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 ABBEYHILL  City Centre
Between Croft-an-Righ and Abbey Lane
Building contractor

Building development.
Temporary traffic lights.
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 King's Haugh
Network Rail

Bridge works.
Lane and parking restrictions as signed. Temporary traffic lights as required.
20140505090000May 5, 2014
09:00
20150918160000Sep 18, 2015
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 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
20150906235900Sep 6, 2015
23:59
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 RUSSELL ROAD  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
At rail bridge
Network Rail

Installation of bridge protection systems.
Road reopened 19th July. Overnight temporary traffic lights each Saturday night.
20150122070000Jan 22, 2015
07:00
20150920060000Sep 20, 2015
06:00
Click to view on map CRANSTON STREET  City Centre
In its entirety
Building contractor

Building development works.
Road open southbound only and no right turn into High Street. East Market Street open westbound only between New Street and Cranston Street.
20150209060000Feb 9, 2015
06:00
20160226160000Feb 26, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map EAST MARKET STREET  City Centre
Between Cranston Street and New Street
Building contractor

Building development project.
Road closed to eastbound traffic.
20150209090000Feb 9, 2015
09:00
20160222160000Feb 22, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map WEST COLLEGE STREET  City Centre
In its entirety
Building contractor

Development works at Law School.
Road closed.
20150316080000Mar 16, 2015
08:00
20160813160000Aug 13, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map BLAIR STREET  City Centre
Between Hunter Square and Cowgate
Building contractor

Building development works.
Lane and parking restrictions as signed.
20150406080000Apr 6, 2015
08:00
20151023160000Oct 23, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map LEITH WALK A900 Leith Walk
Haddington Place (between Annandale Street and McDonald Road)
Building contractor

Building development work.
Northbound lane closure and parking restrictions to accommodate temporary pedestrian walkway.
20150420000100Apr 20, 2015
00:01
20160718235900Jul 18, 2016
23:59
Click to view on map VIEWFORTH  Meadows/Morningside
Building contractor

Construction works for new Boroughmuir school.
Temporary traffic lights. Ad-hoc road closure as required and as signed.
20150504090000May 4, 2015
09:00
20151215160000Dec 15, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map GLASGOW ROAD A8 Drum Brae/Gyle
At Gogar junction
Network Rail

Construction of new Gogar train station and underpass through A8. http://bit.ly/1Gg1ZEt
Lane closures on approach to and through Gogar junction.
20150513100000May 13, 2015
10:00
20160409160000Apr 9, 2016
16:00
Click to view on map  
Joppa area
SGN

Gas main replacement project - Brunstane Bank & Crescent, Milton Road East, Milton Drive, Coillesdene Avenue & Loan, Eastfield Gardens, Seaview Crescent & Terrace, Eastfield.
Varying traffic management arrangements including lane closures, temporary traffic lights as required and parking restrictions as signed.
20150525000100May 25, 2015
00:01
20151025235900Oct 25, 2015
23:59
Click to view on map PARKHEAD DRIVE  Sighthill/Gorgie
Between Parkhead Loan and Parkhead Grove
Scottish Power

Cable works.
Temporary traffic lights.
20150604090000Jun 4, 2015
09:00
20150908160000Sep 8, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map GEORGE SQUARE  Southside/Newington


George Square Festival events. East leg of Square closed and part of Buccleuch Place closed.
20150629103400Jun 29, 2015
10:34
20150908123400Sep 8, 2015
12:34
Click to view on map LANARK ROAD WEST A70 Pentland Hills
At Muir Wood Road / Blinkbonny Road
Building contractor

New traffic signals / junction layout as part of Cala development.
Installation of new traffic signals continues but no traffic restrictions at this time.
20150720093000Jul 20, 2015
09:30
20150930160000Sep 30, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map CREWE ROAD SOUTH  Inverleith
At Kimmerghame Drive
SGN

Gas escape.
Lane closures on Crewe Road South. No right turn into Kimmerghame Drive.
20150720100000Jul 20, 2015
10:00
20150904160000Sep 4, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map LITTLE KING STREET  City Centre
Between Leith Street and St James Place
Scottish Power

Re-routing cable ducts.
Road closed. One-way order on Cathedral Lane *reversed*.
20150722080000Jul 22, 2015
08:00
20150906160000Sep 6, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map POTTERROW  Southside/Newington
South side between Bristo Place and Student Centre
Building contractor

Construction works at Bristo Square.
South footway closed.
20150727000100Jul 27, 2015
00:01
20160126235900Jan 26, 2016
23:59
Click to view on map SALAMANDER STREET A199 Leith
Between Baltic Street and Carron Place
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing.
Temporary traffic lights.
20150727093000Jul 27, 2015
09:30
20150904160000Sep 4, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map GEORGE SQUARE LANE  Southside/Newington


Assembly Festival. Road closed at George Square.
20150802200000Aug 2, 2015
20:00
20150904100000Sep 4, 2015
10:00
Click to view on map INVERLEITH ROW B901 Inverleith
Between Inverleith Place and Ferry Road
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing.
Lane and parking restrictions.
20150803090000Aug 3, 2015
09:00
20151016160000Oct 16, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map WOODHALL ROAD  Colinton/Fairmilehead
West of Woodhall Grove
City of Edinburgh Council

Laying new water service.
Temporary traffic lights.
20150803100000Aug 3, 2015
10:00
20151012160000Oct 12, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map ST JOHN S ROAD A8 Corstorphine/Murrayfield
At Manse Road
Clancy Docwra

Cable repairs for Scottish Power.
Citybound lane closure for temporary pedestrian walkway.
20150814080000Aug 14, 2015
08:00
20150904160000Sep 4, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map - Unnamed Road -  Colinton/Fairmilehead
Dreghorn Link over the City Bypass
Amey

Renewal of bridge deck waterproofing and carriageway resurfacing. http://ow.ly/QTHtj
Road reopened ahead of schedule on Saturday 29th. Some ongoing overnight work required.
20150817090000Aug 17, 2015
09:00
20150930160000Sep 30, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map CHESSER AVENUE  Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
At New Mart Road.
Scottish Power

Cable works.
Lane closures and parking restrictions.
20150817093000Aug 17, 2015
09:30
20150909170000Sep 9, 2015
17:00
Click to view on map MUSSELBURGH ROAD B6415 Portobello/Craigmillar
Between Joppa Road and Milton Road East
SGN

Gas main replacement project.
Lane closures.
20150817100000Aug 17, 2015
10:00
20151130160000Nov 30, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map GROVE STREET  Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
Between Brandfied Street and bridge.
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway repairs. Works also on Upper Grove Place from 02/09/15.
Temporary traffic lights.
20150824090000Aug 24, 2015
09:00
20150904160000Sep 4, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map PORTLAND STREET  Leith
At Madeira Street
Scottish Power

Cable works.
Temporary traffic lights.
20150824090000Aug 24, 2015
09:00
20150904160000Sep 4, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map MILTON ROAD A1 Portobello/Craigmillar
At Duddingston Park South
SGN

Urgent gas main repairs. Completion date TBC.
Lane closures.
20150824140000Aug 24, 2015
14:00
20150914160000Sep 14, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map CONSTITUTION STREET A900 Leith
Between Duke Street and Laurie Street
Scottish Power

Cable repairs.
Footway excavations; Parking restrictions as signed.
20150825090000Aug 25, 2015
09:00
20150907170000Sep 7, 2015
17:00
Click to view on map DUDDINGSTON PARK A6106 Portobello/Craigmillar
Near Durham Place
Utility company

No details available. Completion date TBC.
Temporary traffic lights.
20150828073000Aug 28, 2015
07:30
20150904160000Sep 4, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map MAIN STREET  Leith
Between Craighall Road and Fishmarket Square
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway and footway repairs.
Lane closures and parking restrictions.
20150831070000Aug 31, 2015
07:00
20150904160000Sep 4, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map MORNINGSIDE DRIVE  Meadows/Morningside
North side between Comiston Road and Ethel Terrace
City of Edinburgh Council

Forestry works.
Lane and parking restrictions as signed.
20150831090000Aug 31, 2015
09:00
20150904170000Sep 4, 2015
17:00
Click to view on map CAMMO ROAD  Almond
Between Lennie Gate cottages and Turnhouse Road
City of Edinburgh Council

Drainage investigation works.
Temporary traffic lights.
20150831090000Aug 31, 2015
09:00
20150904160000Sep 4, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map SPYLAW BANK ROAD  Colinton/Fairmilehead
In its entirety
Lafarge Tarmac for CEC

Carriageway resurfacing.
Road closed to through traffic.
20150831100000Aug 31, 2015
10:00
20150904160000Sep 4, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map ST ANDREW SQUARE  City Centre
South side


De-rig of St Andrew Square Festival events.
20150831235900Aug 31, 2015
23:59
20150905180000Sep 5, 2015
18:00
Click to view on map NORTH CASTLE STREET  City Centre
Between George Street and Hill Street
SGN

New gas main connection.
Road closed.
20150901080000Sep 1, 2015
08:00
20150905160000Sep 5, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map DRUM BRAE NORTH  Drum Brae/Gyle
At cul-de-sac opposite Craigmount Avenue North
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway resurfacing.
Off-peak temporary traffic lights.
20150901093000Sep 1, 2015
09:30
20150904153000Sep 4, 2015
15:30
Click to view on map NORTH MEGGETLAND  Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
In its entirety


Edinburgh Rugby v Leinster, kick-off 7.35pm.
20150904160000Sep 4, 2015
16:00
20150904235900Sep 4, 2015
23:59
Click to view on map LASSWADE ROAD  Liberton/Gilmerton
At The Murrays
BT

Cable works via carriageway manhole (starting 8pm).
3-way temporary traffic lights.
20150904200000Sep 4, 2015
20:00
20150904235900Sep 4, 2015
23:59
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