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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.
2014060208000002-Jun-2014
08:00
2017053123590031-May-2017
23:59
Click to view on map LEITH STREET A900 City Centre
In its entirety
Various

Redevelopment of St James area. http://www.edinburghstjames.com/
Lane closures and contraflow; no right turn out of Greenside Row.
2015090110000001-Sep-2015
10:00
2020063016000030-Jun-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
2015092800010028-Sep-2015
00:01
2017032823590028-Mar-2017
23:59
Click to view on map CATHEDRAL LANE  City Centre
in its entirety
Scottish Power

Cable works for St James Centre redevelopment.
Road closed.
2015101908000019-Oct-2015
08:00
2017123123590031-Dec-2017
23:59
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.
2016010408000004-Jan-2016
08:00
2017073116000031-Jul-2017
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 to westbound traffic.
2016020909000009-Feb-2016
09:00
2017072717000027-Jul-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.
2016042300010023-Apr-2016
00:01
2017123123590031-Dec-2017
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.
2016042500010025-Apr-2016
00:01
2016123023590030-Dec-2016
23:59
Click to view on map HOWE STREET  City Centre
At Circus Place
City of Edinburgh Council

Reconstruction of setted carriageway. Works cleared 28/11/16 and resume 09/01/17.
Lane closures and 3-way temporary traffic lights.
2016050209000002-May-2016
09:00
2017022417000024-Feb-2017
17:00
Click to view on map VIEWFORTH  Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
At Boroughmuir High School site
Building contractor

Building development, gas main renewal and junction upgrades at Dundee Street and Gilmore Place.
Road closed. From 09/01/17 - closed on both sides of Gilmore Place junction and 2-way temporary traffic lights on Gilmore Place.
2016080108000001-Aug-2016
08:00
2017030517000005-Mar-2017
17:00
Click to view on map CHUCKIE PEND  City Centre
From Morrison Street to Festival Square
Building contractor

Demolition and rebuild works.
Road closed.
2016080809300008-Aug-2016
09:30
2018022723590027-Feb-2018
23:59
Click to view on map LEITH WALK A900 Leith Walk
Between Pilrig Street and McDonald Road
City of Edinburgh Council

Leith Project phase 4.
Lane closures and parking restrictions. Iona Street, Albert Street, Middlefield, Brunswick Street, Brunswick Road and Shrub Place Lane closed as required. Pilrig Street closed for 7 weeks from early January 2017.
2016090508000005-Sep-2016
08:00
2017080217000002-Aug-2017
17:00
Click to view on map SEMPLE STREET  City Centre
East side at Fountainbridge junction
Building contractor

Development of former Farmfoods building.
Lane closure and parking restrictions. Pedestrian diversion as signed with temporary crossing facilities.
2016090508000005-Sep-2016
08:00
2018013117000031-Jan-2018
17:00
Click to view on map DUNDEE STREET  Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
At Viewforth
Building contractor

Utility connections, road and footway resurfacing and realignment associated with Boroughmuir High School project.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights. Viewforth closed.
2016090610000006-Sep-2016
10:00
2016120917000009-Dec-2016
17:00
Click to view on map WHITEHOUSE LOAN  Meadows/Morningside
Between Thirelstane Road and Blackford Road
SGN

Gas main renewal.
Road closed between Thirlestane Road and Strathearn Place.
2016091209300012-Sep-2016
09:30
2017021217300012-Feb-2017
17:30
Click to view on map UPPER GILMORE PLACE  Meadows/Morningside
At Gilmore Place
Building contractor

Building development works.
Road closed to southbound traffic.
2016100300010003-Oct-2016
00:01
2017022423590024-Feb-2017
23:59
Click to view on map PILRIG STREET  Leith Walk
At Leith Walk
City of Edinburgh Council

Leith Programme phase 4 - traffic signals upgrade and carriageway realignment.Likely start date now early January 2017
Road closed.
2016101008000010-Oct-2016
08:00
2016120918000009-Dec-2016
18:00
Click to view on map WHITEHOUSE LOAN  Meadows/Morningside
Between Strathearn Place and Newbattle Terrace
SGN

Gas main renewal project.
Road closed to through traffic (access maintained for local residents).
2016101211000012-Oct-2016
11:00
2016120917000009-Dec-2016
17:00
Click to view on map GREENDYKES ROAD  Portobello/Craigmillar
Between Little France Drive and Greendykes Drive
City of Edinburgh Council

Installation of new culvert.
Road closed to through traffic.
2016102409000024-Oct-2016
09:00
2017032416000024-Mar-2017
16:00
Click to view on map STRATHEARN PLACE  Meadows/Morningside
At Strathearn Road / Whitehouse Loan
SGN

Gas main renewal project.
2-way temporary traffic lights.
2016103109300031-Oct-2016
09:30
2016120917000009-Dec-2016
17:00
Click to view on map CALDER ROAD A71 Sighthill/Gorgie
Between Sighthill roundabout and Bankhead roundabout
City of Edinburgh Council

Installation of a new toucan crossing (at Sighthill Court).
Off-peak lane closures, 30mph speed restriction. Sighthill Court closed to through traffic.
2016103109300031-Oct-2016
09:30
2016121915300019-Dec-2016
15:30
Click to view on map RATCLIFFE TERRACE  Southside/Newington
Opposite Kittle Yards
Building contractor

Building development works.
Lane restrictions and temporary traffic lights when required.
2016110110000001-Nov-2016
10:00
2016123118000031-Dec-2016
18:00
Click to view on map GEORGE STREET  City Centre
Between Castle Street and Charlotte Square


Road closed for Edinburgh's Christmas 'Street of Light'. Temporary cycle provisions provided *except* during show times (5.30 - 6.30pm and 7.30 - 8.30pm each night from 21/11/16).
2016110708000007-Nov-2016
08:00
2016123020000030-Dec-2016
20:00
Click to view on map  
Duddingston area
SGN

Gas mains renewal project.
Phased road closures and parking restrictions affecting Milton Crescent, Milton Gardens North and South, Durham Road South.
2016110709000007-Nov-2016
09:00
2016122316000023-Dec-2016
16:00
Click to view on map COLINTON ROAD  Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
Between Craiglockhart Avenue and Craiglockhart Road North
City of Edinburgh Council

Tree-trimming and footway works.
Citybound lane closure and parking restrictions as signed.
2016111410000014-Nov-2016
10:00
2016120916000009-Dec-2016
16:00
Click to view on map EASTER ROAD  Leith Walk
At Dalmeny Street
SGN

Gas main repairs.
Lane closures on Easter Road and no access to Dalmeny Street.
2016111411300014-Nov-2016
11:30
2016121617000016-Dec-2016
17:00
Click to view on map BALCARRES STREET  Meadows/Morningside
At Craighouse Gardens
Scottish Power

Installation of new power supply.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
2016112109300021-Nov-2016
09:30
2016121616000016-Dec-2016
16:00
Click to view on map RIVERSDALE CRESCENT  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
Between Corstorphine Road and Riversdale Road
City of Edinburgh Council

Flood prevention works.
Road closed to through traffic.
2016112110000021-Nov-2016
10:00
2016123016000030-Dec-2016
16:00
Click to view on map CONSTITUTION STREET A900 Leith
At Baltic Street
BT

Cable diversions.
Overnight lane closures and 4-way temporary traffic lights.
2016112320000023-Nov-2016
20:00
2016121606000016-Dec-2016
06:00
Click to view on map WILKIESTON ROAD  Pentland Hills
Between Hillview Cottages and Hallcroft Park
Scottish Power

Cable repairs.
Lane closure and temporary traffic lights.
2016112510000025-Nov-2016
10:00
2016120816000008-Dec-2016
16:00
Click to view on map CALTON ROAD  City Centre
At New Street and 30m westwards
Telecomms company

Installation of cables, ducting and junction boxes (Virgin Media).
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
2016112609000026-Nov-2016
09:00
2016120916000009-Dec-2016
16:00
Click to view on map LIBERTON GARDENS A701 Liberton/Gilmerton
Betwween Little Road and St Katharine's Brae
City of Edinburgh Council

Installation of a refuge island.
Off-peak lane closures.
2016112709300027-Nov-2016
09:30
2016121015300010-Dec-2016
15:30
Click to view on map - Unnamed Road -  Almond
Burnshot flyover at A90
City of Edinburgh Council

Emergency measures, duration TBA.
Flyover closed. Slip roads remain open, no restrictions between Kirkliston and *northbound* A90.
2016112800010028-Nov-2016
00:01
2016121823590018-Dec-2016
23:59
Click to view on map BRYCE CRESCENT  Pentland Hills
In its entirety
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway resurfacing.
Road closed (and Easter Currie Place closed at Bryce Crescent).
2016112809000028-Nov-2016
09:00
2016120916000009-Dec-2016
16:00
Click to view on map HUTCHISON PLACE  Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
As signed
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing works.
Road closed - local diversions as signed. Monday - Friday only.
2016112809300028-Nov-2016
09:30
2016120915300009-Dec-2016
15:30
Click to view on map BRUNSTANE ROAD SOUTH  Portobello/Craigmillar
Between Milton Road and Daiches Braes
SGN

Gas main renewal project.
Lane closures and parking restrictions.
2016112810000028-Nov-2016
10:00
2017011616000016-Jan-2017
16:00
Click to view on map BELLS BRAE  Inverleith
Near Miller Row
SGN

Laying new gas supply.
Traffic management TBC but temporary traffic lights proposed.
2016112810000028-Nov-2016
10:00
2016121216000012-Dec-2016
16:00
Click to view on map NORTH BRIDGE A7 City Centre
Over Waverley Station
City of Edinburgh Council

Bridge maintenance.
Overnight lane closures both directions. 10pm - 6am each night except Saturdays.
2016112822000028-Nov-2016
22:00
2016122206000022-Dec-2016
06:00
Click to view on map LANARK ROAD WEST A70 Pentland Hills
At Riccarton Mains Road
Clancy Docwra

Cable diversions for Scottish Power.
Lane closure and temporary traffic lights. Riccarton Mains Road closed between Lanark Road West and Riccarton Crescent.
2016112909300029-Nov-2016
09:30
2016121916000019-Dec-2016
16:00
Click to view on map NEWCRAIGHALL ROAD A6095 Portobello/Craigmillar
Near Newcraighall Primary School
City of Edinburgh Council

New water service connection.
Off-peak temporary traffic lights.
2016112912300029-Nov-2016
12:30
2016120915300009-Dec-2016
15:30
Click to view on map - T Road - A702 Midlothian
At Boghall Farm
Amey

Water main connection.
Off-peak temporary traffic lights.
2016113009300030-Nov-2016
09:30
2016120915300009-Dec-2016
15:30
Click to view on map BURDIEHOUSE ROAD A701 Liberton/Gilmerton
At Kaimes crossroads
Scottish Water

Repairs to leaking main (discovered during manhole repairs 03/12/16)
Lane closures and 4-way temporary traffic lights.
2016120307000003-Dec-2016
07:00
2016120916000009-Dec-2016
16:00
Click to view on map INDIA STREET  City Centre
West side, southern end.
City of Edinburgh Council

Sett repairs.
Lane closure and parking bays suspended for 15m.
2016120508000005-Dec-2016
08:00
2016120917000009-Dec-2016
17:00
Click to view on map DRYLAW CRESCENT  Inverleith
At House O' Hill Road
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing (phase 1 of 5).
Road closed to though traffic.
2016120508000005-Dec-2016
08:00
2016120917000009-Dec-2016
17:00
Click to view on map JAMAICA STREET NORTH LANE  City Centre
As signed
Utility company

Water main connection.
Road closed to through traffic (emergency vehicle and pedestrian access maintained).
2016120509300005-Dec-2016
09:30
2016120915300009-Dec-2016
15:30
Click to view on map CAPTAIN S DRIVE  Liberton/Gilmerton
At Balmwell Terrace
Cityfibre

Cable works for superfast broadband.
Lane closure and 3-way temporary traffic lights.
2016120509300005-Dec-2016
09:30
2016120916000009-Dec-2016
16:00
Click to view on map BROUGHTON ROAD B900 Leith Walk
Between Pilrig Street and McDonald Road
Cityfibre

Carriageway repairs.
Off-peak lane closures and Stop/Go boards
2016120509300005-Dec-2016
09:30
2016120815300008-Dec-2016
15:30
Click to view on map BONNINGTON ROAD B900 Leith Walk
At Tennant Street
Cityfibre

Carriageway repairs (exact dates TBC, to be co-ordinated with similar work on Broughton Road).
Off-peak lane closures and Stop/Go boards.
2016120509300005-Dec-2016
09:30
2016120816000008-Dec-2016
16:00
Click to view on map QUEENSFERRY ROAD A90 Almond
At Cramond Brig
City of Edinburgh Council

Bridge investigations and repair. Exact duration TBC depending on outcome of trial holes.
Off-peak lane closure in each direction.
2016120509300005-Dec-2016
09:30
2016122215300022-Dec-2016
15:30
Click to view on map ELLERSLY ROAD  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
S1 Developments site
Building contractor

Building works. Duration TBC.
Temporary traffic lights.
2016120510000005-Dec-2016
10:00
2016120916000009-Dec-2016
16:00
Click to view on map MARKET STREET  City Centre
At Waverley Bridge (opposite Motel One)
Scottish Water

Sewer investigations. Duration TBC.
Footway excavations. Possible eastbound lane closure for temporary walkway.
2016120609300006-Dec-2016
09:30
2016120916000009-Dec-2016
16:00
Click to view on map DUDDINGSTON ROAD WEST  Craigentinny/Duddingston
At Forkenford
Scottish Water

Repairs to burst main. Completion date TBA.
Lane closure and temporary traffic lights.
2016120609300006-Dec-2016
09:30
2016121116000011-Dec-2016
16:00
Click to view on map WHEATFIELD STREET  Sighthill/Gorgie
At Gorgie Road (and including Wheatfield Place)
Contractor not specified

Crane operations for relocation of portacabins on Wheatfield Place.
Road closed.
2016120609300006-Dec-2016
09:30
2016120815300008-Dec-2016
15:30
Click to view on map MEADOWBANK AVENUE  Craigentinny/Duddingston
At London Road
Clancy Docwra

Emergency cable repairs.
Westbound slip-road closure.
2016120615000006-Dec-2016
15:00
2016120917000009-Dec-2016
17:00
Click to view on map WOODHALL ROAD  Colinton/Fairmilehead
At West Mill Road
Scottish Water

Manhole repairs (one day's work, date TBC).
Off-peak lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
2016120709300007-Dec-2016
09:30
2016120815300008-Dec-2016
15:30
Click to view on map COWGATE  City Centre
At Niddry Street
Scottish Water

Utility connection works.
Temporary traffic lights. Road closed to through traffic 10pm Wednesday - 5am Thursday.
2016120709300007-Dec-2016
09:30
2016120808000008-Dec-2016
08:00
Click to view on map - A Road - A90 Almond
At Burnshot
City of Edinburgh Council

Bridge inspection. Please allow plenty of extra travel time.
A90 carriageway closed north- and southbound. Traffic diverted via Burnshot slip roads.
2016120721000007-Dec-2016
21:00
2016120805000008-Dec-2016
05:00
Click to view on map BARCLAY TERRACE  Meadows/Morningside
At Bruntsfield Place
Building contractor

Crane operations.
Road closed.
2016120808000008-Dec-2016
08:00
2016120916000009-Dec-2016
16:00
Click to view on map ROSEBURN TERRACE A8 Corstorphine/Murrayfield
At Roseburn Street
Scottish Water

Valve repairs.
Lane closures and 3-way temporary traffic lights.
2016120809300008-Dec-2016
09:30
2016120906000009-Dec-2016
06:00
Click to view on map SALAMANDER STREET A199 Leith
At Seafield Place
BT

Cable works.
Overnight lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
2016120820000008-Dec-2016
20:00
2016120907300009-Dec-2016
07:30
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