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 PEFFERMILL ROAD A6095 Portobello/Craigmillar
Between Craigmillar Castle Gardens and King's Haugh
Network Rail

Bridge works.
Lane and parking restrictions as signed. Temporary traffic lights as required.
20140505090000May 5, 2014
09:00
20150814160000Aug 14, 2015
16:00
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 reopened 19th July. Overnight temporary traffic lights each Saturday night.
20150122070000Jan 22, 2015
07:00
20150920060000Sep 20, 2015
06:00
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 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 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  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.
20150513100000May 13, 2015
10:00
20160409160000Apr 9, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map  
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.
Temporary traffic lights.
20150604090000Jun 4, 2015
09:00
20150814160000Aug 14, 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
Road closed. Layout change from Monday 27/07/15 - road closed southbound only.
20150629080000Jun 29, 2015
08:00
20150807160000Aug 7, 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 GRANTON ROAD A903 Forth
At Boswall Green (Wardie primary school)
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing.
Lane and parking restrictions. Tempoary traffic lights as required.
20150706093000Jul 6, 2015
09:30
20150807160000Aug 7, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map BLINKBONNY ROAD  Pentland Hills
At Lanark Road West
Contractor not specified

Building development works
Road closed
20150713000100Jul 13, 2015
00:01
20150928235900Sep 28, 2015
23:59
Click to view on map MORTONHALL PARK CRESCENT  Liberton/Gilmerton
As signed
Scotland Gas Networks

Emergency works
Lane closures & restrictions
20150713000100Jul 13, 2015
00:01
20150810235900Aug 10, 2015
23:59
Click to view on map CRAIGCROOK ROAD  Inverleith
Between Hillhouse Road and Jeffrey Avenue
SGN

Gas mains replacement work.
Lane closures and restrictions.
20150713090000Jul 13, 2015
09:00
20150907160000Sep 7, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map - Unnamed Road -  Midlothian
U64 Cauldcotes Road at Whitehill Road
Scottish Power

Cable repairs.
Road closed.
20150713100000Jul 13, 2015
10:00
20150913160000Sep 13, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map LANARK ROAD WEST A70 Pentland Hills
At Muir Wood Road / Blinkbonny Road
Building contractor

New traffic signals / junction layout as part of Cala development.
Temporary traffic lights (manually controlled during peak times).
20150720093000Jul 20, 2015
09:30
20150830160000Aug 30, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map CREWE ROAD SOUTH  Inverleith
At Kimmerghame Drive
SGN

Gas escape.
Lane closures on Crewe Road South. No right turn into Kimmerghame Drive.
20150720100000Jul 20, 2015
10:00
20150821160000Aug 21, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map KIRKLISTON ROAD B907 City of Edinburgh
At Loch Road
Scottish Power

Cable repairs.
3-way temporary traffic lights.
20150720100000Jul 20, 2015
10:00
20150805160000Aug 5, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map LITTLE KING STREET  City Centre
Between Leith Street and St James Place
Scottish Power

Re-routing cable ducts.
Road closed. One-way order on Cathedral Lane *reversed*.
20150722080000Jul 22, 2015
08:00
20150805160000Aug 5, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map POTTERROW  Southside/Newington
South side between Bristo Place and Student Centre
Building contractor

Construction works at Bristo Square.
Inside lane closed until 2nd August. South footway closed until January 2016.
20150727000100Jul 27, 2015
00:01
20160126235900Jan 26, 2016
23:59
Click to view on map HOLYROOD ROAD  City Centre
St Mary's Street to St John Street
Scottish Water

Water main connections at Balfour Beatty development site.
Road closed eastbound. *2-way traffic restored Friday 31/07/15 for separate works on Regent Road. Eastbound closure resumes Monday 03/08/15*
20150727070000Jul 27, 2015
07:00
20150804160000Aug 4, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map CORSTORPHINE BANK DRIVE  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
At Corstorphine Bank Terrace
Scottish Water

Sewer repairs.
3-way temporary traffic lights.
20150727093000Jul 27, 2015
09:30
20150807160000Aug 7, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map SALAMANDER STREET A199 Leith
Between Baltic Street and Carron Place
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing.
Eastbound lane restrcitions.
20150727093000Jul 27, 2015
09:30
20150904160000Sep 4, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map SOUTHHOUSE BROADWAY  Liberton/Gilmerton
In its entirety
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway resurfacing.
Road closed to through traffic.
20150730090000Jul 30, 2015
09:00
20150812160000Aug 12, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map GEORGE STREET  City Centre
Between Castle Street and Frederick Street.


George Street Frestival.
20150801070000Aug 1, 2015
07:00
20150831170000Aug 31, 2015
17:00
Click to view on map GEORGE SQUARE LANE  Southside/Newington


Assembly Festival. Road closed at George Square.
20150802200000Aug 2, 2015
20:00
20150904100000Sep 4, 2015
10:00
Click to view on map MURRAYFIELD ROAD  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
At Ravelston Dykes
SGN

Gas main connections at development site.
3-way temporary traffic lights.
20150803073000Aug 3, 2015
07:30
20150814170000Aug 14, 2015
17:00
Click to view on map KIRK STREET  Leith
Between Cassel's Lane and Casselbank Street
Scottish Water

Sewer repairs.
Road closed to through traffic.
20150803090000Aug 3, 2015
09:00
20150805170000Aug 5, 2015
17:00
Click to view on map LONG DALMAHOY ROAD  Pentland Hills
Between Ravelrig Road and Gowanhill Farm Road
Scottish Power

Road repairs.
Road closed to through traffic.
20150803090000Aug 3, 2015
09:00
20150807170000Aug 7, 2015
17:00
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.
20150803090000Aug 3, 2015
09:00
20151016160000Oct 16, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map CRAIGHALL CRESCENT  Forth
In its entirety
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway and cariageway resurfacing.
Road closed to through traffic.
20150803090000Aug 3, 2015
09:00
20150821160000Aug 21, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map DUDDINGSTON ROAD WEST  Craigentinny/Duddingston
At Forkenford
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway resurfacing.
Road closed to through traffic.
20150803093000Aug 3, 2015
09:30
20150807153000Aug 7, 2015
15:30
Click to view on map WESTER HAILES ROAD B701 Colinton/Fairmilehead
Between Gillespie crossroads and Viewfield Road
Scottish Power

Carriageway repairs after recent utility works.
Lane closures.
20150803100000Aug 3, 2015
10:00
20150805160000Aug 5, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map WOODHALL ROAD  Colinton/Fairmilehead
West of Woodhall Grove
City of Edinburgh Council

Laying new water service.
Temporary traffic lights.
20150803100000Aug 3, 2015
10:00
20151012160000Oct 12, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map CASTLEHILL  City Centre


Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. Road closed 10.30am - midnight each week day and 10.30am Saturday to 4.30pm Sunday each weekend.
20150803103000Aug 3, 2015
10:30
20150830163000Aug 30, 2015
16:30
Click to view on map HIGH STREET  City Centre


High Street / Lawnmarket closed between George IV Bridge and Cockburn Street. 11pm - 6am each night - Fringe Festival build.
20150803230000Aug 3, 2015
23:00
20150805060000Aug 5, 2015
06:00
Click to view on map GROVE STREET  Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
Between Brandfield Street and bridge over West Approach Road
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing.
LAne and parking restrictions.
20150804080000Aug 4, 2015
08:00
20150807160000Aug 7, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map LADYWELL AVENUE  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
Various locations as signed
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway patching.
Lane and parking restrictions.
20150804080000Aug 4, 2015
08:00
20150807160000Aug 7, 2015
16:00
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