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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 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
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 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 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
2017122216000022-Dec-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 FOUNTAINBRIDGE  Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
Between Viewforth and Grove Street
Building contractor

Building development.
South footway closed west of Gilmore Park.
2017060108000001-Jun-2017
08:00
2017113016000030-Nov-2017
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 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
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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. 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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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
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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
2018073116000031-Jul-2018
16:00
Click to view on map HOPETOUN ROAD  Almond
Between Stewart Terrace and Walker Drive
Scottish Water

Water main upgrade. http://bit.ly/2w3R0Be
Lane closures, temporary traffic lights and parking restrictions as signed.
2017082809000028-Aug-2017
09:00
2017111716000017-Nov-2017
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.
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 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. Resurfacing currently on northbound side with 2-way traffic on citybound side. Brunswick Road and Mcdonald Road closed. Iona Street open towards Leith Walk only.
2017090407300004-Sep-2017
07:30
2017110318300003-Nov-2017
18:30
Click to view on map HOLYROOD ROAD  City Centre
At St John Street
SGN

Old Town gas main renewal project.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
2017090408000004-Sep-2017
08:00
2017103116000031-Oct-2017
16:00
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CRAIGMILLAR PARK AREA
SGN

Gas main renewal project. Phased road closures of East Suffolk Park, Suffolk Road, East Savile Road, East Suffolk Road and Ventnor Terrace.
2017090408000004-Sep-2017
08:00
2018033016000030-Mar-2018
16:00
Click to view on map BRUNSWICK ROAD  Leith Walk
At Leith Walk
City of Edinburgh Council

To accommodate site compound for ongoing Leith Walk improvements.
Road closed.
2017090408000004-Sep-2017
08:00
2017111016000010-Nov-2017
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 SILVERKNOWES ROAD  Almond
At Silverknowes Road / Lauriston Farm Road roundabout
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway and carriageway resurfacing, new zebra crossings and cycle lanes.
Silverknowes Parkway, Silverknowes Place and Silverknowes Road closed. 2-way temporary traffic lights at the roundabout, all traffic using south side. No access to Marine Drive from Silverknowes Parkway / Lauriston Farm Road.
2017091109300011-Sep-2017
09:30
2017121616000016-Dec-2017
16:00
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 as required.
2017092308000023-Sep-2017
08:00
2019090116000001-Sep-2019
16:00
Click to view on map COMISTON ROAD A702 Meadows/Morningside
Between Greenbank Crescent and Balcarres Street
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway resurfacing. Lothian Buses 23 and 38 diverted - http://bit.ly/2fKAaC2
Phase 1 (3weeks) - 2-way temporary traffic lights, Cluny Gardens, Cluny Avenue and Balcarres Street closed, Hermitage Terrace closed towards Morningside Road. Phase 2 - from Wednesday 11/10/17 Comiston Road closed southbound, diversion via Braid Road (closed citybound).
2017092606300026-Sep-2017
06:30
2017111016000010-Nov-2017
16:00
Click to view on map HIGH STREET  City Centre
At Blackfriars Street
SGN

Old Town gas main renewal project (decommissioning old main, reinstatements and relaying all setts). Service 300 to Ocean Terminal diverted http://bit.ly/2hyMWnB
Lane closures and priority boards to start with. High Street and Blackfriar's Street closed later in this phase of work.
2017092608000026-Sep-2017
08:00
2017113016000030-Nov-2017
16:00
Click to view on map FIRRHILL CRESCENT  Colinton/Fairmilehead
At Firrhill Drive
SGN

Firrhill area gas main renewal project.
Lane closures, parking restrictions, temporary traffic lights and local road closures as required.
2017092609000026-Sep-2017
09:00
2018011316000013-Jan-2018
16:00
Click to view on map FERNIEHILL ROAD  Liberton/Gilmerton
Between Gilmerton Road and Ferniehill Street
Scottish Water

Trial holes ahead of water main replacement work in early 2018.
Rolling programme with lane closures, parking restrictions and temporary traffic lights as required. Road closed at Gilmerton Road 30/10/17 - 03/11/17.
2017100209000002-Oct-2017
09:00
2017111717000017-Nov-2017
17:00
Click to view on map REDFORD ROAD B701 Colinton/Fairmilehead
Between Redford Drive and Dreghorn Link
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway and carriageway resurfacing project.
Rolling programme with lane closures, 2/3-way temporary traffic lights, parking restrictions, bus stop closures and pedestrian diversions as required.
2017100209000002-Oct-2017
09:00
2017111417300014-Nov-2017
17:30
Click to view on map ABBEYHILL  City Centre
At Abbeymount
SGN

Gas leak repairs - completion date TBC
No right turn into Abbeyhill from Abbeymount. Diversions via Abbeymount - Easter Road - London Road - Abbey Lane
2017100409300004-Oct-2017
09:30
2017102417000024-Oct-2017
17:00
Click to view on map BRAEHEAD GROVE  Almond
Between Whitehouse Road and Braehead Bank
City of Edinburgh Council

Emergency culvert repairs.
Road closed, local diversions via Braehead Road.
2017100512000005-Oct-2017
12:00
2017102617300026-Oct-2017
17:30
Click to view on map HAYMARKET TERRACE A8 City Centre
Between Apex Hotel and Haymarket junction
Scottish Water

Sewer replacement. Traffic management installed late on Saturday, work starts on Sunday. 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
2018063017000030-Jun-2018
17:00
Click to view on map BOSWALL PARKWAY  Forth
Between Royston Mains Road and Pilton Drive North
Cityfibre

Broadband cable connections.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
2017100908000009-Oct-2017
08:00
2017103016000030-Oct-2017
16:00
Click to view on map LANARK ROAD A70 Pentland Hills
At Woodhall Drive
Scottish Power

Repairs to cable fault.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
2017101218000012-Oct-2017
18:00
2017102616000026-Oct-2017
16:00
Click to view on map MILTON ROAD WEST A1 Craigentinny/Duddingston
At Duddingston Road West / Willowbrae Road crossroads
SGN

Urgent gas main repairs. Completion date TBC.
Lane closures and 3-way temporary traffic lights. Work expected to move away from the main junction during w/c 23/10/17.
2017101309300013-Oct-2017
09:30
2017103116000031-Oct-2017
16:00
Click to view on map POTTERROW  Southside/Newington
Marshall Street to South College Street
Building contractor

Building inspection / maintenance at South College Street. East footway closed, alternative route signed via crossing Marshall Street - west footway.
2017101408000014-Oct-2017
08:00
2017111016000010-Nov-2017
16:00
Click to view on map DRUM STREET A772 Liberton/Gilmerton
Between Candlemaker's Park and Gilmerton Station Road
Clancy Docwra

Installation of new power supply.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights (3-way then 2-way as work moves south).
2017101409300014-Oct-2017
09:30
2017102716000027-Oct-2017
16:00
Click to view on map WEST NICOLSON STREET  Southside/Newington
At Chapel Street
Cityfibre

Cable works for superfast broadband.
Phase 1, 14-17/10/17 - lane closures and temporary traffic lights. Phase 2 from 18/10/17 - temporary traffic lights and weekend closure of Crichton Street. Phase 3 TBC - parking restrictions on West Nicolson Street.
2017101409300014-Oct-2017
09:30
2017102317300023-Oct-2017
17:30
Click to view on map ROSE LANE  City of Edinburgh
City of Edinburgh Council

Drainage repairs. Parking bays suspended on east side of Binks car park.
2017101606000016-Oct-2017
06:00
2017102818000028-Oct-2017
18:00
Click to view on map DUKE STREET  Leith
At Leith Walk / Great Junction Street
Clancy Docwra

Emergency works. Completion date TBC
Lane restrictions.
2017101607000016-Oct-2017
07:00
2017102317000023-Oct-2017
17:00
Click to view on map WARDIE SQUARE  Forth
In its entirety
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing.
Road closed, parking restrictions as signed.
2017101608000016-Oct-2017
08:00
2017120116000001-Dec-2017
16:00
Click to view on map BOSWALL PARKWAY  Forth
At Boswall Drive / Wardie Crescent
SGN

Gas main renewal.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights. Boswall Drive and Grierson Crescent closed in turn.
2017101608300016-Oct-2017
08:30
2017102716300027-Oct-2017
16:30
Click to view on map FINDLAY GARDENS  Craigentinny/Duddingston
At Fleming Place
Energetics

Cable works.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
2017101609000016-Oct-2017
09:00
2017102416000024-Oct-2017
16:00
Click to view on map WEST TOLLCROSS  Meadows/Morningside
North side from outside Lochrin nursery school extending into Ponton Street
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing.
Footway closed.
2017101609000016-Oct-2017
09:00
2017102518000025-Oct-2017
18:00
Click to view on map DUDDINGSTON PARK SOUTH A6106 Portobello/Craigmillar
At Niddrie Mill Crescent
SGN

Gas main connection.
Lane closures and 3-way temporary traffic lights.
2017101609300016-Oct-2017
09:30
2017102917300029-Oct-2017
17:30
Click to view on map SAUGHTON ROAD NORTH  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
Between Carrick Knowe Road and north junction with Broomfield Crescent
Scottish Water

Major water main upgrade project phase 2a. 6 months work on Saughton Road North then Kirk Loan, across St John's Road and into Clermiston Road.
Road closed to through traffic. Broomfield Crescent, Carrick Knowe Parkway and both arms of Broomhall Avenue closed at Saughton Road North. Access from Broomhouse Drive as far as Carrick Knowe Road only.
2017101609300016-Oct-2017
09:30
2017120816000008-Dec-2017
16:00
Click to view on map EAST LONDON STREET  City Centre
At London Street / Broughton Street
BT

Installation of broadband equipment.
Road closed to eastbound traffic. North footway closed.
2017101609300016-Oct-2017
09:30
2017102417300024-Oct-2017
17:30
Click to view on map MYRESIDE ROAD  Meadows/Morningside
South end of Watson's pitches
Building contractor

Construction / development works.
Temporary traffic lights.
2017101609300016-Oct-2017
09:30
2017102416000024-Oct-2017
16:00
Click to view on map REGENT ROAD A1 City Centre
At St Andrew's House
Clancy Docwra

Cable works.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
2017101610000016-Oct-2017
10:00
2017102316000023-Oct-2017
16:00
Click to view on map SLATEFORD ROAD A70 Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
Between Meggetgate and Allan Park Road
SGN

Installation of new gas supply.
Lane closures.
2017101610000016-Oct-2017
10:00
2017103016000030-Oct-2017
16:00
Click to view on map LANARK ROAD WEST A70 Pentland Hills
At Riccarton Mains Road
BT

Cable works.
Lane closures and 3-way temporary traffic lights over three consecutive Sundays.
2017102208000022-Oct-2017
08:00
2017110516000005-Nov-2017
16:00
Click to view on map WEST APPROACH ROAD  City Centre
At the substation
Scottish Power

Maintenance work.
Citybound lane closure (overnight / early morning only).
2017102305000023-Oct-2017
05:00
2017102706000027-Oct-2017
06:00
Click to view on map CHESSER AVENUE  Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
In its entirety
Tarmac / CEC

Carriageway resurfacing (whole length) and traffic signals upgrade at New Mart Road junction.
Phases 1 and 2 - inside lanes then outside lanes closed in both directions, side-road closures, bus stop closures and banned right turns as signed. Phase 3 from 13/11/17 (nightshift) - temporary traffic lights at signal-controlled junctions (Gorgie Road, New Mart Road, Hutchison Road and Slateford Road in turn).
2017102307000023-Oct-2017
07:00
2017113017000030-Nov-2017
17:00
Click to view on map  
NEWTON CHURCH ROAD (east of Millerhill Road)
Midlothian Council

Carriageway resurfacing.
Road closed to through traffic between nos 47 and 54.
2017102309000023-Oct-2017
09:00
2017102716000027-Oct-2017
16:00
Click to view on map MURRAYFIELD ROAD  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
Between Kinellan Road and Easter Belmont Road
Utility company

Installation of water and sewer services.
Lane closures and 2-way temporary traffic lights.
2017102309300023-Oct-2017
09:30
2017102717000027-Oct-2017
17:00
Click to view on map ST LEONARD S STREET  Southside/Newington
At Parkside Street
Cityfibre

Installation of broadband equipment.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
2017102309300023-Oct-2017
09:30
2017102416000024-Oct-2017
16:00
Click to view on map CHARLOTTE SQUARE  City Centre
West side from Hope Street to West Register House
Telecomms company

Cable and ducting work.
Lane closure and parking restrictions as signed.
2017102309300023-Oct-2017
09:30
2017102719000027-Oct-2017
19:00
Click to view on map WEST SAVILE ROAD  Southside/Newington
And East Savile Road, between Mayfield Road and Craigmillar Park
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway patching.
Lane closures and parking restrictions as signed.
2017102309300023-Oct-2017
09:30
2017102716000027-Oct-2017
16:00
Click to view on map THE CITY OF EDINBURGH BY-PASS A720 Liberton/Gilmerton
At Lasswade junction
Amey

Landscaping work.
Eastbound off-slip and westbound on-slip closed 8pm - 6am for 4 nights.
2017102320000023-Oct-2017
20:00
2017102706000027-Oct-2017
06:00
Click to view on map BIGGAR ROAD A702 Colinton/Fairmilehead
North of Lothianburn junction
Amey

Street lighting work.
Overnight lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
2017102320000023-Oct-2017
20:00
2017102706300027-Oct-2017
06:30
Click to view on map  
A1 AT WALLYFORD
Amey

Trial holes.
Southbound off-slip to Wallyford closed.
2017102320000023-Oct-2017
20:00
2017102406000024-Oct-2017
06:00
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