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 - A Road - A904 Almond
Between Bo'ness Road and Headrig Road
Transport Scotland

Works to realign A904 as part of Forth Replacement Crossing project.
Various traffic management arrangements but maintaining two-way traffic.
20130925100000Sep 25, 2013
10:00
20140930170000Sep 30, 2014
17:00
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 CHAPEL STREET  Southside/Newington
Crichton Street to Buccleuch Place
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway reconstruction. Works suspended for duration of Edinburgh Festival.
Off-peak lane restrictions.
20140217093000Feb 17, 2014
09:30
20140926160000Sep 26, 2014
16:00
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.
Two-way traffic restored 26th July with temporary traffic lights in use.
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.
20140505080000May 5, 2014
08:00
20150331170000Mar 31, 2015
17:00
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 WEST MAINS ROAD  Southside/Newington
Langton Road to Mayfield Road
Scotland Gas Networks

Mains replacement project.
Lane closure towards Mayfield Road.
20140522152000May 22, 2014
15:20
20140924170000Sep 24, 2014
17:00
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
20141003160000Oct 3, 2014
16:00
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 GREAT JUNCTION STREET A901 Leith
At bridge over Water of Leith
City of Edinburgh Council

Bridge deck waterproofing.
Lane and parking restrictions as signed.
20140611093000Jun 11, 2014
09:30
20141010160000Oct 10, 2014
16:00
Click to view on map LITTLE ROAD  Liberton/Gilmerton
In its entirety
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing.
Lane and parking restrictions.
20140616090000Jun 16, 2014
09:00
20141010170000Oct 10, 2014
17:00
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 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 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.
20140715093000Jul 15, 2014
09:30
20141103160000Nov 3, 2014
16:00
Click to view on map DRUM BRAE SOUTH B701 Drum Brae/Gyle
Between Templeland Road and Drum Brae Drive (working northwards)
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway resurfacing.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights during peak periods Monday - Friday. *Works suspended between 20/09 and 05/10 to allow urgent utility works at Craigmount Approach*
20140804090000Aug 4, 2014
09:00
20141012160000Oct 12, 2014
16:00
Click to view on map BONALY ROAD  Colinton/Fairmilehead
Between Woodhall Road and Bonaly Avenue
Scotland Gas Networks

Mains replacement project.
Lane closures and parking restrictions. Road closed between Grant Avenue and Munro Drive 16th - 20th September.
20140819090000Aug 19, 2014
09:00
20140926160000Sep 26, 2014
16:00
Click to view on map - Unnamed Road -  Colinton/Fairmilehead
Cycle track between West Mill Road and Spylaw Park
Scotland Gas Networks

Mains replacement project.
Access maintained but some path occupation and restriction.
20140819100000Aug 19, 2014
10:00
20140922170000Sep 22, 2014
17:00
Click to view on map GROATHILL ROAD NORTH  Inverleith
In its entirety
Scottish Power

Cable upgrade project.
Temporary traffic lights and phased closures of adjoining roads.
20140820093000Aug 20, 2014
09:30
20141031170000Oct 31, 2014
17:00
Click to view on map LORNE STREET  Leith Walk
Between Easter Road and Sloan Street
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing.
Road closed to through traffic.
20140825090000Aug 25, 2014
09:00
20141005160000Oct 5, 2014
16:00
Click to view on map STRAITON ROAD A701 Midlothian
Between City Bypass and Bush research park.
Scottish Power

Installation of high-voltage cables.
Lane closures / temporary traffic lights. Off-peak restrictions where possible.
20140828093000Aug 28, 2014
09:30
20141231160000Dec 31, 2014
16:00
Click to view on map SLATEFORD ROAD A70 Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
At railway bridge
Network Rail

Bridge maintenance. Midnight - 6am each Saturday and Sunday night.
3-way temporary traffic lights incorporating Chesser Avenue junction.
20140830000100Aug 30, 2014
00:01
20140929060000Sep 29, 2014
06:00
Click to view on map CALTON ROAD  City Centre
At Old Tolbooth Wynd
Building contractor

Building development project.
Road closed to through traffic.
20140901080000Sep 1, 2014
08:00
20141231235900Dec 31, 2014
23:59
Click to view on map WAVERLEY BRIDGE  City Centre
Various locations
City of Edinburgh Council

Streetscape improvement - footway widening, improved crossing points, new street lighting and so on.
Phase 1 (until 5th October). Lane closures. Tour bus stance relocated to north side of St Andrew Square.
20140908090000Sep 8, 2014
09:00
20141212170000Dec 12, 2014
17:00
Click to view on map GILMERTON DYKES STREET B701 Liberton/Gilmerton
Between Laswade Road and Burdiehouse Burn
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway reconstruction.
Temporary traffic lights and phased side-road closures. 4-way temporary lights at Lasswade Road junction from 16th September.
20140908090000Sep 8, 2014
09:00
20140926180000Sep 26, 2014
18:00
Click to view on map MORRISON STREET B700 City Centre
Between Gardner's Crescent and Morrison Link
Scotland Gas Networks

Mains replacement project. Various phases with differing traffic management layouts.
Westbound lane closures.
20140909100000Sep 9, 2014
10:00
20150401160000Apr 1, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map QUEEN STREET  City Centre
North Castle Street to North Charlotte Street
Scotland Gas Networks

Urgent repairs.
Westbound lane closure.
20140910093000Sep 10, 2014
09:30
20140922160000Sep 22, 2014
16:00
Click to view on map DUDDINGSTON ROAD WEST  Portobello/Craigmillar
At railway bridge between Peffer Place and North Cairntow
Network Rail

Rail bridge replacement.
Road closed to through traffic. Diversion signed via Duddingston Park South - Milton Road West.
20140911090000Sep 11, 2014
09:00
20141029170000Oct 29, 2014
17:00
Click to view on map LEVEN TERRACE  Meadows/Morningside
Between Valleyfield Street and Glengyle Terrace
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing (west side).
Road closed to through traffic.
20140915090000Sep 15, 2014
09:00
20140923160000Sep 23, 2014
16:00
Click to view on map BRANDON STREET  Inverleith
Between Henderson Row and Fettes Row
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway resurfacing.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights. No right turn into Eyre Place.
20140915093000Sep 15, 2014
09:30
20141005170000Oct 5, 2014
17:00
Click to view on map WHITEHILL ROAD  Portobello/Craigmillar
South of roundabout junction at Fort Kinnaird
Building contractor

Utility connections at development site.
Temporary traffic lights and parking restrictions as signed.
20140915093000Sep 15, 2014
09:30
20141123170000Nov 23, 2014
17:00
Click to view on map BALGREEN ROAD  Sighthill/Gorgie
At Stevenson Drive junction
Scotland Gas Networks

Urgent gas main repairs.
Lane closures and no right turn into Stevenson Drive.
20140919200000Sep 19, 2014
20:00
20140926170000Sep 26, 2014
17:00
Click to view on map DRUM BRAE SOUTH B701 Drum Brae/Gyle
At Craigmount Approach / Pearce Avenue
Energetics

Utility connections for building development site.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights on Drum Brae South. Craigmount Approach and Pearce Avenue (north access) closed at Drum Brae South.
20140922080000Sep 22, 2014
08:00
20140926170000Sep 26, 2014
17:00
Click to view on map PAISLEY CRESCENT  Craigentinny/Duddingston
Between Ulster Drive and Ulster Crescent
City of Edinburgh Council

Replacement of traffic calming measures.
Road closed to through traffic.
20140922090000Sep 22, 2014
09:00
20140926160000Sep 26, 2014
16:00
Click to view on map DALRY ROAD A70 Sighthill/Gorgie
Building development site at West Park Place
Scottish Power

Installation of power supply for building development site.
Temporary traffic lights.
20140922093000Sep 22, 2014
09:30
20141003160000Oct 3, 2014
16:00
Click to view on map STENHOUSE DRIVE  Sighthill/Gorgie
Saughton Mains Street to Stenhouse Grove
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway repairs.
Lane closures, temporary traffic lights as requried for some sections.
20140922093000Sep 22, 2014
09:30
20141003160000Oct 3, 2014
16:00
Click to view on map OXFORD TERRACE  Inverleith
At junction with Queensferry Road / Learmonth Terrace / Clarendon Crescent
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing.
Multi-way temporary traffic lights, Oxford Terrace closed to though traffic. Diversion signed via Eton Terrace - Lennox Street.
20140922093000Sep 22, 2014
09:30
20141003160000Oct 3, 2014
16:00
Click to view on map PENNYWELL ROAD  Forth
At Ferry Road
Scottish Power

Ongoing cable upgrade project. Bus diversions shown at http://ow.ly/BFRBX
Road closed northbound. Diversion signed via Silverknowes Road East or West Granton Access.
20140922093000Sep 22, 2014
09:30
20140926170000Sep 26, 2014
17:00
Click to view on map BANKHEAD DRIVE  Sighthill/Gorgie
Westwards from Bankhead Broadway
Other telecomms co.

Laying cable ducts. Start date TBC.
Lane closure / temporary traffic lights to accommodate temporary pedestrian walkway.
20140922093000Sep 22, 2014
09:30
20141003160000Oct 3, 2014
16:00
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