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 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 LIBERTON ROAD A701 Liberton/Gilmerton
Between Gilmerton Road and Mid Liberton
Building contractor

Development works.
Lane closures and contraflow. Temporary pedestrian crossing at Mid Liberton.
2017061208000012-Jun-2017
08:00
2018103116000031-Oct-2018
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. Car parks, play park and other faclities outwith the Walled Garden expected to reopen late September.
2017073109000031-Jul-2017
09:00
2018121516000015-Dec-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
2018093016000030-Sep-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.
2017092308000023-Sep-2017
08:00
2019090116000001-Sep-2019
16:00
Click to view on map NEWHAVEN PLACE  Leith
Between Goosander Street and Lindsay Road
Building contractor

Construction work.
Road closed.
2018010809000008-Jan-2018
09:00
2018102616000026-Oct-2018
16:00
Click to view on map CASTLEHILL  City Centre


Road closed for delivery and removal of Tattoo stands.
2018050308000003-May-2018
08:00
2018103019000030-Oct-2018
19:00
Click to view on map NORTH BRIDGE A7 City Centre
In its entirety
City of Edinburgh Council

Bridge refurbishment project.
Northbound bus lane closure 8pm - 6am each night (except Fridays).
2018061020000010-Jun-2018
20:00
2018113006000030-Nov-2018
06:00
Click to view on map LONG DALMAHOY ROAD  Pentland Hills
Between Ravelrig Road and Haggs Farm Road
City of Edinburgh Council

Water pipe installation.
Road closed to through traffic, local access maintained for pedestrians, cyclists and emergency vehicles. To follow - 3-way temporary traffic lights at Haggs Farm Road and at Warriston Farm Road.
2018061709300017-Jun-2018
09:30
2018092216000022-Sep-2018
16:00
Click to view on map POLWARTH TERRACE  Meadows/Morningside
Between Ashley Terrace and Harrison Road
SGN

Gas main renewal affecting Polwarth Terrace, Ashley Terrace, Gray's Loan, Merchiston Gardens and Avenue, Harrison Road.
Temporary traffic lights between Gray's Loan and Harrison Road. Gillsland Road and Harrison Road closed until w/c 01/10/18.
2018063009000030-Jun-2018
09:00
2018101916000019-Oct-2018
16:00
Click to view on map GILMERTON ROAD A772 Liberton/Gilmerton
Between Walter Scott Avenue and Old Mill Lane
SGN

Gas main renewal.
Narrow lanes maintaining 2-way traffic for most of the project.
2018070208000002-Jul-2018
08:00
2018092118000021-Sep-2018
18:00
Click to view on map BROUGHTON ROAD B900 Inverleith
At Rodney Street
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway and footway resurfacing, traffic signals and street lighting upgrade.
3-way temporary traffic lights for initial phases (footway works). Overnight road closures for carriageway works during w/c 24/09/18.
2018070208000002-Jul-2018
08:00
2018092816000028-Sep-2018
16:00
Click to view on map WILLOWBRAE ROAD A1 Craigentinny/Duddingston
At Duddingston Road / Duddingston Road West
SGN

Gas main renewal.
Duddingston Road closed; 3-way temporary lights for 9-10 weeks and then contraflow on Duddingston Road West for 4 weeks, Meadowfield Avenue closed. Local diversions as signed.
2018070909300009-Jul-2018
09:30
2018103117300031-Oct-2018
17:30
Click to view on map LEITH STREET A900 City Centre
Building contractor

Redevelopment of St James' area. http://www.edinburghstjames.com/
Road reopened 28/07/18. No left turn from Leith Street into Waterloo Place (except for cyclists).
2018072808000028-Jul-2018
08:00
2020063016000030-Jun-2020
16:00
Click to view on map CALEDONIAN CRESCENT  Sighthill/Gorgie
Between Orwell Place and Orwell Terrace
Scottish Water

Sewer repairs. *works extension 28.08.18*
Road closed.
2018080607000006-Aug-2018
07:00
2018092116000021-Sep-2018
16:00
Click to view on map FEATHERHALL AVENUE  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
City of Edinburgh Council

Traffic calming measures. Road closed to northbound traffic at Ladywell Avenue (except for cycles). Parking suspended on both sides.
2018081408000014-Aug-2018
08:00
2018092816000028-Sep-2018
16:00
Click to view on map EAST HERMITAGE PLACE  Leith
Between Lochend Road and Somerset Place
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing and traffic signals upgrade.
Lane closures, off-peak temporary traffic lights when needed.
2018081609000016-Aug-2018
09:00
2018092117000021-Sep-2018
17:00
Click to view on map RYEHILL TERRACE  Leith
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing.
Road closed to through traffic (in sections).
2018082008000020-Aug-2018
08:00
2018100517000005-Oct-2018
17:00
Click to view on map WARRISTON ROAD  Leith Walk
At St Mark's Bridge
City of Edinburgh Council

Bridge refurbishment.
Road closed. Alternative routes via Broughton Road - Inverleith Row - Ferry Road or Broughton Road - Newhaven Road - Ferry Road. Pedestrian diversion via Powderhall Footbridge, cyclist diversion via Chancelot Path / Goldenacre Path. Access to Warriston Crematorium via Ferry Road. Local access maintained for residents on Warriston Road.
2018082107000021-Aug-2018
07:00
2019020517000005-Feb-2019
17:00
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RULLION ROAD
Midlothian Council

Carriageway resurfacing.
Road closed (in sections in order to maintain access).
2018082709000027-Aug-2018
09:00
2018101917000019-Oct-2018
17:00
Click to view on map LEITH WALK A900 City Centre
Between Picardy roundabout and Union Street
Building contractor

Trial holes to determine utility layout (as part of St James area redevelopment).
Lane closures in both directions. Dual pedestrian crossing in operation.
2018082815000028-Aug-2018
15:00
2018092816000028-Sep-2018
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.
2018090119000001-Sep-2018
19:00
2020103007000030-Oct-2020
07:00
Click to view on map NEWHAVEN PLACE  Leith


September cruise liner visits on 2nd, 5th, 15th, 18th, 26th, 27th and 28th. Parking restrictions as signed on Newhaven Place and Pier Place.
2018090207300002-Sep-2018
07:30
2018092720000027-Sep-2018
20:00
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LONDON ROAD / EASTER ROAD / MONTROSE TERRACE / REGENT ROAD
Various organisations

Removal of gyratory system.
Lane closures. Temporary traffic lights at London Road / Easter Road from 03/09/18, at London Road / Montrose Terrace from 10/09/18 and at Regent Road / Montrose Terrace from 17/09/18.
2018090307000003-Sep-2018
07:00
2018092312000023-Sep-2018
12:00
Click to view on map OCEAN DRIVE  Leith
Between Tower Place and Stevedore Place
Utility company

Installation of electricity supply.
Temporary traffic lights.
2018090308300003-Sep-2018
08:30
2018092117000021-Sep-2018
17:00
Click to view on map HAREWOOD ROAD  Portobello/Craigmillar
Between Wauchope Avenue and Wauchope Terrace, plus Rackstraw Place between Wauchope Terrace and Niddrie Mains Drive
Building contractor

Construction of new drainage system. Phase 1 of 2.
Roads closed.
2018090309300003-Sep-2018
09:30
2018112616000026-Nov-2018
16:00
Click to view on map BURDIEHOUSE ROAD A701 Liberton/Gilmerton
Between Southhouse Broadway and Janefield
Various organisations

Multi-utility connections to new Barratt Homes development, road realignment and resurfacing, installation of new street lighting and traffic signals.
Lane closures / contraflow.
2018090309300003-Sep-2018
09:30
2018112316000023-Nov-2018
16:00
Click to view on map ROSEBURN TERRACE A8 Corstorphine/Murrayfield
SGN

Gas main renewal.
Lane restrictions between Roseburn Street and West Coates. Wester Coates Terrace closed at Roseburn Terrace.
2018090310300003-Sep-2018
10:30
2018092116000021-Sep-2018
16:00
Click to view on map LOTHIAN ROAD A700 City Centre
Between Fountainbridge and Morrison Street
Scottish Water

Water main connection.
Citybound lane closures.
2018090609300006-Sep-2018
09:30
2018092116000021-Sep-2018
16:00
Click to view on map WHITEHOUSE LOAN  Meadows/Morningside
At Greenhill Terrace
Cityfibre

Cable installation.
3-way temporary traffic lights.
2018090709300007-Sep-2018
09:30
2018092416000024-Sep-2018
16:00
Click to view on map GEORGE STREET  City Centre
Between St Andrew Square and Hanover Street
Building contractor

Crane lift.
Road closed to westbound traffic, lane closures on North / South St David Street. Parking suspended on both sides of George Street and central reserve. Sundays only on 09/09, 16/09, 23/09, 30/09, 07/10, 14/10 and 28/10/18.
2018090906000009-Sep-2018
06:00
2018102816000028-Oct-2018
16:00
Click to view on map BAILEYFIELD CRESCENT  Portobello/Craigmillar
Between Sir Harry Lauder Road and Fishwives' Causeway
Building contractor

Sewer replacement and road realignment.
Road closed, local diversions as signed.
2018091007300010-Sep-2018
07:30
2019091016000010-Sep-2019
16:00
Click to view on map WESTER HILL  Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway resurfacing.
Road closed / restricted access.
2018091008000010-Sep-2018
08:00
2018092816000028-Sep-2018
16:00
Click to view on map LANARK ROAD WEST A70 Pentland Hills
Between Lanark Road West and Main Street
Scottish Water

Trial holes for new water main.
Rolling programme starting at Main Street and working northwards to Lanark Road West). Currently 3-way temporary traffic lights at Bridge Road.
2018091009300010-Sep-2018
09:30
2018091916000019-Sep-2018
16:00
Click to view on map COLINTON ROAD B701 Colinton/Fairmilehead
At Westgarth Avenue / Woodhall Road
Scottish Water

Trial holes.
3-way temporary lights (with pedestrian phase), Westgarth Avenue closed. Temporary traffic lights removed for Sunday 16/09/18 to accommodate separate works on Bridge Road.
2018091009300010-Sep-2018
09:30
2018092116000021-Sep-2018
16:00
Click to view on map SAUGHTONHALL DRIVE  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
At Balgreen Road
Scottish Water

Pipe repairs.
Temporary traffic lights.
2018091115000011-Sep-2018
15:00
2018092416000024-Sep-2018
16:00
Click to view on map HILLPARK ROAD  Inverleith
In its entirety
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway patching, kerb and gully repairs.
Road closed except for local access.
2018091707300017-Sep-2018
07:30
2018092117000021-Sep-2018
17:00
Click to view on map HAYMARKET TERRACE A8 City Centre
Between Rosebery Crescent and Magdala Crescent
SGN

Gas main renewal.
Lane closures but 2-way traffic maintained. Coates Gardens closed.
2018091708000017-Sep-2018
08:00
2018111217000012-Nov-2018
17:00
Click to view on map GEORGE SQUARE  Southside/Newington
In its entirety
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway reconstruction and street lighting renewal.
Parking suspended on north, east and west sides and Crichton Place. Charles Street and George Square Lane closed as required.
2018091708000017-Sep-2018
08:00
2019031518000015-Mar-2019
18:00
Click to view on map ROYAL TERRACE  City Centre
Scottish Water

Pipe repairs.
Temporary traffic lights proposed. Parking suspended on the south side between no.7 and no.10.
2018091709000017-Sep-2018
09:00
2018092016000020-Sep-2018
16:00
Click to view on map DALRY ROAD A70 Sighthill/Gorgie
At Downfield Place
BT

Installation of cables and ducting.
3-way temporary traffic lights. No work on site 17/09/18
2018091709300017-Sep-2018
09:30
2018092116000021-Sep-2018
16:00
Click to view on map PATH BRAE B800 Almond
BT

Cabling work.
2-way temporary traffic lights.
2018091709300017-Sep-2018
09:30
2018092317000023-Sep-2018
17:00
Click to view on map RATCLIFFE TERRACE  Southside/Newington
Between West Mayfield and Kittle Yards
BT

Cable works.
Off-peak lane closures / contraflow, Stop/Go boards when required.
2018091709300017-Sep-2018
09:30
2018092117300021-Sep-2018
17:30
Click to view on map MAYFIELD ROAD  Southside/Newington
At West Savile Terrace
BT

Cabling work.
*Work cancelled* Overnight 4-way temporary traffic lights.
2018091719300017-Sep-2018
19:30
2018092207000022-Sep-2018
07:00
Click to view on map MEUSE LANE  City Centre
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway resurfacing.
Meuse Lane and South St Andrew Street (except trams) closed 8pm - 7am for 4 nights.
2018091720000017-Sep-2018
20:00
2018092107000021-Sep-2018
07:00
Click to view on map BUCCLEUCH STREET  Southside/Newington
At Gifford Park
BT

Cabling work and clearing blocked ducts.
Overnight temporary traffic lights. No right turn into Gifford Park.
2018091720000017-Sep-2018
20:00
2018092207000022-Sep-2018
07:00
Click to view on map INGLIS GREEN ROAD  Sighthill/Gorgie
At Redhall Drive / Sainsbury's
BT

Ironwork repairs.
*Cancelled* Off-peak 4-way temporary traffic lights.
2018091809300018-Sep-2018
09:30
2018091816000018-Sep-2018
16:00
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NETWORK-WIDE


Met Office warning in place for winds gusting up to 50-60mph along with heavy rain showers. Some travel disruption likely.
2018091906000019-Sep-2018
06:00
2018091922000019-Sep-2018
22:00
Click to view on map ROSE STREET NORTH LANE  City Centre
Section between Castle Street and Frederick Street
Building contractor

Cherry picker for building survey.
Road closed.
2018091908000019-Sep-2018
08:00
2018091916000019-Sep-2018
16:00
Click to view on map WEST PORT  City Centre
At King's Stables Road
Scottish Power

Cable connections to substation.
Temporary traffic lights.
2018091908000019-Sep-2018
08:00
2018092318000023-Sep-2018
18:00
Click to view on map BALGREEN ROAD  Sighthill/Gorgie
South side of Stevenson Road roundabout
Telecomms company

Ironwork repairs.
Northbound inside lane and west footway closed. Temporary bus stop as signed.
2018091909000019-Sep-2018
09:00
2018091916000019-Sep-2018
16:00
Click to view on map HILLHOUSE ROAD A90 Inverleith
At Columba Avenue
Utility company

Ironwork repairs.
Westbound lane closure, Columba Avenue closed.
2018091909300019-Sep-2018
09:30
2018091915300019-Sep-2018
15:30
Click to view on map BANKHEAD AVENUE  Sighthill/Gorgie
At Bankhead Medway
Scottish Power

Installation of power supply to new recycling centre.
2-way temporary traffic lights. Bankhead Medway to remain open but not under signal control.
2018091909300019-Sep-2018
09:30
2018093017000030-Sep-2018
17:00
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