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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 LEITH STREET A900 City Centre
In its entirety
Various

Redevelopment of St James area. http://www.edinburghstjames.com/
Varying traffic restrictions throughout project. Currently northbound carriageway closed, contraflow on southbound side. No right turn out of Greenside Row.
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
20161014160000Oct 14, 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 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 MOREDUNVALE ROAD  Liberton/Gilmerton
Upper Craigour to Craigour Drive
Building contractor

Flood prevention works. Completion date TBC.
Road closed westbound (closed in both directions 10am - 2pm Tuesday 30/08/16 & Thursday 01/09/16) .
20160209090000Feb 9, 2016
09:00
20170727170000Jul 27, 2017
17:00
Click to view on map ROSEBURN TERRACE A8 Corstorphine/Murrayfield
At Roseburn Street
JC Decaux

Installation of new electronic signage.
Citybound lane closure to accommodate temporary walkway (as and when required).
20160405093000Apr 5, 2016
09:30
20160930160000Sep 30, 2016
16:00
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 HOWE STREET  City Centre
At Circus Place
City of Edinburgh Council

Reconstruction of setted carriageway.
Lane closures and 3-way temporary traffic lights.
20160502090000May 2, 2016
09:00
20161125170000Nov 25, 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 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
20160930173000Sep 30, 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
20161001170000Oct 1, 2016
17:00
Click to view on map VIEWFORTH  Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
At Boroughmuir High School site
Building contractor

Ongoing development works.
Temporary traffic lights. Road closed from 5th September.
20160801080000Aug 1, 2016
08:00
20170210170000Feb 10, 2017
17:00
Click to view on map LEITH WALK A900 Leith Walk
Albert Place to Montgomery Street
SGN

Gas main renewal project.
Citybound inside lane closed. Brunswick Road and Brunswick Street closed at Leith Walk, no right turn into McDonald Road.
20160801080000Aug 1, 2016
08:00
20161021170000Oct 21, 2016
17:00
Click to view on map TELFORD ROAD A902 Inverleith
At Telford Gardens
City of Edinburgh Council

New toucan crossing, road and footway resurfacing and new line markings.
Off-peak lane closures and contraflow, if required.
20160801093000Aug 1, 2016
09:30
20160930153000Sep 30, 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.
20160801093000Aug 1, 2016
09:30
20161028153000Oct 28, 2016
15:30
Click to view on map CHUCKIE PEND  City Centre
From Morrison Street to Festival Square
Building contractor

Demolition and rebuild works.
Road closed.
20160808093000Aug 8, 2016
09:30
20180227235900Feb 27, 2018
23:59
Click to view on map NEWCRAIGHALL ROAD A6095 Portobello/Craigmillar
Between The Wisp crossroads and Fort Kinnaird
Scottish Power

Long-running cable reinforcement project.
Lane closures.
20160815100000Aug 15, 2016
10:00
20161014160000Oct 14, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map WARRENDER PARK TERRACE  Meadows/Morningside
Between Marchmont Road and Marchmont Street
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing (south side).
Road closed to through traffic (in sections, as signed on street).
20160817090000Aug 17, 2016
09:00
20161011160000Oct 11, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map MAGDALA CRESCENT  City Centre
At Haymarket Terrace
Contractor not specified

Carriageway subsidence. No completion date advised.
Road closed to northbound traffic.
20160820120000Aug 20, 2016
12:00
20160930190000Sep 30, 2016
19:00
Click to view on map QUEENSFERRY ROAD B800 Almond
Eilston Road northwards to M90 bridge
SGN

Gas main renewal project.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
20160822093000Aug 22, 2016
09:30
20161024160000Oct 24, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map SEAFIELD ROAD EAST A199 Craigentinny/Duddingston
Entire length, various locations.
City of Edinburgh Council

Replacement and repair of gullies.
Off-peak inside lane closures as signed.
20160829093000Aug 29, 2016
09:30
20160930160000Sep 30, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map WHITEHOUSE LOAN  Meadows/Morningside
Between Bruntsfield Place and Strathearn Place
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway resurfacing.
Road closed between Bruntsfield Place and Warrender Park Road (expected until 11th September then breaking to allow SGN in for mains renewal).
20160831070000Aug 31, 2016
07:00
20170303160000Mar 3, 2017
16:00
Click to view on map EAST PRESTON STREET A7 Southside/Newington
Length (includes Oxford Street & South Oxford Street)
Lafarge Tarmac for CEC

Resurfacing works.
Road reopened 6am Tuesday 20th.
20160905070000Sep 5, 2016
07:00
20161014153000Oct 14, 2016
15:30
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.
20160905080000Sep 5, 2016
08:00
20180131170000Jan 31, 2018
17:00
Click to view on map NEW STREET  City Centre
Between East Market Street and Canongate
Building contractor

Carriageway reconstruction.
Road closed and temporary traffic lights at New Street.
20160905080000Sep 5, 2016
08:00
20161118170000Nov 18, 2016
17:00
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. Pilrig Street closed 24/10/16 for 6 weeks. Iona Street, Albert Street, Middlefield, Brunswick Street, Brunswick Road and Shrub Place Lane closed as required.
20160905080000Sep 5, 2016
08:00
20170802170000Aug 2, 2017
17:00
Click to view on map HENDERSON GARDENS  Leith
Between Henderson Street and Parliament Street
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing (south side).
Lane closures and parking restrictions as signed.
20160905090000Sep 5, 2016
09:00
20161021170000Oct 21, 2016
17:00
Click to view on map MARCHMONT ROAD  Meadows/Morningside
At Warrender Park Road
City of Edinburgh Council

Installation of new puffin crossing.
2-way temporary traffic lights. Warrender Park Road closed at both sides of Marchmont Road.
20160905093000Sep 5, 2016
09:30
20161009170000Oct 9, 2016
17:00
Click to view on map PILTON DRIVE  Forth
Bridge over Ferry Road cycle path
City of Edinburgh Council

Masonry repairs and removal of vegetation.
Lane closure and temporary traffic lights.
20160905100000Sep 5, 2016
10:00
20160930160000Sep 30, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map - Motorway - M9 Almond
Newbridge to J1A
Amey

Carriageway repairs. Estimated 8 week programme.
Westbound lane closures 8pm - 6am initially.
20160905200000Sep 5, 2016
20:00
20161029060000Oct 29, 2016
06:00
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 from Monday 5th.
20160906100000Sep 6, 2016
10:00
20161118170000Nov 18, 2016
17:00
Click to view on map EAST MARKET STREET  City Centre
At Waverley Station
City of Edinburgh Council

Maintenance work on North Bridge.
Overnight lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
20160907193000Sep 7, 2016
19:30
20161005070000Oct 5, 2016
07:00
Click to view on map PORTOBELLO ROAD A1140 Craigentinny/Duddingston
At Craigentinny Avenue
Network Rail

Bridge maintenance.
3-way temporary traffic lights 9.30pm - 6.30am for 4 consecutive Saturday nights.
20160910213000Sep 10, 2016
21:30
20161009063000Oct 9, 2016
06:30
Click to view on map STATION ROAD  City of Edinburgh
Between Ashburnam Road and Ashburnam Loan
City of Edinburgh Council

carriageway patching.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
20160912093000Sep 12, 2016
09:30
20160930160000Sep 30, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map WHITEHOUSE LOAN  Meadows/Morningside
Between Thirelstane Road and Blackford Road
SGN

Gas main renewal.
Phase 1 of 3 - road closed between Thirlestane Road and Strathearn Place.
20160912093000Sep 12, 2016
09:30
20170212173000Feb 12, 2017
17:30
Click to view on map LADYWELL AVENUE  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
Between Dovecot Road and Corstorphine High Street
Cityfibre

Cable works for superfast broadband.
Temporary traffic lights.
20160912093000Sep 12, 2016
09:30
20161005153000Oct 5, 2016
15:30
Click to view on map STRAITON ROAD A701 Midlothian
Between retail park and City Bypass
Midlothian Council

Replacement of lighting columns.
Off-peak lane closures.
20160912093000Sep 12, 2016
09:30
20161007160000Oct 7, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map GAMEKEEPER S ROAD  Almond
At Whitehouse Road
Scottish Power

Cable works (excavation across carriageway).
Off-peak lane closures and 3-way temporary traffic lights.
20160917090000Sep 17, 2016
09:00
20160930160000Sep 30, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map  
Meadows area (west end)
Cityfibre

Cable works for superfast broadband.
Lane closures and parking restrictions as signed. Working Tarvit Street - Brougham Place - Lonsdale Terrace - Lauriston Gardens. Temporary traffic lights on Lonsdale Terrace 24th and 25th September.
20160919090000Sep 19, 2016
09:00
20161007170000Oct 7, 2016
17:00
Click to view on map MARIONVILLE ROAD  Craigentinny/Duddingston
Between Marionville Avenue and Marionville Drive
SGN

Gas main renewal project.
Lane closures and parking restrictions as signed on Marionville Road, Marionville Park, Lochend Grove and Lochend Crescent. Lochend Quardant closed.
20160919090000Sep 19, 2016
09:00
20161113170000Nov 13, 2016
17:00
Click to view on map LOTHIAN ROAD A700 City Centre
Between Morrison Street / Bread Street and Festival Square
Cityfibre

Cable works for superfast broadband.
Lane closures (both directions) and parking restrictions (both sides). Lane closure opposite Sainsbury's on Morrison Street 1st - 2nd October
20160919093000Sep 19, 2016
09:30
20161003170000Oct 3, 2016
17:00
Click to view on map BRANDON STREET  Inverleith
Between Henderson Row and Canonmills
Cityfibre

Cable works for superfast broadband.
Lane closures and parking restrictions. 4-way temporary traffic lights at Dundas Street junction 8th - 10th October.
20160923090000Sep 23, 2016
09:00
20161010160000Oct 10, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map DALKEITH ROAD A7 Southside/Newington
At East Mayfield / Priestfield Road
Scottish Water

Works finished.
Lane closures and 4-way temporary traffic lights.
20160923123000Sep 23, 2016
12:30
20160930170000Sep 30, 2016
17:00
Click to view on map RANKIN DRIVE  Southside/Newington
East side of junction with Langton Road
Scottish Water

Water main connections.
Road closed, local diversions via Lussielaw Road - Rankin Avenue.
20160926080000Sep 26, 2016
08:00
20160930170000Sep 30, 2016
17:00
Click to view on map NEWBATTLE TERRACE  Meadows/Morningside
Between Morningside Road and Falcon Gardens
Scottish Water

Sewer repairs. Works TBC as at 23/09/16.
Road closed to through traffic.
20160926090000Sep 26, 2016
09:00
20161010170000Oct 10, 2016
17:00
Click to view on map HAMILTON DRIVE  Craigentinny/Duddingston
In its entirety
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing (south side).
Road closed to through traffic.
20160926090000Sep 26, 2016
09:00
20161028170000Oct 28, 2016
17:00
Click to view on map GILMERTON ROAD A772 Liberton/Gilmerton
At Kingston Avenue / Mount Vernon Road
BT

Cable works for superfast broadband.
Off-peak 4-way temporary traffic lights.
20160926093000Sep 26, 2016
09:30
20160930170000Sep 30, 2016
17:00
Click to view on map LEITH WALK A900 City Centre
London Road to Picardy roundabout
Various

Utility investigations for St James' redevelopment project.
Citybound lane closure.
20160926093000Sep 26, 2016
09:30
20161001070000Oct 1, 2016
07:00
Click to view on map OLD FISHMARKET CLOSE  City Centre
Between Cowgate and no. 5
SGN

New gas main connection.
Road closed.
20160927080000Sep 27, 2016
08:00
20161001170000Oct 1, 2016
17:00
Click to view on map HOPETOUN ROAD B924 City of Edinburgh
At Villa Road
BT

Cable connections.
Road closed for 2 days then temporary traffic lights for a further 5 days. Diversion via Stewart Terrace - The Loan.
20160927090000Sep 27, 2016
09:00
20161003170000Oct 3, 2016
17:00
Click to view on map BRISTO PLACE  City Centre
As signed on street
Scottish Water

Valve repairs.
Inside lane closed.
20160927100000Sep 27, 2016
10:00
20161004160000Oct 4, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map STEVENSON ROAD  Sighthill/Gorgie
At Stevenson Avenue
Cityfibre

Cable works for superfast broadband (excavation across carriageway).
Lane closures and 3-way temporary traffic lights.
20160928093000Sep 28, 2016
09:30
20161002170000Oct 2, 2016
17:00
Click to view on map GILMERTON ROAD A772 Liberton/Gilmerton
At Liberton Road
SGN

Urgent gas main repairs. Completion date TBC.
Lane closures.
20160928120000Sep 28, 2016
12:00
20161007160000Oct 7, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map GILMERTON DYKES ROAD  Liberton/Gilmerton
At Gilmerton Place
Energetics

Lane closures and temporary traffic lights. Start date TBC.
Utility supplies for new Miller Homes site.
20160929090000Sep 29, 2016
09:00
20161013170000Oct 13, 2016
17:00
Click to view on map WOODHALL ROAD  Colinton/Fairmilehead
Various locations from West Mill Road to Torphin Road
BT

Clearing blocked cable ducts.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
20160930090000Sep 30, 2016
09:00
20161001180000Oct 1, 2016
18:00
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