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
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 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
20160430235900Apr 30, 2016
23:59
Click to view on map CAMMO ROAD  Almond
In its entirety
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway resurfacing, kerb works and installation of new drainage system.
Road closed to through traffic.
20150111090000Jan 11, 2015
09:00
20160323160000Mar 23, 2016
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 EAST MARKET STREET  City Centre
Between Cranston Street and New Street
Building contractor

Building development project.
Road closed to eastbound traffic. Diversion via Cranston Street (note no right turn into Canongate).
20150209090000Feb 9, 2015
09:00
20160222160000Feb 22, 2016
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 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
20160323160000Mar 23, 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
20160331160000Mar 31, 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
20160409160000Apr 9, 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
20160404160000Apr 4, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map RIVERSDALE CRESCENT  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
In its entirety
SGN

Diversion of gas main ahead of flood prevention works.
Lane closures and parking restrictions. Pedestrian / cyclist diversions as signed.
20150914093000Sep 14, 2015
09:30
20160331160000Mar 31, 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 expected 24/02/16 until mid April.
20150929090000Sep 29, 2015
09:00
20160429160000Apr 29, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map JOHNSTON TERRACE  City Centre
In its entirety
Historic Scotland

Rock face works.
Road closed *towards* Edinburgh Castle - diversion via Castle Terrace - Lady Lawson Street - Grassmarket - Victoria Street - Lawnmarket.
20151012080000Oct 12, 2015
08:00
20160430160000Apr 30, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map INVERLEITH ROW B901 Inverleith
Between Inverleith Place and Ferry Road
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing.
Lane and parking restrictions, temporary traffic lights as required.
20151012090000Oct 12, 2015
09:00
20160401160000Apr 1, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map CATHEDRAL LANE  City Centre
in its entirety
Scottish Power

Cable works for St James Centre redevelopment. Little King Street now open.
Road closed.
20151019080000Oct 19, 2015
08:00
20160226235900Feb 26, 2016
23:59
Click to view on map CRAIGLOCKHART DRIVE SOUTH  Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
Between Craiglockhart Avenue and Craiglockhart Loan
Scottish Water

Major sewer repairs.
Road closed westbound.
20151019093000Oct 19, 2015
09:30
20160411160000Apr 11, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map PRIESTFIELD ROAD  Southside/Newington
Priestfield area
SGN

Gas main replacement project.
Roads closed (in turn) - Kirkhill Terrace, Priestfield Crescent, Kirkhill Gardens, Kilmaurs Terrace. Lane closures and parking restrictions on Priestfield Road and Grove.
20151116080000Nov 16, 2015
08:00
20160403160000Apr 3, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map  
Newington area
SGN

Gas main replacement project.
Lane closures and parking restrictions. Phased road closures on Lygon Road, Wilton Road, Suffolk Road, Gilmour Road and Granby Road.
20151207090000Dec 7, 2015
09:00
20160306170000Mar 6, 2016
17:00
Click to view on map CALTON ROAD  City Centre
At Leith Street
City of Edinburgh Council

Structural damage to supporting wall.
Road closed in both directions until further notice.
20151228000100Dec 28, 2015
00:01
20160208160000Feb 8, 2016
16:00
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
20160229180000Feb 29, 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. Restrictions to be minimised whilst SGN works in progress at Morrison Street junction.
20160107093000Jan 7, 2016
09:30
20160624160000Jun 24, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map BLACKFORD AVENUE  Southside/Newington
Between Grange Terrace and West Relugas Road
SGN

Gas mains replacement project.
Temporary traffic lights.
20160111090000Jan 11, 2016
09:00
20160229170000Feb 29, 2016
17:00
Click to view on map OLD DALKEITH ROAD A7 Midlothian
Between The Wisp and Danderhall
Midlothian Council

Drainage works.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights as required.
20160111093000Jan 11, 2016
09:30
20160208170000Feb 8, 2016
17:00
Click to view on map LOCHEND ROAD  Almond


Safety concerns following recent flooding. Road closed between Hallyards Road and water treatment works.
20160112120000Jan 12, 2016
12:00
20160222160000Feb 22, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map MAYFIELD ROAD  Southside/Newington
At Blackbarony Road
Building contractor

New access to King's Buildings. Duration TBC.
Temporary traffic lights. Blackbarony Road closed.
20160118093000Jan 18, 2016
09:30
20160212160000Feb 12, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map LONDON ROAD B1350 City Centre
At Easter Road
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway and traffic island remedial works.
Off-peak narrow lanes / lane closures.
20160118093000Jan 18, 2016
09:30
20160206235900Feb 6, 2016
23:59
Click to view on map BELLEVUE ROAD  Leith Walk
In its entirety
SGN

Mains repairs. Completion date TBC.
Numerous carriageway excavations and parking restrictions as signed.
20160119110000Jan 19, 2016
11:00
20160212160000Feb 12, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map SEAVIEW CRESCENT  Portobello/Craigmillar
Western end between Musselburgh Road and Milton Drive
SGN

Gas mains replacement project.
Road closed to through traffic.
20160121090000Jan 21, 2016
09:00
20160215160000Feb 15, 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
20160430170000Apr 30, 2016
17:00
Click to view on map POTTERROW  Southside/Newington
Marshall Street to Bristo Place
Building contractor

Construction of new bus layby at McEwan Hall.
Citybound lane closure until 01/02/16 and off-road working thereafter.
20160123080000Jan 23, 2016
08:00
20160215160000Feb 15, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map MURRAYFIELD ROAD  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
At Ravelston Dykes
BT

Works finished 01/02/16
3-way temporary traffic lights.
20160123090000Jan 23, 2016
09:00
20160207160000Feb 7, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map  
New Town
Cityfibre

Cable works for superfast broadband.
Rolling programme with lane closures, parking restrictions and temporary traffic lights as required. Queen Street, Dundas Street, Frederick Street, Northumberland Street, Abercromby Place, Howe Street, Heriot Row.
20160125080000Jan 25, 2016
08:00
20160221160000Feb 21, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map MORRISON STREET B700 City Centre
Between Lothian Road and Semple Street
SGN

Gas mains replacement project.
Excavation outside Sainsbury's. 2 lanes closed on Morrison Street and 1 lane closed on Semple Street. Works are ahead of schedule, westbound closure now programmed for 08/02/16.
20160125090000Jan 25, 2016
09:00
20160219160000Feb 19, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map MYRESIDE ROAD  Meadows/Morningside
At the rugy ground
Scottish Water

Resumption of sewer repairs from late 2015.
Temporary traffic lights.
20160125090000Jan 25, 2016
09:00
20160229160000Feb 29, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map NORTHFIELD BROADWAY  Craigentinny/Duddingston
Northwards from Northfield Drive
Cityfibre

Cable works for superfast broadband.
Lane closures, parking restrictions and temporary traffic lights when required.
20160125093000Jan 25, 2016
09:30
20160212163000Feb 12, 2016
16:30
Click to view on map WEST APPROACH ROAD  Sighthill/Gorgie
West of Fountain Park
JC Decaux

Installation of advertising screen.
Off-peak westbound lane closure.
20160125093000Jan 25, 2016
09:30
20160212160000Feb 12, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map ST MARY S STREET  City Centre
Canongate to Cowgate
Cityfibre

Cable works for superfast broadband.
Road closed southbound. Diversion signed via Canongate - Horse Wynd - Queen's Drive - Holyrood Road.
20160125093000Jan 25, 2016
09:30
20160212170000Feb 12, 2016
17:00
Click to view on map NEW STREET  City Centre
East Market Street to Canongate
Utility company

Water main connection at McAleer & Rushe development site.
Road closed southbound. Completion date TBC.
20160125100000Jan 25, 2016
10:00
20160212160000Feb 12, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map GLASGOW ROAD A8 Drum Brae/Gyle
At Maybury Junction
City of Edinburgh Council

Survey works ahead of Maybury junction upgrade. Weeknight works only.
Overnight lane closures on Glasgow Road, Maybury Road and Turnhouse Road, temporary traffic lights at Maybury junction Tuesday 2nd for 3 nights.
20160125200000Jan 25, 2016
20:00
20160208060000Feb 8, 2016
06:00
Click to view on map GILMORE PLACE  Meadows/Morningside
From Viewforth to Tollcross
Cityfibre

Cable works for superfast broadband.
4-way temporary traffic lights at Viewforth until 03/02/16, then working eastwards with 2-way temporary lights.
20160126090000Jan 26, 2016
09:00
20160226170000Feb 26, 2016
17:00
Click to view on map CHESTER STREET  City Centre
Between Manor Place and Walker Street.
Scottish Power

Emergency repairs.
Road closed with diversions as signed via Manor Place - Rothesay Place - Drumsheugh Gardens.
20160126093000Jan 26, 2016
09:30
20160215170000Feb 15, 2016
17:00
Click to view on map EAST PRESTON STREET A7 Southside/Newington
At South Clerk Street
City of Edinburgh Council

Pothole investigation and repairs with Scottish Water.
Closed to eastbound buses and HGVs. Temporary traffic lights on St Leonard's Street at Bernard Terrace to aid diverted traffic. *ROAD CLOSED TO ALL EASTBOUND TRAFFIC FROM FRIDAY 05/02/16*
20160128170000Jan 28, 2016
17:00
20160208160000Feb 8, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map QUEENSFERRY ROAD A90 Inverleith
Various locations between Dean Bridge and Queensferry Terrace
SGN

Mains investigations and repairs.
Lane closures.
20160129093000Jan 29, 2016
09:30
20160222160000Feb 22, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map SOUTH ST DAVID STREET  City Centre
Princes Street to George Street
Scottish Power

Cable connections to Bowmer & Kirkland development site.
Road closed northbound.
20160201080000Feb 1, 2016
08:00
20160214170000Feb 14, 2016
17:00
Click to view on map LAVEROCKDALE CRESCENT  Colinton/Fairmilehead
At Bonaly Crescent / Laverockdale Loan
BT

Broadband upgrade.
Temporary traffic lights.
20160201090000Feb 1, 2016
09:00
20160207170000Feb 7, 2016
17:00
Click to view on map PORTOBELLO HIGH STREET B6415 Portobello/Craigmillar
Full length
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway patching at bus stops.
Various lane closures and restrictions as signed.
20160201093000Feb 1, 2016
09:30
20160214160000Feb 14, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map NEW LISTON ROAD B800 Almond
At Path Brae
Building contractor

New sewer connections.
Temporary traffic lights.
20160201093000Feb 1, 2016
09:30
20160220163000Feb 20, 2016
16:30
Click to view on map QUEEN STREET  City Centre
Frederick Street to North Castle Street
Cityfibre

Cable works for superfast broadband.
Westbound lane closure and parking restrictions on south side.
20160202080000Feb 2, 2016
08:00
20160211170000Feb 11, 2016
17:00
Click to view on map LANARK ROAD A70 Pentland Hills
Between Baberton Avenue and Juniperlee
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing.
Off-peak temporary traffic lights.
20160202093000Feb 2, 2016
09:30
20160212160000Feb 12, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map EAST PRESTON STREET A7 Southside/Newington
Between Dalkeith Road and South Oxford Street
BT

Broadband installation.
Lane closure and parking restrictions as signed (south side).
20160202093000Feb 2, 2016
09:30
20160216160000Feb 16, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map WARDIE CRESCENT  Forth
Between Granton Road and Boswall Loan
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway resurfacing.
Road closed to through traffic.
20160203090000Feb 3, 2016
09:00
20160212160000Feb 12, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map ROYAL TERRACE  City Centre
At Carlton Terrace Lane
BT

Installation of broadband cabinet and cabling.
Lane closures and parking restrictions.
20160203093000Feb 3, 2016
09:30
20160207160000Feb 7, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map WEST MAINS ROAD  Southside/Newington
Between Langton Road and Observatory Road
BT

Broadband installation.
Westbound lane closure and parking restrictions as signed.
20160203093000Feb 3, 2016
09:30
20160217160000Feb 17, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map BONALY CRESCENT  Colinton/Fairmilehead
Between Bonaly Avenue and Bonaly Grove
Lafarge Tarmac for CEC

Carriageway resurfacing.
Road closed to through traffic (Monday to Friday only).
20160204090000Feb 4, 2016
09:00
20160212160000Feb 12, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map BONNINGTON ROAD B900 Leith Walk
At Tennant Street
BT

Installation of broadband cabinet and cabling.
3-way temporary traffic lights.
20160204093000Feb 4, 2016
09:30
20160208160000Feb 8, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map REGENT ROAD A1 City Centre
At St Andrew's House
BT

Manhole and chamber repairs.
Lane closures and parking restrictions.
20160204093000Feb 4, 2016
09:30
20160211160000Feb 11, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map GEORGE IV BRIDGE  City Centre
At High Street / Lanwmarket
Scottish Water

Repairs to busrt main.
Northbuond outside lane closed. No right turn into High Street, divert via Lawnmarket to Castlehill roundabout and return.
20160204180000Feb 4, 2016
18:00
20160212070000Feb 12, 2016
07:00
Click to view on map NIDDRIE MAINS ROAD A6095 Portobello/Craigmillar
Between Hay Avenue and Greendykes Road
Cityfibre

Cable works for superfast broadband.
Temporary traffic lights.
20160206080000Feb 6, 2016
08:00
20160208080000Feb 8, 2016
08:00
Click to view on map  
Murrayfield area


RBS 6 Nations - Scotland v England, kick-off 4.50pm. Road closures and parking restrictions. http://ow.ly/XZ4ze
20160206140000Feb 6, 2016
14:00
20160206220000Feb 6, 2016
22:00
Click to view on map BERNARD STREET A199 Leith
Between Shore and Constitution Street
Scottish Water

Ironwork repairs.
Lane closures and contraflow.
20160207090000Feb 7, 2016
09:00
20160207150000Feb 7, 2016
15:00
Click to view on map BRISTO PLACE  City Centre
From Greyfrairs Tolbooth
Scottish Water

Manhole cover repair.
Lane closure.
20160207090000Feb 7, 2016
09:00
20160207170000Feb 7, 2016
17:00
Click to view on map CAMMO GARDENS  Almond
Between Maybury Road and Cammo Bank
BT

Ironwork repairs by C-Plan.
Road closed to through traffic.
20160207090000Feb 7, 2016
09:00
20160207160000Feb 7, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map NICOLSON STREET A7 Southside/Newington
South of junction with West Richmond Street
Telecomms company

Verizon - cable and ducting installation.
Lane closures.
20160207090000Feb 7, 2016
09:00
20160207170000Feb 7, 2016
17:00
Click to view on map  
Tynecastle


Hearts v Hibs, kick-off 12.30pm. McLeod Street closed, local parking restrictions as signed.
20160207093000Feb 7, 2016
09:30
20160207150000Feb 7, 2016
15:00
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