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 NORTH CHARLOTTE STREET  City Centre
At St Colme Street (Queen Street)
CEC tram project

Return of City centre routes to pre-tram layout.
No left turn into St Colme Street. For access to A90 from Lothian Road, recommended route is West Approach Road - Haymarket - West Maitland Street - Manor Place - Melville Street.
20131030160000Oct 30, 2013
16:00
20141231235900Dec 31, 2014
23:59
Click to view on map MILLERHILL ROAD A6106 Midlothian
Between Millerhill and Sheriffhall
Building contractor

Borders Railway project - realignment of existing carriageway.
Road closed. Diversion via temporary road.
20140303090000Mar 3, 2014
09:00
20150102235900Jan 2, 2015
23:59
Click to view on map GARDNER S CRESCENT  Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
At junction with Fountainbridge
Building contractor

Hotel development.
Road closed northbound only. Access to Port Hamilton maintained and pedestrian access maintained. ROAD CLOSED IN BOTH DIRECTIONS 15 - 16 NOVEMBER FOR DISMANTLING OF TOWER CRANE.
20140324100000Mar 24, 2014
10:00
20150630235900Jun 30, 2015
23:59
Click to view on map ABBEYHILL  City Centre
Between Croft-an-Righ and Abbey Lane
Building contractor

Buidling development.
Two-way traffic restored 26th July with temporary traffic lights in use.
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 Kings Haugh
Network Rail

Replacement of railway bridge.
Lane and parking restrictions as signed.
20140505080000May 5, 2014
08:00
20150331170000Mar 31, 2015
17:00
Click to view on map LEITH WALK A900 Leith Walk
From Pilrig Street to Duke Street
City of Edinburgh Council

Reconstruction of carriageway and footways.
Lane closures at Pilrig Street and between Lorne Street and Stead's Place.
20140519093000May 19, 2014
09:30
20141219160000Dec 19, 2014
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 GILMERTON DYKES STREET B701 Liberton/Gilmerton
In its entirety
Scotland Gas Networks

Mains replacement project affecting Gilmerton Dykes Street / Drive / Avenue, Lasswade Road, Hyvot Loan / Grove.
Local road closures and lane / parking restrictions as signed.
20140616090000Jun 16, 2014
09:00
20141128160000Nov 28, 2014
16:00
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 STRAITON ROAD A701 Midlothian
Between City Bypass and Bush research park.
Scottish Power

Installation of high-voltage cables.
Lane closures / temporary traffic lights. Off-peak restrictions where possible.
20140828093000Aug 28, 2014
09:30
20141231160000Dec 31, 2014
16:00
Click to view on map CALTON ROAD  City Centre
At Old Tolbooth Wynd
Building contractor

Building development project.
Road closed to through traffic.
20140901080000Sep 1, 2014
08:00
20141231235900Dec 31, 2014
23:59
Click to view on map WAVERLEY BRIDGE  City Centre
Various locations
City of Edinburgh Council

Streetscape improvement - footway widening, improved crossing points, new street lighting and so on.
Phase 1 (until 5th October). Lane closures. Tour bus stance relocated to north side of St Andrew Square.
20140908090000Sep 8, 2014
09:00
20141212170000Dec 12, 2014
17:00
Click to view on map MORRISON STREET B700 City Centre
Between Gardner's Crescent and Morrison Link
Scotland Gas Networks

Mains replacement project. Various phases with differing traffic management layouts.
Westbound lane closures.
20140909100000Sep 9, 2014
10:00
20150401160000Apr 1, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map DUDDINGSTON ROAD WEST  Portobello/Craigmillar
At railway bridge between Peffer Place and North Cairntow
Network Rail

Rail bridge replacement.
Road reopened 6am Monday 10th. Temporary traffic lights still in use.
20140911090000Sep 11, 2014
09:00
20141203060000Dec 3, 2014
06:00
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 CRANSTON STREET  City Centre
In its entirety
Building contractor

Building development project.
Northbound traffic only. Southbound traffic diverted via East Market Street - New Street - Canongate.
20140929060000Sep 29, 2014
06:00
20160229180000Feb 29, 2016
18:00
Click to view on map MAIN STREET B9080 Almond
At High Street / Queensferry Road crossroads
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing.
4-way temporary traffic lights.
20140929073000Sep 29, 2014
07:30
20141212160000Dec 12, 2014
16:00
Click to view on map REDFORD AVENUE  Colinton/Fairmilehead
Between Redford Crescent and Redford Terrace
Scottish Water

Sewer repairs.
Road closed to through traffic.
20140929090000Sep 29, 2014
09:00
20141222160000Dec 22, 2014
16:00
Click to view on map GLADSTONE TERRACE  Southside/Newington
In its entirety
Lafarge Tarmac for CEC

Footway resurfacing.
Lane closures and parking restrictions as signed. Junction with Sciennes Road closed as required.
20141006090000Oct 6, 2014
09:00
20141214170000Dec 14, 2014
17:00
Click to view on map ACADEMY STREET  Leith
In its entirety
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing.
Lane closures and parking restrictions as signed.
20141006093000Oct 6, 2014
09:30
20141205160000Dec 5, 2014
16:00
Click to view on map SOUTH LEARMONTH GARDENS  Inverleith
In its entirety
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing (south side). Actual start date 21/10/14.
Lane closures and parking restrictions as signed.
20141006093000Oct 6, 2014
09:30
20150109160000Jan 9, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map EASTER ROAD  Leith Walk
At junction with Lochend Road / Duke Street
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing.
Narrow lanes, footway closures as required and as signed on street.
20141011090000Oct 11, 2014
09:00
20141206160000Dec 6, 2014
16:00
Click to view on map MUIRHOUSE CRESCENT  Forth
At Pennywell Gardens
Building contractor

Construction of new health centre.
Road closed to through traffic.
20141011090000Oct 11, 2014
09:00
20141231235900Dec 31, 2014
23:59
Click to view on map KINGSTON AVENUE  Liberton/Gilmerton
In its entirety
Scotland Gas Networks

Mains replacement project.
Road closed to through traffic (local access maintained).
20141020093000Oct 20, 2014
09:30
20141202160000Dec 2, 2014
16:00
Click to view on map HARVESTERS WAY  Pentland Hills
Wester Hailes Road to Dumbeg Park
Lafarge Tarmac for CEC

Construction of new bus stop and footpath. Lothian Buses 21, 30 and 32 affected: http://ow.ly/DC5fc
Road closed to through traffic.
20141103090000Nov 3, 2014
09:00
20141125160000Nov 25, 2014
16:00
Click to view on map KINGSKNOWE ROAD SOUTH  Pentland Hills
Between Lanark Road and Kingsknowe Drive
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway resurfacing.
Road closed to through traffic.
20141110090000Nov 10, 2014
09:00
20141219160000Dec 19, 2014
16:00
Click to view on map STAPELEY AVENUE  Craigentinny/Duddingston
in its entirety
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway reconstruction works (north side).
Road closed to through traffic.
20141117000100Nov 17, 2014
00:01
20150116235900Jan 16, 2015
23:59
Click to view on map NEWCRAIGHALL ROAD A6095 Portobello/Craigmillar
East of Newcraighall village
Building contractor

Demolition of disused rail bridge. http://bit.ly/1sMzmFT
Road closed to through traffic until 23/11 then temporary traffic lights until 30/11.
20141117000100Nov 17, 2014
00:01
20141130170000Nov 30, 2014
17:00
Click to view on map LANARK ROAD A70 Pentland Hills
Baberton Crescent to Gillespie crossroads
Scottish Power

Cable replacement for Vodafone. Rolling programme working eastwards then into Wester Hailes Road.
Off-peak temporary traffic lights.
20141117093000Nov 17, 2014
09:30
20141128160000Nov 28, 2014
16:00
Click to view on map DRUM BRAE NORTH B701 Drum Brae/Gyle
In its entirety
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing and street lighting renewal.
Lane and parking restrictions, maintaining two-way traffic. *Parkgrove Drive closed at Drum Brae North 23/11 - 27/11*
20141117093000Nov 17, 2014
09:30
20150123160000Jan 23, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map SIR HARRY LAUDER ROAD A199 Portobello/Craigmillar
Baileyfield Road to Fishwive's Causeway
Scottish Power

Installation of high-voltage cables. Completion date TBC - originally due to complete 22/11/14.
Northbound lane closure.
20141118090000Nov 18, 2014
09:00
20141128235900Nov 28, 2014
23:59
Click to view on map LONGSTONE ROAD  Sighthill/Gorgie
From Longstone Inn to Longstone Park entrance
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway patching.
Lane closures and parking restrictions.
20141120080000Nov 20, 2014
08:00
20141125160000Nov 25, 2014
16:00
Click to view on map NORTH JUNCTION STREET A901 Leith
Between Admiralty Street and Ferry Road
Clancy Docwra

Sewer connection for Scottish Water.
Citybound lane closure and parking restrictions as signed.
20141120100000Nov 20, 2014
10:00
20141204160000Dec 4, 2014
16:00
Click to view on map NORTHFIELD ROAD  Craigentinny/Duddingston
As signed
Scotland Gas Networks

Gas main replacement project affecting Piershill Square West, Piershill Place, Baronscourt Road and Terrace, Willowbrae Gardens, Northfield Road, Avenue, Broadway, Square, Gardens and Drive.
Lane closures and parking restrictions.
20141124000100Nov 24, 2014
00:01
20150315235900Mar 15, 2015
23:59
Click to view on map OLD DALKEITH ROAD A7 Liberton/Gilmerton
At Little France Crescent (ERI north access)
Building contractor

Preparatory works for new Sick Kids hospital.
Week 1 - no right turn into Little France Crescent. Week 2 - 3-way temporary traffic lights.
20141124093000Nov 24, 2014
09:30
20141203160000Dec 3, 2014
16:00
Click to view on map HILLHOUSE ROAD A90 Inverleith
At Blackhall junction
Scottish Power

Not advised at this time.
Citybound lane closure through Blackhall junction into Telford Road.
20141124130000Nov 24, 2014
13:00
20141205160000Dec 5, 2014
16:00
Click to view on map GORGIE ROAD A71 Sighthill/Gorgie
At Robertson Avenue
BT

cable works.
3-way temporary traffic lights.
20141124190000Nov 24, 2014
19:00
20141125060000Nov 25, 2014
06:00
Click to view on map RATCLIFFE TERRACE  Southside/Newington
Close to junction with Duncan Place
City of Edinburgh Council

Replacement of street lighting column.
Off-peak southbound lane closure and temporary traffic lights.
20141125093000Nov 25, 2014
09:30
20141125160000Nov 25, 2014
16:00
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