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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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GRANGE AREA
SGN

Gas main renewal project on Lauder Road, Grange Loan, W Relugas Road, Grange Terrace, St Alban's Road, Oswald Road, Kilgraston Road, Dick Place, Whitehouse Terrace.
Lane closures, temporary traffic lights, phased road closures, parking restrictions as signed.
20180625080000Jun 25, 2018
08:00
20191013170000Oct 13, 2019
17:00
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). 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 BAILEYFIELD CRESCENT  Portobello/Craigmillar
Between Sir Harry Lauder Road and Fishwives' Causeway
Building contractor

Advance Construction - sewer replacement and road realignment.
Road closed.
20180910080000Sep 10, 2018
08:00
20190930235900Sep 30, 2019
23:59
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. Phase 1A - Lee Crescent to Sandford Gardens.
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
20191117180000Nov 17, 2019
18:00
Click to view on map YORK PLACE  City Centre
At Broughton Street
Building contractor

Laing O'Rourke - construction of new road and footway layout as part of St James / East End redevelopment.
New road layout - no left turn into Broughton Street. Diagonal pedestrian crossing between east end of tram stop and The Street bar permanently closed from 7am 08/04/19.
20190325093000Mar 25, 2019
09:30
20201231170000Dec 31, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map - A Road - A90 Almond
Between Cramond Brig and north of Burnshot junction
City of Edinburgh Council

Works associated with construction of new Burnshot bridge.
40mph speed restriction in both directions. Other traffic management measures as required and TBA.
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 CASTLEHILL  City Centre
City of Edinburgh Council

For delivery / removal of Tattoo stands.
Road closed.
20190510093000May 10, 2019
09:30
20191031160000Oct 31, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map BRIDGE ROAD  Pentland Hills
Working from Main Street / Johnsburn Road to Somerville Road
Scottish Water

Installation of new water main.
Phase 1 - 4-way lights at Johnsburn Road; phase 2 - 3-way lights at Bavelaw Green; phase 3 - 3-way lights at high school south entrance; phase 4 - 2-way lights between high school and Water of Leith path; phase 5/6 - 3-way lights at Lanark Road West (26/08/19 for 6 weeks); phase 7 - 2-way lights between Station Loan 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 CRAMOND ROAD SOUTH  Almond
Main Street to Cramond Road North
SGN

Gas main renewal.
Rolling programme with 2/3-way temporary traffic lights, starting at Quality Street roundabout. East Barnton Gardens, Barnton Avenue, Silverknowes Gardens and Barnton Park closed as required. Currently 2-way lights and Barnton Park closed.
20190701080000Jul 1, 2019
08:00
20191031170000Oct 31, 2019
17:00
Click to view on map UNION STREET  City Centre
Between Forth Street and Gayfield Street
Building contractor

Building development works.
Road closed to through traffic.
20190701080000Jul 1, 2019
08:00
20191006170000Oct 6, 2019
17:00
Click to view on map GILMERTON STATION ROAD  Liberton/Gilmerton
From Gilmerton Road to Miller / Persimmon Homes development at Newbyth Road
Building contractor

Advance Construction - drainage installation.
3-way temporary traffic lights at Gilmerton Road for around 6 weeks then 2-way lights moving south-westwards along Gilmerton Station Road.
20190701093000Jul 1, 2019
09:30
20190925160000Sep 25, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map EASTER ROAD  Leith Walk
At Duke Street / East Hermitage Place
City of Edinburgh Council

Junction redesign (replacement of roundabout with signalised junction).
Narrow lanes on Easter Road and Duke Street.
20190729093000Jul 29, 2019
09:30
20190927170000Sep 27, 2019
17:00
Click to view on map ORCHARD BRAE AVENUE  Inverleith
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway resurfacing.
Orchard Brae Gardens, Orchard Brae Gardens West and Orchard Brae Avenue closed in turn.
20190805080000Aug 5, 2019
08:00
20191108170000Nov 8, 2019
17:00
Click to view on map EAST SCOTLAND STREET LANE  City Centre
SGN

Bellevue area gas main upgrade.
Road closed.
20190812080000Aug 12, 2019
08:00
20190930170000Sep 30, 2019
17:00
Click to view on map BLACKFORD AVENUE  Southside/Newington
Between Grange Loan and Blackford Bank
SGN

Gas main renewal.
Rolling programme with temporary traffic lights and side roads closed as required.
20190815080000Aug 15, 2019
08:00
20191203160000Dec 3, 2019
16:00
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Water of Leith walkway between Ford's Road and Stenhouse Children's Centre
Building contractor

Urgent bridge repairs, path closed with local diversion signposted.
20190816140000Aug 16, 2019
14:00
20190927160000Sep 27, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map DRUMMOND PLACE  City Centre
Between Great King Street and Scotland Street
SGN

Essential gas main upgrade works.
Road closed.
20190819080000Aug 19, 2019
08:00
20190927160000Sep 27, 2019
16:00
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WEST MORNINGSIDE AREA
BT

Affecting Craighouse Road & Gardens, Myreside Road & Court, Balcarres Street, Belhaven Terrace, Polwarth Terrace, Spylaw Road, Colinton Road, Merchiston Gardens, Bruce Street.
Cabling work, proving and unblocking ducts as required. Lane and parking restrictions as signed, temporary traffic lights if needed.
20190819080000Aug 19, 2019
08:00
20191110170000Nov 10, 2019
17:00
Click to view on map EAST CROSSCAUSEWAY  Southside/Newington
In its entirety, and Cowan's Close
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway resurfacing
Road closed.
20190819093000Aug 19, 2019
09:30
20191101163000Nov 1, 2019
16:30
Click to view on map LEITH WALK A900 City Centre
At Picardy roundabout
Building contractor

New traffic layout as part of St James' project and Picardy area redesign.
All northbound traffic from York Place will transfer to new carriageway on Picardy Place with temporary traffic lights at Picardy Place / Leith Walk until late September. Temporary pedestrian crossing at Greenside Lane removed, new permanent crossing operational.
20190825070000Aug 25, 2019
07:00
20191231235900Dec 31, 2019
23:59
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MARCHMONT AREA
BT

Affecting all or part of Marchmont Road & Crescent, Beaufort Road, Strathfillan Road, Strathearn Road & Place, Greenhill Place, Gardens & Terrace, Thirlestane Road, Warrender Park Road, Spottiswoode Road & Street, St Margaret's Road & Place, Whitehouse Loan, Hope Terrace, Blackford Road, Dick Place, Lauderdale Street, Arden Street.
Cabling work, proving and unblocking ducts as required. Lane and parking restrictions as signed, temporary traffic lights if needed.
20190826090000Aug 26, 2019
09:00
20191117170000Nov 17, 2019
17:00
Click to view on map SOUTH BRIDGE A7 City Centre
At High Street (Tron) junction
Building contractor

To accommodate scaffolding at Tron Kirk.
Citybound lane closure.
20190902000100Sep 2, 2019
00:01
20191018160000Oct 18, 2019
16:00
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STATION ROAD AREA, QUEENSFERRY
SGN

Gas main renewal. Lane closures, temporary traffic lights and road closures as required - Burgess Road (from 02/09/19), The Loan (from 09/09/19), Kirkliston Road, Loch Road, Station Road, Morison Gardens, Ashburnam Road and High Street.
20190902080000Sep 2, 2019
08:00
20191206170000Dec 6, 2019
17:00
Click to view on map BELLEVUE CRESCENT  City Centre
SGN

Essential work to upgrade gas main, also affecting Great King Street, Scotland Street and Bellevue until October 2019.
Bellevue Crescent closed.
20190902080000Sep 2, 2019
08:00
20191004170000Oct 4, 2019
17:00
Click to view on map CRAIGMILLAR PARK A701 Southside/Newington
Wilton Road to Esslemont Road
SGN

Gas main renewal (7-8 weeks duration). Lothian Bus diversions - https://bit.ly/2ZEkdlP
Craigmillar Park closed to southbound traffic and side roads closed as required. 3-way temporary traffic lights at Lady Road junction and Esslemont Road closed to westbound traffic from 18/09/19.
20190902080000Sep 2, 2019
08:00
20191025160000Oct 25, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map LONDON ROAD B1350 Leith Walk
Between Easter Road and Montrose Terrace
SGN

Gas main renewal.
4-way temporary traffic lights at Easter Road (estimated until 27/09/19) then moving eastwards with lane closures / contraflow at Montrose Terrace junction.
20190902093000Sep 2, 2019
09:30
20191031235900Oct 31, 2019
23:59
Click to view on map DALMENY STREET  Leith Walk
Dickson Street to Easter Road
Scottish Power

Cable works.
Road closed to eastbound traffic.
20190903083000Sep 3, 2019
08:30
20191001170000Oct 1, 2019
17:00
Click to view on map WEST APPROACH ROAD  Sighthill/Gorgie
At Roseburn Street / Westfield Road
Scottish Power

Continuation of cable installation work from Roseburn to Westfield.
2-way temporary traffic lights, Roseburn Street closed.
20190909093000Sep 9, 2019
09:30
20190930160000Sep 30, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map ST JOHN S ROAD A8 Corstorphine/Murrayfield
Between Pinkhill and Kirk Loan (working westwards)
SGN

Gas main renewal.
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 FOUNTAINBRIDGE  Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart


Road and footways closed between Ponton Street and Gardner's Crescent following a building fire. Reopening date TBC
20190910171100Sep 10, 2019
17:11
20191009120000Oct 9, 2019
12:00
Click to view on map DRYDEN STREET  Leith Walk
Hawthornden Place to Pilrig Street
Scottish Power

Cable works.
Road closed to eastbound traffic (no exit to Pilrig Street).
20190912090000Sep 12, 2019
09:00
20190927160000Sep 27, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map CANON LANE  Inverleith
At Canonmills
SGN

New gas main connection.
Road closed.
20190912100000Sep 12, 2019
10:00
20190926160000Sep 26, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map CANNING STREET  City Centre
Between Atholl Crescent Lane and Canning Street Lane
Scottish Power

Emergency repairs. Completion date TBC.
Road closed.
20190912160000Sep 12, 2019
16:00
20190927170000Sep 27, 2019
17:00
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INVERLEITH / CORSTORPHINE WARDS
City of Edinburgh Council

Restricted access and parking restrictions as signed on Orchard Terrace, Ochil Court, Primrose Gardens, Silverknowes Road East, Silverknowes Southway, Silverknowes View and Stewart Clark Road. 1-2 days work per site within the dates shown.
Carriageway repairs programme.
20190915073000Sep 15, 2019
07:30
20190926183000Sep 26, 2019
18:30
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B7015 EAST CALDER
West Lothian Council

Carriageway resurfacing.
Road closed between Camps industrial estate and A71.
20190916000100Sep 16, 2019
00:01
20191110235900Nov 10, 2019
23:59
Click to view on map QUEENSFERRY ROAD A90 Inverleith
Between Orchard Drive and Queensferry Terrace
SGN

Gas main renewal.
Various arrangements comprising lane closures / contraflows and temporary traffic lights. Queensferry Terrace and Belford Avenue closed from 14/10/19 for 2 weeks (half term), Orchard Road and Orchard Road South closed early November.
20190916090000Sep 16, 2019
09:00
20191220160000Dec 20, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map GROATHILL ROAD SOUTH  Inverleith
At Telford Path bridge
SGN

New gas supply.
Temporary traffic lights.
20190916093000Sep 16, 2019
09:30
20190927160000Sep 27, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map NEW STREET  City Centre
Between East Market Street and Canongate
SGN

Gas valve replacement.
Road closed.
20190916093000Sep 16, 2019
09:30
20190930160000Sep 30, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map BONNINGTON ROAD B900 Leith Walk
City of Edinburgh Council

Nightshift carriageway resurfacing.
Road closed (in sections) each night. Phase 1 - Great Junction Street to Tennant Street for 3-4 nights. Phase 2 - Tennant Street to Anderson Street. Phase 3 - Anderson Street to Newhaven Road.
20190916180000Sep 16, 2019
18:00
20190928070000Sep 28, 2019
07:00
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M8 at J4
Amey

Concrete repairs, installation of combined drainage, waterproofing, central barrier replacement, joint replacement and carriageway surfacing. https://bit.ly/2krKilH
Eastbound and westbound M8 closed 8pm - 6am for 5 nights from 16/09/10 for preparatory works.
20190916200000Sep 16, 2019
20:00
20191209060000Dec 9, 2019
06:00
Click to view on map BONALY ROAD  Colinton/Fairmilehead
At Torduff Road
Scottish Power

Emergency cable repairs.
Temporary traffic lights.
20190917093000Sep 17, 2019
09:30
20190930160000Sep 30, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map RESTALRIG AVENUE  Craigentinny/Duddingston
At Marionville Avenue
Scottish Power

Cabling works.
3-way temporary traffic lights. Restalrig Road South (The Village) one-way system will be reversed.
20190917093000Sep 17, 2019
09:30
20191011160000Oct 11, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map DUDDINGSTON PARK A6106 Portobello/Craigmillar
At Durham Place Lane
Scottish Power

Cable repairs.
3-way temporary traffic lights.
20190918100000Sep 18, 2019
10:00
20190930160000Sep 30, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map MELVILLE STREET  City Centre


Film production. Melville Street closed between Manor Place and Stafford Street, Walker Street closed between Chester Street and William Street. 6am - 10pm each day.
20190923060000Sep 23, 2019
06:00
20190924220000Sep 24, 2019
22:00
Click to view on map GEORGE STREET  City Centre


*this closure is no longer required* Film production. George Street closed between Charlotte Square and Frederick Street, Castle Street and North Castle Street closed at George Street.
20190923060000Sep 23, 2019
06:00
20190925220000Sep 25, 2019
22:00
Click to view on map BELLEVUE B901 City Centre
Between East Claremont Street and Bellevue Place
SGN

Road closed.
Essential work to upgrade gas main.
20190923070000Sep 23, 2019
07:00
20191018170000Oct 18, 2019
17:00
Click to view on map HILLHOUSE ROAD A90 Almond
At Marchfield Park
BT

Clearing blocked cable ducts.
Citybound inside lane closed during off-peak hours.
20190923073000Sep 23, 2019
07:30
20190925160000Sep 25, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map BOSWALL PARKWAY  Forth
At Crewe Bank
Building contractor

Development project.
Temporary traffic lights.
20190923080000Sep 23, 2019
08:00
20190930170000Sep 30, 2019
17:00
Click to view on map PENNYWELL GARDENS  Forth
Between Pennywell Road and Pennywell Grove
City of Edinburgh Council

Removal of redundant street lighting columns.
Road closed.
20190923080000Sep 23, 2019
08:00
20190927160000Sep 27, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map CRAIGLEITH VIEW  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
North leg
Building contractor

Crane operations.
Road closed to through traffic.
20190923083000Sep 23, 2019
08:30
20190927163000Sep 27, 2019
16:30
Click to view on map NEWBATTLE TERRACE  Meadows/Morningside
Between Dominion Cinema and Falcon Gardens
Cityfibre

Installation of cable ducting.
Off-peak temporary traffic lights.
20190923093000Sep 23, 2019
09:30
20191010160000Oct 10, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map CLERMISTON ROAD NORTH  Drum Brae/Gyle
At Queensferry Road
Cityfibre

Installation of cables and ducting.
Road closed.
20190923093000Sep 23, 2019
09:30
20191014160000Oct 14, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map HARRISON ROAD  Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
Working from Slateford Road to the canal bridge
SGN

Gas main renewal.
Harrison Road closed at Slateford Road for 5-6 weeks then working southwards with 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 COCKBURNHILL ROAD  Pentland Hills
Between Cockburn Crescent and Bavelaw garage
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway repairs.
Road closed.
20190924080000Sep 24, 2019
08:00
20191011160000Oct 11, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map MAIN STREET B9085 Almond
At The Green (west leg)
SGN

New gas service.
Temporary traffic lights.
20190925080000Sep 25, 2019
08:00
20190930170000Sep 30, 2019
17:00
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