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 ABBEYHILL  City Centre
Between Croft-an-Righ and Abbey Lane
Building contractor

Building development.
Temporary traffic lights.
20140421000100Apr 21, 2014
00:01
20150930235900Sep 30, 2015
23:59
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 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 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
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South Side including Clerk Street, Buccleuch Street, St Leonard's Street, Hope Park Crescent and surrounding routes
Lafarge Tarmac for CEC

Meadows to Innocent Path cycleway upgrade.
Temporary traffic lights and road closures as required. Rankeillor Street and Montague Street closed at St Leonard's Street. Gifford Park cycle path closed 29/06/15 for around 4 weeks.
20150309090000Mar 9, 2015
09:00
20150710160000Jul 10, 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 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 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 VIEWFORTH  Meadows/Morningside
Building contractor

Construction works for new Boroughmuir school.
Temporary traffic lights. Ad-hoc road closure as required and as signed.
20150504090000May 4, 2015
09:00
20151215160000Dec 15, 2015
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. Phase 2 - citybound Gogar underpass closed overnight 8pm - 6am 21/05 - 23/05 and 25/05 - 26/05.
20150513100000May 13, 2015
10:00
20160409160000Apr 9, 2016
16:00
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Joppa area
SGN

Gas main replacement project - Brunstane Bank & Crescent, Milton Road East, Milton Drive, Coillesdene Avenue & Loan, Eastfield Gardens, Seaview Crescent & Terrace, Eastfield.
Varying traffic management arrangements including lane closures, temporary traffic lights as required and parking restrictions as signed.
20150525000100May 25, 2015
00:01
20151025235900Oct 25, 2015
23:59
Click to view on map PARKHEAD DRIVE  Sighthill/Gorgie
Between Parkhead Loan and Parkhead Grove
Scottish Power

Cable works.
Road closed, local diversions as signed.
20150604090000Jun 4, 2015
09:00
20150814160000Aug 14, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map DALKEITH ROAD A7 Southside/Newington
Between Holyrood Park Road and East Preston Street
SGN

Mains repairs / maintenance.
Citybound lane closure.
20150608070000Jun 8, 2015
07:00
20150713160000Jul 13, 2015
16:00
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Meadowfield area
SGN

Gas mains replacement project.
Lane closures and parking restrictions on Abercorn Crescent/Drive/Court, Paisley Crescent/Avenue/Gardens/Drive, Ulster Drive/Gardens/Terrace/Crescent, Lady Nairne Crescent/Place/Loan, Duddingston Road West. Road closures on Meadowfield Avenue, Lady Nairne Loan, Abercorn Drive, Ulster Drive & Gardens, Paisley Avenue.
20150608080000Jun 8, 2015
08:00
20151025180000Oct 25, 2015
18:00
Click to view on map LEAMINGTON TERRACE  Meadows/Morningside
Between Gilmore Place and Leamington Lane
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing.
Lane closures and parking restrictions.
20150608090000Jun 8, 2015
09:00
20150724160000Jul 24, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map INVERLEITH ROW B901 Inverleith
Between Inverleith Terrace and Warriston Drive
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing (west side).
Lane closures, parking restrictions and temporary traffic lights as required.
20150608093000Jun 8, 2015
09:30
20150807160000Aug 7, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map CLERK STREET A7 Southside/Newington
At Rankeillor Street
Lafarge Tarmac for CEC

Meadows to Innocent Path cycleway upgrade.
Temporary traffic lights.
20150608093000Jun 8, 2015
09:30
20150706160000Jul 6, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map THISTLE STREET  City Centre
Eastern section (between Hanover Street and North St David Street)
Scottish Water

Mains connections.
Road closed at Hanover Street. Existing one-way order suspended at North St David Street.
20150612080000Jun 12, 2015
08:00
20150710170000Jul 10, 2015
17:00
Click to view on map PENTLAND AVENUE  Colinton/Fairmilehead
Between Gillespie Road and Pentland Road
SGN

Gas mains replacement project.
Lane and parking restrictions as signed. Temporary traffic lights at Gillespie Road junction from 24/06/15 for 5 days.
20150615090000Jun 15, 2015
09:00
20150723160000Jul 23, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map COLINTON ROAD  Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
At Napier University
City of Edinburgh Council

Installation of new pedestrian crossing.
Off-peak lane closures.
20150616093000Jun 16, 2015
09:30
20150724160000Jul 24, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map ST KATHARINE S BRAE  Liberton/Gilmerton
At Liberton Brae
Scottish Water

Sewer connections for new Cala devlopment.
Road closed.
20150622080000Jun 22, 2015
08:00
20150706170000Jul 6, 2015
17:00
Click to view on map BRAID ROAD  Colinton/Fairmilehead
At Buckstone Drive
City of Edinburgh Council

Installation of new pedestrian island.
Off-peak temporary traffic lights.
20150622093000Jun 22, 2015
09:30
20150724160000Jul 24, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map WAKEFIELD AVENUE  Craigentinny/Duddingston
Various locations
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway patching.
Lane closures and off-peak temporary traffic lights as required.
20150622093000Jun 22, 2015
09:30
20150717160000Jul 17, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map CALDER ROAD A71 Sighthill/Gorgie
At Sighthill roundabout
City of Edinburgh Council

Replacement of barriers.
From west and north - no access to Sighthill Avenue, diversion via Longstone roundabout and return. From east and south - no access to Broomhouse Road, diversion via Bankhead roundabout and return.
20150629080000Jun 29, 2015
08:00
20150828170000Aug 28, 2015
17:00
Click to view on map GIFFORD PARK  Southside/Newington
Cycle path
Lafarge Tarmac for CEC

Meadows to Innocent Path cycleway upgrade. http://ow.ly/ORRQb
Pedestrian / cycle path closed.
20150629080000Jun 29, 2015
08:00
20150724160000Jul 24, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map LASSWADE ROAD  Liberton/Gilmerton
Between Gilmerton Station Road and Lang Loan
Lafarge Tarmac for CEC

Loanhead to Gilmerton cycle path reconstruction. http://ow.ly/ORRRb
Full road closure 29/06 - 20/07/15. Road closed southbound only 20/07 - 31/07/15. Additional work carried out under temporary traffic lights and project to complete by 10/08/15.
20150629080000Jun 29, 2015
08:00
20150731160000Jul 31, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map CURRIEHILL ROAD  Pentland Hills
At Pentland View Crescent
Scottish Water

Sewer connections for development of former Curriehill Primary School.
3-way temporary traffic lights (manually controlled during peak times).
20150629093000Jun 29, 2015
09:30
20150710160000Jul 10, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map DUDDINGSTON ROAD WEST  Portobello/Craigmillar
At Niddrie Mains Road
Scottish Water

Details TBC.
Road closed. Diversion via Niddrie Mains Road - Wauchope Avenue - Harewood Road - Peffer Place. Parking restrictions as Peffer Place to assist traffic flow and temporary traffic lights at Niddrie Mains Road / Wauchope Avenue.
20150629093000Jun 29, 2015
09:30
20150708153000Jul 8, 2015
15:30
Click to view on map CALDER ROAD A71 Sighthill/Gorgie
At Longstone roundabout
City of Edinburgh Council

Replacement of crash barriers.
Lane closures on south side of roundabout. Longstone Road closed from 18th July.
20150629100000Jun 29, 2015
10:00
20150828160000Aug 28, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map GEORGE SQUARE  Southside/Newington


George Square Festival events. East leg of Square closed and part of Buccleuch Place closed.
20150629103400Jun 29, 2015
10:34
20150908123400Sep 8, 2015
12:34
Click to view on map DUDDINGSTON ROAD  Craigentinny/Duddingston
Around Duddingston Avenue junction
City of Edinburgh Council

New water supply to Duddingston Primary School.
Temporary traffic lights.
20150630093000Jun 30, 2015
09:30
20150704170000Jul 4, 2015
17:00
Click to view on map SOUTH CLERK STREET A7 Southside/Newington
Between Bernard Terrace and Lutton Place
Scottish Power

Cable repairs.
Parking restrictions on east side; all lanes expected to remain open but pedestrian access disrupted.
20150701080000Jul 1, 2015
08:00
20150705170000Jul 5, 2015
17:00
Click to view on map LANARK ROAD A70 Colinton/Fairmilehead
At Gillespie crossroads
BT

Cable works via carriageway manholes.
4-way temporary traffic lights, manually controlled. 9pm - 7am over 5 nights.
20150701210000Jul 1, 2015
21:00
20150706070000Jul 6, 2015
07:00
Click to view on map ST JOHN S ROAD A8 Corstorphine/Murrayfield
Between Corstorphine Bank Drive and Clermiston Road
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway resurfacing.
Road closed citybound with diversion via Drum Brae South - Drum Brae Drive - Clermiston Road. Adjoining roads closed as signed. Westbound traffic remains on St John's Road. Restrictions in place 24hrs a day.
20150703093000Jul 3, 2015
09:30
20150723180000Jul 23, 2015
18:00
Click to view on map HOLYROOD ROAD  City Centre
Viewcraig Gardens to St John Street
Building contractor

Sewer connections.
Temporary traffic lights.
20150704000100Jul 4, 2015
00:01
20150708235900Jul 8, 2015
23:59
Click to view on map BROUGHTON STREET B901 City Centre
Between York Place and Albany Street
Scottish Power

Trial holes in association with redevelopment of St James Centre.
Road closed. Broughton Street Lane and York Lane closed at Broughton Street.
20150704000100Jul 4, 2015
00:01
20150708235900Jul 8, 2015
23:59
Click to view on map ST ANDREW SQUARE  City Centre
North side of Square
Contractor not specified

Crane operations.
Lane and parking restrictions.
20150705000100Jul 5, 2015
00:01
20150705160000Jul 5, 2015
16:00
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