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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 GARDNER S CRESCENT  Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
At junction with Fountainbridge
Building contractor

Hotel development.
Road closed northbound only. Access to Port Hamilton maintained and pedestrian access maintained.
20140324100000Mar 24, 2014
10:00
20150630235900Jun 30, 2015
23:59
Click to view on map ABBEYHILL  City Centre
Between Croft-an-Righ and Abbey Lane
Building contractor

Building development.
Two-way traffic restored 26th July with temporary traffic lights in use.
20140421000100Apr 21, 2014
00:01
20150930235900Sep 30, 2015
23:59
Click to view on map PEFFERMILL ROAD A6095 Portobello/Craigmillar
Between Craigmillar Castle Gardens and Kings Haugh
Network Rail

Replacement of railway bridge.
Lane and parking restrictions as signed. Temporary traffic lights as required.
20140505080000May 5, 2014
08:00
20150601170000Jun 1, 2015
17:00
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.
20140602080000Jun 2, 2014
08:00
20170531235900May 31, 2017
23:59
Click to view on map GEORGE STREET  City Centre
City of Edinburgh Council

Road closed eastbound Charlotte Square to Frederick Street and westbound St Andrew Square to Frederick Street.
Creation of increased pedestrian space and dedicated cycle lane.
20140701000100Jul 1, 2014
00:01
20150930235900Sep 30, 2015
23:59
Click to view on map YORK LANE  City Centre
Between York Street and Dublin Street Lane South
Building contractor

To accommodate site compound for development of 44 York Place.
Road closed.
20140927000100Sep 27, 2014
00:01
20151121235900Nov 21, 2015
23:59
Click to view on map REDFORD AVENUE  Colinton/Fairmilehead
Between Redford Crescent and Redford Terrace
Scottish Water

Sewer repairs.
Road closed to through traffic.
20140929090000Sep 29, 2014
09:00
20150503160000May 3, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map NORTHFIELD ROAD  Craigentinny/Duddingston
As signed
SGN

Gas main replacement project affecting Piershill Square West, Piershill Place, Baronscourt Road and Terrace, Willowbrae Gardens, Northfield Road, Avenue, Broadway, Square, Gardens and Drive.
Lane closures and parking restrictions.
20141124000100Nov 24, 2014
00:01
20150501235900May 1, 2015
23:59
Click to view on map MEADOW PLACE ROAD B701 Drum Brae/Gyle
Between Broomhall Gardens and Forrester High School
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway and carriageway resurfacing.
Off-peak temporary traffic lights.
20141207093000Dec 7, 2014
09:30
20150515160000May 15, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map BEAVERHALL ROAD  Leith Walk
At Powderhall Road
Scotland Gas Networks

Gas main connections.
Road closed. Diversion signed via Broughton Road - Logie Green Road.
20150112000100Jan 12, 2015
00:01
20150427235900Apr 27, 2015
23:59
Click to view on map RUSSELL ROAD  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
At rail bridge
Network Rail

Installation of bridge protection systems.
Road closed to through traffic. Pedestrian and cycle access maintained.
20150122070000Jan 22, 2015
07:00
20150719180000Jul 19, 2015
18:00
Click to view on map - A Road - A90 Almond
At B924 junction
City of Edinburgh Council

Next phase of cyclepath / footway upgrade.
Off-peak Edinburgh-bound lane closures on A90 and B924. Cyclepath closed between Burnshot and Barnbougle, diversions via Dalmeny estate.
20150202090000Feb 2, 2015
09:00
20150430160000Apr 30, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map CRANSTON STREET  City Centre
In its entirety
Building contractor

Building development works.
Road open southbound only and no right turn into High Street. East Market Street open westbound only between New Street and Cranston Street.
20150209060000Feb 9, 2015
06:00
20160226160000Feb 26, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map LEITH WALK A900 Leith
Crown Place to (and including) Foot of the Walk junction
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway and footway resurfacing and junction improvements.
Various arrangements including temporary traffic lights and side road closures. Constitution Street closed at Foot of the Walk for duration of works.
20150216090000Feb 16, 2015
09:00
20150529170000May 29, 2015
17:00
Click to view on map WAVERLEY BRIDGE  City Centre
In its entirety
City of Edinburgh Council

Pedestrian improvements. http://ow.ly/JuMzF
Lane and parking restrictions.
20150224060000Feb 24, 2015
06:00
20150529160000May 29, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map WILLOWBRAE ROAD A1 Craigentinny/Duddingston
Between Paisley Drive and Abercorn Crescent
SGN

Mains replacement project.
Lane closures and parking restrictions as signed.
20150302090000Mar 2, 2015
09:00
20150427160000Apr 27, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map SIR HARRY LAUDER ROAD A199 Portobello/Craigmillar
Between Fishwives' Causeway and Baileyfield Road
Scottish Power

Installation of cables and ducting.
Lane closures but maintaining two-way traffic. Baileyfield Road closed.
20150304100000Mar 4, 2015
10:00
20150430160000Apr 30, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map NEWINGTON ROAD A701 Southside/Newington
At Salisbury Road / Salisbury Place
City of Edinburgh Council

Junction upgrade and carriageway resurfacing. Lothian Buses service 5 diverted http://ow.ly/K0rIG
Lane closures on Newington Road. Temporary traffic lights as required but not at the same time as those on Buccleuch Street. Salisbury Road and Salisbury Place closed.
20150309090000Mar 9, 2015
09:00
20150430160000Apr 30, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map STANLEY STREET  Portobello/Craigmillar
In its entirety (various locations)
Scottish Power

Cable works.
Temporary traffic lights.
20150309093000Mar 9, 2015
09:30
20150501160000May 1, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map BUCCLEUCH STREET  Southside/Newington
At Buccleuch Terrace
Lafarge Tarmac for CEC

Upgrade of Meadows to Innocent Path cycle route. Similar works on St Leonard's Street at the same time and on Clerk Street from 27th April. 12-14 week project in total.
Temporary traffic lights as required, Buccleuch Terrace closed.
20150309093000Mar 9, 2015
09:30
20150612160000Jun 12, 2015
16:00
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 GILMERTON DYKES DRIVE  Liberton/Gilmerton
Between Gilmerton Dykes Street and Gilmerton Dykes Loan
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing.
Road closed to through traffic, local diversions as signed.
20150316090000Mar 16, 2015
09:00
20150605160000Jun 5, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map DALKEITH ROAD A7 Southside/Newington
Between Bernard Terrace and Mayfield Terrace
SGN

Gas main repairs.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
20150316093000Mar 16, 2015
09:30
20150529160000May 29, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map YORK ROAD  Forth
Between East Trinity Road and Lennox Row
SGN

Gas main replacement project.
Lane closures.
20150323080000Mar 23, 2015
08:00
20150504160000May 4, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map RANKIN DRIVE  Southside/Newington
Between Mayfield Road and Langton Road
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing (south side).
Off-peak lane closures and temporary traffic lights as required.
20150330093000Mar 30, 2015
09:30
20150508160000May 8, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map PATH BRAE B800 Almond
At new housing development
SGN

Diverting existing gas main.
Temporary traffic lights.
20150401093000Apr 1, 2015
09:30
20150527160000May 27, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map BUILYEON ROAD A904 Almond
At Bo'ness Road
Transport Scotland

Construction of Forth Replacement Crossing.
No right turn from Builyeon Road into Bo'ness Road.
20150406000100Apr 6, 2015
00:01
20150630235900Jun 30, 2015
23:59
Click to view on map BLAIR STREET  City Centre
Between Hunter Square and Cowgate
Building contractor

Building development works.
Lane and parking restrictions as signed.
20150406080000Apr 6, 2015
08:00
20151023160000Oct 23, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map GOGAR STATION ROAD  Almond
Between poultry farm and signal-controlled bridge at RBS
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway reconstruction.
Road closed to through traffic *from Monday 13/04/15*. Diversion via Glasgow Road - Gogarstone Road - Roddinglaw Road - Gogarmuir Road.
20150407080000Apr 7, 2015
08:00
20150522120000May 22, 2015
12:00
Click to view on map PILTON DRIVE  Forth
At Morrisons Shopping Centre
Building contractor

Building development works
Off-peak temporary traffic lights
20150407093000Apr 7, 2015
09:30
20150428153000Apr 28, 2015
15:30
Click to view on map NEWHAILES ROAD A6095 East Lothian
Roundabout at Newcraighall Road
Scottish Power

No details available on nature of work.
Temporary traffic lights.
20150410140000Apr 10, 2015
14:00
20150428160000Apr 28, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map SILVERKNOWES ROAD  Almond
At Silverknowes Court
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway extension.
Temporary traffic lights.
20150413093000Apr 13, 2015
09:30
20150501160000May 1, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map INVERLEITH PLACE  Inverleith
At East Fettes Avenue
City of Edinburgh Council

Installation of pedestrian island.
Off-peak 3-way temporary traffic lights.
20150413093000Apr 13, 2015
09:30
20150501160000May 1, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map BLACKFORD AVENUE  Southside/Newington
At Blackford Bank
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway works. TBC.
Temporary traffic lights.
20150413093000Apr 13, 2015
09:30
20150501160000May 1, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map DRUMMOND STREET  City Centre
At South Bridge
Utility company

Installation of power cables and ducting.
Road closed. Lane closures and contraflow on South Bridge as required.
20150414080000Apr 14, 2015
08:00
20150719160000Jul 19, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map LEITH WALK A900 Leith Walk
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 FERRY ROAD A902 Forth
At Clark Road
Scottish Power

Cable works.
Lane and parking restrictions as signed.
20150420090000Apr 20, 2015
09:00
20150504170000May 4, 2015
17:00
Click to view on map HIGH STREET  City Centre
At St Giles' Street
Scottish Water

Urgent repairs to fire hydrant.
Lane closures. Priority boards with priority given to eastbound traffic.
20150420093000Apr 20, 2015
09:30
20150427160000Apr 27, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map MILTON ROAD EAST A199 Portobello/Craigmillar
Outside Edinburgh College
SGN

Emergency mains repairs. Completion date TBC.
Lane closures and contraflow.
20150422090000Apr 22, 2015
09:00
20150429160000Apr 29, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map CORSTORPHINE ROAD A8 Corstorphine/Murrayfield
Outside Mazda garage
SGN

Emergency gas leak repairs. Completion date TBC.
Westbound lane closure.
20150423100000Apr 23, 2015
10:00
20150427160000Apr 27, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map - Unnamed Road -  Sighthill/Gorgie
Cultins Road eastwards from Hermiston Gait roundabout
Scottish Water

Nature of works not provided.
Temporary traffic lights. Overnight road closure may be required. Weekend works only.
20150425080000Apr 25, 2015
08:00
20150503170000May 3, 2015
17:00
Click to view on map NORTH BRIDGE A7 City Centre
At junction with Princes Street
Building contractor

Stonework inspection at Balmoral Hotel.
Overnight lane closures on North Bridge and Princes Street to accommodate cherry picker and temporary pedestrian walkway.
20150425200000Apr 25, 2015
20:00
20150427060000Apr 27, 2015
06:00
Click to view on map MILTON ROAD EAST A199 Portobello/Craigmillar
At Brunstane Road South
Scottish Power

Cable installation project.
3-way temporary traffic lights. Brunstane Road South closed at Milton Road East. Parking restrictions on Brunstane Drive.
20150426070000Apr 26, 2015
07:00
20150427070000Apr 27, 2015
07:00
Click to view on map CANONGATE  City Centre
Between New Street and Cranston Street
Scottish Water

Manhole repairs.
Lane closures and parking restrictions. Traffic controlled by stop/go boards.
20150426080000Apr 26, 2015
08:00
20150426160000Apr 26, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map QUEENSFERRY STREET A90 City Centre
At Charlotte Lane
BT

Manhole repairs by C-Plan.
Lane closures and parking restrictions.
20150426080000Apr 26, 2015
08:00
20150426160000Apr 26, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map MELVILLE STREET LANE  City Centre
In its entirety
Building contractor

Building inspection at Meldrum House.
Road closed.
20150426080000Apr 26, 2015
08:00
20150426160000Apr 26, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map HOLYROOD ROAD  City Centre
Outside MacDonald Hotel
BT

Repairs to carriageway chamber.
Lane closures and parking restrictions. Traffic controlled by stop/go boards.
20150426080000Apr 26, 2015
08:00
20150426160000Apr 26, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map LAURISTON STREET  City Centre
In its entirety
Building contractor

Crane operations.
Road closed. One-way order at High Riggs suspended.
20150426080000Apr 26, 2015
08:00
20150426160000Apr 26, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map CRICHTON STREET  Southside/Newington
Between Chapel Street and Charles Street
Telecomms company

Crane operations - access to telecoms mast.
Road closed.
20150426080000Apr 26, 2015
08:00
20150426160000Apr 26, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map DALKEITH ROAD A7 Southside/Newington
At Cameron Park
Scottish Water

Manhole repairs.
3-way temporary traffic lights.
20150426090000Apr 26, 2015
09:00
20150426160000Apr 26, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map QUEENSFERRY ROAD A90 Inverleith
At Craigleith junction
Scottish Water

Water main repairs.
Westbound lane closure.
20150426090000Apr 26, 2015
09:00
20150426160000Apr 26, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map BROUGHTON STREET B901 City Centre
At Broughton Place / Barony Street
Scottish Water

Repairs to carriageway ironwork.
4-way temporary trafic lights.
20150426090000Apr 26, 2015
09:00
20150426160000Apr 26, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map LONGSTONE ROAD  Sighthill/Gorgie
Between Longstone Terrace and Longstone Gardens
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway patching.
Lane closures and parking restrictions.
20150426090000Apr 26, 2015
09:00
20150427160000Apr 27, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map COWGATE  City Centre
At foot of Blair Street
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway patching.
Temporary traffic lights.
20150426090000Apr 26, 2015
09:00
20150426160000Apr 26, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map EASTER ROAD  Leith Walk
At Edina Street
Scottish Water

Manhole repairs.
Temporary traffic lights.
20150426090000Apr 26, 2015
09:00
20150426160000Apr 26, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map SLEIGH DRIVE  Craigentinny/Duddingston
At Restalrig Road South
Scottish Water

Ironwork repairs.
Road closed westbound (no access to Restalrig Road / Lochend Drive).
20150426093000Apr 26, 2015
09:30
20150426160000Apr 26, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map BRUNTSFIELD PLACE A702 Meadows/Morningside
Between Leamington Terrace and Holy Corner
Lafarge Tarmac for CEC

Carriageway resurfacing.
Overnight works with lane closures and temporary traffic lights. Adjoining roads closed as required. Sunday to Thursday nights, 7pm - 6.30am.
20150426190000Apr 26, 2015
19:00
20150522060000May 22, 2015
06:00
Click to view on map CARLTON TERRACE  City Centre


Film shoot. Carlton Terrace closed.
20150427090000Apr 27, 2015
09:00
20150427200000Apr 27, 2015
20:00
Click to view on map BLACKFORD ROAD  Southside/Newington
Between Whitehouse Loan and Kilgraston Road
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway resurfacing. Dates TBC.
Road closed to through traffic.
20150427090000Apr 27, 2015
09:00
20150522160000May 22, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map GRANVILLE TERRACE  Meadows/Morningside
Between Merchiston Avenue and Merchiston Park
Scottish Power

Cable jointing works.
Lane and parking restrictions.
20150427090000Apr 27, 2015
09:00
20150501160000May 1, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map WEST APPROACH ROAD  Sighthill/Gorgie
Between Russell Road and Dalry Road
City of Edinburgh Council

Site clearance and removal of vegetation for Roseburn to Union Canal cycle path. Start date dependant on completion of junction works at Fountain Park.
Off-peak temporary traffic lights.
20150427093000Apr 27, 2015
09:30
20150501153000May 1, 2015
15:30
Click to view on map DALRY ROAD A70 Sighthill/Gorgie
At Cathcart Place
Scottish Water

Ironwork repairs.
Off-peak 3-way temporary traffic lights.
20150427093000Apr 27, 2015
09:30
20150427153000Apr 27, 2015
15:30
Click to view on map CRAIGENTINNY ROAD  Craigentinny/Duddingston
Various locations, plus Wakefield Avenue
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway resurfacing.
Off-peak temporary traffic lights.
20150427093000Apr 27, 2015
09:30
20150622160000Jun 22, 2015
16:00
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