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 LEITH STREET A900 City Centre
PICARDY AREA
Laing O'Rourke

Redevelopment of St James centre and redesign of Picardy junction.
Interim road layout with frequent alterations as work progresses. Temporary lane closures and pedestrian crossing facilities, road closures as required by the project.
20160104080000Jan 4, 2016
08:00
20201031170000Oct 31, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map LEITH STREET A900 City Centre
Building contractor

Redevelopment of St James' area. http://www.edinburghstjames.com/
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
Building contractor

Advance Construction - sewer replacement and road realignment. No completion date advised.
Road closed.
20180910080000Sep 10, 2018
08:00
20200131170000Jan 31, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map CALTON ROAD  City Centre
Between Waverley Station and New Street
Contractor not specified

Rockface repairs. No definitive end date available.
2-way temporary traffic lights.
20181001090000Oct 1, 2018
09:00
20200731160000Jul 31, 2020
16:00
Click to view on map - A Road - A90 Almond
Between Cramond Brig and north of Burnshot junction
City of Edinburgh Council

Construction of new Burnshot bridge.
40mph speed restriction in both directions.
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.
Various lane and road closures as signed.
20190506090000May 6, 2019
09:00
20200403170000Apr 3, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map STENHOUSE MILL LANE  Sighthill/Gorgie
At the footpath leading to Longstone Road
City of Edinburgh Council

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 REDFORD ROAD B701 Colinton/Fairmilehead
SGN

Gas main renewal.
Colinton project phase 3 from 06/01/20 - Redford Road closed at Colinton Road with works progressing southwards to Dreghorn Link using lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
20191012093000Oct 12, 2019
09:30
20200430170000Apr 30, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map WESTER HAILES ROAD B701 Pentland Hills
At the rail bridge at Westside Plaza
Network Rail

Bridge refurbishment.
Offside lane closures in both directions. Road closed northbound 10pm - 9am each Saturday night 11/01/20 - 02/02/20.
20191026220000Oct 26, 2019
22:00
20200202170000Feb 2, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map MAYFIELD ROAD  Southside/Newington
Between West Savile Terrace and Liberton Road
SGN

Gas main renewal project.
3-way temporary traffic lights at West Mains Road and Esslemont Road closed until 27/01/20. Work then moves south to Hallhead Road junction for 1 week then northwards from Lygon Road with 2-way temporary traffic lights and side road closures as required.
20191111093000Nov 11, 2019
09:30
20200229170000Feb 29, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map CONSTITUTION STREET A900 Leith
Trams to Newhaven

Construction of tram extension - https://bit.ly/34reWgc. Bus diversion details at https://bit.ly/2Cr3XaG
Road closed between Foot of the Walk and Coatfield Lane and between Queen Charlotte Street and Tower Street. Access maintained from Laurie Street to Kirkgate House car park. East footway closed adjacent to South Leith Parish Church.
20191116050000Nov 16, 2019
05:00
20210430170000Apr 30, 2021
17:00
Click to view on map LEITH WALK A900 Leith Walk
Between Crown Street and Lorne Street
Trams to Newhaven

Enabling works for tram extension.
Lane closures between Crown Street and Lorne Street.
20191118090000Nov 18, 2019
09:00
20200328170000Mar 28, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map LEITH WALK A900 Leith Walk
Between Pilrig Street and Brunswick Road
Trams to Newhaven

Enabling works for tram extension. https://bit.ly/2Xq2CdV.
Citybound lane closures but 2-way traffic maintained. No right turn into Mcdonald Road. Parking suspensions and bus stop closures as signed.
20191118100000Nov 18, 2019
10:00
20200328160000Mar 28, 2020
16:00
Click to view on map NIDDRIE MARISCHAL ROAD  Portobello/Craigmillar
Between Niddrie Mains Road and Niddrie House Drive
SGN

Gas main renewal.
Road closed.
20191119090000Nov 19, 2019
09:00
20200131170000Jan 31, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map DRUM BRAE DRIVE  Drum Brae/Gyle
Working westwards from the bus terminus
Cityfibre

Installation of cables and ducting.
Temporary traffic lights.
20191125090000Nov 25, 2019
09:00
20200131160000Jan 31, 2020
16:00
Click to view on map ANDERSON PLACE  Leith Walk
At Water of Leith bridge
City of Edinburgh Council

Bridge maintenance and repairs.
West footway closed.
20191216090000Dec 16, 2019
09:00
20200320160000Mar 20, 2020
16:00
Click to view on map WEST APPROACH ROAD  City Centre
Underneath Morrison Street bridge
City of Edinburgh Council

Structural repairs to Morrison Street bridge.
Lane closures and contraflow. 2-way traffic on citybound side initially, switching to westbound side late January.
20200104080000Jan 4, 2020
08:00
20200216170000Feb 16, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map GREAT JUNCTION STREET A901 Leith
At Water of Leith Bridge
City of Edinburgh Council

Bridge refurbishment. Bus diversions at https://bit.ly/2rHBmvY
Road closed to southbound traffic, diversion signed via Coburg Street - Sandport Place - Henderson Street. Temporary traffic lights at Ferry Road junction. Coburg Street open eastbound only between Great Junction Street and Dock Street. Temporary stop on Coburg Street for citybound bus services.
20200105090000Jan 5, 2020
09:00
20200313170000Mar 13, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map DEANHAUGH STREET B900 Inverleith
Phase 1 between Hamilton Place and Leslie Place, phase 2 (from 19/01/20) between Leslie Place and Dean Street
SGN

Gas main renewal. https://bit.ly/35EnGRE, bus diversions at https://bit.ly/39pfhmW
Road closed for 8 weeks, temporary traffic lights at Hamilton Place and at Leslie Place (from 11/01/20). Signed diversion via East Fettes Avenue - Inverleith Place - Inverleith Row - Brandon Terrace - Henderson Row. To be followed by westbound closure of Raeburn Place for approximately 22 weeks.
20200106063000Jan 6, 2020
06:30
20200828180000Aug 28, 2020
18:00
Click to view on map LIBERTON GARDENS A701 Liberton/Gilmerton
At Kirkgate / Liberton Drive
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway and footway resurfacing, street lighting and traffic signals upgrades.
Kirkgate and Liberton Drive closed, 2-way traffic maintained on Liberton Gardens.
20200106070000Jan 6, 2020
07:00
20200406170000Apr 6, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map HOPETOUN ROAD B924 Almond
Between Morison Gardens and Plewlandcroft
City of Edinburgh Council

Bridge repairs.
Road closed to through traffic.
20200106080000Jan 6, 2020
08:00
20200331170000Mar 31, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map FORTH STREET  City Centre
SGN

Gas main renewal.
Phase 1 - Forth Street closed between Broughton Street and Hart Street, one-way orders on Hart Street and Union Street suspended. Phase 2 - Forth Street closed between Hart Street and Union Street.
20200106090000Jan 6, 2020
09:00
20200316170000Mar 16, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map MAYBURY ROAD A902 Almond
Between East Craigs and Barnton
Building contractor

CALA / Barratt Homes development. Construction of site entrance, installation of new pedestrian crossing points and redetermination of west footway.
Various lane closures / contraflow arrangements.
20200108093000Jan 8, 2020
09:30
20200430170000Apr 30, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map GEORGE IV BRIDGE  City Centre
Utility company

Survey works. Overnight lane closures affecting George IV Bridge, Bank Street, Forrest Road, Bristo Place, Teviot Place and Potterrow.
20200112200000Jan 12, 2020
20:00
20200126060000Jan 26, 2020
06:00
Click to view on map MARINE DRIVE  Almond
At roundabout at Silverknowes Road (extending 400m east)
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway and footway resurfacing.
Road closed 8am - 5pm each day.
20200113080000Jan 13, 2020
08:00
20200306170000Mar 6, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map BRAID ROAD  Colinton/Fairmilehead
Between Buckstone Drive and Riselaw Road
SGN

Gas main renewal.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights. Riselaw Road, Riselaw Crescent, Braid Mount and Buckstone Drive closed as required.
20200113080000Jan 13, 2020
08:00
20200320170000Mar 20, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map LASSWADE ROAD  Liberton/Gilmerton
Around 200m south of Lang Loan
Building contractor

Construction of access point for new housing development.
2-way temporary traffic lights, temporary bus stop in each direction.
20200113093000Jan 13, 2020
09:30
20200202170000Feb 2, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map CRAIGLEITH ROAD B900 Inverleith
Between Orchard Bank and Orchard Place
Amey

Ground surveys ahead of sewer upgrade.
2-way temporary traffic lights, Orchard Bank closed for the first week.
20200113093000Jan 13, 2020
09:30
20200207170000Feb 7, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map FERRY ROAD A902 Forth
At Gosford Place
SGN

*works complete 17/01/20* Gas main connection.
2-way temporary traffic lights.
20200113093000Jan 13, 2020
09:30
20200127160000Jan 27, 2020
16:00
Click to view on map INDIA PLACE  Inverleith
City of Edinburgh Council

Traffic safety measures.
*Reopened 24/01/20* St Bernard's Bridge closed, local diversions as signed. Access maintained for pedestrians and cyclists.
20200113100000Jan 13, 2020
10:00
20200202170000Feb 2, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map PORTOBELLO ROAD A1140 Craigentinny/Duddingston
Between Jock's Lodge and Northfield Broadway
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway and carriageway resurfacing.
24-hour lane closures for footway works. Temporary traffic lights 7pm - 7am each weeknight for carriageway works.
20200113190000Jan 13, 2020
19:00
20200214070000Feb 14, 2020
07:00
Click to view on map OLD DALKEITH ROAD A7 Liberton/Gilmerton
From Walter Scott Avenue to Bridgend Farm (working northwards)
Cityfibre

Cable installations.
2-way temporary traffic lights (3-way when working at the recycling centre entrance and at Cameron Gardens). Off-peak restrictions only from 21/01/20.
20200115093000Jan 15, 2020
09:30
20200205170000Feb 5, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map DALRY ROAD A70 City Centre
Between Haymarket junction and Dalry Place
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway repairs at bus stops.
Parking suspended on both sides, lane closures and temporary bus stops as per on-street signage.
20200119080000Jan 19, 2020
08:00
20200128160000Jan 28, 2020
16:00
Click to view on map CARGIL TERRACE  Forth
Between Stirling Road and Netherby Road
Scottish Water

Pipe repairs.
Road closed to through traffic.
20200120090000Jan 20, 2020
09:00
20200129170000Jan 29, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map NEWTON CHURCH ROAD  Midlothian
Between Smithy Green Avenue and Campview
Midlothian Council

Carriageway resurfacing.
Road closed for up to 7 days.
20200120093000Jan 20, 2020
09:30
20200126170000Jan 26, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map FOUNTAINBRIDGE  Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
At Gardner's Crescent
SGN

Gas main connection at development site.*Work extension 23.01.20*
3-way temporary traffic lights and Gardner's Crescent closed.
20200120093000Jan 20, 2020
09:30
20200126170000Jan 26, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map BROOMHOUSE DRIVE  Sighthill/Gorgie
Scottish Water

Water main replacement (note this work will be suspended while Stenhouse Road sewer work is in progress 10/02 - 23/02/20).
Westbound lane closure (1) Broomhouse Medway to Broomhouse Avenue with no right turn out of Broomhouse Medway then (2) Saughton Road to Broomhouse Medway. 3-way temporary traffic lights at Broomhouse Medway when working alongside adjacent traffic island.
20200120093000Jan 20, 2020
09:30
20200510170000May 10, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map QUEENSFERRY TERRACE  Inverleith
At Ravelston Dykes / Belford Road
Scottish Water

Pipe renewal.
4-way temporary traffic lights.
20200121090000Jan 21, 2020
09:00
20200129170000Jan 29, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map NORTH BRIDGE A7 City Centre
At Princes Street
Scottish Power

Emergency cable repairs. Works duration TBC.
Northbound lane closure.
20200121093000Jan 21, 2020
09:30
20200127160000Jan 27, 2020
16:00
Click to view on map MAIN STREET B9080 Almond
Outside New Liston Arms at Kirkliston crossroads
Scottish Water

Burst pipe.
*4-way temporary traffic lights from midday 27/01/20* Traffic management details TBA but some road occupation likely, may require temporary traffic lights. Updates to follow when available.
20200122160000Jan 22, 2020
16:00
20200131170000Jan 31, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map BRUNSTANE ROAD  Portobello/Craigmillar
At Dalkeith Street / Argyle Crescent
BT

Network upgrade.
Lane closures. No northbound entry to Brunstane Road from Dalkeith Street / Argyle Crescent. Joppa Grove closed at Brunstane Road.
20200123080000Jan 23, 2020
08:00
20200127170000Jan 27, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map MERCHISTON PLACE  Meadows/Morningside
At Merchiston Avenue / Rochester Terrace
BT

Cabling.
4-way temporary traffic lights.
20200123080000Jan 23, 2020
08:00
20200127170000Jan 27, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map NEWBATTLE TERRACE  Meadows/Morningside
At Canaan Lane
Scottish Power

Cable repairs. Completion date TBC.
Temporary traffic lights proposed.
20200123170000Jan 23, 2020
17:00
20200205160000Feb 5, 2020
16:00
Click to view on map DEWAR PLACE B700 City Centre
Building contractor

To dismantle tower crane at development site (weather permitting).
Dewar Place reduced to one lane, Dewar Place Lane closed.
20200124093000Jan 24, 2020
09:30
20200126180000Jan 26, 2020
18:00
Click to view on map ST JOHN S ROAD A8 Corstorphine/Murrayfield
Between Kirk Loan and Station Road
Cityfibre

Cabling work to be done over two consecutive weekends.
2-way temporary traffic lights. Kirk Loan and Clermiston Road closed.
20200125070000Jan 25, 2020
07:00
20200202190000Feb 2, 2020
19:00
Click to view on map EASTER ROAD  Leith Walk
Between Rossie Place and Montgomery Street
Scottish Water

Repairs to burst pipe.
2-way temporary traffic lights.
20200125080000Jan 25, 2020
08:00
20200127070000Jan 27, 2020
07:00
Click to view on map CRAMOND ROAD SOUTH  Almond
At Barnton Avenue
BT

Clearing blocked cable ducts.
Temporary traffic lights.
20200125093000Jan 25, 2020
09:30
20200126180000Jan 26, 2020
18:00
Click to view on map HILLHOUSE ROAD A90 Inverleith
At Blackhall junction
Telecomms company

Upgrade of existing telecomms equipment.
Citybound lane closure.
20200126070000Jan 26, 2020
07:00
20200126130000Jan 26, 2020
13:00
Click to view on map PALMERSTON PLACE  City Centre
At Chester Street
BT

Manhole repairs.
3-way temporary traffic lights. Eglinton / Glencairn Crescents closed at Palmerston Place.
20200126080000Jan 26, 2020
08:00
20200126180000Jan 26, 2020
18:00
Click to view on map PIER PLACE A901 Leith
At Newhaven harbour
Scottish Water

Manhole repairs.
2-way temporary traffic lights.
20200126093000Jan 26, 2020
09:30
20200127070000Jan 27, 2020
07:00
Click to view on map GORGIE ROAD A71 Sighthill/Gorgie
Tynecastle stadium


Hearts v Rangers, kick-off 3pm. Mcleod Street closed, Gorgie area parking restrictions as signed.
20200126140000Jan 26, 2020
14:00
20200126173000Jan 26, 2020
17:30
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