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. *ROAD CLOSED IN BOTH DIRECTIONS 19/01/15 - 23/01/15 FOR WATER MAIN CONNECTIONS*
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. Works suspended for the Festive period.
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 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 DUDDINGSTON ROAD WEST  Portobello/Craigmillar
At railway bridge between Peffer Place and North Cairntow
Network Rail

Rail bridge replacement.
Road reopened 6am Monday 10th. Temporary traffic lights still in use.
20140911090000Sep 11, 2014
09:00
20150130060000Jan 30, 2015
06:00
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 CRANSTON STREET  City Centre
In its entirety
Building contractor

Building development project.
Northbound traffic only. Southbound traffic diverted via East Market Street - New Street - Canongate.
20140929060000Sep 29, 2014
06:00
20160229180000Feb 29, 2016
18:00
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
20150130160000Jan 30, 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 KINGSKNOWE ROAD SOUTH  Pentland Hills
Between Lanark Road and Kingsknowe Drive
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway resurfacing.
Road closed to through traffic.
20141110090000Nov 10, 2014
09:00
20150128160000Jan 28, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map DRUM BRAE NORTH B701 Drum Brae/Gyle
In its entirety
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing and street lighting renewal.
Lane and parking restrictions, maintaining two-way traffic.
20141117093000Nov 17, 2014
09:30
20150213160000Feb 13, 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
Various locations between Broomhall Gardens and Forrester High School
City of Edinburgh Council

Installation of pedestrian islands.
Off-peak temporary traffic lights.
20141207093000Dec 7, 2014
09:30
20150213160000Feb 13, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map MARCHMONT ROAD  Meadows/Morningside
Melville Drive to Warrender Park Road
Scottish Water

Installation of new sewer.
Temporary traffic lights. Warrender Park Road and Warrender Park Terrace closed as required. Phased cycle lane closures and parking restrictions as signed.
20150105090000Jan 5, 2015
09:00
20150331160000Mar 31, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map WEST HARBOUR ROAD  Forth
At Waterfront Avenue
Scotland Gas Networks

New gas supply.
Propose to use 4-way temporary traffic lights.
20150105100000Jan 5, 2015
10:00
20150202160000Feb 2, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map STRAITON ROAD A701 Midlothian
Between Straiton and Bush estate
Scottish Power

Laying new cables.
Varying traffic management layouts including lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
20150105100000Jan 5, 2015
10:00
20150220170000Feb 20, 2015
17:00
Click to view on map DEAN PARK CRESCENT  Inverleith
Between Learmonth Terrace and Dean Street
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing (north side).
Lane closures and parking restrictions. Temporary traffic lights when working adjacent to traffic islands.
20150105100000Jan 5, 2015
10:00
20150213160000Feb 13, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map BUCCLEUCH STREET  Southside/Newington
Between Boroughloch and Meadow Lane
Scottish Power

Relocation of cable junction box (ahead of site redevelopment).
Temporary traffic lights (though peak periods).
20150106093000Jan 6, 2015
09:30
20150130170000Jan 30, 2015
17:00
Click to view on map MURIESTON CRESCENT  Sighthill/Gorgie
At the rail bridge
Network Rail

Bridge repairs.
Temporary traffic lights.
20150110220000Jan 10, 2015
22:00
20150129060000Jan 29, 2015
06:00
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 KIRK BRAE  Liberton/Gilmerton
Between Liberton Brae and Peveril Terrace
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway resurfacing.
Road closed to through traffic. Alternative routes signed via Kirkgate and Double Hedges Road - Gilmerton Road.
20150112080000Jan 12, 2015
08:00
20150315170000Mar 15, 2015
17:00
Click to view on map ST ANDREW SQUARE  City Centre
South side
Building contractor

Construction of tower crane for redevelopment of south side of Square. *Crane works delayed by high winds - restrictions remain in place*
Road closed. 2-way traffic permitted on north side with turning circle provided.
20150115000100Jan 15, 2015
00:01
20150213235900Feb 13, 2015
23:59
Click to view on map - A Road - A1 Portobello/Craigmillar
Between Newcraighall and Milton Road
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway resurfacing.
Various lane closure / contraflow arrangements. 2 lanes maintained northbound for morning peaks and 2 southbound for evening peaks. Northbound on-slip at Newcraighall closed. Some overnight carriageway closures required. *Northbound carriageway closed overnight Friday 30th and Saturday 31st January*
20150116080000Jan 16, 2015
08:00
20150220170000Feb 20, 2015
17:00
Click to view on map ROSEBANK ROAD  Forth
In its entirety
Scotland Gas Networks

Trinity area mains replacement project.
Road closed to through traffic (local access maintained).
20150119080000Jan 19, 2015
08:00
20150208170000Feb 8, 2015
17:00
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
20150227170000Feb 27, 2015
17:00
Click to view on map LANARK ROAD A70 Pentland Hills
Between Baberton Loan and Foulis Crescent
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing.
Off-peak temorary traffic lights.
20150119093000Jan 19, 2015
09:30
20150130153000Jan 30, 2015
15:30
Click to view on map CRAIGS ROAD  Drum Brae/Gyle
At Maybury Road
Scottish Power

Emergency cable repairs. Completion date TBC.
Road closed. Alternative route signed via Maybury Road - Glasgow Road - Drum Brae South.
20150121060000Jan 21, 2015
06:00
20150128160000Jan 28, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map LIBERTON ROAD A701 Liberton/Gilmerton
Opposite Gordon Terrace then between Lady Road and Gilmerton Road
Scotland Gas Networks

Abandonment of old gas main.
Southbound lane closure.
20150121093000Jan 21, 2015
09:30
20150130160000Jan 30, 2015
16:00
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 LANARK ROAD WEST A70 Pentland Hills
Just west of Ravelrig Road
Scottish Water

Repairs to burst water main.
Temporary traffic lights.
20150122140000Jan 22, 2015
14:00
20150129160000Jan 29, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map MILTON ROAD A1 Portobello/Craigmillar
Between Park Avenue and Dussingston Park South
Scottish Water

Repairs to leak.
Citybound lane closure.
20150125110000Jan 25, 2015
11:00
20150130160000Jan 30, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map GLADSTONE TERRACE  Southside/Newington
In its entirety
City of Edinburgh Council

Renewal of carriageway markings.
Road closed to through traffic.
20150126000100Jan 26, 2015
00:01
20150130235900Jan 30, 2015
23:59
Click to view on map GREAT JUNCTION STREET A901 Leith
From Taylor Gardens to the Foot of the Walk
Scottish Water

Sewer investigation works.
Inside lane closed.
20150126000100Jan 26, 2015
00:01
20150130235900Jan 30, 2015
23:59
Click to view on map BABERTON AVENUE  Pentland Hills
Between Belmont Road and Lanark Road
Scottish Water

Flood prevention works.
Road closed.
20150126080000Jan 26, 2015
08:00
20150227170000Feb 27, 2015
17:00
Click to view on map INVERLEITH ROW B901 Inverleith
Between Warriston Gardens and Inverleith Place
Scottish Power

Cable repairs.
Temporary traffic lights.
20150126083000Jan 26, 2015
08:30
20150130170000Jan 30, 2015
17:00
Click to view on map CABLES WYND  Leith
Between Yardheads and Mill Lane
Scottish Water

Sewer repairs.
Lane closures and parking restrictions.
20150126093000Jan 26, 2015
09:30
20150130180000Jan 30, 2015
18:00
Click to view on map CORSTORPHINE HIGH STREET  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
Outside Primary School
Scotland Gas Networks

Gas main connections.
Temporary traffic lights.
20150126093000Jan 26, 2015
09:30
20150209160000Feb 9, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map SLATEFORD ROAD A70 Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
Development site between Slateford Colonies and Ardmillan junction
Utility company

Water and gas main connections for new student accommodation.
Temporary traffic lights. South footway closed. NO works over 6 Nations weekends.
20150126093000Jan 26, 2015
09:30
20150220160000Feb 20, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map PILTON DRIVE  Forth
Between Morrison's and Ferryfield House
Utility company

Utility connections to development site.
Road closed to through traffic.
20150126093000Jan 26, 2015
09:30
20150220160000Feb 20, 2015
16:00
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 COWGATEHEAD  City Centre
At Grassmarket / Candlemaker Row
Scottish Power

Urgent cable repairs.
3-way temporary traffic lights.
20150126160000Jan 26, 2015
16:00
20150128190000Jan 28, 2015
19:00
Click to view on map ABBEYHILL  City Centre
At rail bridge
Network Rail

Bridge repairs.
Monday night - 3-way temporary traffic lights at Abbeymount junction; Tuesday night - Abbeyhill closed between Croft-an-Righ and Abbeymount.
20150126220000Jan 26, 2015
22:00
20150128060000Jan 28, 2015
06:00
Click to view on map LOWER GRANTON ROAD A901 Forth
Between Wardie Steps and Boswall Road
Scottish Water

Mains repairs.
Temporary traffic lights (during peak periods).
20150127093000Jan 27, 2015
09:30
20150201170000Feb 1, 2015
17:00
Click to view on map MEUSE LANE  City Centre
From junction of St Andrews Street and St David's Street
Scottish Water

Emergency repairs
Road closed. One way order has been suspended
20150127141400Jan 27, 2015
14:14
20150131160000Jan 31, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map ABBEYHILL  City Centre
Between Abbey Lane & Abbeyhill rail bridge
Scotland Gas Networks

New gas supply
Road closed with diversions via Abbey Lane, London Road, Montrose Terrace, Abbeymount. Local access and pedestrian flow will be maintained
20150128080000Jan 28, 2015
08:00
20150201160000Feb 1, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map KIRK LOAN  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
As signed
Scottish Water

Water main repair
Road closed - diversions as signed. Local access will be maintained
20150128083000Jan 28, 2015
08:30
20150130235900Jan 30, 2015
23:59
Click to view on map MERCHISTON PARK  Meadows/Morningside
South end of street, near Merchiston Place
Scottish Water

Manhole repairs.
Lane closures and parking restrictions.
20150128090000Jan 28, 2015
09:00
20150128160000Jan 28, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map SOUTH LAUDER ROAD  Southside/Newington
Between Grange Loan and St Alban's Road
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway resurfacing.
Lane closures and parking restrictions.
20150128090000Jan 28, 2015
09:00
20150130160000Jan 30, 2015
16:00
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