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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 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 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 NANTWICH DRIVE  Craigentinny/Duddingston
At Stapeley Avenue
Scottish Water

Sewer works.
Road closed, local diversions as signed.
20190129093000Jan 29, 2019
09:30
20190823160000Aug 23, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map COLINTON ROAD  Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
Between Patie's Road and Craiglockhart park
SGN

Gas main renewal.
Rolling programme with 2/3-way temporary traffic lights and side-road closures as required. Currently 2-way temporary traffic lights and Eliott Road closed.
20190222093000Feb 22, 2019
09:30
20190622170000Jun 22, 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 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 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 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 - A Road - A90 Almond
Between Cramond Brig and north of Burnshot junction
City of Edinburgh Council

Works associated with construction of new Burnshot bridge.
40mph speed restriction in both directions. Other traffic management measures as required and TBA.
20190419000100Apr 19, 2019
00:01
20200418235900Apr 18, 2020
23:59
Click to view on map  
ALNWICKHILL and LIBERTON AREA
SGN

Phased road closures of Liberton Drive, Hawkhead Crescent, Wolrige Road, Kenilworth Drive, Peveril Terrace, Claverhouse Road, Orchardhead Road, Mount Vernon Road, Kirkgate and Cadogan Road.
Gas main renewal.
20190422080000Apr 22, 2019
08:00
20190908180000Sep 8, 2019
18:00
Click to view on map OCEAN DRIVE  Leith
North roundabout at Ocean Terminal
Utility company

Gas, water and power installation for CALA Homes development.
Temporary traffic lights.
20190424100000Apr 24, 2019
10:00
20190724160000Jul 24, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map ROSE STREET  City Centre
Between Hanover Street and Frederick Street
City of Edinburgh Council

Public space improvements including laying of new setts. Phase 1 until 26/07/19.
Various lane and road closures as signed, more details to follow.
20190506090000May 6, 2019
09:00
20200403170000Apr 3, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map NEWHALLS ROAD (EDINBURGH ROAD) B924 City of Edinburgh


Cruise liner visits. Parking restrictions as signed on Newhalls Road, Hawes Brae and Hawes car park. Schedule at https://bit.ly/2Un6qgN
20190510050000May 10, 2019
05:00
20190919193000Sep 19, 2019
19:30
Click to view on map CASTLEHILL  City Centre
City of Edinburgh Council

For delivery / removal of Tattoo stands.
Road closed.
20190510093000May 10, 2019
09:30
20191031160000Oct 31, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map OSWALD ROAD  Southside/Newington
Between Charterhall Road and Kilgraston Road and South Oswald Road between Oswald Road and Astley Ainslie Hospital
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway and carriageway resurfacing.
Lane closures, parking restrictions and temporary traffic lights for footway works then Oswald Road and South Oswald Road closed for carriageway works.
20190513080000May 13, 2019
08:00
20190705160000Jul 5, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map CRAIGENTINNY ROAD  Craigentinny/Duddingston
Between Loganlea Drive and Wakefield Avenue
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway resurfacing (working eastwards from Loganlea Drive).
Temporary traffic lights, side roads closed as required.
20190513090000May 13, 2019
09:00
20190628160000Jun 28, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map LANARK ROAD WEST A70 Pentland Hills
Working from Main Street / Johnsburn Road to Somerville Road
Scottish Water

Installation of new water main.
Phase 1 - 4-way lights at Johnsburn Road; phase 2 - 2-way lights, Bavelaw Green closed; phase 3 - 3-way lights at high school south entrance; phase 4 - 2-way lights between high school and Water of Leith path; phase 5/6 - 3-way lights at Lanark Road West; phase 7 - 2-way lights between Station Loan and Somerville Road.
20190520080000May 20, 2019
08:00
20191101170000Nov 1, 2019
17:00
Click to view on map ROSEBURN TERRACE A8 Corstorphine/Murrayfield
Between Murrayfield Gardens and Roseburn Street
SGN

Gas main renewal.
Phase 2 - lane closures on Roseburn Terrace, Murrayfield Gardens and Murrayfield Avenue closed.
20190520080000May 20, 2019
08:00
20190811180000Aug 11, 2019
18:00
Click to view on map PILRIG STREET  Leith Walk
At Newhaven Road / Broughton Road / Bonnington Road
City of Edinburgh Council

Traffic signals upgrade.
4-way temporary traffic lights.
20190528093000May 28, 2019
09:30
20190628170000Jun 28, 2019
17:00
Click to view on map CRAMOND ROAD NORTH  Almond
Cramond Glebe Road to Gamekeeper's Road (Cramond Avenue junction)
SGN

Gas main renewal.
Rolling programme wth 2/3-way temporary traffic lights. Cramond Place and Cramond Avenue closed as required.
20190529080000May 29, 2019
08:00
20190729170000Jul 29, 2019
17:00
Click to view on map LUGTON BRAE  Midlothian
Scottish Power

Installation of high-voltage cables.
Road closed (except 10 - 16 June inclusive).
20190530090000May 30, 2019
09:00
20190626170000Jun 26, 2019
17:00
Click to view on map MORNINGSIDE PLACE  Meadows/Morningside
At Tipperlinn Road
SGN

Gas main renewal.
Road closed, diversion via Morningside Road - Colinton Road.
20190603090000Jun 3, 2019
09:00
20190624170000Jun 24, 2019
17:00
Click to view on map DALKEITH ROAD A7 Southside/Newington
From Holyrood Park Road to Mayfield Terrace (working southwards)
SGN

Gas main renewal.
Lane closures / contraflow.
20190603093000Jun 3, 2019
09:30
20190727160000Jul 27, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map KING S STABLES ROAD  City Centre
Between Grassmarket and LAdy Wynd
Cityfibre

Cabling work.
3-way temporary traffic lights.
20190610090000Jun 10, 2019
09:00
20190621160000Jun 21, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map EAST LONDON STREET  City Centre
At Broughton Street
City of Edinburgh Council

Upgrade to pedestrian crossing.
Lane closures and temporary pedestrian crossing facilities.
20190610090000Jun 10, 2019
09:00
20190705160000Jul 5, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map OLD DALKEITH ROAD A7 Liberton/Gilmerton
Between Cameron Toll Gardens and Cameron Toll roundabout
Telecomms company

Upgrade of existing telecomms cabinet and mast.
Citybound lane closure. Section of south footway closed with pedestrian diversion as signed.
20190610093000Jun 10, 2019
09:30
20190621170000Jun 21, 2019
17:00
Click to view on map SLEIGH DRIVE  Craigentinny/Duddingston
At Findlay Avenue
Scottish Power

Cable installation.
4-way temporary traffic lights.
20190612090000Jun 12, 2019
09:00
20190625160000Jun 25, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map LEITH WALK A900 Leith Walk
Between Pilrig Street and Middlefield
Edinburgh Trams

Ground investigation works for tram extension.
Lane closures.
20190613093000Jun 13, 2019
09:30
20190618170000Jun 18, 2019
17:00
Click to view on map MOREDUN PARK ROAD  Liberton/Gilmerton
At Moredunvale Place
Scottish Power

Urgent cable repairs.
Temporary traffic lights.
20190613110000Jun 13, 2019
11:00
20190626170000Jun 26, 2019
17:00
Click to view on map CRAIGLOCKHART AVENUE  Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
At Lanark Road
SGN

Gas leek repairs. Completion date TBC.
Lane closures.
20190614090000Jun 14, 2019
09:00
20190621160000Jun 21, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map BELLEVUE ROAD  Leith Walk
At Mcdonald Road
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway widening.
Road closed, diversion via Mcdonald Place - Mcdonald Street.
20190614090000Jun 14, 2019
09:00
20190618170000Jun 18, 2019
17:00
Click to view on map PENTLAND VIEW  Pentland Hills
At Curriehill Road
Scottish Power

Street lighting repairs.
Road closed.
20190614093000Jun 14, 2019
09:30
20190621160000Jun 21, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map QUEEN STREET  City Centre
At North Castle Street
Cityfibre

Cable installation works.
Westbound lane closure, northbound lane closure on North Castle Street.
20190614093000Jun 14, 2019
09:30
20190618160000Jun 18, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map INGLISTON ROAD  Almond
At A8


Royal Highland Show preparations - road closed to northbound traffic.
20190615070000Jun 15, 2019
07:00
20190619235900Jun 19, 2019
23:59
Click to view on map LAURISTON PLACE  Meadows/Morningside
Between Lauriston Street and Lady Lawson Street then at Nightingale Way
Cityfibre

Cabling work.
Lane closures / contraflow.
20190615080000Jun 15, 2019
08:00
20190618170000Jun 18, 2019
17:00
Click to view on map HAYMARKET TERRACE A8 City Centre
At Magdala Crescent
Scottish Power

Installation and connection of new cable junction box.
Lane closures in both directions.
20190615090000Jun 15, 2019
09:00
20190621160000Jun 21, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map CLERMISTON ROAD  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
At Caroline Place
BT

Clearing blocked cable ducts.
2-way temporary traffic lights.
20190615093000Jun 15, 2019
09:30
20190623160000Jun 23, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map BRIDGE ROAD B701 Colinton/Fairmilehead
Scottish Power

Urgent cable repairs, completion date TBC.
3-way temporary traffic lights at Colinton Road / Woodhall Road.
20190615140000Jun 15, 2019
14:00
20190621170000Jun 21, 2019
17:00
Click to view on map MEADOW LANE  Southside/Newington
Between Buccleuch Street and Buccleuch Street Lane
Scottish Power

Cable jointing.
Road closed.
20190617090000Jun 17, 2019
09:00
20190630160000Jun 30, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map LOGANLEA AVENUE  Craigentinny/Duddingston
At Loganlea Road
Scottish Power

Cable installation.
Temporary traffic lights.
20190617090000Jun 17, 2019
09:00
20190621170000Jun 21, 2019
17:00
Click to view on map OCEAN DRIVE  Leith
At Rennie's Isle
Edinburgh Trams

Ground investigation works for tram extension.
2-way temporary traffic lights.
20190617093000Jun 17, 2019
09:30
20190620170000Jun 20, 2019
17:00
Click to view on map HAWKHILL AVENUE  Leith Walk
At St Clair Street
Scottish Power

High-voltage cable repairs.
3-way temporary traffic lights.
20190617093000Jun 17, 2019
09:30
20190628160000Jun 28, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map QUEENSFERRY ROAD A90 Almond
At Quality Street
Scottish Power

Equipment repairs.
Off-peak citybound lane closure.
20190617093000Jun 17, 2019
09:30
20190621160000Jun 21, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map OLD DALKEITH ROAD A7 Liberton/Gilmerton
At Little France
Contractor not specified

Signage for new Sick Kids Hospital.
Foundations - dayshift footway works with temporary walkways. Installation of posts and signs - overnight lane closure for 2 weeks from 24/06/19.
20190617093000Jun 17, 2019
09:30
20190705160000Jul 5, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map LIBERTON BRAE A701 Liberton/Gilmerton
Between Cadogan Road and Orchardhead Loan
SGN

Gas main renewal.
2-way temporary traffic lights, Wolrige Road and Hawkhead Crescent closed.
20190617093000Jun 17, 2019
09:30
20190701180000Jul 1, 2019
18:00
Click to view on map CREWE ROAD SOUTH  Inverleith
Between Davidson Road and Kimmerghame Drive
BT

Cabling work.
3-way temporary traffic lights and Davidson Road closed; contraflow at Grigor Gardens / Kimmerghame Drive, no left turn out of Kimmerghame Drive.
20190617093000Jun 17, 2019
09:30
20190621170000Jun 21, 2019
17:00
Click to view on map LOWER GRANTON ROAD A901 Forth
Between Granton Square and Wardie Square
BT

Cabling works.
2-way temporary traffic lights.
20190617093000Jun 17, 2019
09:30
20190621170000Jun 21, 2019
17:00
Click to view on map SAUGHTON ROAD NORTH  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
Various sites between Kirk Loan and Saughton Road
Scottish Water

Carriageway repairs.
Temporary traffic lights. Carrick Knowe Road and south arm of Broomfield Crescent closed at Saughton Road 17 - 21/06.
20190617093000Jun 17, 2019
09:30
20190713160000Jul 13, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map CRAIGHALL ROAD  Forth
At Craighall Avenue
Cityfibre

Cabling works .
3-way temporary traffic lights.
20190617093000Jun 17, 2019
09:30
20190621160000Jun 21, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map MILTON ROAD WEST A1 Portobello/Craigmillar
At Mountcastle Drive North / South
BT

Cable work via carriageway manholes.
4-way temporary traffic lights 9pm - 6am each night.
20190617210000Jun 17, 2019
21:00
20190621060000Jun 21, 2019
06:00
Click to view on map QUEEN S DRIVE  Craigentinny/Duddingston
Between Holyrood Gait and Holyrood Park Road (Galloping Glen section)
Historic Scotland

Park maintenance.
Road closed.
20190618093000Jun 18, 2019
09:30
20190618130000Jun 18, 2019
13:00
Click to view on map BROOMHOUSE ROAD B701 Drum Brae/Gyle
At Forrest Park Drive
Network Rail

Railway bridge survey works.
Temporary traffic lghts & contraflow.
20190618093000Jun 18, 2019
09:30
20190618170000Jun 18, 2019
17:00
Click to view on map GORGIE ROAD A71 Sighthill/Gorgie
At Stewart Terrace
Scottish Water

Manhole repairs.
2-way temporary traffic lights, Stewart Terrace closed.
20190618093000Jun 18, 2019
09:30
20190619070000Jun 19, 2019
07:00
Click to view on map SIR HARRY LAUDER ROAD A199 Portobello/Craigmillar
Between Baileyfield Crescent and Fishwives' Causeway
Scottish Power

Cable installation.
Lane closures / contraflow.
20190618093000Jun 18, 2019
09:30
20190701160000Jul 1, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map BOSWALL PARKWAY  Forth
At Boswall Terrace
Scottish Water

Manhole repairs.
3-way temporary traffic lights.
20190618093000Jun 18, 2019
09:30
20190618190000Jun 18, 2019
19:00
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