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

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 WAVERLEY BRIDGE  City Centre
In its entirety
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway and footway improvements.
Lane closures as signed on Waverley Bridge, Market Street and East Market Street.
20140526100000May 26, 2014
10:00
20150327160000Mar 27, 2015
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 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 REDFORD AVENUE  Colinton/Fairmilehead
Between Redford Crescent and Redford Terrace
Scottish Water

Sewer repairs.
Road closed to through traffic.
20140929090000Sep 29, 2014
09:00
20150503160000May 3, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map SOUTH LEARMONTH GARDENS  Inverleith
In its entirety
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing (south side). Actual start date 21/10/14.
Lane closures and parking restrictions as signed.
20141006093000Oct 6, 2014
09:30
20150331160000Mar 31, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map NORTHFIELD ROAD  Craigentinny/Duddingston
As signed
Scotland Gas Networks

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
20150315235900Mar 15, 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

New pedestrian islands, cycle paths and associated improvement works.
Off-peak temporary traffic lights.
20141207093000Dec 7, 2014
09:30
20150320160000Mar 20, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map BEAVERHALL ROAD  Leith Walk
At Powderhall Road
Scotland Gas Networks

Gas main connections.
Road closed. Diversion signed via Broughton Road - Logie Green Road.
20150112000100Jan 12, 2015
00:01
20150409235900Apr 9, 2015
23:59
Click to view on map ROTHESAY PLACE  City Centre
Between Drumsheugh Gardens and Manor Place
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing.
Lane and parking restrictions.
20150119093000Jan 19, 2015
09:30
20150313170000Mar 13, 2015
17:00
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 QUEEN CHARLOTTE STREET  Leith
Between Constitution Street and John's Place
Lafarge Tarmac for CEC

Footway resurfacing.
Lane closures and parking restrictions.
20150126093000Jan 26, 2015
09:30
20150320160000Mar 20, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map - A Road - A90 Almond
At B924 junction
City of Edinburgh Council

Next phase of cyclepath / footway upgrade.
Off-peak Edinburgh-bound lane closures on A90 and B924. Cyclepath closed between Burnshot and Barnbougle, diversions via Dalmeny estate.
20150202090000Feb 2, 2015
09:00
20150417160000Apr 17, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map CRANSTON STREET  City Centre
In its entirety
Building contractor

Building development works.
NEW TRAFFIC LAYOUT - 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  


Six Nations rugby at BT Murrayfield. Scotland v Wales, 15th February 3pm; v Italy, 28th February 2.30pm; v Ireland, 21st March 2.30pm. Road closures and parking restrictions.
20150215120000Feb 15, 2015
12:00
20150321190000Mar 21, 2015
19:00
Click to view on map LIXMOUNT GARDENS  Forth
In its entirety
Lafarge Tarmac for CEC

Carriageway and footway resurfacing works.
Road closed to through traffic until 27th February, lane closures thereafter.
20150216080000Feb 16, 2015
08:00
20150308163000Mar 8, 2015
16:30
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
20150612170000Jun 12, 2015
17:00
Click to view on map DRUM BRAE NORTH B701 Drum Brae/Gyle
Between Drum Brae Terrace and Barntongate Avenue
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway resurfacing.
Lane closures, temporary traffic lights and side roads closed as required.
20150216090000Feb 16, 2015
09:00
20150424160000Apr 24, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map MOREDUN PARK ROAD  Liberton/Gilmerton
In its entirety
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway resurfacing. Starting with Moredun Park Street - Fernieside Drive section. Lothian Buses 8 and 18 diverted from Monday 16/03/15 http://ow.ly/K0pZy
Road closed to through traffic. Side roads closed as required and as signed on street.
20150216093000Feb 16, 2015
09:30
20150417160000Apr 17, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map WEST MAINS ROAD  Southside/Newington
At and around Mayfield Road junction
Scottish Power

Inspection of cable ducts and protection systems.
Lane closures and parking restrictions. 4-way temporary traffic lights at Mayfield Road junction as required, dates TBC.
20150216093000Feb 16, 2015
09:30
20150327170000Mar 27, 2015
17:00
Click to view on map WEST HARBOUR ROAD  Forth
At Waterfront Avenue
Scottish Water

Water main connections.
4-way temporary traffic lights.
20150223090000Feb 23, 2015
09:00
20150309170000Mar 9, 2015
17:00
Click to view on map RESTALRIG ROAD SOUTH  Craigentinny/Duddingston
At rail bridge
Network Rail

Bridge maintenance.
Road closed 9pm - 6am each night.
20150223210000Feb 23, 2015
21:00
20150323060000Mar 23, 2015
06:00
Click to view on map WAVERLEY BRIDGE  City Centre
Between Waverley Station ramps
City of Edinburgh Council

Pedestrian improvements. http://ow.ly/JuMzF
Road closed southbound.
20150224060000Feb 24, 2015
06:00
20150320170000Mar 20, 2015
17:00
Click to view on map BURDIEHOUSE TERRACE  Liberton/Gilmerton
Between Burdiehouse Place and Southhouse Road
Energetics

Cable works.
Road closed to through trafic.
20150224090000Feb 24, 2015
09:00
20150311160000Mar 11, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map CLERK STREET A7 Southside/Newington
At St Patrick Square
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway and garden works.
Citybound lane closure to accommodate temporary pedestrian walkway. arking restrictions and temporary bus stop as signed.
20150224093000Feb 24, 2015
09:30
20150327160000Mar 27, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map WILLOWBRAE ROAD A1 Craigentinny/Duddingston
Between Paisley Drive and Abercorn Crescent
Scotland Gas Networks

Mains replacement project.
Lane closures and parking restrictions as signed. Ulster Crescent closed during phase 3 (of 3).
20150302090000Mar 2, 2015
09:00
20150419160000Apr 19, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map COWGATE  City Centre
Just east of roundabout at Candlemaker Row
Clancy Docwra

Urgent cable repairs for Scottish Power.
Temporary traffic lights.
20150302110000Mar 2, 2015
11:00
20150313160000Mar 13, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map NEWCRAIGHALL ROAD A6095 Portobello/Craigmillar
East of Newcraighall village
Scottish Power

Awaiting details of nature of works and finish date.
Temporary traffic lights.
20150303000100Mar 3, 2015
00:01
20150313160000Mar 13, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map MANOR PLACE  City Centre
South of Chester Street junction
Scottish Water

Trial holes.
Lane closures and parking restrictions.
20150303080000Mar 3, 2015
08:00
20150307160000Mar 7, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map MELVILLE STREET  City Centre
Between Stafford Street and Queensferry Street
Scottish Water

Trial holes.
Lane closures and parking restrictions (both sides and central reserve).
20150303080000Mar 3, 2015
08:00
20150307160000Mar 7, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map ALVA STREET  City Centre
As signed on street
Scottish Water

Trial holes.
Lane closures and parking restrictions.
20150303080000Mar 3, 2015
08:00
20150307160000Mar 7, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map HOWDEN HALL DRIVE  Liberton/Gilmerton
Between Howden Hall Crescent and Backlee
Scottish Water

Sewer repairs.
Road closed to through traffic.
20150303080000Mar 3, 2015
08:00
20150313170000Mar 13, 2015
17:00
Click to view on map THE WISP A6106 Portobello/Craigmillar
On the bend roughly midway between Niddrie Mains Road and Millerhill Road
Scottish Power

Street lighting repairs.
Off-peak temporary traffic lights.
20150303093000Mar 3, 2015
09:30
20150316160000Mar 16, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map HAWTHORNVALE  Forth
Between Newhaven Road and Jessfield Terrace
Building contractor

Dismantling of scaffolding.
Road closed. Diversion via Hewhaven Road - Jessfield Terrace.
20150304000100Mar 4, 2015
00:01
20150306235900Mar 6, 2015
23:59
Click to view on map SIR HARRY LAUDER ROAD A199 Portobello/Craigmillar
Between Baileyfield Road and Fishwives' Causeway
Scottish Power

Installation of cables and ducting.
Lane closures, two-way traffic maintained.
20150304093000Mar 4, 2015
09:30
20150317160000Mar 17, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map ROYAL CIRCUS  City Centre
North east leg from the junction of Circus Place to the junction of North East Circus Place
Scottish Power

Urgent works to repair power fault.
Road closed to through traffic. Diversions via - NE Circus Place - Howe Street - SE Circus Place - Circus Place.
20150305080000Mar 5, 2015
08:00
20150309160000Mar 9, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map CHAMBERS STREET  City Centre
West College Street to George IV Bridge
Building contractor

*WORKS POSTPONED 0800hrs 06/03/15* Crane operations for erection of scaffolding at Museum.
Road closed westbound.
20150306000100Mar 6, 2015
00:01
20150309060000Mar 9, 2015
06:00
Click to view on map GLASGOW ROAD A8 Almond


Scottish Motorcycle Show at Royal Highland Centre. Local traffic management around showground, 40mph speed restriction on A8. Allow some extra time for journeys to Edinburgh Airport.
20150307083000Mar 7, 2015
08:30
20150308180000Mar 8, 2015
18:00
Click to view on map VIVIAN TERRACE  Almond
East side
Scottish Water

Manhole repairs.
Lane closures and parking restrictions between numbers 9 and 17
20150307090000Mar 7, 2015
09:00
20150307160000Mar 7, 2015
16:00
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