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 WEST REGISTER STREET  City Centre
At St Andrew Square
Building contractor

Building development project.
Road closed to through traffic.
2017042408000024-Apr-2017
08:00
2018123116000031-Dec-2018
16:00
Click to view on map LIBERTON ROAD A701 Liberton/Gilmerton
Between Gilmerton Road and Mid Liberton
Building contractor

Development works.
Lane closures and contraflow, east footway closed. Temporary pedestrian crossing at Mid Liberton.
2017061208000012-Jun-2017
08:00
2018073116000031-Jul-2018
16:00
Click to view on map  
SAUGHTON PARK
Various organisations

Saughton Park regeneration project -http://bit.ly/2uUB5l0 Main path through park closed, alternative cyclist / pedestrian route signposted via Stevenson Road - Balgreen Road. Currently no car parking available at either Fords Road or Balgreen Road.
2017073109000031-Jul-2017
09:00
2018080116000001-Aug-2018
16:00
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LONDON ROAD / EASTER ROAD AREA
Various organisations

Gyratory traffic system installed between London Road - Montrose Terrace - Easter Road ahead of Leith Street closure. http://bit.ly/2w8RC9o
2017082010000020-Aug-2017
10:00
2018093016000030-Sep-2018
16:00
Click to view on map GEORGE STREET  City Centre
St Andrew Square to Hanover Street
Building contractor

Traffic management measures associated with Leith Street closure.
Road closed to westbound through traffic.
2017083109300031-Aug-2017
09:30
2018073116000031-Jul-2018
16:00
Click to view on map LEITH STREET A900 City Centre
Between Princes Street and Calton Road
Various organisations

St James area development project - http://bit.ly/2uIHSD1. Lothian Buses diversions at http://bit.ly/2fJLVs7
Road closed. Diversion via Waterloo Place - Regent Road to London Road gyratory. No access into or out of Calton Road from 6am 20/12/17 (except for cyclists).
2017090205000002-Sep-2017
05:00
2018073116000031-Jul-2018
16:00
Click to view on map NORTH BRIDGE A7 City Centre
At Princes Street
Various organisations

Traffic management measures associated with Leith Street closure.
No left turn into Princes Street except for buses, taxis and cycles.
2017090205000002-Sep-2017
05:00
2018073116000031-Jul-2018
16:00
Click to view on map POTTERROW  Southside/Newington
Between Marshall Street and Brighton Street
Building contractor

Building development project.
Lane closures and contraflow.
2017091108000011-Sep-2017
08:00
2018092817000028-Sep-2018
17:00
Click to view on map KING S STABLES ROAD  City Centre
Between Lady Wynd and King's Stables Lane
Various organisations

Building demolition and redevelopment.
Varying traffic arrangements including lane closures, parking restrictions and temporary traffic lights.
2017092308000023-Sep-2017
08:00
2019090116000001-Sep-2019
16:00
Click to view on map HAYMARKET TERRACE A8 City Centre
Between Apex Hotel and Haymarket junction
Scottish Water

Sewer replacement. http://bit.ly/2uvFak2
Road closed to citybound traffic, diversion via Magdala Crescent - Eglinton Crescent - Palmerston Place. Magdala Crescent northbound only at Haymarket Terrace. 1-way system (clockwise) at Eglinton Crescent / Glencairn Crescent. Westbound traffic down to 1 lane.
2017100721000007-Oct-2017
21:00
2018080717000007-Aug-2018
17:00
Click to view on map CALTON ROAD  City Centre
At Leith Street
Building contractor

As part of St James development.
Road closed except for cyclists and pedestrians.
2017122006000020-Dec-2017
06:00
2018073120000031-Jul-2018
20:00
Click to view on map NEWHAVEN PLACE  Leith
Between Goosander Street and Lindsay Road
Building contractor

Construction work.
Road closed.
2018010809000008-Jan-2018
09:00
2018102616000026-Oct-2018
16:00
Click to view on map MOREDUNVALE ROAD  Liberton/Gilmerton
Between Upper Craigour and Old Dalkeith Road
City of Edinburgh Council

Flood prevention works. Bus diversion info at http://bit.ly/2m9e630
Road closed.
2018010809000008-Jan-2018
09:00
2018053116590031-May-2018
16:59
Click to view on map WATERLOO PLACE A1 City Centre
East End junction
Building contractor

Footway works as part of redevelopment of St James' area. http://www.edinburghstjames.com/
Lane closures eastbound Princes Street and northbound North Bridge.
2018021409300014-Feb-2018
09:30
2018072716000027-Jul-2018
16:00
Click to view on map GROATHILL ROAD NORTH  Forth
In its entirety
SGN

Gas main renewal project.
Road closed to southbound traffic from 27/03/18.
2018021506000015-Feb-2018
06:00
2018053108000031-May-2018
08:00
Click to view on map BURDIEHOUSE ROAD A701 Liberton/Gilmerton
From Old Burdiehouse Road (sub-station) to Kaimes crossroads
Clancy Docwra

Scottish Power cable reinforcement, working northwards in the southbound carriageway.
Lane closures. 4-way temporary traffic lights at Kaimes crossroads from 11/05/18 for 2 weeks.
2018022609300026-Feb-2018
09:30
2018061816000018-Jun-2018
16:00
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MAURICEWOOD ROAD
Midlothian Council

Construction of new roundabout.
Road closed between Belwood Road and A702. Diversion signed via Belwood Road - A701 - A766 - Bush Loan Road - A702
2018030509000005-Mar-2018
09:00
2018052417000024-May-2018
17:00
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NORTH EDINBURGH PATH NETWORK (NEPN)
City of Edinburgh Council

Footpath resurfacing and drainage improvements across the network. Telford path starts 23/04/18 - path remains open except for access ramp opposite Groathill Avenue. Victoria Path closed south of Ferry Road from 30/04/18 for 1 week.
2018030707300007-Mar-2018
07:30
2018060817300008-Jun-2018
17:30
Click to view on map GEORGE SQUARE  Southside/Newington
Between Crichton Street and north west corner
Utility company

Utility works for University of Edinburgh.
Road closed.
2018031208000012-Mar-2018
08:00
2018061517000015-Jun-2018
17:00
Click to view on map DRUM STREET A772 Liberton/Gilmerton
Between Ravenscroft Street and Candlemaker's Park
Various organisations

Installation of new gas, water and electricity supply for Miller Homes.
2-way temporary traffic lights.
2018032609300026-Mar-2018
09:30
2018052516000025-May-2018
16:00
Click to view on map NEWINGTON ROAD A701 Southside/Newington
A7 corridor from Salisbury Place to South Bridge
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway resurfacing and traffic signals upgrade at West Richmond Street, East Preston Street and Bernard Terrace junctions.
Various traffic management layouts including lane closures, road closures and temporary traffic lights. Off-peak and night-shift working. See 'South Clerk Street' for details of phase 1.
2018040909300009-Apr-2018
09:30
2018071316000013-Jul-2018
16:00
Click to view on map PICARDY PLACE  City Centre
Building contractor

Landscaping work at Picardy Place and front of Cathedral as part of St James redevelopment project.
Alterations to lane layout at Picardy roundabout affecting York Place, Broughton Street, Leith Street and Leith Walk.
2018041306000013-Apr-2018
06:00
2018072116000021-Jul-2018
16:00
Click to view on map GORGIE ROAD A71 Sighthill/Gorgie
Between Chesser Avenue and Balgreen Road
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing. Working westwards from Balgreen on the south side and returning eastwards on the north side.
Lane closures to accommodate temporary pedestrian walkways.
2018041809300018-Apr-2018
09:30
2018072716000027-Jul-2018
16:00
Click to view on map PRINCES STREET A8 City Centre
Between Frederick Street and South Charlotte Street
JC Decaux

Bus shelter replacement programme.
Westbound lane closure. Footway restrictions and bus stop closures as signed.
2018042309300023-Apr-2018
09:30
2018060816000008-Jun-2018
16:00
Click to view on map CALDER ROAD  Sighthill/Gorgie
At Sighthill View
SGN

Gas main renewal.
Service road and footpath closed, local diversions as signed.
2018042309300023-Apr-2018
09:30
2018060115300001-Jun-2018
15:30
Click to view on map LUTTON PLACE  Southside/Newington
At South Clerk Street
City of Edinburgh Council

Pedestrian crossing upgrade on South Clerk Street as part of A7 improvements programme.
Road closed to through traffic, access maintained from St Leonard's Street.
2018043009300030-Apr-2018
09:30
2018052516000025-May-2018
16:00
Click to view on map STENHOUSE DRIVE  Sighthill/Gorgie
Westbound approach to Saughton Road junction
SGN

Tests on gas main.
Inside lane closed.
2018050109300001-May-2018
09:30
2018052416000024-May-2018
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.
2018050119000001-May-2018
19:00
2020103007000030-Oct-2020
07:00
Click to view on map CASTLEHILL  City Centre


Road closed for delivery and removal of Tattoo stands.
2018050308000003-May-2018
08:00
2018103019000030-Oct-2018
19:00
Click to view on map NICOLSON STREET A7 Southside/Newington
At Drummond Street
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway re-paving and installation of new puffin crossing. Part of A7 coridor improvement programme.
Lane closures in both directions. Drummond Street closed. Existing one-way order rescinded to allow access from Roxburgh Place.
2018050707000007-May-2018
07:00
2018061516000015-Jun-2018
16:00
Click to view on map LASSWADE ROAD  Liberton/Gilmerton
At Park Crescent
Scottish Water

Testing and commissioning of new mains.
2-way temporary lights with pedestrian phase. Park Crescent closed.
2018050709300007-May-2018
09:30
2018052515300025-May-2018
15:30
Click to view on map LEARMONTH AVENUE  Inverleith
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing.
Temporary traffic lights.
2018050809000008-May-2018
09:00
2018062216000022-Jun-2018
16:00
Click to view on map CRAIGENTINNY ROAD  Craigentinny/Duddingston
At Craigentinny Avenue
SGN

Gas main renewal.
4-way temporary traffic lights.
2018050809300008-May-2018
09:30
2018052515300025-May-2018
15:30
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B7030 BONNINGTON ROAD
West Lothian Council

Carriageway resurfacing.
Road closed between Ratho access road and A71 each weekend only. Please note weight restrictions on diversion route via Dalmahoy Road and through Ratho.
2018051206000012-May-2018
06:00
2018061022000010-Jun-2018
22:00
Click to view on map PARK ROAD  Midlothian
At Waverley Road
Scottish Water

Sewer installation.
Road closed.
2018051408000014-May-2018
08:00
2018052517000025-May-2018
17:00
Click to view on map - B Road - B8020 West Lothian
At A904
Utility company

Cable connections.
Road closed.
2018051408000014-May-2018
08:00
2018052418000024-May-2018
18:00
Click to view on map SOUTH BRIDGE A7 City Centre
At Hunter Square
City of Edinburgh Council

Pedestrian crossing upgrade as part of A7 corridor improvement project.
One lane closed in each direction. Hunter Square closed at South Bridge, access / exit via Cowgate.
2018051508000015-May-2018
08:00
2018060816000008-Jun-2018
16:00
Click to view on map FERRY ROAD B9085 Forth
Between Crewe Toll and West Granton Access
Scottish Power

Cable jointing.
Contraflow with lane closures in both directions.
2018051608300016-May-2018
08:30
2018052916000029-May-2018
16:00
Click to view on map SALAMANDER STREET A199 Leith
Between Assembly Street and Sailmaker Road
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway patching (overnight works).
2-way temporary traffic lights. Bath Road, Elbe Street and Salamander Place closed as required. No work Saturday night.
2018052018300020-May-2018
18:30
2018060107000001-Jun-2018
07:00
Click to view on map CLERK STREET A7 Southside/Newington
At Hope Park Terrace / Bernard Terrace
City of Edinburgh Council

A7 improvement project phase 3 - traffic signals upgrade.
Hope Park Terrace and Bernard Terrace closed. Lane restrictions and temporary crossing facilities on Clerk Street.
2018052107000021-May-2018
07:00
2018062516000025-Jun-2018
16:00
Click to view on map CREWE ROAD SOUTH  Inverleith
Betwen Porterfield Road and Grigor Avenue
SGN

Gas main renewal project.
Lane closures, parking restrictions, 2, 3 or 4-way temporary traffic lights and side road closures as required. Starting at West Woods junction.
2018052108000021-May-2018
08:00
2018073016000030-Jul-2018
16:00
Click to view on map YOUNG STREET SOUTH LANE  City Centre
SGN

Gas main connection.
Road closed (access maintained for residents and garage owners).
2018052108000021-May-2018
08:00
2018060417000004-Jun-2018
17:00
Click to view on map WEST COATES A8 Corstorphine/Murrayfield
Between Wester Coates Road and Stanhope Street
SGN

CCTV survey of gas main.
Citybound lane closure.
2018052109300021-May-2018
09:30
2018052823590028-May-2018
23:59
Click to view on map CORSTORPHINE ROAD A8 Corstorphine/Murrayfield
At Balgreen Road
Scottish Power

Cable jointing.
Cityboubnd (bus) lane closure.
2018052109300021-May-2018
09:30
2018060316000003-Jun-2018
16:00
Click to view on map GRANTON ROAD A903 Forth
At Fraser Avenue
BT

Cable work.
2-way temporary traffic lights, Fraser Avenue closed.
2018052109300021-May-2018
09:30
2018052717000027-May-2018
17:00
Click to view on map CALDER ROAD A71 Sighthill/Gorgie
At Sighthill Roundabout
BT

Cable duct works.
Off-peak citybound lane closure on approach to roundabout. Footpath on the north side closed, pedestrian diversion via Sighthill underpass.
2018052109300021-May-2018
09:30
2018052515300025-May-2018
15:30
Click to view on map NORTH CASTLE STREET  City Centre
Between Queen Street and Young Street
Cityfibre

Cable works for superfast broadband.
Lane closures and parking restrictions.
2018052109300021-May-2018
09:30
2018052515300025-May-2018
15:30
Click to view on map DALRY ROAD A70 Sighthill/Gorgie
At Springwell Place and Cathcart Place
BT

Installation of broadband cabinet and cabling.
2-way temporary traffic lights. Cathcart Place closed 21 - 25/05, Springwell Place and Downfield Place closed 28/05 - 01/06. From 01/06/18 for 7 nights - overnight contraflow / stop-go boards and Cathcart Place closed.
2018052109300021-May-2018
09:30
2018060807000008-Jun-2018
07:00
Click to view on map WHEATFIELD ROAD  Sighthill/Gorgie
At Sainsbury's Shopping Centre
Scottish Power

Trial hole works
Footpath closed between Wheatfield Road and Westfield Road. Local diversion around the Sainsbury's car park.
2018052109300021-May-2018
09:30
2018052516000025-May-2018
16:00
Click to view on map CLERK STREET A7 Southside/Newington
Lutton Place to Montague Street
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway resurfacing as part of A7 corridor improvement project.
Road closed to citybound traffic from 7pm each weeknight.
2018052119000021-May-2018
19:00
2018052606000026-May-2018
06:00
Click to view on map BRUNSWICK STREET  Leith Walk
Scottish Power

Urgent cable repairs.
Lane and parking restrictions.
2018052210000022-May-2018
10:00
2018052517000025-May-2018
17:00
Click to view on map CRAIGCROOK ROAD  Inverleith
At Cottage Park
SGN

Laying new gas service.
Lane closures and priority boards.
2018052309000023-May-2018
09:00
2018060616000006-Jun-2018
16:00
Click to view on map BROUGHTON ROAD B900 Leith Walk
Between Mcdonald Road and Redbraes Place
City of Edinburgh Council

Drainage investigations. Completion date TBC depending on results.
2-way temporary traffic lights.
2018052309300023-May-2018
09:30
2018052916000029-May-2018
16:00
Click to view on map THE CITY OF EDINBURGH BY-PASS A702 Colinton/Fairmilehead
At Biggar Road (Lothianburn junction)
Amey

Works to retaining wall.
Westbound on-slip closed, diversion via Biggar Road - Oxgangs Road - Redford Road - Dreghorn Link.
2018052421000024-May-2018
21:00
2018052605000026-May-2018
05:00
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