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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 01/06/16 - 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 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
20160731235900Jul 31, 2016
23:59
Click to view on map VIEWFORTH  Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
Between Dundee Street and Gilmore Place
Building contractor

Works finished 22/07/16
Road closed to through traffic.
20150504090000May 4, 2015
09:00
20160731160000Jul 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
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 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.
Temporary traffic lights at Howe Street junction.
20150929090000Sep 29, 2015
09:00
20160930160000Sep 30, 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
20161231235900Dec 31, 2016
23:59
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
20160730235900Jul 30, 2016
23:59
Click to view on map NEW STREET  City Centre
Between East Market Street and Canongate
Building contractor

Building development.
Road closed southbound.
20160101080000Jan 1, 2016
08:00
20160831170000Aug 31, 2016
17:00
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
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 SOUTH GYLE BROADWAY  Drum Brae/Gyle
At Barratt Home site
City of Edinburgh Council

New junction and carriageway resurfacing.
New junction now in operation.
20160201090000Feb 1, 2016
09:00
20160729160000Jul 29, 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
20170727170000Jul 27, 2017
17:00
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
20161231235900Dec 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 to through traffic.
20160425000100Apr 25, 2016
00:01
20161031235900Oct 31, 2016
23:59
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 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 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 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 OLD DALKEITH ROAD A7 Liberton/Gilmerton
At Little France Drive
Building contractor

Crane works
Overnight citybound lane closure.
20160602200000Jun 2, 2016
20:00
20160903060000Sep 3, 2016
06:00
Click to view on map  
Marchmont / Sciennes area
Cityfibre

Cable works for superfast broadband.
Varying traffic management arrangements including lane closures, parking restrictions and temporary traffic lights as required.
20160606090000Jun 6, 2016
09:00
20160731160000Jul 31, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map SIR HARRY LAUDER ROAD A199 Portobello/Craigmillar
Various locations as signed on-street
Scottish Power

Maintenance work on electricity pylons.
Off-peak lane closures and temporary traffic lights as required.
20160609093000Jun 9, 2016
09:30
20160831160000Aug 31, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map DUNDEE STREET  Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
Junction at Viewforth
Building contractor

Works finished 22/07/16
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights (manually controlled).
20160613073000Jun 13, 2016
07:30
20160728153000Jul 28, 2016
15:30
Click to view on map GREENBANK DRIVE  Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
Between Morningside Grove and Wester Hill
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway reconstruction. See also "Glenlockhart Road"
Lane closures, parking restrictions and temporary traffic lights as required. Morningside Grove, Greenbank Lane and The Steils closed as required.
20160613093000Jun 13, 2016
09:30
20160916160000Sep 16, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map LOCHEND ROAD  Leith
Whole length
Cityfibre

Cable works for superfast broadband.
Lane closures. Temporary traffic lights at Restalrig Terrace.
20160625090000Jun 25, 2016
09:00
20160801160000Aug 1, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map GEORGE SQUARE  Southside/Newington


George Square Festival. East side closed until 7th September. North side and Crichton Street closed 10.30am - 3am daily 3rd - 30th August.
20160627070000Jun 27, 2016
07:00
20160907235900Sep 7, 2016
23:59
Click to view on map PORTOBELLO HIGH STREET B6415 Portobello/Craigmillar
Between King's Road and Fishwives' Causeway
Building contractor

Building development works (new Aldi store).
Contraflow in operation.
20160627093000Jun 27, 2016
09:30
20160731173000Jul 31, 2016
17:30
Click to view on map BAVELAW ROAD  Pentland Hills
Bavelaw Gardens to Harlaw Road
SGN

Gas main renewal project. Anticipated to finish by 25/07/16.
Temporary traffic lights. Southbound traffic reintroduced 19/07/16, Lothian Buses 44 continues to operate via Johnsburn Road.
20160628080000Jun 28, 2016
08:00
20160812170000Aug 12, 2016
17:00
Click to view on map CORBIEHILL ROAD  Almond
Main Street to Hillhouse Road
Cityfibre

Cable works for superfast broadband.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights as required.
20160630093000Jun 30, 2016
09:30
20160729160000Jul 29, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map CALDER ROAD A71 Sighthill/Gorgie
At Sighthill roundabout
City of Edinburgh Council

Barrier replacement (outer ring).
Lane closures on Calder Road. Broomhouse Road will be closed Northbound 25th / 26th & Southbound 27th / 28th July.
20160704060000Jul 4, 2016
06:00
20160805160000Aug 5, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map COMMERCIAL STREET A199 Leith
Sandport Street to North Junction Street
Cityfibre

Cable works for superfast broadband.
Lane closures and parking restrictions.
20160704090000Jul 4, 2016
09:00
20160801160000Aug 1, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map CALDER ROAD A71 Sighthill/Gorgie
At Stevenson Drive
City of Edinburgh Council

Barrier replacement works.
Citybound lane closures and restrictions on Stevenson Drive.
20160717100000Jul 17, 2016
10:00
20160828160000Aug 28, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map MORRISON STREET A8 City Centre
Morrison Link to Haymarket
Building contractor

'The Haymarket' development works.
Inside lane closed.
20160718090000Jul 18, 2016
09:00
20160731160000Jul 31, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map MAGDALA CRESCENT  City Centre
At Haymarket Terrace
Scottish Water

Road now open 26/11/16
Road closed.
20160718090000Jul 18, 2016
09:00
20160731160000Jul 31, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map MILTON ROAD A1 Portobello/Craigmillar
Junction with Bailie Place
Building contractor

Installation of new toucan crossing for the new Portobello High School.
Lane closures (two-way traffic to be maintained). Bailie Place closed.
20160718093000Jul 18, 2016
09:30
20160926153000Sep 26, 2016
15:30
Click to view on map WEST PORT  City Centre
Bread Street to Lady Lawson Street
JC Decaux

Replacement of bus shelters.
Road closed to eastbound traffic 18th - 21st and 25th - 27th (no diversions 22nd - 24th).
20160718093000Jul 18, 2016
09:30
20160727160000Jul 27, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map ROSEBURN STREET  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
At Russell Road
Cityfibre

Cable works for superfast broadband.
Lane closures and parking restrictions.
20160719090000Jul 19, 2016
09:00
20160801160000Aug 1, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map BONNINGTON ROAD B900 Leith
Between Great Junction Street and Tennant Street
Various

Broadband cable works by BT and Cityfibre. Completion date TBC.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
20160719120000Jul 19, 2016
12:00
20160729160000Jul 29, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map SAUGHTON ROAD NORTH  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
Between Kirk Loan and Corstorphine Parrk Gardens
Cityfibre

Cable works for superfast broadband.
Temporary traffic lights proposed.
20160720093000Jul 20, 2016
09:30
20160802160000Aug 2, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map  
Cables Wynd, Henderson Street, Parliament Street
Cityfibre

Cable works for superfast broadband.
Rolling programm with lane closures and parking restrictions as signed, temporary traffic lights where required.
20160721090000Jul 21, 2016
09:00
20160729170000Jul 29, 2016
17:00
Click to view on map COWGATE  City Centre
Scottish Power

Street lighting works.
Temporary traffic lights.
20160721093000Jul 21, 2016
09:30
20160729173000Jul 29, 2016
17:30
Click to view on map RAVELSTON TERRACE  Inverleith
Alongside Dean cementry
City of Edinburgh Council

Emergency wall repairs
Road closed to through traffic. Diversions via Dean Path - Queensferry Road - Queensferry Terrace.
20160721150000Jul 21, 2016
15:00
20160810170000Aug 10, 2016
17:00
Click to view on map BEAVERHALL ROAD  Leith Walk
Between Dundein Street and Taxi Club
Telecomms company

Phone mast maintenance.
Lane closure, priority for southbound traffic.
20160723090000Jul 23, 2016
09:00
20160729180000Jul 29, 2016
18:00
Click to view on map SANDPORT PLACE  Leith
At Tolbooth Wynd
Cityfibre

Cable works for superfast broadband.
Temporary traffic lights.
20160723093000Jul 23, 2016
09:30
20160727153000Jul 27, 2016
15:30
Click to view on map RAVELSTON DYKES  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
At Garscube Terrace
Scottish Power

Maintenance works.
Temporary traffic lights
20160725000100Jul 25, 2016
00:01
20160729235900Jul 29, 2016
23:59
Click to view on map BANKHEAD AVENUE  Sighthill/Gorgie
Between Bankhead Drive and Bankhead Medway
Cityfibre

Cable works for superfast broadband.
Lane closures. Parking restrictions on Bankhead Broadway and Bankhead Medway to accommodate bus diversions.
20160725090000Jul 25, 2016
09:00
20160805170000Aug 5, 2016
17:00
Click to view on map QUEEN STREET  City Centre
At Queen Street Gardens / Hanover Street
Utility company

Cable installation works.
Lane restrictions as signed.
20160725093000Jul 25, 2016
09:30
20160728153000Jul 28, 2016
15:30
Click to view on map SAUGHTON ROAD  Sighthill/Gorgie
At rail brodge
Network Rail

Removal and replacement of anti pigeon measures to underside of bridge deck.
Stop/Go boards when required.
20160725093000Jul 25, 2016
09:30
20160729153000Jul 29, 2016
15:30
Click to view on map LASSWADE ROAD  Liberton/Gilmerton
At Kirk Brae / Mount Vernon Road
Cityfibre

Cable works for superfast broadband (worksite on Mount Vernon Road).
Off-peak 4-way temporary traffic lights.
20160725093000Jul 25, 2016
09:30
20160729153000Jul 29, 2016
15:30
Click to view on map RIVERSDALE CRESCENT  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
At Corstorphine Road
City of Edinburgh Council

Flood prevention works.
Road closed to through traffic.
20160725093000Jul 25, 2016
09:30
20160827153000Aug 27, 2016
15:30
Click to view on map STEVENSON DRIVE  Sighthill/Gorgie
Stenhouse Cross and Stenhouse Place East
SGN

Gas maintenance works.
Westbound closure only, local diversions as signed.
20160725093000Jul 25, 2016
09:30
20160829153000Aug 29, 2016
15:30
Click to view on map MYRESIDE ROAD  Meadows/Morningside
New entrance to Royal Edinburgh Hospital
Building contractor

Installation of new signallised junction.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
20160725093000Jul 25, 2016
09:30
20160916170000Sep 16, 2016
17:00
Click to view on map KINGSKNOWE ROAD NORTH  Sighthill/Gorgie
At Redhall Gardens
Clancy Docwra

Carriageway and footway reinstatements.
3-way temporary traffic lights at junction, moving to 2-way for footway works west of the junction.
20160725093000Jul 25, 2016
09:30
20160727160000Jul 27, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map PENNYWELL GARDENS  Forth
At Muirhouse Loan
Scottish Power

Duct works.
Road closed. *Closed Westbound 26th - 30th July and then Eastbound 31st - 4th July.
20160726080000Jul 26, 2016
08:00
20160806190000Aug 6, 2016
19:00
Click to view on map MAIN STREET B9080 Almond
At Station Road / Queensferry Road
Scottish Water

Sewer works.
4-way temporary traffic lights (TBC as of 25/07/16).
20160726093000Jul 26, 2016
09:30
20160727153000Jul 27, 2016
15:30
Click to view on map NICOLSON STREET A7 Southside/Newington
Just before West Richmond Street
Cityfibre

Cable works for superfast broadband
Contraflow in operation
20160727070000Jul 27, 2016
07:00
20160728170000Jul 28, 2016
17:00
Click to view on map HILLVIEW COTTAGES  Pentland Hills
Length
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway patching works.
Road closed.
20160727073000Jul 27, 2016
07:30
20160728160000Jul 28, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map CALTON ROAD  City Centre
Between Waverley Station and New Street
Telecomms company

McNicholas, laying cables for Virgin Media.
Lane closures, parking restrictions and temporary traffic lights.
20160727090000Jul 27, 2016
09:00
20160805170000Aug 5, 2016
17:00
Click to view on map LOCHEND ROAD SOUTH  Craigentinny/Duddingston
At Sleigh Drive
Cityfibre

Cable works for superfast broadband.
Off-peak temporary traffic lights.
20160727093000Jul 27, 2016
09:30
20160729153000Jul 29, 2016
15:30
Click to view on map FERRY ROAD A902 Forth
At Newhaven Road
Scottish Power

Emergency works.
Temporary traffic lights.
20160727100000Jul 27, 2016
10:00
20160728170000Jul 28, 2016
17:00
Click to view on map CANDLEMAKER ROW  City Centre
Length
City of Edinburgh Council

Off-peak carriageway patching works.
Road closed with diversions as signed.
20160728093000Jul 28, 2016
09:30
20160728153000Jul 28, 2016
15:30
Click to view on map GEORGE IV BRIDGE  City Centre
From Candlemaker Row to Victoria Street
City of Edinburgh Council

Patching works
TBC, but expect some restrictions/carriageway occupation.
20160728093000Jul 28, 2016
09:30
20160729173000Jul 29, 2016
17:30
Click to view on map PINKHILL  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
At Pinkhill Park
Telecomms company

Cable and ducting works.
Temporary traffic lights.
20160728093000Jul 28, 2016
09:30
20160801153000Aug 1, 2016
15:30
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