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 NORTH CHARLOTTE STREET  City Centre
At St Colme Street (Queen Street)
CEC tram project

Return of City centre routes to pre-tram layout.
No left turn into St Colme Street. For access to A90 from Lothian Road, recommended route is West Approach Road - Haymarket - West Maitland Street - Manor Place - Melville Street.
20131030160000Oct 30, 2013
16:00
20141231235900Dec 31, 2014
23:59
Click to view on map MILLERHILL ROAD A6106 Midlothian
Between Millerhill and Sheriffhall
Building contractor

Borders Railway project - realignment of existing carriageway.
Road closed. Diversion via temporary road.
20140303090000Mar 3, 2014
09:00
20150102235900Jan 2, 2015
23:59
Click to view on map GARDNER S CRESCENT  Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
At junction with Fountainbridge
Building contractor

Hotel development.
Road closed northbound only. Access to Port Hamilton maintained and pedestrian access maintained.
20140324100000Mar 24, 2014
10:00
20150630235900Jun 30, 2015
23:59
Click to view on map ABBEYHILL  City Centre
Between Croft-an-Righ and Abbey Lane
Building contractor

Buidling development.
Two-way traffic restored 26th July with temporary traffic lights in use.
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 Kings Haugh
Network Rail

Replacement of railway bridge.
Lane and parking restrictions as signed.
20140505080000May 5, 2014
08:00
20150331170000Mar 31, 2015
17:00
Click to view on map LEITH WALK A900 Leith Walk
From Pilrig Street to Duke Street
City of Edinburgh Council

Reconstruction of carriageway and footways.
Lane closures at Pilrig Street and between Lorne Street and Stead's Place.
20140519093000May 19, 2014
09:30
20141219160000Dec 19, 2014
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 GILMERTON DYKES STREET B701 Liberton/Gilmerton
In its entirety
Scotland Gas Networks

Mains replacement project affecting Gilmerton Dykes Street / Drive / Avenue, Lasswade Road, Hyvot Loan / Grove.
Local road closures and lane / parking restrictions as signed.
20140616090000Jun 16, 2014
09:00
20141128160000Nov 28, 2014
16:00
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
20150930235900Sep 30, 2015
23:59
Click to view on map GROATHILL ROAD NORTH  Inverleith
In its entirety
Scottish Power

Cable upgrade project.
Temporary traffic lights and phased closures of adjoining roads. Easter and Wester Drylaw Place closed 14th - 17th October.
20140820093000Aug 20, 2014
09:30
20141114170000Nov 14, 2014
17:00
Click to view on map STRAITON ROAD A701 Midlothian
Between City Bypass and Bush research park.
Scottish Power

Installation of high-voltage cables.
Lane closures / temporary traffic lights. Off-peak restrictions where possible.
20140828093000Aug 28, 2014
09:30
20141231160000Dec 31, 2014
16:00
Click to view on map CALTON ROAD  City Centre
At Old Tolbooth Wynd
Building contractor

Building development project.
Road closed to through traffic.
20140901080000Sep 1, 2014
08:00
20141231235900Dec 31, 2014
23:59
Click to view on map WAVERLEY BRIDGE  City Centre
Various locations
City of Edinburgh Council

Streetscape improvement - footway widening, improved crossing points, new street lighting and so on.
Phase 1 (until 5th October). Lane closures. Tour bus stance relocated to north side of St Andrew Square.
20140908090000Sep 8, 2014
09:00
20141212170000Dec 12, 2014
17:00
Click to view on map MORRISON STREET B700 City Centre
Between Gardner's Crescent and Morrison Link
Scotland Gas Networks

Mains replacement project. Various phases with differing traffic management layouts.
Westbound lane closures.
20140909100000Sep 9, 2014
10:00
20150401160000Apr 1, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map DUDDINGSTON ROAD WEST  Portobello/Craigmillar
At railway bridge between Peffer Place and North Cairntow
Network Rail

Rail bridge replacement.
Road closed to through traffic. Diversion signed via Duddingston Park South - Milton Road West.
20140911090000Sep 11, 2014
09:00
20141110170000Nov 10, 2014
17:00
Click to view on map WHITEHILL ROAD  Portobello/Craigmillar
South of roundabout junction at Fort Kinnaird
Building contractor

Utility connections at development site.
Temporary traffic lights and parking restrictions as signed.
20140915093000Sep 15, 2014
09:30
20141123170000Nov 23, 2014
17:00
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 CRANSTON STREET  City Centre
In its entirety
Building contractor

Building development project.
Northbound traffic only. Southbound traffic diverted via East Market Street - New Street - Canongate. *2-way traffic permitted whilst New Street is closed 31/10 - 02/11*
20140929060000Sep 29, 2014
06:00
20160229180000Feb 29, 2016
18:00
Click to view on map MAIN STREET B9080 Almond
At High Street / Queensferry Road crossroads
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing.
4-way temporary traffic lights.
20140929073000Sep 29, 2014
07:30
20141212160000Dec 12, 2014
16:00
Click to view on map REDFORD AVENUE  Colinton/Fairmilehead
Between Redford Crescent and Redford Terrace
Scottish Water

Sewer repairs.
Road closed to through traffic.
20140929090000Sep 29, 2014
09:00
20141222160000Dec 22, 2014
16:00
Click to view on map GLADSTONE TERRACE  Southside/Newington
In its entirety
Lafarge Tarmac for CEC

Footway resurfacing.
Lane closures and parking restrictions as signed. Junction with Sciennes Road closed as required.
20141006090000Oct 6, 2014
09:00
20141214170000Dec 14, 2014
17:00
Click to view on map ACADEMY STREET  Leith
In its entirety
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing.
Lane closures and parking restrictions as signed.
20141006093000Oct 6, 2014
09:30
20141205160000Dec 5, 2014
16:00
Click to view on map SOUTH LEARMONTH GARDENS  Inverleith
In its entirety
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing (south side). Actual start date 21/10/14.
Lane closures and parking restrictions as signed.
20141006093000Oct 6, 2014
09:30
20150109160000Jan 9, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map MUIRHOUSE CRESCENT  Forth
At Pennywell Gardens
Building contractor

Construction of new health centre.
Road closed to through traffic.
20141011090000Oct 11, 2014
09:00
20141231235900Dec 31, 2014
23:59
Click to view on map EASTER ROAD  Leith Walk
At junction with Lochend Road / Duke Street
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing.
Narrow lanes, footway closures as required and as signed on street.
20141011090000Oct 11, 2014
09:00
20141206160000Dec 6, 2014
16:00
Click to view on map LEITH WALK A900 Leith Walk
Between Balfour Street and Lorne Street
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway resurfacing.
2-way temporary traffic lights (Monday to Friday). Access to Balfour Street via Arthur Street.
20141014090000Oct 14, 2014
09:00
20141114170000Nov 14, 2014
17:00
Click to view on map TELFORD ROAD A902 Inverleith
Between Groathill Road North and Groathill Avenue
Scottish Power

Cable upgrade project. Completion date TBC.
Lane closures, no right turn into Groathill Avenue.
20141016090000Oct 16, 2014
09:00
20141107170000Nov 7, 2014
17:00
Click to view on map GEORGE STREET  City Centre
At Frederick Street and between Castle Street and Charlotte Square
Scotland Gas Networks

Survey of gas main.
Lane restrictions.
20141020090000Oct 20, 2014
09:00
20141121160000Nov 21, 2014
16:00
Click to view on map KINGSTON AVENUE  Liberton/Gilmerton
In its entirety
Scotland Gas Networks

Mains replacement project.
Road closed to through traffic (local access maintained).
20141020093000Oct 20, 2014
09:30
20141124160000Nov 24, 2014
16:00
Click to view on map PLEASANCE  City Centre
Outside University buildings
Scotland Gas Networks

Cutting off old mains supply.
Lane closures but maintaining 2-way traffic.
20141020100000Oct 20, 2014
10:00
20141103160000Nov 3, 2014
16:00
Click to view on map MOUNT VERNON ROAD  Liberton/Gilmerton
Between Kenilworth Drive and Peveril Terrace
Scottish Power

Emergency cable works.
2-way temporary traffic lights.
20141020100000Oct 20, 2014
10:00
20141103160000Nov 3, 2014
16:00
Click to view on map DALKEITH ROAD A7 Southside/Newington
Opposite Royal Commonwealth Pool
Scotland Gas Networks

Emergency works - gas escape.
Citybound lane restrictions.
20141021190000Oct 21, 2014
19:00
20141126160000Nov 26, 2014
16:00
Click to view on map NEWBATTLE TERRACE  Meadows/Morningside
Outside Dominion cinema
Scottish Water

Pipe repairs.
Lane closures.
20141022100000Oct 22, 2014
10:00
20141104160000Nov 4, 2014
16:00
Click to view on map BURDIEHOUSE ROAD A701 Liberton/Gilmerton
Just south of Kaimes crossroads
Scottish Power

Cable repairs.
Southbound lane closure to accommodate temporary pedestrian walkway.
20141023093000Oct 23, 2014
09:30
20141104170000Nov 4, 2014
17:00
Click to view on map MEADOW PLACE ROAD B701 Drum Brae/Gyle
At Wester Broom Avenue
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway works ahead of installation of new pedestrian island.
3-way temporary traffic lights.
20141026090000Oct 26, 2014
09:00
20141102160000Nov 2, 2014
16:00
Click to view on map LITTLE KING STREET  City Centre
Between Cathedral Lane and Leith Street
Utility company

Trial holes.
Road closed, diversions as signed.
20141027000100Oct 27, 2014
00:01
20141031235900Oct 31, 2014
23:59
Click to view on map ALBANY STREET LANE  City Centre
West of Albany Lane
Clancy Docwra

Cable installations for Scottish Power.
No access from Albany Lane, diversion via Broughton Street.
20141027000100Oct 27, 2014
00:01
20141031235900Oct 31, 2014
23:59
Click to view on map CRAIGMILLAR PARK A701 Southside/Newington
In its entirety
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway resurfacing (bus lanes).
Off-peak lane closures. Side roads closed as required with local diversions as signed. Starting at Lady Road junction.
20141027093000Oct 27, 2014
09:30
20141121160000Nov 21, 2014
16:00
Click to view on map OXGANGS ROAD NORTH  Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
Just south of roundabout junction at Colinton Road (near Firrhill High School)
Scotland Gas Networks

Emergency gas main repairs. Completion date TBC.
Temporary traffic lights (manually controlled). Pedestrian crossing out of use.
20141027100000Oct 27, 2014
10:00
20141107160000Nov 7, 2014
16:00
Click to view on map STATION ROAD  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
At Corstorphine Park Gardens
Scottish Power

Cable jointing works.
Lane closures and parking restrictions.
20141029090000Oct 29, 2014
09:00
20141102170000Nov 2, 2014
17:00
Click to view on map NEW STREET  City Centre
Between East Market Street and Canongate
Scottish Water

Water main connections.
Road closed. Cranston Street reopened to 2-way traffic during these works.
20141031080000Oct 31, 2014
08:00
20141102200000Nov 2, 2014
20:00
Click to view on map HIGH STREET  City Centre


Samhuinn Fire Festival. High Street closed between City Chambers and North Bridge. Cockburn Street closed. http://ow.ly/DaKvb
20141031203000Oct 31, 2014
20:30
20141031223000Oct 31, 2014
22:30
Click to view on map GEORGE IV BRIDGE  City Centre
At junction with Lawnmarket
Building contractor

Building inspection and maintenance at Hotel Missoni.
Contraflow on George IV Bridge, 3-way temporary traffic lights at junction.
20141101090000Nov 1, 2014
09:00
20141102160000Nov 2, 2014
16:00
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