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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, St Alban's Road, 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
20191013170000Oct 13, 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 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 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 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
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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 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 BRIDGE ROAD  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 - 3-way lights at Bavelaw Green; 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 (estimated 26/08/19); phase 7 - 2-way lights between Station Loan and Somerville Road.
20190520080000May 20, 2019
08:00
20191221170000Dec 21, 2019
17:00
Click to view on map GEORGE SQUARE  Southside/Newington


George Square Festival. East leg closed for duration. Event build road closures (27/06 - 31/07) - north leg eastbound and west leg northbound, Crichton Street eastbound and Buccleuch Place westbound. Event (31/07 - 27/08) - north leg and Crichton Street closed 10.30am - 3am each day. De-rig (27/08 - 04/09) - as per build.
20190627070000Jun 27, 2019
07:00
20190904235900Sep 4, 2019
23:59
Click to view on map STENHOUSE MILL LANE  Sighthill/Gorgie
At the footpath leading to Longstone Road
City of Edinburgh Council

Unsafe building repairs
Footpath closed to pedestrians & cyclists, local diversions via Stenhouse Road - Calder Road - Longstone Road or Gorgie Road - Chesser Ave - Slateford Road - Inglis Green Road.
20190627120000Jun 27, 2019
12:00
20200126160000Jan 26, 2020
16:00
Click to view on map CRAMOND ROAD SOUTH  Almond
Main Street to Cramond Road North
SGN

Gas main renewal.
Rolling programme with 2/3-way temporary traffic lights, starting at Quality Street roundabout. East Barnton Gardens, Barnton Avenue and Barnton Park closed as required. Work expected to move north to Barnton Avenue from Tuesday 23/07/19.
20190701080000Jul 1, 2019
08:00
20191031170000Oct 31, 2019
17:00
Click to view on map UNION STREET  City Centre
Between Forth Street and Gayfield Street
Building contractor

Building development works.
Road closed to through traffic.
20190701080000Jul 1, 2019
08:00
20191006170000Oct 6, 2019
17:00
Click to view on map GILMERTON STATION ROAD  Liberton/Gilmerton
From Gilmerton Road to Miller / Persimmon Homes development at Newbyth Road
Building contractor

Advance Construction - drainage installation.
3-way temporary traffic lights at Gilmerton Road for around 6 weeks then 2-way lights moving south-westwards along Gilmerton Station Road.
20190701093000Jul 1, 2019
09:30
20190831160000Aug 31, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map ROXBURGH PLACE  Southside/Newington


Festival events. Road closed at Drummond Street.
20190717000100Jul 17, 2019
00:01
20190831235900Aug 31, 2019
23:59
Click to view on map CANAAN LANE  Meadows/Morningside
Between Woodburn Terrace and Morningside Road
SGN

Gas main renewal.
Road closed, diversion signed via Cluny Avenue - Braid Avenue - Woodburn Terrace.
20190722080000Jul 22, 2019
08:00
20190908160000Sep 8, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map GEORGE STREET  City Centre


George Street Festival. Road closed between Frederick Street and Hanover Street except for cyclists. Parking suspended on both sides and central reserve. Loading permitted as signed 6.30am - 9.30am each day.
20190726235900Jul 26, 2019
23:59
20190826130000Aug 26, 2019
13:00
Click to view on map GEORGE STREET  City Centre


George Street Festival. Road closed between Charlotte Square and Castle Street, except for cyclists. Parking suspended on both sides and central reserve, loading permitted on north side 6.30am - 9.30am each day.
20190726235900Jul 26, 2019
23:59
20190826130000Aug 26, 2019
13:00
Click to view on map LAWNMARKET  City Centre


Summertime Streets - Festival period traffic arrangements. Road closed 10.30am - 1am each day. Open to eastbound traffic only at all other times.https://bit.ly/2YvpLPe
20190728103000Jul 28, 2019
10:30
20190902010000Sep 2, 2019
01:00
Click to view on map VICTORIA STREET  City Centre


Summertime Streets - Festival period traffic arrangements. Road closed 10.30am - 6.30pm each day. https://bit.ly/2YvpLPe
20190728103000Jul 28, 2019
10:30
20190901183000Sep 1, 2019
18:30
Click to view on map HIGH STREET  City Centre


Summertime Streets - Festival period traffic arrangements. Road closed between Blackfriars Street and St Mary's Street. https://bit.ly/2YvpLPe Please note this is a full-time closure, not a daily closure.
20190728103000Jul 28, 2019
10:30
20190901183000Sep 1, 2019
18:30
Click to view on map CANDLEMAKER ROW  City Centre


Summertime Streets - Festival period traffic arrangements. Road closed except for buses and cycles. Please note this is a full-time closure, not a daily closure.
20190728103000Jul 28, 2019
10:30
20190902010000Sep 2, 2019
01:00
Click to view on map COCKBURN STREET  City Centre


Summertime Streets - Festival period traffic arrangements. Road closed 10.30am - 6.30pm each day. https://bit.ly/2YvpLPe
20190728103000Jul 28, 2019
10:30
20190901183000Sep 1, 2019
18:30
Click to view on map HIGH STREET  City Centre


Summertime Streets - Festival period traffic arrangements. Road closed between North / South Bridge and Niddry Street 10.30am - 6.30pm each day, open for westbound traffic only at all other times. https://bit.ly/2YvpLPe
20190728103000Jul 28, 2019
10:30
20190901183000Sep 1, 2019
18:30
Click to view on map GREAT KING STREET  City Centre
Between Dundas Street and Drummond Place
SGN

Essential work to upgrade gas main. Also affecting Scotland Street and Bellevue until October 2019.
Road closed.
20190729080000Jul 29, 2019
08:00
20190908170000Sep 8, 2019
17:00
Click to view on map EASTER ROAD  Leith Walk
At Duke Street / East Hermitage Place
City of Edinburgh Council

Junction redesign (replacement of roundabout with signalised junction).
Narrow lanes on Easter Road and Duke Street to begin with.
20190729093000Jul 29, 2019
09:30
20190920170000Sep 20, 2019
17:00
Click to view on map ROSEBURN STREET  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
Working from Roseburn Avenue to West Approach Road then westwards along Westfield Road
Scottish Power

Installation of new power cables.
Rolling programme with temporary traffic lights. Roseburn Street closed at West Approach Road 09 - 30/09/19.
20190729093000Jul 29, 2019
09:30
20190930170000Sep 30, 2019
17:00
Click to view on map RESTALRIG ROAD  Leith
Between Prospect Bank Gardens and Restalrig Crescent
Cityfibre

Cable and ducting installation.
Rolling programme with 2/3/4-way temporary traffic lights.
20190729093000Jul 29, 2019
09:30
20190823160000Aug 23, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map LAWNMARKET  City Centre


Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. Mound Place, Ramsay Lane, Ramsay Garden, Johnston Terrace and Lawnmarket closed 5pm - midnight each week night and 5pm - 1am each Saturday night.
20190731170000Jul 31, 2019
17:00
20190825010000Aug 25, 2019
01:00
Click to view on map JOHNSTON TERRACE  City Centre


Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. Johnstone Terrace closed 5pm - midnight each week night and 5pm - 1am each Saturday night.
20190731170000Jul 31, 2019
17:00
20190825010000Aug 25, 2019
01:00
Click to view on map CASTLEHILL  City Centre


Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. Castlehill closed 6pm - 11pm on 31 July then 4.30pm - midnight each week night and 4.30pm - 1am each Saturday night from 1 August.
20190731180000Jul 31, 2019
18:00
20190825010000Aug 25, 2019
01:00
Click to view on map KING S STABLES ROAD  City Centre


Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. Road closed 5pm - 11pm on 1, 2, 6, 9, 12, 21, 22, 23 and 25 August, 5pm - 1am on 3, 17 and 24 August, 1pm - 1am each other night. Except for event coaches.
20190801170000Aug 1, 2019
17:00
20190825010000Aug 25, 2019
01:00
Click to view on map CHAMBERS STREET  City Centre


Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. Chambers Street closed 6pm - 11pm each week night and 5pm - 1am each Saturday night. Except for event coaches.
20190801180000Aug 1, 2019
18:00
20190825010000Aug 25, 2019
01:00
Click to view on map GEORGE IV BRIDGE  City Centre


Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. George IV Bridge closed 10.30pm - 11pm each week night, 9pm - 9.30pm and midnight - 12.30am each Saturday night. Except for event coaches.
20190801223000Aug 1, 2019
22:30
20190825003000Aug 25, 2019
00:30
Click to view on map HIGH STREET  City Centre


Fringe High Street. Lawnmarket / High Street closed between George IV Bridge and Cockburn Street, St Giles' Street closed at High Street. 10.30am - 9pm each day.
20190802103000Aug 2, 2019
10:30
20190826210000Aug 26, 2019
21:00
Click to view on map ST GILES STREET  City Centre


Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. St Giles' Street closed 5pm - midnight each night.
20190802170000Aug 2, 2019
17:00
20190823235900Aug 23, 2019
23:59
Click to view on map  
NORTH EAST LOCALITY
City of Edinburgh Council

Restricted access and parking restrictions as signed on Hay Avenue, Niddrie Marischal Road, Prospect Bank Road and Restalrig Circus.
Carriageway repairs.
20190805073000Aug 5, 2019
07:30
20190827183000Aug 27, 2019
18:30
Click to view on map ORCHARD BRAE AVENUE  Inverleith
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway resurfacing.
Orchard Brae Gardens, Orchard Brae Gardens West and Orchard Brae Avenue closed in turn.
20190805080000Aug 5, 2019
08:00
20191108170000Nov 8, 2019
17:00
Click to view on map  
NORTH WEST LOCALITY
City of Edinburgh Council

Restricted access and parking restrictions as signed on Alemoor Crescent, Lennox Row, Ravelston House Park, Glenogle Road, Corbiehill Avenue, Echline Terrace, Forthview Road, Gogarloch Syke, Granton Park Avenue.
Carriageway repairs.
20190806073000Aug 6, 2019
07:30
20190827183000Aug 27, 2019
18:30
Click to view on map  
SOUTH WEST LOCALITY
City of Edinburgh Council

Restricted access and parking restrictions as signed on Stenhouse Gardens / North, Broomhouse Place North, Broomhouse Street South, Saughton Mains Drive, Auchingane, Dumbeg Park, Caiystane Avenue & Terrace, Robb's Loan, Fairmile Avenue, Pentland Road & View.
Carriageway repairs.
20190807073000Aug 7, 2019
07:30
20190826183000Aug 26, 2019
18:30
Click to view on map DUDDINGSTON ROAD WEST  Craigentinny/Duddingston
At Cavalry Park
Scottish Power

Urgent cable repairs. Duration TBC.
Temporary traffic lights.
20190808093000Aug 8, 2019
09:30
20190821160000Aug 21, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map THE WISP  Midlothian
At Edmonstone Road
BT

Cabing work.
Temporary traffic lights.
20190809093000Aug 9, 2019
09:30
20190822170000Aug 22, 2019
17:00
Click to view on map STATION ROAD  City of Edinburgh
At Ashburnam Loan / Burdock Road
Scottish Power

Cable repairs.
4-way temporary traffic lights.
20190812080000Aug 12, 2019
08:00
20190823160000Aug 23, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map EAST SCOTLAND STREET LANE  City Centre
SGN

Essential work to upgrade gas main. Also affecting Great King Street, Scotland Street and Bellevue until October 2019.
Road closed.
20190812090000Aug 12, 2019
09:00
20190913160000Sep 13, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map SOUTHHOUSE BROADWAY  Liberton/Gilmerton
Between Southhouse Avenue and Southhouse Crossway
Scottish Water

Manhole reconstruction.
Road closed to through traffic.
20190812090000Aug 12, 2019
09:00
20190823160000Aug 23, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map CALDER ROAD A71 Sighthill/Gorgie
Health centre to Sighthill roundabout
Scottish Power

Urgent cable repairs. Completion date TBC
Eastbound lane closure.
20190812093000Aug 12, 2019
09:30
20190823160000Aug 23, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map NORTH MEGGETLAND  Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
Cityfibre

Cable and ducting installation.
Temporary traffic lights.
20190814093000Aug 14, 2019
09:30
20190826160000Aug 26, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map HOPETOUN ROAD  Almond
At Stewart Terrace / Farquhar Terrace
Scottish Power

Emergency cable repairs. Completion date TBC.
4-way temporary traffic lights
20190814103000Aug 14, 2019
10:30
20190823153000Aug 23, 2019
15:30
Click to view on map BLACKFORD AVENUE  Southside/Newington
Between Grange Loan and Blackford Bank
SGN

Gas main renewal.
Rolling programme with temporary traffic lights and side roads closed as required (currently Grange Terrace closed).
20190815080000Aug 15, 2019
08:00
20191203160000Dec 3, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map  
Water of Leith walkway between Ford's Road and Stenhouse Children's Centre
Building contractor

Urgent bridge repairs, path closed with local diversion signposted.
20190816140000Aug 16, 2019
14:00
20190906160000Sep 6, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map BRYCE ROAD  Pentland Hills
In its entirety
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway resurfacing.
Road closed to through traffic. Thompson Road and Bryce Gardens closed as required.
20190819080000Aug 19, 2019
08:00
20190908170000Sep 8, 2019
17:00
Click to view on map GORDON STREET  Leith Walk
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway resurfacing.
Road closed.
20190819080000Aug 19, 2019
08:00
20190823160000Aug 23, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map EAST CROSSCAUSEWAY  Southside/Newington
In its entirety, and Cowan's Close
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway resurfacing
Road closed.
20190819093000Aug 19, 2019
09:30
20191101163000Nov 1, 2019
16:30
Click to view on map DURHAM ROAD  Portobello/Craigmillar
between Durham Road and Milton Road West
Building contractor

New housing development works.
Road closed, local diversions as signed.
20190819093000Aug 19, 2019
09:30
20190909160000Sep 9, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map - T Road - A1 East Lothian
Old Craighall to Wallyford
Amey

Carriageway resurfacing.
Road closed to southbound traffic 8pm - 6am for 3 nights.
20190819200000Aug 19, 2019
20:00
20190822060000Aug 22, 2019
06:00
Click to view on map CREWE ROAD NORTH  Forth
At Pilton Avenue
SGN

New gas supply.
2-way temporary traffic lights.
20190820093000Aug 20, 2019
09:30
20190903153000Sep 3, 2019
15:30
Click to view on map TORPHICHEN STREET B700 City Centre
At Torphichen Place
SGN

Emergency works.
eastbound lane closure
20190820120000Aug 20, 2019
12:00
20190822160000Aug 22, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map ANNANDALE STREET  City Centre
Between Leith Walk and East London Street
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway resurfacing.
Road closed.
20190821070000Aug 21, 2019
07:00
20190823180000Aug 23, 2019
18:00
Click to view on map OCEAN DRIVE  Leith
Between Lindsay Road and first roundabout at Ocean Terminal
City of Edinburgh Council

Road lining works
Road closed to southbound traffic.
20190821093000Aug 21, 2019
09:30
20190821153000Aug 21, 2019
15:30
Click to view on map LASSWADE ROAD  Liberton/Gilmerton
Between Lang Loan and Gilmerton Dykes Road
Scottish Water

Manhole repairs.
Temporary traffic lights.
20190821093000Aug 21, 2019
09:30
20190821160000Aug 21, 2019
16:00
Click to view on map FERRY ROAD A902 Forth
At East Fettes Avenue
Scottish Water

Ironwork repairs.
3-way temporary traffic lights.
20190821093000Aug 21, 2019
09:30
20190821173000Aug 21, 2019
17:30
Click to view on map BANKHEAD CROSSWAY SOUTH  Sighthill/Gorgie
From Bankhead Avenue westwards.
Scottish Water

Manhole works.
Lane closure. Two way traffic maintained.
20190821093000Aug 21, 2019
09:30
20190823163000Aug 23, 2019
16:30
Click to view on map CONSTITUTION STREET A900 Leith
At Queen Charlotte Street
Scottish Water

Sewer cleaning.
4-way temporary traffic lights.
20190821200000Aug 21, 2019
20:00
20190824060000Aug 24, 2019
06:00
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