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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 WEST REGISTER STREET  City Centre
At St Andrew Square
Building contractor

Building development project.
Road closed to through traffic.
2017042408000024-Apr-2017
08:00
2019050316000003-May-2019
16:00
Click to view on map KING S STABLES ROAD  City Centre
Between Lady Wynd and King's Stables Lane
Various organisations

Building demolition and redevelopment.
Varying traffic arrangements including lane closures, parking restrictions and temporary traffic lights.
2017092308000023-Sep-2017
08:00
2019090116000001-Sep-2019
16:00
Click to view on map  
GRANGE AREA
SGN

Gas main renewal project on Lauder Road, Grange Loan, W Relugas Road, Grange Terrace, Fountainhall Road, Blackford Avenue, Oswald Road, Kilgraston Road, Dick Place, Whitehouse Terrace.
Lane closures, temporary traffic lights, phased road closures, parking restrictions as signed.
2018062508000025-Jun-2018
08:00
2019073117000031-Jul-2019
17:00
Click to view on map LEITH STREET A900 City Centre
Building contractor

Redevelopment of St James' area. http://www.edinburghstjames.com/
Road reopened 28/07/18. No left turn from Leith Street into Waterloo Place (except for cyclists). No right turn into or out of Calton Road.
2018072808000028-Jul-2018
08:00
2020063016000030-Jun-2020
16:00
Click to view on map EAST MARKET STREET  City Centre
At Jeffrey Street
City of Edinburgh Council

Periodic inspection of North Bridge scaffolding.
Overnight 3-way temporary traffic lights 1 night per week.
2018090119000001-Sep-2018
19:00
2020103007000030-Oct-2020
07:00
Click to view on map LEAMINGTON ROAD  Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
Leamington lift bridge
Scottish Canals

Bridge condition assessment and repair. https://bit.ly/2xtixwm
Lift bridge closed to canal traffic and restricted access for pedestrians and cyclists.
2018090308000003-Sep-2018
08:00
2019033116000031-Mar-2019
16:00
Click to view on map BAILEYFIELD CRESCENT  Portobello/Craigmillar
Between Sir Harry Lauder Road and Fishwives' Causeway
Building contractor

Sewer replacement and road realignment.
Road closed, local diversions as signed.
2018091007300010-Sep-2018
07:30
2019091016000010-Sep-2019
16:00
Click to view on map GEORGE SQUARE  Southside/Newington
In its entirety
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway reconstruction and street lighting renewal.
Parking suspended on north, east and west sides and Crichton Street. Charles Street and George Square Lane closed as required.
2018091708000017-Sep-2018
08:00
2019031518000015-Mar-2019
18:00
Click to view on map CALTON ROAD  City Centre
Between Waverley Station and New Street
Contractor not specified

Rockface repairs. Completion date TBC.
2-way temporary traffic lights.
2018100109000001-Oct-2018
09:00
2019120616000006-Dec-2019
16:00
Click to view on map STENHOUSE STREET WEST  Sighthill/Gorgie
At Saughton Road
Scottish Water

Water main upgrade project. Phased road closures affecting Calder Road (service road), Saughton Mains Street, Loan, Drive, Avenue, Gardens, Grove, Place, Terrace and Park and Stenhouse Street.
2018120309000003-Dec-2018
09:00
2019031816000018-Mar-2019
16:00
Click to view on map BROOMHOUSE TERRACE  Sighthill/Gorgie
Scottish Water

Mains upgrade.
Road closed to through traffic then phased closures of Broomhouse Crescent, Medway, Row, Court, Street North, Square, Place North, PArk, Avenue, Grove East & West, Road, Walk, Grove, Place South, Loan, Bank and Street South.
2018120309000003-Dec-2018
09:00
2019040116000001-Apr-2019
16:00
Click to view on map BROUGHTON STREET B901 City Centre
In its entirety
SGN

Gas main renewal.
Phase 1 - Broughton Street closed northbound at York Place (estimated for 12 weeks). Albany Street closed from 24/01/19 for 3 weeks.
2019010706000007-Jan-2019
06:00
2019042117000021-Apr-2019
17:00
Click to view on map BRIGHTON PLACE  Portobello/Craigmillar
City of Edinburgh Council

Reconstruction of setted carriageway.
Road closed to through traffic. Phase 1 - Portobello High Street to Lee Crescent. Access via Southfield Place only. Work resumes 07/01/19.
2019010707000007-Jan-2019
07:00
2019112916000029-Nov-2019
16:00
Click to view on map GORGIE ROAD A71 Sighthill/Gorgie
Between Westfield Road and Robertson Avenue
City of Edinburgh Council

Preparatory works ahead of nightshift carriageway resurfacing between Balgreen Road and Robertson Avenue which is expected to start late February 2019.
New signals at Westfield Road and Robertson Avenue now installed, works programme for week commencing 18/02/19 TBA.
2019010708000007-Jan-2019
08:00
2019040506000005-Apr-2019
06:00
Click to view on map WEST COATES A8 Corstorphine/Murrayfield
Between Roseburn Street and Devon Place
SGN

Gas main renewal.
Phase 1 - citybound lane closure, Wester Coates Road (estimated 4-5 weeks). Phase 2 - westbound lane closure, Stanhope Street closed (estimated 10 weeks).
2019010708000007-Jan-2019
08:00
2019042117000021-Apr-2019
17:00
Click to view on map STRACHAN ROAD  Inverleith
SGN

Blackhall area gas main renewal.
Road closed at Craigcrook Road plus phased daytime closures of March Road, Columba Road, Carfrae Gardens, Craigcrook Avenue, Carfrae Road, Strachan Gardens, Craigcrook Square and Carfrae Park.
2019010708000007-Jan-2019
08:00
2019041917000019-Apr-2019
17:00
Click to view on map BLACKFORD AVENUE  Southside/Newington
SGN

Grange area gas main renewal.
Various locations with temporary traffic lights and side road closures as required. As at 11/02/19 - 3-way lights at Mortonhall Road and West Relugas Road closed.
2019010709000007-Jan-2019
09:00
2019032217000022-Mar-2019
17:00
Click to view on map SAUGHTON ROAD NORTH  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
Between Tyler's Acre Avenue and Kirk Loan
SGN

Gas main renewal.
Temporary traffic lights, side roads closed as required and as work progresses southwards. Meadowhouse Road and Dovecot Road closed from 07/01/19.
2019010709300007-Jan-2019
09:30
2019032916000029-Mar-2019
16:00
Click to view on map CRAIGENTINNY ROAD  Craigentinny/Duddingston
Sleigh Drive to Nantwich Avenue
City of Edinburgh Council

*Works suspended until further notice (05/02/18)*
2-way temporary traffic lights and side roads closed as required.
2019010808000008-Jan-2019
08:00
2019022816000028-Feb-2019
16:00
Click to view on map EAST BARNTON AVENUE  Almond
At Barnton Avenue
SGN

Gas main renewal affecting East Barnton Avenue, Easter Park Drive, Barnton Park and Barnton Avenue
Temporary traffic lights.
2019011409000014-Jan-2019
09:00
2019041417000014-Apr-2019
17:00
Click to view on map CANDLEMAKER S PARK  Liberton/Gilmerton
At Drum Street
Building contractor

Utilities installation and sewer construction at development site.
Road closed.
2019011508000015-Jan-2019
08:00
2019022617000026-Feb-2019
17:00
Click to view on map COBURG STREET  Leith
Between Couper Street and East Cromwell Street
Scottish Power

Installation of new power supply.
3-way temporary traffic lights.
2019011509000015-Jan-2019
09:00
2019022516000025-Feb-2019
16:00
Click to view on map NEWCRAIGHALL ROAD A6095 Portobello/Craigmillar
Roundabout at Smyths Toys
Scottish Water

Water main diversion. Traffic restrictions for around 2 weeks, remainder of works on verge / footway.
Traffic management removed Friday 08/02/19.
2019012109000021-Jan-2019
09:00
2019031517000015-Mar-2019
17:00
Click to view on map MILLERHILL ROAD A6106 Midlothian
At Shawfair roundabout
Midlothian Council

No works details provided.
4-way temporary traffic lights.
2019012109000021-Jan-2019
09:00
2019051316000013-May-2019
16:00
Click to view on map BLACKET PLACE  Southside/Newington
On the corner
Scottish Water

Pipe repairs.
Temporary traffic lights.
2019012809300028-Jan-2019
09:30
2019021816000018-Feb-2019
16:00
Click to view on map NANTWICH DRIVE  Craigentinny/Duddingston
At Stapeley Avenue
Scottish Water

Sewer works.
Road closed, local diversions as signed.
2019012909300029-Jan-2019
09:30
2019053116000031-May-2019
16:00
Click to view on map HOWE STREET  City Centre
At Heriot Row
Scottish Power

Cable repairs. Urgent works, completion date TBC.
4-way temporary traffic lights.
2019020107300001-Feb-2019
07:30
2019021916000019-Feb-2019
16:00
Click to view on map BOSWALL PARKWAY  Forth
Between Royston Mains Road and Pilton Avenue
BT

Clearing blocked cable ducts.
2/3/4-way temporary traffic lights.
2019020509300005-Feb-2019
09:30
2019021916000019-Feb-2019
16:00
Click to view on map BONNINGTON ROAD B900 Leith Walk
At Pilrig House Close
SGN

Gas main works.
4-way temporary traffic lights.
2019020909300009-Feb-2019
09:30
2019021816000018-Feb-2019
16:00
Click to view on map HANOVER STREET  City Centre
Between Rose Street and Princes Street
Scottish Power

Cable works.
Contraflow, one lane closed in each direction. Southbound bus stop closed.
2019021107000011-Feb-2019
07:00
2019022417000024-Feb-2019
17:00
Click to view on map YORK PLACE  City Centre
At Broughton Street
Building contractor

Laing O'Rourke - construction of new footway layout as part of St James / East End redevelopment.
Eastbound lane closure. Pedestrian crossing between east end of tram stop and north side of York Place closed.
2019021107000011-Feb-2019
07:00
2019030817000008-Mar-2019
17:00
Click to view on map RANNOCH ROAD  Drum Brae/Gyle
Between Clermiston Road and Alan Breck Gardens
Scottish Power

Power supply upgrade to Barnton Quarry.
Temporary traffic lights.
2019021108000011-Feb-2019
08:00
2019022223590022-Feb-2019
23:59
Click to view on map MAGDALA CRESCENT  City Centre
Between Haymarket Terrace and Eglinton Crescent.
Scottish Water

Carriageway repairs.
Road closed. Diversion via Coates Gardens.
2019021109000011-Feb-2019
09:00
2019022216300022-Feb-2019
16:30
Click to view on map BO NESS ROAD B924 Almond
Between Echline Gardens and Springfield View
SGN

Gas main renewal.
Temporary traffic lights.
2019021109000011-Feb-2019
09:00
2019030616000006-Mar-2019
16:00
Click to view on map BROOMHOUSE ROAD  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
Forrester Park Avenue to Ladywell Avenue / Broomhall Avenue junction
Scottish Power

Installation of new cables.
Forrester Park Avenue closed for 2 weeks then rolling programme with 2/3-way temporary traffic lights.
2019021109000011-Feb-2019
09:00
2019051316000013-May-2019
16:00
Click to view on map WILLOWBRAE ROAD A1 Craigentinny/Duddingston
Outside the Mercedes garage
SGN

Gas leak repairs, completion date TBC.
Excavation in centre of carriageway, narrow lanes in both directions.
2019021118000011-Feb-2019
18:00
2019022816000028-Feb-2019
16:00
Click to view on map MILTON ROAD A1 Portobello/Craigmillar
Between Duddingston Park and east of Hope Lane
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway and footway resurfacing, street lighting upgrade. 7pm - 7am each week night, occasional off-peak and weekend work as required. Bus diversion details at https://bit.ly/2E1a0UZ
Phase 1 - Milton Road and Park Avenue closed (4 weeks); phase 2 - Milton Road and Hope Lane closed (4 weeks); phase 3 - temporary traffic lights at Portobello High School.
2019021119000011-Feb-2019
19:00
2019042007000020-Apr-2019
07:00
Click to view on map THE CITY OF EDINBURGH BY-PASS A720 East Lothian
At Old Craighall
Amey

Signalisation of roundabout, widening of slip roads (nightshift works).
Old Craighall roundabout, slip roads and City Bypass between Old Craighall and Millerhill closed 9pm - 6am each night. Main A1 carriageway remains open.
2019021121000011-Feb-2019
21:00
2019051806000018-May-2019
06:00
Click to view on map - T Road - A1 East Lothian
At Old Craighall roundabout
Amey

Signalisation of roundabout, widening of slip roads.
Old Craighall roundabout, slip roads and City Bypass between Old Craighall and Millerhill closed 9pm - 6am each night. Main A1 carriageway remains open.
2019021121000011-Feb-2019
21:00
2019051806000018-May-2019
06:00
Click to view on map QUEENSFERRY ROAD A90 Inverleith
At Craigleith junction
City of Edinburgh Council

Installation of new traffic signals equipment ahead of carriageway resurfacing project.
4-way temporary traffic lights (2-way traffic maintained on Queensferry Road). No right turns permitted from westbound Queensferry Road. Lane closures on all approaches to junction, Sainsbury's car park entry and exit closed (use South Groathill Avenue).
2019021209300012-Feb-2019
09:30
2019022517000025-Feb-2019
17:00
Click to view on map POPLAR LANE  Leith
At Links Place
Scottish Power

Urgent cable repairs
Road closed, local diversions as signed.
2019021410000014-Feb-2019
10:00
2019021816000018-Feb-2019
16:00
Click to view on map QUEEN STREET  City Centre
Opposite Wemyss Place.
Scottish Water

Urgent repairs to a burst water main, completion date TBC.
Westbound lane closure.
2019021411000014-Feb-2019
11:00
2019021816000018-Feb-2019
16:00
Click to view on map CALDER ROAD A71 Sighthill/Gorgie
At Bankhead Roundabout
Scottish Water

Urgent repairs to a burst water main, completion date TBC.
Westbound lane closure.
2019021414000014-Feb-2019
14:00
2019021816000018-Feb-2019
16:00
Click to view on map PEFFERMILL ROAD A6095 Southside/Newington
Between Cameron House Avenue and footpath to Prestonfield Avenue
BT

Cabling works.
2-way temporary traffic lights Saturday and Sunday. Stop / Go boards and Cameron House Avenue closed Monday - Friday.
2019021608000016-Feb-2019
08:00
2019022216000022-Feb-2019
16:00
Click to view on map CLERMISTON ROAD  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
At Forrester Road / Belgrave Road
BT

Cabling work.
2-way temporary traffic lights, Forrester Road and Belgrave Road closed.
2019021609000016-Feb-2019
09:00
2019021719000017-Feb-2019
19:00
Click to view on map SLATEFORD ROAD A70 Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
Between Moat Drive and Gorgie Park Road
Scottish Power

Cabling work.
Lane closures and contraflow.
2019021609000016-Feb-2019
09:00
2019022417000024-Feb-2019
17:00
Click to view on map DRUM STREET A772 Liberton/Gilmerton
At Gilmerton crossroads
Scottish Water

Sewer repairs.
4-way temporary traffic lights.
2019021609300016-Feb-2019
09:30
2019021807000018-Feb-2019
07:00
Click to view on map PILRIG STREET  Leith Walk
Between Rosslyn Crescent and Dryden Street
Scottish Water

Manhole repairs.
Road closed to through traffic.
2019021708300017-Feb-2019
08:30
2019021807000018-Feb-2019
07:00
Click to view on map CREWE ROAD SOUTH  Inverleith
At Grigor Gardens / Kimmerghame Place
Scottish Water

Manhole repairs.
4-way temporary traffic lights.
2019021709000017-Feb-2019
09:00
2019021807000018-Feb-2019
07:00
Click to view on map DEANHAUGH STREET B900 Inverleith
Between Leslie Place and Pizza Express
Clancy Docwra

Pipe works for Scottish Water (phase 2 of 2).
Lane restrictions, parking suspended on both sides.
2019021808000018-Feb-2019
08:00
2019022216000022-Feb-2019
16:00
Click to view on map BRAND GARDENS  Portobello/Craigmillar
BT

Cabling work.
2-way temporary traffic lights, footpath closed between Brand Gardens and Duddingston Crescent.
2019021808000018-Feb-2019
08:00
2019022117000021-Feb-2019
17:00
Click to view on map CALEDONIAN CRESCENT  Sighthill/Gorgie
Between Orwell Terrace and Orwell Place
Scottish Water

Sewer repairs.
Road closed to through traffic.
2019021809000018-Feb-2019
09:00
2019031717000017-Mar-2019
17:00
Click to view on map PEFFERMILL ROAD A6095 Southside/Newington
Between King's Haugh and Cameron House Avenue
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway patching.
Off-peak lane closures and temporary traffic lights as required, parking suspended on both sides.
2019021809300018-Feb-2019
09:30
2019022216000022-Feb-2019
16:00
Click to view on map DALRY ROAD A70 Sighthill/Gorgie
At Murieston Crescent
BT

Clearing blocked cable ducts.
3-way temporary traffic lights.
2019021809300018-Feb-2019
09:30
2019022216000022-Feb-2019
16:00
Click to view on map SLATEFORD ROAD A70 Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
Hermand Street to Hermand Terrace
Telecomms company

Virgin Media cable installation.
Westbound lane closure.
2019021809300018-Feb-2019
09:30
2019022216000022-Feb-2019
16:00
Click to view on map - A Road - A71 Pentland Hills
Between Curriehill Road and Hermiston House Road
BT

Carriageway repairs.
2-way temporary traffic lights.
2019021809300018-Feb-2019
09:30
2019022016000020-Feb-2019
16:00
Click to view on map GRANBY ROAD  Southside/Newington
At Wilton Road / Lygon Road
BT

Cabling works.
Temporary traffic lights.
2019021809300018-Feb-2019
09:30
2019021916000019-Feb-2019
16:00
Click to view on map MORNINGSIDE ROAD A702 Meadows/Morningside
At Falcon Road West
BT

Cabling work. 6pm - 6am for 3 nights.
2-way temporary traffic lights, Falcon Road West closed.
2019021818000018-Feb-2019
18:00
2019022106000021-Feb-2019
06:00
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