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 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

Building development.
Temporary traffic lights. Road closed 25/05 - 29/05 for water main connections.
20140421000100Apr 21, 2014
00:01
20150930235900Sep 30, 2015
23:59
Click to view on map PEFFERMILL ROAD A6095 Portobello/Craigmillar
Between Craigmillar Castle Gardens and Kings Haugh
Network Rail

Replacement of railway bridge.
Lane and parking restrictions as signed. Temporary traffic lights as required.
20140505080000May 5, 2014
08:00
20150601170000Jun 1, 2015
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 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 YORK LANE  City Centre
Between York Street and Dublin Street Lane South
Building contractor

To accommodate site compound for development of 44 York Place.
Road closed.
20140927000100Sep 27, 2014
00:01
20151121235900Nov 21, 2015
23:59
Click to view on map DEAN PARK CRESCENT  Inverleith
Between Learmonth Terrace and Dean Street
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing.
Lane closures and parking restrictions.
20141110093000Nov 10, 2014
09:30
20150529160000May 29, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map NORTHFIELD ROAD  Craigentinny/Duddingston
As signed
SGN

Gas main replacement project affecting Piershill Square West, Piershill Place, Baronscourt Road and Terrace, Willowbrae Gardens, Northfield Road, Avenue, Broadway, Square, Gardens and Drive.
Lane closures and parking restrictions.
20141124000100Nov 24, 2014
00:01
20150701235900Jul 1, 2015
23:59
Click to view on map MEADOW PLACE ROAD B701 Drum Brae/Gyle
Between Broomhall Gardens and Forrester High School
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway and carriageway resurfacing.
Off-peak temporary traffic lights.
20141207093000Dec 7, 2014
09:30
20150529160000May 29, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map RUSSELL ROAD  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
At rail bridge
Network Rail

Installation of bridge protection systems.
Road closed to through traffic. Pedestrian and cycle access maintained.
20150122070000Jan 22, 2015
07:00
20150719180000Jul 19, 2015
18:00
Click to view on map CRANSTON STREET  City Centre
In its entirety
Building contractor

Building development works.
Road open southbound only and no right turn into High Street. East Market Street open westbound only between New Street and Cranston Street.
20150209060000Feb 9, 2015
06:00
20160226160000Feb 26, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map LEITH WALK A900 Leith
Crown Place to (and including) Foot of the Walk junction
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway and footway resurfacing and junction improvements.
Various arrangements including temporary traffic lights and side road closures. Constitution Street closed at Foot of the Walk for duration of works.
20150216090000Feb 16, 2015
09:00
20150601170000Jun 1, 2015
17:00
Click to view on map WAVERLEY BRIDGE  City Centre
In its entirety
City of Edinburgh Council

Pedestrian improvements. http://ow.ly/JuMzF
Lane and parking restrictions.
20150224060000Feb 24, 2015
06:00
20150529160000May 29, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map  
South Side including Buccleuch Street, St Leonard's Street, Hope Park Crescent and surrounding routes
Lafarge Tarmac for CEC

Meadows to Innocent Path cycleway upgrade.
Temporary traffic lights and road closures as required. Rankeillor Street and Montague Street closed at St Leonard's Street.
20150309090000Mar 9, 2015
09:00
20150612160000Jun 12, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map STANLEY STREET  Portobello/Craigmillar
In its entirety (various locations)
Scottish Power

Cable works.
Temporary traffic lights.
20150309093000Mar 9, 2015
09:30
20150529160000May 29, 2015
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 GILMERTON DYKES DRIVE  Liberton/Gilmerton
Between Gilmerton Dykes Street and Gilmerton Dykes Loan
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing.
Road closed to through traffic, local diversions as signed.
20150316090000Mar 16, 2015
09:00
20150605160000Jun 5, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map DALKEITH ROAD A7 Southside/Newington
Between Bernard Terrace and Mayfield Terrace
SGN

Gas main repairs.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
20150316093000Mar 16, 2015
09:30
20150529160000May 29, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map RANKIN DRIVE  Southside/Newington
Between Mayfield Road and Langton Road
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing.
Lane closures and parking restrictions.
20150330093000Mar 30, 2015
09:30
20150529160000May 29, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map BUILYEON ROAD A904 Almond
At Bo'ness Road
Transport Scotland

Construction of Forth Replacement Crossing.
No right turn from Builyeon Road into Bo'ness Road.
20150406000100Apr 6, 2015
00:01
20150630235900Jun 30, 2015
23:59
Click to view on map BLAIR STREET  City Centre
Between Hunter Square and Cowgate
Building contractor

Building development works.
Lane and parking restrictions as signed.
20150406080000Apr 6, 2015
08:00
20151023160000Oct 23, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map NEWHAILES ROAD A6095 East Lothian
Roundabout at Newcraighall Road
Scottish Power

No details available on nature of work.
Temporary traffic lights.
20150410140000Apr 10, 2015
14:00
20150531160000May 31, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map DRUMMOND STREET  City Centre
At South Bridge
Utility company

Installation of power cables and ducting.
Road closed. Lane closures and contraflow on South Bridge as required.
20150414080000Apr 14, 2015
08:00
20150719160000Jul 19, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map LEITH WALK A900 Leith Walk
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 BRUNTSFIELD PLACE A702 Meadows/Morningside
Between Leamington Terrace and Holy Corner
Lafarge Tarmac for CEC

Carriageway resurfacing.
Overnight works with lane closures and temporary traffic lights. Adjoining roads closed as required. Sunday to Thursday nights, 7pm - 6.30am. Further works at Holy Corner from Monday 25/05/15 - no access to Bruntsfield from Colinton Road for 4 nights.
20150426190000Apr 26, 2015
19:00
20150529060000May 29, 2015
06:00
Click to view on map VIEWFORTH  Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
Between Dundee Street and Horne Terrace
Building contractor

Installation of retaining wall (no weekend works or restrictions).
Temporary traffic lights and parking restrictions as sigend.
20150504080000May 4, 2015
08:00
20150605170000Jun 5, 2015
17:00
Click to view on map NEWCRAIGHALL ROAD A6095 Portobello/Craigmillar
Near Newcraighall Fire Station
Network Rail

Bridge repairs following vehicle strike on 05/05/15.
Road reopened 18/05/15. Further repair work required to rail bridge, traffic management to be advised.
20150505080100May 5, 2015
08:01
20150528235900May 28, 2015
23:59
Click to view on map MINTO STREET A701 Southside/Newington
At East / West Mayfield
City of Edinburgh Council

Junction upgrade.
East and West Mayfield closed at Minto Street; lane closures on Minto Street.
20150505090000May 5, 2015
09:00
20150626160000Jun 26, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map CRAIGENTINNY ROAD  Craigentinny/Duddingston
Various locations, plus Wakefield Avenue
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway resurfacing.
Off-peak temporary traffic lights.
20150505093000May 5, 2015
09:30
20150622160000Jun 22, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map MONTAGUE STREET  Southside/Newington
At St Leonard's Street
Lafarge Tarmac for CEC

Carriageway reconstruction.
Road closed; temporary traffic lights on St Leonard's Street.
20150506093000May 6, 2015
09:30
20150601160000Jun 1, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map DRUM BRAE DRIVE  Drum Brae/Gyle
In its entirety
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway resurfacing (starting with kerb and gully works).
Temporary traffic lights. Junction at Drum Brae South closed 21/06/15.
20150510090000May 10, 2015
09:00
20150626160000Jun 26, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map WHITEHOUSE ROAD  Almond
At Barnton shops
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing work.
Lane closures to accommodate temporary pedestrian walkway. No access to Barnton Grove until 30/05/15 - divert via Queensferry Road - Barnton Park Drive.
20150511093000May 11, 2015
09:30
20150605160000Jun 5, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map HOPE STREET A8 City Centre
Various locations
Lafarge Tarmac for CEC

Footway resurfacing outside House of Fraser, Ryan's bar, the Huxley and St John's Church. Carriageway resurfacing on Hope Street / Queensferry Street.
Lane closures and parking restrictions. Nighttime closure of Hope Street / Queensferry Street from 31/05/15 for 2 weeks.
20150511093000May 11, 2015
09:30
20150612060000Jun 12, 2015
06:00
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. Phase 2 - citybound Gogar underpass closed overnight 8pm - 6am 21/05 - 23/05 and 25/05 - 26/05.
20150513100000May 13, 2015
10:00
20160409160000Apr 9, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map - Unnamed Road -  Midlothian
Between Millerhill Road and Whitehill Road (back road)
Scottish Water

Maintenance works
Road closed
20150518000100May 18, 2015
00:01
20150601235900Jun 1, 2015
23:59
Click to view on map NIDDRIE MAINS ROAD A6095 Portobello/Craigmillar
At Hay Avenue / Niddrie Marischal Road
City of Edinburgh Council

Pedestrian crossing upgrade.
Off-peak 3-way temporary traffic lights as required; Niddrie Marischal Road closed at Niddrie Mains Road.
20150518093000May 18, 2015
09:30
20150612160000Jun 12, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map CREWE ROAD NORTH  Forth
At Pilton Avenue
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway works.
Off-peak temporary traffic lights. Pilton Avenue closed.
20150519093000May 19, 2015
09:30
20150529160000May 29, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map MORNINGSIDE GROVE  Meadows/Morningside
Close to Morningside Drive
Scottish Water

Pipe repairs (southbound carriageway).
Lane closures.
20150519093000May 19, 2015
09:30
20150601160000Jun 1, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map OLD DALKEITH ROAD A7 Liberton/Gilmerton
At Kingston Avenue
SGN

Mains replacement project.
3-way temporary trafic lights.
20150519093000May 19, 2015
09:30
20150611160000Jun 11, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map BEAVERBANK PLACE  Leith Walk
In its entirety
Utility company

Trial holes and equipment repairs.
Road closed, parking restriction along whole length.
20150525000100May 25, 2015
00:01
20150529235900May 29, 2015
23:59
Click to view on map MIDDLEFIELD  Leith Walk
Between Leith Walk and Spey Street
SGN

Laying new gas supply.
Road closed.
20150525000100May 25, 2015
00:01
20150608235900Jun 8, 2015
23:59
Click to view on map  
Joppa area
SGN

Gas main replacement project - Brunstane Bank & Crescent, Milton Road East, Milton Drive, Coillesdene Avenue & Loan, Eastfield Gardens, Seaview Crescent & Terrace, Eastfield.
Varying traffic management arrangements including lane closures, temporary traffic lights as required and parking restrictions as signed.
20150525000100May 25, 2015
00:01
20151025235900Oct 25, 2015
23:59
Click to view on map GRANGE LOAN  Southside/Newington
Between Findhorn Place and Lauder Road
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway investigation works.
Lane and parking restrictions as signed.
20150525080000May 25, 2015
08:00
20150529160000May 29, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map ROSE STREET NORTH LANE  City Centre
Rose Street South Lane - east leg between Castle Street and Frederick Street
Scottish Power

Cable connections by Morrison Utilities.
Road closed to through traffic. Diversion via Rose Street North Lane.
20150525080000May 25, 2015
08:00
20150529160000May 29, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map UNION STREET  City Centre
Between Forth Street and Gayfield Street
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing.
Road closed to through traffic.
20150525080000May 25, 2015
08:00
20150630160000Jun 30, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map - A Road - A71 Pentland Hills
Curriehill Road between A71 & Warriston Farm Road
Building contractor

Construction of new access road.
2-way temporary traffic lights, manually controlled at peak times. *Lights moved onto Curriehill Road 26/05/15*
20150525083000May 25, 2015
08:30
20150605170000Jun 5, 2015
17:00
Click to view on map MELVILLE DRIVE A700 Meadows/Morningside
In its entirety
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway repairs, various locations.
Off-peak lane closures. Temporary traffic lights at Jawbone Walk on Wednesday 27/05/15.
20150525093000May 25, 2015
09:30
20150529160000May 29, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map FERRY ROAD A902 Forth
At Granton Road
Scottish Power

Urgent cable repairs.
3-way temporary traffic lights.
20150525130000May 25, 2015
13:00
20150530160000May 30, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map GORDON STREET  Leith Walk
Between Easter Road and Halmyre Street
SGN

Laying new gas supply.
Lane closures and parking restrictions.
20150526090000May 26, 2015
09:00
20150530160000May 30, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map SAUGHTON ROAD NORTH  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
At the rail bridge
Scottish Water

Mains repairs.
Temporary traffic lights.
20150526100000May 26, 2015
10:00
20150602160000Jun 2, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map BIGGAR ROAD A702 Colinton/Fairmilehead
At the ski centre
Clancy Docwra

Cable works for Scottish Power. Completion date TBC.
Temporary traffic lights, off-peak only from Wednesday afternoon (27/05/15).
20150526100000May 26, 2015
10:00
20150608160000Jun 8, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map ORCHARDHEAD LOAN  Liberton/Gilmerton
In its entirety
Scottish Water

Repairs to burst water main.
Road closed to through trafic.
20150527110000May 27, 2015
11:00
20150603160000Jun 3, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map COLINTON ROAD  Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
Outside Kilted Pig pub
Scottish Water

Ironwork repairs
Contraflow in operation
20150528000100May 28, 2015
00:01
20150528235900May 28, 2015
23:59
Click to view on map WEST GRANTON ROAD  Forth
Between Waterfront Gait and Granton Mill Crescent
Scottish Power

Urgent cable repairs.
Temporary traffic lights.
20150528093000May 28, 2015
09:30
20150530160000May 30, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map DALRY ROAD A70 Sighthill/Gorgie
At Orwell Terrace
BT

Cable works via carriageway manhole (overnight works).
3-way temporary traffic lights.
20150528210000May 28, 2015
21:00
20150529060000May 29, 2015
06:00
Click to view on map  
Ingliston area


Gardening Scotland. Local traffic management around showground, temporary 40mph speed restriction on A8. Allow extra time for journeys to Edinburgh airport.
20150529080000May 29, 2015
08:00
20150531190000May 31, 2015
19:00
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