005100Nov 24, 2019
00:51
Click to view on map LEITH WALK A900 Leith Walk
Between Pilrig Street and Brunswick Road
Trams to Newhaven

Enabling works for tram extension. https://bit.ly/2Xq2CdV
Citybound lane closures but 2-way traffic maintained. Albert Street closed, parking suspensions and bus stop closures as signed. Traffic management installed during Monday 18/11/19 with work commencing on Tuesday.
20191118100000Nov 18, 2019
10:00
20200328160000Mar 28, 2020
16:00
Click to view on map LEITH WALK A900 Leith Walk
Between Lorne Street and Pilrig Street
Trams to Newhaven

Enabling work for tram extension. https://bit.ly/2Xq2CdV
Citybound lane closures but 2-way traffic maintained. Dalmeny Street closed, parking suspensions and bus stop closures as signed. Traffic management installed during Monday 18/11/19 with work commencing on Tuesday.
20191118100000Nov 18, 2019
10:00
20200328160000Mar 28, 2020
16:00
Click to view on map LEITH WALK A900 Leith Walk
Between Brunswick Road and London Road
Trams to Newhaven

Enabling works for tram extension. https://bit.ly/2Xq2CdV
Citybound lane closures but 2-way traffic maintained. Montgomery Street closed, parking suspensions and bus stop closures as signed. Traffic management installed during Monday 18/11/19 with work commencing on Tuesday.
20191118110000Nov 18, 2019
11:00
20200328160000Mar 28, 2020
16:00
Click to view on map THE CITY OF EDINBURGH BYPASS A720 Drum Brae/Gyle
Gogar to Hermiston Gait
Amey

Overnight maintenance work.
Road closed to eastbound traffic 8pm - 6am for 6 nights.
20191118200000Nov 18, 2019
20:00
20191123060000Nov 23, 2019
06:00
Click to view on map SUMMERHALL CRESCENT A700 Southside/Newington
At Melville Terrace / Sciennes
BT

Cabling work 9pm - 6am each night.
Lane closures. Right turns prohibited: Summerhall into Melville Terrace / Sciennes, Sciennes into Summerhall and Melville Terrace into Summerhall.
20191118210000Nov 18, 2019
21:00
20191121060000Nov 21, 2019
06:00
Click to view on map  
COLINTON / FAIRMILEHEAD WARD
City of Edinburgh Council

Surface dressing and ironwork adjustments. Restricted access and parking suspensions as signed on Winton Drive, Swanston View, Redford Neuk, Redford Bank, Redford Place and Bonaly Brae.
20191119073000Nov 19, 2019
07:30
20191126183000Nov 26, 2019
18:30
Click to view on map NIDDRIE MARISCHAL ROAD  Portobello/Craigmillar
Between Niddrie Mains Road and Niddrie House Drive
SGN

Gas main renewal.
Road closed.
20191119090000Nov 19, 2019
09:00
20200131170000Jan 31, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map GLASGOW ROAD A8 Almond


AgriScot at Royal Highland Centre (9am - 5.30pm Wednesday). Hallyards Road closed at A8, event traffic management in place around the venue.
20191119200000Nov 19, 2019
20:00
20191121060000Nov 21, 2019
06:00
Click to view on map - A Road - A90 Almond
At Burnshot junction
City of Edinburgh Council

Overnight work to remove temporary service bridge.
A90 carriageway closed in both directions, short diversion via Burnshot off- and on-slips. 8pm - 5am for 2 nights.
20191119200000Nov 19, 2019
20:00
20191121050000Nov 21, 2019
05:00
Click to view on map KIRK BRAE  Liberton/Gilmerton
At Kenilworth Drive
Scottish Power

Urgent cable repairs. Duration TBC.
4-way temporary traffic lights.
20191120080000Nov 20, 2019
08:00
20191203170000Dec 3, 2019
17:00
Click to view on map BOSWALL PARKWAY  Forth
At Wardie Crescent
BT

Installation of new cable ducts. Bus diversions - https://bit.ly/2O5vMfg
2-way temporary traffic lights, Boswall Loan and Grierson Road closed.
20191120093000Nov 20, 2019
09:30
20191124160000Nov 24, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map OLD DALKEITH ROAD A7 Liberton/Gilmerton
At Little France Drive
Scottish Power

Cable jointing.
Citybound lane closure.
20191120093000Nov 20, 2019
09:30
20191122160000Nov 22, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map  
A1 (N)
Amey

Overnight trial hole works.
Road closed Tranent to Wallyford, 8pm - 6am for 2 nights.
20191120200000Nov 20, 2019
20:00
20191122060000Nov 22, 2019
06:00
Click to view on map ST GILES STREET  City Centre


Event. St Giles' Street and West Parliament Square closed.
20191121073000Nov 21, 2019
07:30
20191121170000Nov 21, 2019
17:00
Click to view on map FOUNTAINBRIDGE  Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
Between Gilmore Park and Grove Street
Building contractor

Trial holes.
Lane closures / contraflow to accommodate temporary pedestrian walkway on south side. Westbound bus stop closed, please use nearest alternative.
20191121093000Nov 21, 2019
09:30
20191124160000Nov 24, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map INVERLEITH ROW B901 Inverleith
At Inverleith Terrace lane
Utility company

Water main connection.
3-way temporary traffic lights.
20191121093000Nov 21, 2019
09:30
20191125160000Nov 25, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map GREENBANK CRESCENT  Meadows/Morningside
Between Greenbank Loan and Greenbank Park
Scottish Water

Carriageway repairs.
Off-peak temporary traffic lights.
20191121093000Nov 21, 2019
09:30
20191121160000Nov 21, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map BRUNTSFIELD PLACE A702 Meadows/Morningside
Between Viewforth Gardens and Leamington Terrace
Scottish Power

Carriageway repairs.
2-way temporary traffic lights, Leamington Terrace closed.
20191121093000Nov 21, 2019
09:30
20191205160000Dec 5, 2019
16:00
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