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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.
20170424080000Apr 24, 2017
08:00
20190503160000May 3, 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.
20170923080000Sep 23, 2017
08:00
20190901160000Sep 1, 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.
20180625080000Jun 25, 2018
08:00
20190731170000Jul 31, 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.
20180728080000Jul 28, 2018
08:00
20200630160000Jun 30, 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.
20180901190000Sep 1, 2018
19:00
20201030070000Oct 30, 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.
20180903080000Sep 3, 2018
08:00
20190831083000Aug 31, 2019
08:30
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.
20180910073000Sep 10, 2018
07:30
20190910160000Sep 10, 2019
16:00
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.
20181001090000Oct 1, 2018
09:00
20191206160000Dec 6, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map BRIGHTON PLACE  Portobello/Craigmillar
City of Edinburgh Council

Reconstruction of setted carriageway.
Road closed to through traffic. Phase 1A - Lee Crescent to Sandford Gardens.
20190107070000Jan 7, 2019
07:00
20191129160000Nov 29, 2019
16:00
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.
20190107080000Jan 7, 2019
08:00
20190419170000Apr 19, 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. Currently 3-way temporary traffic lights at Tyler's Acre Avenue.
20190107093000Jan 7, 2019
09:30
20190430160000Apr 30, 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.
20190114090000Jan 14, 2019
09:00
20190731170000Jul 31, 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.
20190121090000Jan 21, 2019
09:00
20190513160000May 13, 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.
20190129093000Jan 29, 2019
09:30
20190531160000May 31, 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 2 - Milton Road and Hope Lane closed; phase 3 - temporary traffic lights at Portobello High School.
20190211190000Feb 11, 2019
19:00
20190520070000May 20, 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.
20190211210000Feb 11, 2019
21:00
20190518060000May 18, 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.
20190211210000Feb 11, 2019
21:00
20190518060000May 18, 2019
06:00
Click to view on map COLINTON ROAD  Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
Working from Patie's Road to Firrhill roundabout
SGN

Gas main renewal.
Rolling programme with 2/3-way temporary traffic lights. Side-road closures: Elliot Road closed 23/04/19 for 1 week then Elliot Place closed for 1 week.
20190222093000Feb 22, 2019
09:30
20190601170000Jun 1, 2019
17:00
Click to view on map CHARLOTTE LANE  City Centre
SGN

Gas main renewal.
Road closed.
20190225080000Feb 25, 2019
08:00
20190428160000Apr 28, 2019
16:00
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MAURICEWOOD ROAD
Building contractor

New water main for CALA Homes development.
Road closed between Meikle Drive and Mauricewood Steadings.
20190225093000Feb 25, 2019
09:30
20190517170000May 17, 2019
17:00
Click to view on map BRUNSTANE ROAD  Portobello/Craigmillar
Between Brunstane Gardens and Joppa Station Place (over the rail bridge)
City of Edinburgh Council

To facilitate traffic flow during closure of Brighton Place.
Road closed to through traffic.
20190310090000Mar 10, 2019
09:00
20191117180000Nov 17, 2019
18:00
Click to view on map GILMORE PLACE  Meadows/Morningside
Between Merchiston Avenue and Viewforth
SGN

Lane closures and parking restrictions as signed. Temporary traffic lights, phased road closures of Viewforth Terrace, Merchiston Mews and Merchiston Park.
Gas main renewal.
20190311093000Mar 11, 2019
09:30
20190519180000May 19, 2019
18:00
Click to view on map LOTHIAN ROAD A700 City Centre
Between Rutland Street and Bread Street
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway and footway resurfacing and traffic signals upgrade at Usher Hall.
Off-peak lane closures from Monday 15/04/19 for signals upgrade work at Usher Hall, crossing point closed. Carriageway resurfacing complete.
20190311190000Mar 11, 2019
19:00
20190426160000Apr 26, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map GORGIE ROAD A71 Sighthill/Gorgie
Between Balgreen Road and Westfield Road
City of Edinburgh Council

Nightshift carriageway resurfacing. Completion date TBC
Road closures and temporary traffic lights 7pm - 7am each weeknight. 17/04 and 18/04 no access to Gorgie Road from Balgreen Road; Gorgie Road closed citybound after Balgreen junction.*Works suspended from 19th - 29th April*
20190318193000Mar 18, 2019
19:30
20190430063000Apr 30, 2019
06:30
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NEWINGTON AREA
SGN

Lane closures and parking restrictions as signed on Blacket Place, Mayfield Terrace, Alfred Place and Blacket Avenue. Phased road closures of Blacket Avenue, Duncan Street, Blacket Place, Dryden Place and Mayfield Terrace.
Gas main renewal.
20190325080000Mar 25, 2019
08:00
20190512180000May 12, 2019
18:00
Click to view on map MUIR WOOD ROAD  Pentland Hills
Between Lanark Road and Nether Currie Crescent
SGN

Gas main renewal.
Lane closures and parking restrictions.
20190325080000Mar 25, 2019
08:00
20190506170000May 6, 2019
17:00
Click to view on map MOUNT VERNON ROAD  Liberton/Gilmerton
Between Lasswade Road and Park Crescent
Building contractor

Repairs to stone wall.
Road closed. Emergency vehicle and pedestrian access maintained.
20190325090000Mar 25, 2019
09:00
20190520160000May 20, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map BANKHEAD CROSSWAY SOUTH  Sighthill/Gorgie
Between Bankhead Way and Bankhead Drive
Building contractor

Utility connections to a new building development.
Road closed to westbound traffic. South footway closed, temporary pedestrian crossings at each of closure area.
20190325093000Mar 25, 2019
09:30
20190421160000Apr 21, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map COMELY GREEN PLACE  Craigentinny/Duddingston
At Comely Green Crescent
SGN

Gas main renewal.
2-way temporary traffic lights.
20190325093000Mar 25, 2019
09:30
20190425153000Apr 25, 2019
15:30
Click to view on map YORK PLACE  City Centre
At Broughton Street
Building contractor

Laing O'Rourke - construction of new road and footway layout as part of St James / East End redevelopment.
New road layout - no left turn into Broughton Street. Diagonal pedestrian crossing between east end of tram stop and The Street bar permanently closed from 7am 08/04/19.
20190325093000Mar 25, 2019
09:30
20201231170000Dec 31, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map CLIFTON ROAD  Pentland Hills
Between Cliftonhall Road and entrance to Clifton Hall school
City of Edinburgh Council

Gully replacement.
Lane closures, stop / go boards as required.
20190401093000Apr 1, 2019
09:30
20190426160000Apr 26, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map LASSWADE ROAD  Liberton/Gilmerton
Working southwards from Gilmerton Dykes Avenue to Lang Loan
Building contractor

Advance Construction - installation of new sewer system for Miller Homes.
Temporary traffic lights (2/3-way as required).
20190403093000Apr 3, 2019
09:30
20190621160000Jun 21, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map PONTON STREET A702 City Centre
Outside the medical centre
Scottish Water

Repairs to burst main. Urgent works, completion date TBC.
Lane closure.
20190405080000Apr 5, 2019
08:00
20190419160000Apr 19, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map OXGANGS ROAD NORTH  Colinton/Fairmilehead
At Firrhill Crescent
SGN

Gas main renewal. 1-2 weeks duration.
Road closed (and Firrhill Crescent closed).
20190408090000Apr 8, 2019
09:00
20190426160000Apr 26, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map OBSERVATORY ROAD  Southside/Newington
Between Blackford Avenue and Ladysmith Road
Scottish Power

Cable installation to sub-station.
Temporary traffic lights.
20190408090000Apr 8, 2019
09:00
20190429170000Apr 29, 2019
17:00
Click to view on map CRAIGLEA DRIVE  Meadows/Morningside
Between Morningside Grove and St Ronan's Terrace
SGN

Gas main renewal.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights. St Clair Terrace, St Ninian's Terrace, St Fillan's Terrace and St Ronan's Terrace closed in turn.
20190408090000Apr 8, 2019
09:00
20190630170000Jun 30, 2019
17:00
Click to view on map EASTFIELD ROAD  Almond
Various organisations

Alterations to road layout to create two lanes for southbound traffic. Majority of work to be done on a nightshift basis.
Lane closures. Overnight temporary traffic lights 16 - 18 and 23 - 25 April (8pm - 7am, three nights each week).
20190408190000Apr 8, 2019
19:00
20190426160000Apr 26, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map GORGIE ROAD A71 Sighthill/Gorgie
Near Chesser House
SGN

Gas escape - urgent repairs, completion date TBC.
Citybound lane restriction.
20190410090000Apr 10, 2019
09:00
20190430160000Apr 30, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map BRYCE ROAD  Pentland Hills
At Thomson Road
SGN

Gas main renewal. Completion date TBC
4-way temporary traffic lights.
20190410153000Apr 10, 2019
15:30
20190515160000May 15, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map MAIN STREET B9080 Almond
Between Kirkliston crossroads and Manse Road
BT

Cabling work.
Rolling programme with stop / go boards or temporary traffic lights.
20190413070000Apr 13, 2019
07:00
20190422070000Apr 22, 2019
07:00
Click to view on map HAYMARKET TERRACE A8 City Centre
Between Magdala Crescent and Coates Gardens
SGN

Gas main maintenance.
Lane closures.
20190413093000Apr 13, 2019
09:30
20190419170000Apr 19, 2019
17:00
Click to view on map MCDONALD ROAD  Leith Walk
At Papermill Wynd
Cityfibre

Cable installation (excavation across carriageway).
Road closed to through traffic. Short diversion via Mcdonald Street - Mcdonald Place - Bellevue Road.
20190415083000Apr 15, 2019
08:30
20190419170000Apr 19, 2019
17:00
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PINKIE ROAD
East Lothian Council

Carriageway resurfacing between Park Lane and Moray Way.
Temporary traffic lights.
20190415090000Apr 15, 2019
09:00
20190419170000Apr 19, 2019
17:00
Click to view on map OXGANGS ROAD NORTH  Colinton/Fairmilehead
At Firrhill Loan
SGN

Gas main renewal. Start date dependant on completion of section at Firrhill Crescent.
Road closed for 1-2 weeks then 2-way temporary traffic lights for 1-2 weeks. Firrhill Loan closed throughout.
20190415090000Apr 15, 2019
09:00
20190426160000Apr 26, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map PILRIG STREET  Leith Walk
Between Arthur Street and Cambridge Avenue
Scottish Power

Cable jointing.
Temporary traffic lights, parking restrictions as signed.
20190415090000Apr 15, 2019
09:00
20190419160000Apr 19, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map FERRY ROAD A902 Forth
At Inverleith Row
Scottish Water

*Works Postponed 15/04/19*
3-way temporary traffic lights.
20190415093000Apr 15, 2019
09:30
20190419160000Apr 19, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map REDFORD ROAD B701 Colinton/Fairmilehead
Between Oxgangs Farm Drive and Oxgangs Road North
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway patching.
Off-peak temporary traffic lights.
20190415093000Apr 15, 2019
09:30
20190419160000Apr 19, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map BONNINGTON ROAD B900 Leith Walk
Between Breadalbane Street and Tennant Street
BT

Installation of cable ducting.
2-way temporary traffic lights.
20190416090000Apr 16, 2019
09:00
20190420170000Apr 20, 2019
17:00
Click to view on map BLACKFORD AVENUE  Southside/Newington
Between West Savile Terrace and Observatory Road
BT

Cabling works.
Temporary traffic lights, no exit from Eva Place closed onto Blackford Avenue.
20190416093000Apr 16, 2019
09:30
20190420160000Apr 20, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map NEWHAVEN PLACE  Leith


Cruise liner visits, parking restrictions as signed on Newhaven Place and Pier Place. Schedule at https://bit.ly/2Un6qgN
20190417070000Apr 17, 2019
07:00
20190923200000Sep 23, 2019
20:00
Click to view on map CHESTER STREET  City Centre


Chester Street closed between Walker Street and Manor Place due to a police incident. Local diversions as signed.
20190418070000Apr 18, 2019
07:00
20190423160000Apr 23, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map CLARK ROAD  Forth
At Bangholm Avenue
BT

Cabling works.
2-way temporary traffic lights.
20190418093000Apr 18, 2019
09:30
20190421160000Apr 21, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map KING S STABLES ROAD  City Centre
From Castle Terrace to Lady Wynd
Building contractor

Crane operations.
Road closure
20190419090000Apr 19, 2019
09:00
20190421160000Apr 21, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map RATCLIFFE TERRACE  Southside/Newington
Between Tesco Express and Duncan Street
BT

Clearing blocked cable ducts.
Off-peak lane closures, temporary traffic lights as required. Parking suspended on both sides.
20190419090000Apr 19, 2019
09:00
20190421180000Apr 21, 2019
18:00
Click to view on map GLASGOW ROAD A8 Almond
Between Gogarstone Road and RBS
Scottish Water

Urgent water main repairs.
Eastbound lane closure.
20190419093000Apr 19, 2019
09:30
20190419153000Apr 19, 2019
15:30
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INGLISTON AREA


Royal Highland Centre events. Hallyards Road closed at A8, event traffic management around venue.
20190419200000Apr 19, 2019
20:00
20190421060000Apr 21, 2019
06:00
Click to view on map GORGIE ROAD A71 Sighthill/Gorgie
TYNECASTLE STADUIM


Hearts v Rangers, kick-off 12pm. Mcleod Street closed, Gorgie area parking restrictions as signed.
20190420111500Apr 20, 2019
11:15
20190420143000Apr 20, 2019
14:30
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