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
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WATER OF LEITH PATH AT DEAN VILLAGE
Various organisations

Landslip. Water of Leith path closed below Dean cemetery. https://osm.org/go/evfLJ2RkE-
2013030108000001-Mar-2013
08:00
2017123123590031-Dec-2017
23:59
Click to view on map LEITH STREET A900 City Centre
Between Greenside Row and Picardy roundabout
Building contractor

Redevelopment of St James' area. http://www.edinburghstjames.com/
Various lane closures and contraflow arrangements. No right turn into or out of Greenside Row. St James' Place, Cathedral Lane and car parks also closed. Layout change at north end from 7pm 23/06/17 will mean *no bus stops* on Leith Street.
2015090108000001-Sep-2015
08:00
2020063016000030-Jun-2020
16:00
Click to view on map WEST REGISTER STREET  City Centre
Between St Andrew Square and Register Place
Building contractor

Building development works.
Road closed.
2016042508000025-Apr-2016
08:00
2017093017000030-Sep-2017
17:00
Click to view on map LEITH WALK A900 Leith Walk
Between Pilrig Street and McDonald Road
City of Edinburgh Council

Leith Project phase 4. http://bit.ly/1H7LGfC
Lane closures and parking restrictions. Iona Street closed. McDonald Road and Brunswick Road reopened 31/07/17 for Festival period.
2016090507300005-Sep-2016
07:30
2017093018300030-Sep-2017
18:30
Click to view on map SEMPLE STREET  City Centre
East side at Fountainbridge junction
Building contractor

Development of former Farmfoods building.
Lane closure and parking restrictions. Pedestrian diversion as signed with temporary crossing facilities.
2016090508000005-Sep-2016
08:00
2018013117000031-Jan-2018
17:00
Click to view on map - Unnamed Road -  Almond
Burnshot flyover at A90
City of Edinburgh Council

Unsafe bridge.
Flyover closed to all traffic. Cyclist and pedestrian diversion via A90 (N) off-slip - A90 underpass. Slip roads remain open, no restrictions between Kirkliston and *northbound* A90.
2016112800010028-Nov-2016
00:01
2018071723590017-Jul-2018
23:59
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DUDDINGSTON AREA
SGN

Gas mains renewal project.
Roads closed (in turn) - Duddingston Rise, Duddingston View, Bingham Drive, Bailie Terrace, Bailie Grove, Bailie Path, Magdalane Gardens. Other lane and parking restrictions as signed.
2017010909000009-Jan-2017
09:00
2017083116000031-Aug-2017
16:00
Click to view on map LEITH STREET A900 City Centre
In its entirety
Various

Installation of gas, water and drainage services for St James' development.
Lane closures and contraflows. West footway closed at Princes Street, no left turn into Waterloo Place.
2017041706000017-Apr-2017
06:00
2017090323590003-Sep-2017
23:59
Click to view on map NEWTON CHURCH ROAD  Midlothian
Between Millerhill Road and Edmonstone Road
Building contractor

Housing development.
Road closed to through traffic.
2017041708000017-Apr-2017
08:00
2017122916000029-Dec-2017
16:00
Click to view on map CASTLEHILL  City Centre
Between Lawnmarket and Castle Esplanade
Various

Delivery and installation of Tattoo stands.
Road closed (with the exception of vehicles displaying an appropriate pass).
2017050309300003-May-2017
09:30
2017103019000030-Oct-2017
19:00
Click to view on map DOUGLAS CRESCENT  City Centre
In its entirety
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing.
Road closed to through traffic.
2017050809000008-May-2017
09:00
2017091516000015-Sep-2017
16:00
Click to view on map UPPER GRAY STREET  Southside/Newington
At Salisbury Place
City of Edinburgh Council

Refurbishment works for National Library.
Road closed to southbound through traffic. West footway closed.
2017052209300022-May-2017
09:30
2017120315300003-Dec-2017
15:30
Click to view on map MEADOWBANK  Craigentinny/Duddingston
Meadowbank Terrace / London Road junction
City of Edinburgh Council

Junction upgrade.*works extension 17.08.18
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights. Meadowbank Terrace and Meadowbank Avenue closed (except 1st - 9th July for Royal Week).
2017052909300029-May-2017
09:30
2017082815300028-Aug-2017
15:30
Click to view on map FOUNTAINBRIDGE  Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
Between Gilmore Park and Grove Street
Building contractor

Building development.
Staggered footway closure on north *and* south sides, temporary pedestrian crossing.
2017060108000001-Jun-2017
08:00
2017093016000030-Sep-2017
16:00
Click to view on map RIVERSDALE ROAD  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
Between Riversdale Crescent and Saughtonhall Avenue
City of Edinburgh Council

Flood prevention works.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
2017060108000001-Jun-2017
08:00
2017092916000029-Sep-2017
16:00
Click to view on map LIBERTON ROAD A701 Liberton/Gilmerton
Between Gilmerton Road and Mid Liberton
Building contractor

Development works.
Citybound lane closure and east footway closed. Temporary pedestrian crossing at Mid Liberton.
2017061208000012-Jun-2017
08:00
2017083116000031-Aug-2017
16:00
Click to view on map GEORGE SQUARE  Southside/Newington


Festival events. East leg closed continuously. Additional daily road closures Crichton Street, Buccleuch Place, George Square Lane and north leg of Square.
2017062607000026-Jun-2017
07:00
2017090423590004-Sep-2017
23:59
Click to view on map ESKBANK ROAD A6094 Midlothian
Between High Street and Viewbank Avenue
SGN

Gas main renewal project, now expected to finish 15/08/17. http://bit.ly/2ryJVnn, bus diversion details at http://bit.ly/2ti9RIs
Phase 1 - Lothian Street closed between High Street and Raes Gardens. Phase 2 - Lothian Street / Eskbank Road closed eastbound from Raes Gardens to Viewbank Avenue. Around 4 weeks per phase.
2017070109000001-Jul-2017
09:00
2017083116000031-Aug-2017
16:00
Click to view on map QUEENSFERRY STREET LANE  City Centre
In its entirety
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway and footway resurfacing. Works suspended between 31/07/17 and 05/09/17.
Road closed to through traffic.
2017070309000003-Jul-2017
09:00
2017103116000031-Oct-2017
16:00
Click to view on map HIGH STREET  City Centre


Fringe Festival. Road closed between George IV Bridge and Cockburn Street. 10.30am - 9pm each day.
2017070410300004-Jul-2017
10:30
2017083006000030-Aug-2017
06:00
Click to view on map HOLYROOD ROAD  City Centre
Between Viewcraig Gardens and St John Street
SGN

Old Town mains renewal project (phase 7 of 8).
Road closed to through traffic then 3-way temporary traffic lights at St John Street from 04/09/17.
2017071008000010-Jul-2017
08:00
2017092416000024-Sep-2017
16:00
Click to view on map PRIMROSE BANK ROAD  Forth
Between Trinity Road and Lomond Road
Scottish Water

Sewer repairs. http://bit.ly/2wBadIS
Road closed.
2017071409000014-Jul-2017
09:00
2017082716000027-Aug-2017
16:00
Click to view on map ROXBURGH PLACE  Southside/Newington


Festival events. Road closed at Drummond Street.
2017071823590018-Jul-2017
23:59
2017090123590001-Sep-2017
23:59
Click to view on map HARRISON ROAD  Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
Bridge north of Harrison Gardens
City of Edinburgh Council

Bridge refurbishment (steel repairs and painting).
No road or footway obstruction anticipated.
2017072109000021-Jul-2017
09:00
2017091216000012-Sep-2017
16:00
Click to view on map BROOMHOUSE ROAD B701 Drum Brae/Gyle
At Forrester Park Avenue
SGN

Gas main renewal project.
Lane closures and priority boards. Temporary traffic lights removed 11/08/17.
2017072208000022-Jul-2017
08:00
2017090817300008-Sep-2017
17:30
Click to view on map BATH STREET  Portobello/Craigmillar
Between Mentone Avenue and Straiton Place
Building contractor

Road now open 10.08.17.
2017072409000024-Jul-2017
09:00
2017082517300025-Aug-2017
17:30
Click to view on map REDHALL CRESCENT  Sighthill/Gorgie
Between Redhall Drive and Redhall Road
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway and footway resurfacing, street lighting renewal.
Road closed to through traffic.
2017072409000024-Jul-2017
09:00
2017092916000029-Sep-2017
16:00
Click to view on map MOUNTCASTLE DRIVE NORTH  Craigentinny/Duddingston
Between Northfield Drive and Hamilton Drive West.
Scottish Water

Sewer upgrade.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
2017072409300024-Jul-2017
09:30
2017082516000025-Aug-2017
16:00
Click to view on map SOUTH GYLE BROADWAY  Drum Brae/Gyle
Between junctions with South Gyle Crescent
Various organisations

Energetics and SGN - utility connections for new licensed premises.
Lane closures.
2017072409300024-Jul-2017
09:30
2017090516000005-Sep-2017
16:00
Click to view on map GEORGE STREET  City Centre


Festival events. Road closed between Charlotte Square and Castle Street and westbound Hanover Street to Frederick Street. Except for cyclists. Loading permitted on south side 6am - 9.30am each day.
2017073000010030-Jul-2017
00:01
2017082813000028-Aug-2017
13:00
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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.
2017073109000031-Jul-2017
09:00
2018080116000001-Aug-2018
16:00
Click to view on map THE JEWEL  Portobello/Craigmillar
Between Corbieshot and the A1
Scottish Power

Cable works.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights when required.
2017080109000001-Aug-2017
09:00
2017082517000025-Aug-2017
17:00
Click to view on map HAWES BRAE B924 City of Edinburgh


August cruise liner visits. Parking restrictions Hawes Brae, Edinburgh Road and Hawes car park 02/08, 08-09/08, 14/08 and 26/08.
2017080206000002-Aug-2017
06:00
2017082619000026-Aug-2017
19:00
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WATER OF LEITH PATH AT BONNINGTON
Building contractor

Unsafe wall at Miller Homes site. Path closed between Newhaven Road and Anderson Place. https://osm.org/go/evfL5EaD5--
2017080208000002-Aug-2017
08:00
2017120816000008-Dec-2017
16:00
Click to view on map JOHNSTON TERRACE  City Centre


Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo - Johnston Terrace, Mound Place, Ramsay Lane, Ramsay Garden, Lawnmarket, Upper Bow, Milne's Court and Castle Wynd North closed 5pm - midnight each weekday and 5pm - 1am each Saturday night
2017080217000002-Aug-2017
17:00
2017082701000027-Aug-2017
01:00
Click to view on map CHAMBERS STREET  City Centre


Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. Road closed 6pm - 11pm each week night. 5pm-1am each Saturday night. Except for event coaches.
2017080318000003-Aug-2017
18:00
2017082701000027-Aug-2017
01:00
Click to view on map KING S STABLES ROAD  City Centre


Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. Road closed 7pm - 11pm each week night and 6pm - 1am each Saturday night. Except for event coaches.
2017080319000003-Aug-2017
19:00
2017082701000027-Aug-2017
01:00
Click to view on map GEORGE IV BRIDGE  City Centre


Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. Road closed 10.30pm - 11pm each week night and 9pm - 9.30pm and midnight - 12.30 each Saturday night.
2017080322300003-Aug-2017
22:30
2017082700300027-Aug-2017
00:30
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NEWHAVEN AREA


August cruise liner visits. Parking restrictions on Newhaven Place 04/08, 05-06/08, 08-09/08, 14-15/08 and 31/08.
2017080406000004-Aug-2017
06:00
2017083118000031-Aug-2017
18:00
Click to view on map CRAIGLEITH DRIVE  Inverleith
In its entirety
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway resurfacing.
Road closed to through traffic (week 1 between Queensferry Road and Blinkbonny Avenue, then between Blinkbonny Avenue and Craigleith Crescent).
2017080708000007-Aug-2017
08:00
2017082516000025-Aug-2017
16:00
Click to view on map NORTH FORT STREET  Leith
Between North Hillhousefield and Lindsay Road
SGN

Laying new gas supply.
Northbound lane closure.
2017080709000007-Aug-2017
09:00
2017082816000028-Aug-2017
16:00
Click to view on map CHESSER AVENUE  Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
Between Chesser Grove and Gorgie Road (opposite Kwik Fit)
Scottish Power

Cable repairs.
Excavation in west footway, some road occupation to accomodate temporary walkway.
2017081110000011-Aug-2017
10:00
2017082416000024-Aug-2017
16:00
Click to view on map DUDDINGSTON PARK A6106 Portobello/Craigmillar
Between Durham Place Lane and Brighton Place
Clancy Docwra

Urgent cable repairs for Scottish Power.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
2017081308000013-Aug-2017
08:00
2017082516000025-Aug-2017
16:00
Click to view on map - B Road - B8020 West Lothian
At A904
Scottish Water

Water main upgrade.
Road closed (except for 10/09/17 to accommodate Pedal for Scotland), diversion signposted via A904 - B8046 - B9080 through Winchburgh.
2017081406000014-Aug-2017
06:00
2017091518000015-Sep-2017
18:00
Click to view on map TELFORD ROAD A902 Inverleith
Between Queensferry Road (Hillhouse Road) and Groathill Road North
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway patching.
Off-peak lane closures.
2017081409300014-Aug-2017
09:30
2017082516000025-Aug-2017
16:00
Click to view on map GREENDYKES ROAD  Portobello/Craigmillar
South of Niddrie Marischal Place
SGN

Gas main repairs.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
2017081509000015-Aug-2017
09:00
2017090816000008-Sep-2017
16:00
Click to view on map PATH BRAE B800 Almond
Various locations between New Liston Road and main crossroads
Telecomms company

Virgin Media cabling work.
Off-peak lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
2017081509300015-Aug-2017
09:30
2017082917300029-Aug-2017
17:30
Click to view on map ALNWICKHILL ROAD  Liberton/Gilmerton
Between Howden Hall Drive and Alnwickhill Drive
Scottish Power

Cable installation.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
2017081509300015-Aug-2017
09:30
2017082816000028-Aug-2017
16:00
Click to view on map LIBERTON ROAD A701 Liberton/Gilmerton
Between Gilmerton Road and Mid Liberton
Scottish Power

Cable jointing works.
Southbound lanes closed, contraflow in citybound carriageway.
2017081609300016-Aug-2017
09:30
2017082916000029-Aug-2017
16:00
Click to view on map SALAMANDER STREET A199 Leith
Between Salamander Yards and Carron Place
Scottish Power

Cable connections.
Footway excavation, westbuond lane closure to accommodate temporary walkway.
2017081709300017-Aug-2017
09:30
2017083016000030-Aug-2017
16:00
Click to view on map  
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
2018073116000031-Jul-2018
16:00
Click to view on map GILLESPIE STREET  Meadows/Morningside
At Gilmore Place
Utility company

Installation of new water connection.
Road closed, local diversions as signed.
2017082109300021-Aug-2017
09:30
2017082515300025-Aug-2017
15:30
Click to view on map - Unnamed Road -  Sighthill/Gorgie
Westfield Court
City of Edinburgh Council

To accommodate a generator for nearby flats.
Road closed (pedestrian and emergency access maintained).
2017082109300021-Aug-2017
09:30
2017091017300010-Sep-2017
17:30
Click to view on map MAIN STREET B9080 Almond
Between Manse Road and main crossroads.
Telecomms company

Cable works by Virgin Media. Completion date TBC.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
2017082110000021-Aug-2017
10:00
2017082516000025-Aug-2017
16:00
Click to view on map EAST FOUNTAINBRIDGE  City Centre
Between Reigo Street and Lothian Road
Scottish Water

Repairs to burst main.
Narrow lanes.
2017082211000022-Aug-2017
11:00
2017082316000023-Aug-2017
16:00
Click to view on map CLERMISTON ROAD  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
At Old Kirk Road
Scottish Power

Installation of cable junction box.
Lane closures and 3-way temporary traffic lights.
2017082309300023-Aug-2017
09:30
2017090516000005-Sep-2017
16:00
Click to view on map GRANGE LOAN  Southside/Newington
Between Kilgraston Road and Whitehouse Loan
Scottish Water

Manhole repairs.
Road closed. Diversion signposted via Whitehouse Loan - Strathearn Road - Kilgraston Road.
2017082309300023-Aug-2017
09:30
2017082315300023-Aug-2017
15:30
Click to view on map LOWER GRANTON ROAD A901 Forth
From Wardie Square to Granton Square
Scottish Water

Collapsed manhole repairs
Two way temporary traffic lights
2017082409000024-Aug-2017
09:00
2017082417000024-Aug-2017
17:00
Click to view on map BELFORD ROAD  Inverleith
Water of Leith bridge between Douglas Gardens and Bells Mills
City of Edinburgh Council

Bridge inspection.
Off-peak lane closure and temporary traffic lights.
2017082409300024-Aug-2017
09:30
2017082415300024-Aug-2017
15:30
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