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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 & south (Gilmerton Road) footway closed. Temporary pedestrian crossing at Mid Liberton & Liberton Road. 3-way temporary traffic lights at Gilmerton Road junction from 07/07/18.
2017061208000012-Jun-2017
08:00
2018072716000027-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. Car parks, play park and other faclities outwith the Walled Garden expected to reopen 03/09/18.
2017073109000031-Jul-2017
09:00
2018121516000015-Dec-2018
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
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, turning circle provided at Hanover Street junction.
2017083109300031-Aug-2017
09:30
2018072806000028-Jul-2018
06:00
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
2018072805000028-Jul-2018
05:00
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. Overnight temporary traffic lights from 16/07/18 to 21/07/18 to accommodate removal of hoarding and cariageway resurfacing.
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
2018080517000005-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 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 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. South side complete, now working 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 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 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. Currently at Grigor Gardens.
2018052108000021-May-2018
08:00
2018073016000030-Jul-2018
16:00
Click to view on map CUMNOR CRESCENT  Liberton/Gilmerton
Betwen Rutherford Drive and Woodstock Place
SGN

Gas main renewal.
Lane and parking restrictions, phased local road closures.
2018060408000004-Jun-2018
08:00
2018080216000002-Aug-2018
16:00
Click to view on map NORTH BRIDGE A7 City Centre
In its entirety
City of Edinburgh Council

Bridge refurbishment project.
Northbound bus lane closure 8pm - 6am each night (except Fridays).
2018061020000010-Jun-2018
20:00
2018113006000030-Nov-2018
06:00
Click to view on map OLD EDINBURGH ROAD B6373 Midlothian
In its entirety, plus Mitchell Street
Midlothian Council

Carriageway resurfacing.
Rolling programme with lane closures, temporary traffic lights as needed and bus stop closures as signed. Full road closure 7pm - 10pm from 23/07/18 for 5 nights.
2018061109000011-Jun-2018
09:00
2018082416000024-Aug-2018
16:00
Click to view on map CLERMISTON ROAD NORTH  Drum Brae/Gyle
Between Drum Brae Drive and Queensferry Road
Scottish Power

Cable installation to substation on Quality Street. Bus diversion info at https://bit.ly/2JVFQTE
Road closed to northbound traffic. Reopened for southbound traffic only on 16/07/18.
2018061808000018-Jun-2018
08:00
2018072818000028-Jul-2018
18:00
Click to view on map NICOLSON STREET A7 Southside/Newington
Between West Richmond Street and Chambers Street
City of Edinburgh Council

A7 corridor improvement project - junction upgrade and carriageway resurfacing.
Lane closures. Nicolson Square closed at Nicolson Street, diversion via Chapel Street - Marshall Street. Drummond Street closed, existing one-way order rescinded to allow access from Roxburgh Place. West Richmond Street and West Nicolson Street reopened 19/07/18.
2018061808000018-Jun-2018
08:00
2018072416000024-Jul-2018
16:00
Click to view on map SOUTH ST DAVID STREET  City Centre
Outside Jenners
City of Edinburgh Council

Cable works for installation of bus shelter.
Northbound lane closure. Bus stop closed, temporary stop outside Amarone.
2018062010000020-Jun-2018
10:00
2018072716000027-Jul-2018
16:00
Click to view on map FERNIEHILL STREET  Liberton/Gilmerton
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway and footway resurfacing, street lighting upgrade and new gullies.
Phase 1 - road closed between (and including) Ferniehill Place and Ferniehill Drive. Phase 2 - remaining section from Ferniehill Gardens northwards to T-junction closed.
2018062508000025-Jun-2018
08:00
2018072216000022-Jul-2018
16:00
Click to view on map  
GRANGE AREA
SGN

Gas main renewal. More details at https://bit.ly/2tikd8L
Phased road closures of Lauder Road, Grange Terrace, Fountainhall Road, Blackford Avenue, Oswald Road, Kilgraston Road and Whitehouse Terrace. Parking restrictions as signed, temporary traffic lights as required.
2018062508000025-Jun-2018
08:00
2018081716000017-Aug-2018
16:00
Click to view on map GEORGE SQUARE  Southside/Newington


George Square Festival. East leg of Square closed. North side and Crichton Street closed 10.30am - 3am daily 01 - 28/08/18.
2018062707000027-Jun-2018
07:00
2018090323590003-Sep-2018
23:59
Click to view on map POLWARTH TERRACE  Meadows/Morningside
At Ashley Terrace
SGN

Gas main renewal.
Phase 1 - 2-way temporary traffic lights, Ashley Terrace and Gray's Loan closed. Then phased closures of Polwarth Terrace, Gillsland Road, Harrison Road, Merchiston Gardens, Merchiston Avenue.
2018063009000030-Jun-2018
09:00
2018083116000031-Aug-2018
16:00
Click to view on map QUEENSFERRY ROAD A90 Almond
Between Clermiston Road North and Quality Street
Scottish Power

Cable installation to substation on Quality Street.
Outside lanes closed in both directions.
2018070109000001-Jul-2018
09:00
2018072819000028-Jul-2018
19:00
Click to view on map GILMERTON ROAD A772 Liberton/Gilmerton
Between Walter Scott Avenue and Old Mill Lane
SGN

Gas main renewal.
Narrow lanes maintaining 2-way traffic for most of the project. Temporary traffic lights at Walter Scott Avenue and Walter Scott Avenue closed from Monday 23/07/18 and temporary lights when working at junctions with Glenallan Drive and Orrok Park.
2018070208000002-Jul-2018
08:00
2018092118000021-Sep-2018
18:00
Click to view on map BROUGHTON ROAD B900 Inverleith
At Rodney Street
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway and footway resurfacing, traffic signals and street lighting upgrade.
3-way temporary traffic lights for initial phases (footway works). Overnight road closures for carriageway works, details TBA.
2018070208000002-Jul-2018
08:00
2018081716000017-Aug-2018
16:00
Click to view on map NEWTON CHURCH ROAD  Midlothian
Between Old Dalkeith Road and Edmonstone Road
SGN

Gas main renewal. Full details and maps at https://bit.ly/2sRHteK.
Road closed to through traffic in 3 phases, restricted access to Smithy Green Avenue, Forth View Crescent and Campview.
2018070208000002-Jul-2018
08:00
2018090717000007-Sep-2018
17:00
Click to view on map NEWHAVEN PLACE  Leith


July cruise liner visits on 4th, 10th - 13th. 17th, 21st, 22nd, 27th - 30th. Parking restrictions on Newhaven Place and Pier Place.
2018070405000004-Jul-2018
05:00
2018073020000030-Jul-2018
20:00
Click to view on map BANKHEAD CROSSWAY NORTH  Sighthill/Gorgie
Between Bankhead Broadway and Bankhead Drive
Scottish Water

Sewer repairs. Bus diversion details at https://bit.ly/2JrSM2k
Road closed to through traffic.
2018070709000007-Jul-2018
09:00
2018073017000030-Jul-2018
17:00
Click to view on map HAWES BRAE B924 City of Edinburgh


July cruise liner visits on 9th, 17th, 21st, 23rd - 24th and 29th. Parking restrictions as signed on Hawes Brae, Newhalls Road and Hawes car park.
2018070906000009-Jul-2018
06:00
2018072919000029-Jul-2018
19:00
Click to view on map BRAEHEAD GROVE  Almond
Between Whitehouse Road and Braehead Drive
City of Edinburgh Council

Drainage improvements.
Road closed.
2018070908000009-Jul-2018
08:00
2018072218000022-Jul-2018
18:00
Click to view on map BROOMFIELD CRESCENT  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
At Saughton Road North
Scottish Power

Installation of new power cables.
Road closed.
2018070909300009-Jul-2018
09:30
2018082416000024-Aug-2018
16:00
Click to view on map WILLOWBRAE ROAD A1 Craigentinny/Duddingston
At Duddingston Road / Duddingston Road West
SGN

Gas main renewal.
Duddingston Road closed; 3-way temporary lights for 6 weeks and then contraflow on Duddingston Road West for 4 weeks, Meadowfield Avenue closed. Local diversions as signed.
2018070909300009-Jul-2018
09:30
2018090817300008-Sep-2018
17:30
Click to view on map FROGSTON ROAD EAST B701 Liberton/Gilmerton
West of Mortonhall Gate
Scottish Water

Pipe repairs.
Lane restrictions maintaining 2-way traffic.
2018071309300013-Jul-2018
09:30
2018072516000025-Jul-2018
16:00
Click to view on map MILTON ROAD WEST A1 Portobello/Craigmillar
At Duddingston Row
SGN

Gas leak repairs. Bus diversion details at https://bit.ly/2mm7orf
Lane closures but 2-way traffic maintained. No right turn into Duddingston Row.
2018071311000013-Jul-2018
11:00
2018072716000027-Jul-2018
16:00
Click to view on map  
EDINBURGH CASTLE


Castle concerts (13th, 19th, 20th and 21st July). Castlehill, Ramsay Lane, Ramsay Gardens and Mound Place closed 7am - 1am daily; Johnston Terrace and Lawnmarket closed 4pm - midnight on event dates.
2018071316000013-Jul-2018
16:00
2018072123590021-Jul-2018
23:59
Click to view on map  
INGLISTON AREA


Scottish Car Show (15/07/18) and MCN Festival (21-22/07/18) at Royal Highland Centre. Hallyards Road closed at A8, event traffic management around the venue, temporary 40mph speed restriction on A8.
2018071420000014-Jul-2018
20:00
2018072307000023-Jul-2018
07:00
Click to view on map  
SOUTH WEST EDINBURGH WARDS 8 and 9
City of Edinburgh Council

Road, kerb and gully repairs on Caiystane Avenue, Easy Caiystane Road, Fairmile Avenue (until 20/07/18) and Pentland Road and Kingsknowe Terrace (until 27/07/18).
Roads closed / restricted access each day as required and signed on site.
2018071607300016-Jul-2018
07:30
2018072718300027-Jul-2018
18:30
Click to view on map HUTCHISON ROAD  Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
Between Chesser Avenue and Moat Drive
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway patching.
Road closed in sections as signed, 7.30am - 5pm each day. Local diversions via Hutchison Loan - Hutchison Place - Moat Street - Moat Drive.
2018071607300016-Jul-2018
07:30
2018072717000027-Jul-2018
17:00
Click to view on map ABBEYHILL  City Centre
At Abbeyhill Crescent
Scottish Water

Water main connection, completion date TBC.
3-way temporary traffic lights.
2018071609000016-Jul-2018
09:00
2018072516000025-Jul-2018
16:00
Click to view on map POTTERROW  Southside/Newington
At Marshall Street
Building contractor

Removal of site hoarding then carriageway resurfacing.
Daytime contraflow then overnight temporary traffic lights on Thursday 19/07/18. Stop/Go boards Saturday 21.07/18 for line marking and anti-skid surfacing.
2018071609000016-Jul-2018
09:00
2018072114000021-Jul-2018
14:00
Click to view on map REDFORD DRIVE  Colinton/Fairmilehead
Junction with Redford Road
Scottish Water

Trial holes. Bus diversion details at https://bit.ly/2Lk2xoF
Road closed, diversion signed via Redford Drive - Thorburn Road - Colinton Road - Redford Road.
2018071609300016-Jul-2018
09:30
2018072416000024-Jul-2018
16:00
Click to view on map QUEENSFERRY ROAD A90 Almond
Drum Brae North to Barnton junction
Various organisations

Multi-utility connections to new care home.
Westbound lane closure.
2018071609300016-Jul-2018
09:30
2018072818000028-Jul-2018
18:00
Click to view on map CLERMISTON ROAD  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
Between Hillview Terrace and Caroline Gardens
BT

Installation of cable ducting.
Temporary traffic lights.
2018071709000017-Jul-2018
09:00
2018072616000026-Jul-2018
16:00
Click to view on map MAIN STREET  Pentland Hills
Between Hillview Cottages and Dalmahoy Road
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing.
Temporary traffic lights.
2018071809300018-Jul-2018
09:30
2018082416000024-Aug-2018
16:00
Click to view on map CLIFTONHALL ROAD B7030 Almond
West of junction with Newbridge Road
Scottish Power

Cable repairs.
Temporary traffic lights.
2018071908000019-Jul-2018
08:00
2018080116000001-Aug-2018
16:00
Click to view on map KIRKGATE  Liberton/Gilmerton
Between Liberton Brae and Lasswade Road
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway repairs.
Road closed / restricted access.
2018072007300020-Jul-2018
07:30
2018072318300023-Jul-2018
18:30
Click to view on map - Unnamed Road -  Leith Walk
ANDERSON PLACE


Biscuit Factory events. Anderson Place closed at Bonnington Road Lane.
2018072008000020-Jul-2018
08:00
2018090217000002-Sep-2018
17:00
Click to view on map LAURISTON PLACE  Meadows/Morningside
AT GEORGE HERIOT'S SCHOOL


Parking suspended on both sides, temporary pedestrian crossing facilities. To accommodate vehicle access to Festval venue.
2018072009000020-Jul-2018
09:00
2018080207000002-Aug-2018
07:00
Click to view on map MURRAYFIELD ROAD  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
Between Campbell Avenue and Ellersly Road
Cityfibre

Installation of cable ducting.
Temporary traffic lights (3- or 4-way as required).
2018072009300020-Jul-2018
09:30
2018080316000003-Aug-2018
16:00
Click to view on map GREAT JUNCTION STREET A901 Leith
Between Junction Place and Pirrie Street
BT

Installation of cable ducting.
Lane closures and contraflow.
2018072009300020-Jul-2018
09:30
2018072217000022-Jul-2018
17:00
Click to view on map WEST APPROACH ROAD  Sighthill/Gorgie
Between Roseburn Street and Dundee Street
City of Edinburgh Council

Bridge repairs at Russell Road.
Road closed 4am - 7pm Saturday and 4am - 3pm Sunday. Diversion signed via Stevenson Road - Balgreen Road - Gorgie Road - Henderson Terrace.
2018072104000021-Jul-2018
04:00
2018072215000022-Jul-2018
15:00
Click to view on map TORPHICHEN STREET B700 City Centre
Between Torphichen Place and Dewar Place Lane
Building contractor

Crane lift.
Road closed and Canning Street closed at Torphichen Street.
2018072106000021-Jul-2018
06:00
2018072218000022-Jul-2018
18:00
Click to view on map MARKET STREET  City Centre
Between Waverley Bridge and Jeffrey Street
Utility company

Water main connection at development site adjacent to City Art Centre.
Temporary traffic lights 8pm - 6am each night. Parking suspended on both sides, temporary taxi rank east of Jeffrey Street.
2018072120000021-Jul-2018
20:00
2018072706000027-Jul-2018
06:00
Click to view on map FOUNTAINBRIDGE A702 City Centre
At Semple Street
Building contractor

Window cleaning.
Lane closures.
2018072207000022-Jul-2018
07:00
2018072214000022-Jul-2018
14:00
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