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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 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. South leg of Square closed 06/06/16 - 30/07/16 and 05/09/16 - 23/10/16.
20140602080000Jun 2, 2014
08:00
20170531235900May 31, 2017
23:59
Click to view on map YORK LANE  City Centre
Between York Place and Dublin Street Lane South
Building contractor

Site compound for development of 44 York Place.
Road closed. Pedestrian access maintained.
20140927080000Sep 27, 2014
08:00
20160530235900May 30, 2016
23:59
Click to view on map WEST COLLEGE STREET  City Centre
In its entirety
Building contractor

Development works at Law School.
Road closed.
20150316080000Mar 16, 2015
08:00
20160813160000Aug 13, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map LEITH WALK A900 Leith Walk
Haddington Place (between Annandale Street and McDonald Road)
Building contractor

Building development work.
Northbound lane closure and parking restrictions to accommodate temporary pedestrian walkway.
20150420000100Apr 20, 2015
00:01
20160718235900Jul 18, 2016
23:59
Click to view on map VIEWFORTH  Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
Between Dundee Street and Gilmore Place
Building contractor

Construction work for new Boroughmiur High School.
Road closed to through traffic.
20150504090000May 4, 2015
09:00
20160630160000Jun 30, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map GLASGOW ROAD A8 Drum Brae/Gyle
At Gogar junction
Network Rail

Construction of new Gogar train station and underpass through A8. http://bit.ly/1Gg1ZEt
Lane closures on approach to and through Gogar junction.
20150513100000May 13, 2015
10:00
20160729160000Jul 29, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map LEITH STREET A900 City Centre
In its entirety
Various

Redevelopment of St James area. http://www.edinburghstjames.com/
Varying traffic restrictions.
20150901100000Sep 1, 2015
10:00
20200630160000Jun 30, 2020
16:00
Click to view on map  
Grange area
SGN

Gas main replacement project.
Roads closed (in turn) - Blackford Road, St Albans Road, Mansionhouse Road, South Oswald Road, Oswald Road, Dick Place.
20150907090000Sep 7, 2015
09:00
20160630160000Jun 30, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map DALGETY ROAD  Craigentinny/Duddingston
Between Marionville Road and Dalgety Street
Building contractor

Building development works
Road closed
20150928000100Sep 28, 2015
00:01
20170328235900Mar 28, 2017
23:59
Click to view on map CIRCUS PLACE  City Centre
Between Howe Street & Royal Circus
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway reconstruction.
Update 03/02/16 - temporary traffic lights for around 3 weeks and northern ends of Royal Circus closed. Full road closure from 28/02/16.
20150929090000Sep 29, 2015
09:00
20160531160000May 31, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map CATHEDRAL LANE  City Centre
in its entirety
Scottish Power

Cable works for St James Centre redevelopment.
Road closed.
20151019080000Oct 19, 2015
08:00
20160531235900May 31, 2016
23:59
Click to view on map  
Dalkeith Road / Prestonfield area
SGN

Gas mains replacement project.
Various lane and road closures affecting Priestfield, Kilmaurs, Kirkhill and Prestonfield area. Dalkeith Road closed southbound from 28/03/16 for 1 week. Priestfield Road closed 04/04/16 for 2 weeks.
20151116090000Nov 16, 2015
09:00
20160531170000May 31, 2016
17:00
Click to view on map CALTON ROAD  City Centre
At Leith Street
City of Edinburgh Council

Structural damage following RTC.
Road closed to through traffic.
20160101000100Jan 1, 2016
00:01
20160630235900Jun 30, 2016
23:59
Click to view on map LEITH STREET A900 City Centre
Between Greenside Row and Picardy roundabout
Building contractor

Various works associated with St James redevelopment.
Northbound carriageway closed, contraflow on southbound side. No right turn out of Greenside Row.
20160104050000Jan 4, 2016
05:00
20161231180000Dec 31, 2016
18:00
Click to view on map MEADOW LANE  Southside/Newington
From (and including) Buccleuch Place Lane to Buccleuch Street
Building contractor

To accommodate construction traffic for student housing.
Roads closed.
20160104080000Jan 4, 2016
08:00
20170731160000Jul 31, 2017
16:00
Click to view on map SEMPLE STREET  Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
At Fountainbridge
Building contractor

Demolition of Lothian House (Farmfoods building).
Lane closure to accommodate temporary walkway.
20160107093000Jan 7, 2016
09:30
20160624160000Jun 24, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map MEUSE LANE  City Centre
In its entirety
Building contractor

Utility connections, footway and carriageway reconstruction as part of the Bowmer & Kirkland development.
Road closed to through traffic.
20160121093000Jan 21, 2016
09:30
20160531170000May 31, 2016
17:00
Click to view on map MORRISON STREET B700 City Centre
Between Lothian Road and EICC
SGN

Gas mains replacement project. See also
Excavation and lane closures outside Sainsbury's. Morrison Street closed westbound Semple Street to Gardner's Crescent.
20160125090000Jan 25, 2016
09:00
20160617160000Jun 17, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map MOREDUNVALE ROAD  Liberton/Gilmerton
Upper Craigour to Craigour Drive
Building contractor

Flood prevention works. Completion date TBC.
Road closed westbound.
20160209090000Feb 9, 2016
09:00
20160531170000May 31, 2016
17:00
Click to view on map CHAMBERS STREET  City Centre
Between South Bridge and West College Street
City of Edinburgh Council

Public space improvements.
Road closed in both directions for carriageway reconstruction - likely to remain closed until Monday 27/05/16.
20160222073000Feb 22, 2016
07:30
20160617163000Jun 17, 2016
16:30
Click to view on map ST JAMES PLACE  City Centre
At Cathedral Lane
Scottish Power

Cable works as part of St James redevelopment.
Road and footpath closed to through traffic.
20160423000100Apr 23, 2016
00:01
20160531235900May 31, 2016
23:59
Click to view on map WEST REGISTER STREET  City Centre
Between St Andrew Square and Register Place (at Cafe Royal)
Building contractor

Demolition works ahead of 'The Registers' development project. http://ow.ly/10m95L
Road closed, access and exit via Princes Street.
20160425000100Apr 25, 2016
00:01
20161031235900Oct 31, 2016
23:59
Click to view on map HOWE STREET  City Centre
At South East Circus Place
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway reconstruction (Circus Place).
Temporary traffic lights.
20160425070000Apr 25, 2016
07:00
20160531170000May 31, 2016
17:00
Click to view on map DARNELL ROAD  Forth
Whole length.
SGN

Gas mains renewal works.
Lane closures.
20160425080100Apr 25, 2016
08:01
20160612170000Jun 12, 2016
17:00
Click to view on map BUCCLEUCH STREET  Southside/Newington
At Gifford Park
Scottish Water

Mains connections. Completion date TBC.
Temporary traffic lights.
20160425090000Apr 25, 2016
09:00
20160531160000May 31, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map RUTLAND STREET  City Centre
In its entirety (working from Lothian Road end)
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway reconstruction works.
Lane closures and significant parking restrictions.
20160425093000Apr 25, 2016
09:30
20160826153000Aug 26, 2016
15:30
Click to view on map RAEBURN PLACE B900 Inverleith
From Portgower Place to Dean Street
Cityfibre

Cable works for superfast broadband.
Rolling programme with lane closures and parking restrictions as signed. Off-peak temporary traffic lights at Raeburn Street 23/05 - 24/05.
20160428080000Apr 28, 2016
08:00
20160610170000Jun 10, 2016
17:00
Click to view on map DEAN PATH  Inverleith
Between Ravelston Terrace and Damside.
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway reconstruction and carriageway resurfacing works.
Road closed to through traffic.
20160502093000May 2, 2016
09:30
20160802170000Aug 2, 2016
17:00
Click to view on map BROUGHTON ROAD B900 Leith Walk
At Mcdonald Road
Scottish Power

Installation of new mains.
3-way temporary traffic lights.
20160502100000May 2, 2016
10:00
20160604160000Jun 4, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map MILTON ROAD EAST A199 Portobello/Craigmillar
At Brunstane Road
SGN

Urgent gas main repairs.
Lane closures.
20160506090000May 6, 2016
09:00
20160603160000Jun 3, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map KILGRASTON ROAD  Southside/Newington
At Grange Loan (Whitehouse Terrace)
SGN

Gas main renewal project.
3-way temporary traffic lights; Grange Loan (west side) closed at Kilgraston Road
20160509090000May 9, 2016
09:00
20160614170000Jun 14, 2016
17:00
Click to view on map CASTLEHILL  City Centre


For erection / removal of Tattoo stands. Road closed (with the exception of vehicles displaying an appropriate pass).
20160509100000May 9, 2016
10:00
20161023235900Oct 23, 2016
23:59
Click to view on map PORTOBELLO HIGH STREET B6415 Portobello/Craigmillar
Between King's Road and Fishwives Causeway
Building contractor

Sewer works for the new Aldi store.
3-way temporary traffic lights. Fishwives Causeway closed to northbound traffic.
20160510070000May 10, 2016
07:00
20160617183000Jun 17, 2016
18:30
Click to view on map RIVERSDALE CRESCENT  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
At Corstorphine Road
Various

Flood prevention works. Re-opening date TBC.
Road closed.
20160510070000May 10, 2016
07:00
20160531170000May 31, 2016
17:00
Click to view on map PALMERSTON PLACE  City Centre
Between Grosvenor Crescent and Palmerston Place Lane
SGN

New service connection.
Lane restrictions in both directions.
20160516093000May 16, 2016
09:30
20160530153000May 30, 2016
15:30
Click to view on map QUEENSFERRY STREET A90 City Centre
At Randolph Crescent / Drumsheugh Gardens
Cityfibre

Cable works for superfast broadband. Awaiting final approval.
Various lane closures. 4 phases of work affectiing traffic into and out of the City. Bus stop closures as signed on street.
20160516093000May 16, 2016
09:30
20160529180000May 29, 2016
18:00
Click to view on map KIRKGATE  Pentland Hills
Outside Currie Baptist Church
SGN

Laying new gas supply.
Temporary traffic lights.
20160518100000May 18, 2016
10:00
20160601160000Jun 1, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map SOUTH GRAY S CLOSE  City Centre
In its entirety
Cityfibre

Cable works for superfast broadband.
Road closed to through traffic (at Cowgate end first week, at High Street end second week).
20160523080000May 23, 2016
08:00
20160603170000Jun 3, 2016
17:00
Click to view on map YOUNG STREET  City Centre
At North Castle Street
Scottish Power

Cable works.
Road closed, diversion via Queen Street - North Charlotte Street. Existng one-way orders rescinded.
20160523080000May 23, 2016
08:00
20160601153000Jun 1, 2016
15:30
Click to view on map COMISTON ROAD A702 Meadows/Morningside
Between Morningside Drive and Braidburn Terrace
SGN

Gas main renewal project. More details at http://ow.ly/yH7s300oFNO
Comiston Road closed southbound. Diversion via Braid Road which will be one-way southbound between Cluny Gardens and Hermitage Drive. Greenbank Place, Braid Crescent, Comiston Terrace, Comiston Place and Cluny Drive closed at Comiston Road.
20160523090000May 23, 2016
09:00
20160930170000Sep 30, 2016
17:00
Click to view on map COWGATE  City Centre
Between Niddry Street and Blackfriars Street
Scottish Power

Cable connections.
Lane closure to accommodate temporary walkway.
20160523093000May 23, 2016
09:30
20160603160000Jun 3, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map NEWCRAIGHALL ROAD A6095 Portobello/Craigmillar
Between Newcraighall Road and old railway bridge
City of Edinburgh Council

Installation of new water services.
Temporary traffic lights.
20160523093000May 23, 2016
09:30
20160605160000Jun 5, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map BERNARD TERRACE  Southside/Newington
At development site
Building contractor

Utility connections.
Temporary traffic lights.
20160524100000May 24, 2016
10:00
20160605160000Jun 5, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map ST LEONARD S STREET  Southside/Newington
At Lutton Place (former Homebase site)
SGN

Gas main works. Awaiting further details.
Temporary traffic lights.
20160524120000May 24, 2016
12:00
20160531160000May 31, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map DEANHAUGH STREET B900 Inverleith
Between Dean Street and Leslie Place
Telecomms company

Installation of cable ducts.
Lane closures and parking restrictions.
20160525090000May 25, 2016
09:00
20160530170000May 30, 2016
17:00
Click to view on map FALCON ROAD WEST  Meadows/Morningside
At Morningside Road
BT

Cable installations for new cabinet.
Lane closures and parking restrictions.
20160526093000May 26, 2016
09:30
20160530160000May 30, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map WEST SAVILE TERRACE  Southside/Newington
At Langton Road
BT

Cable installation for new cabinet.
Lane closures and parking restrictions.
20160527093000May 27, 2016
09:30
20160531160000May 31, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map - B Road - B800 Almond
At M9 bridge
Amey

Bridge repairs following vehicle strike. http://scottishtrunkroadsse.amey.co.uk/m9-b800-river-almond-bridge/
Road closed to through traffic. Diversion signed via A89 - B8020 - B9080.
20160527100000May 27, 2016
10:00
20160610170000Jun 10, 2016
17:00
Click to view on map  
Citywide


Edinburgh Marathon Festival. Widespread road closures. Details at http://ow.ly/sQwL300oB7N and bus info at http://ow.ly/eL5e300zi1Q
20160528060000May 28, 2016
06:00
20160529200000May 29, 2016
20:00
Click to view on map BRIDGE ROAD  Pentland Hills
From Water of Leith path to Johnsburn Road
Cityfibre

Cable works for superfast broadband.
Temporary traffic lights and parking restrictions as signed over 2 consecutive weekends.
20160528090000May 28, 2016
09:00
20160605180000Jun 5, 2016
18:00
Click to view on map HAWES BRAE B924 City of Edinburgh


Cruise liner visit. Parking restrictions as signed Hawes Brae, Edinburgh Road and Hawes car park.
20160529060000May 29, 2016
06:00
20160529180000May 29, 2016
18:00
Click to view on map HOLYROOD ROAD  City Centre
At Viewcraig Gardens
Telecomms company

Network maintenance.
3-way temporary traffic lights.
20160530090000May 30, 2016
09:00
20160603160000Jun 3, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map ROSE STREET NORTH LANE  City Centre
Eastern section (between Assembly Rooms and Rose Street)
Cityfibre

Cable works for superfast broadband.
Road closed.
20160530090000May 30, 2016
09:00
20160603160000Jun 3, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map CANDLEMAKER ROW  City Centre
At Merchant Street
Scottish Power

Cable repairs.
Temporary traffic lights.
20160530093000May 30, 2016
09:30
20160610153000Jun 10, 2016
15:30
Click to view on map WEST RICHMOND STREET  Southside/Newington
in its entirety
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing.
Lane and parking restrictions to accommodate temporary walkway.
20160530093000May 30, 2016
09:30
20160603160000Jun 3, 2016
16:00
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