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 WEST REGISTER STREET  City Centre
At St Andrew Square
Building contractor

Building development project.
Road closed to through traffic.
2017042408000024-Apr-2017
08:00
2019073116000031-Jul-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.
2017092308000023-Sep-2017
08:00
2019090116000001-Sep-2019
16:00
Click to view on map NORTH BRIDGE A7 City Centre
In its entirety
City of Edinburgh Council

Bridge refurbishment project.
Northbound bus lane closure 8pm - 6am each night (except Fridays).
2018061020000010-Jun-2018
20:00
2018122106000021-Dec-2018
06:00
Click to view on map  
GRANGE AREA
SGN

Gas main renewal project on Lauder Road, Grange Terrace, Fountainhall Road, Blackford Avenue, Oswald Road, Kilgraston Road, Whitehouse Terrace.
Lane closures, temporary traffic lights, phased road closures, parking restrictions as signed.
2018062508000025-Jun-2018
08:00
2019013117000031-Jan-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. Greenside Lane closed for drainage connections 5/12/18 - 11/12/18
2018072808000028-Jul-2018
08:00
2020063016000030-Jun-2020
16:00
Click to view on map WARRISTON ROAD  Leith Walk
At St Mark's Bridge
City of Edinburgh Council

Bridge refurbishment.
Road closed. Alternative routes via Broughton Road - Inverleith Row - Ferry Road or Broughton Road - Newhaven Road - Ferry Road. Pedestrian diversion via Powderhall Footbridge, cyclist diversion via Chancelot Path / Goldenacre Path. Access to Warriston Crematorium via Ferry Road. Local access maintained for residents on Warriston Road.
2018082107000021-Aug-2018
07:00
2019020517000005-Feb-2019
17:00
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.
2018090119000001-Sep-2018
19:00
2020103007000030-Oct-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.
2018090308000003-Sep-2018
08:00
2018123116000031-Dec-2018
16:00
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.
2018091007300010-Sep-2018
07:30
2019091016000010-Sep-2019
16:00
Click to view on map GEORGE SQUARE  Southside/Newington
In its entirety
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway reconstruction and street lighting renewal.
Parking suspended on north, east and west sides and Crichton Street. Charles Street and George Square Lane closed as required.
2018091708000017-Sep-2018
08:00
2019031518000015-Mar-2019
18:00
Click to view on map LONDON ROAD B1350 Leith Walk
Various organisations

One-way system at Easter Road / Montrose Terrace has been removed. Original road layout restored, please take care in the area.
2018092309000023-Sep-2018
09:00
2018123123590031-Dec-2018
23:59
Click to view on map GILMERTON DYKES STREET B701 Liberton/Gilmerton
Development site opposite Moredun Dykes Road
Building contractor

Construction work.
South footway closed, 2-way traffic maintained but with narrow lanes to accommodate temporary walkway. Bus stop closed.
2018092408000024-Sep-2018
08:00
2019033116000031-Mar-2019
16:00
Click to view on map BONNINGTON ROAD B900 Leith Walk
Between Bonnington Toll and Bonnington Street Lane
SGN

Gas main renewal.
2-way lights moving eastwards along Bonnington Road.
2018101308000013-Oct-2018
08:00
2018121718000017-Dec-2018
18:00
Click to view on map SOUTH LAUDER ROAD  Southside/Newington
At Fountainhall Road
SGN

Gas main renewal.
Junction closed.
2018102209000022-Oct-2018
09:00
2018122017000020-Dec-2018
17:00
Click to view on map CASTLE STREET  City Centre


Edinburgh's Christmas. Road closed between George Street and Rose Street (loading permitted 6.30am - 9.30am each day).
2018102908000029-Oct-2018
08:00
2018122808000028-Dec-2018
08:00
Click to view on map DURAR DRIVE  Drum Brae/Gyle
In its entirety
Scottish Water

Mains upgrade.
Road closed at Hoseason Gardens for 5 days then lane and parking restrictions for remainder of work.
2018102909000029-Oct-2018
09:00
2018122116000021-Dec-2018
16:00
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. Corstorphine Park Gardens closed.
2018102909300029-Oct-2018
09:30
2019013116000031-Jan-2019
16:00
Click to view on map COMISTON ROAD A702 Colinton/Fairmilehead
At Charwood Grill
City of Edinburgh Council

Installation of new puffin crossing.
Lane closures and off-peak temporary traffic lights when required.
2018102909300029-Oct-2018
09:30
2018122116000021-Dec-2018
16:00
Click to view on map MARIONVILLE AVENUE  Craigentinny/Duddingston
At Marionville Crescent
Scottish Power

Cable repairs.
3-way temporary traffic lights.
2018102909300029-Oct-2018
09:30
2018121716000017-Dec-2018
16:00
Click to view on map GEORGE STREET  City Centre
Between Charlotte Square and Castle Street


Edinburgh's Christmas and Hogmanay events. Road closed. Cycle access maintained, loading permitted on north side 6.30am - 9.30am each day, open for local buses only 6pm 30/12/18 - 10am 01/01/19.
2018110108000001-Nov-2018
08:00
2019010722000007-Jan-2019
22:00
Click to view on map GLASGOW ROAD A8 Almond
Westbound off-slip to Ingliston / airport
SGN

Valve maintenance.
Lane closure on slip road.
2018110608000006-Nov-2018
08:00
2018122117000021-Dec-2018
17:00
Click to view on map CLIFTON ROAD  Pentland Hills
Between Cliftonhall Road and West Lothian boundary
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway resurfacing. Work to be done in 3 sections, Monday - Friday only.
Road closed to through traffic.
2018110708000007-Nov-2018
08:00
2019011317000013-Jan-2019
17:00
Click to view on map OBSERVATORY ROAD  Southside/Newington
In its entirety
Scottish Power

Network upgrade.
3-way temporary traffic lights at Blackford Avenue then working westwards with 2/3-way lights as required.
2018111209300012-Nov-2018
09:30
2018122116000021-Dec-2018
16:00
Click to view on map  
MAURICEWOOD ROAD
Building contractor

Road closed between Meikle Drive and Mauricewood Steadings.
Utility installations for CALA Homes development.
2018111909000019-Nov-2018
09:00
2018122117000021-Dec-2018
17:00
Click to view on map CORSTORPHINE ROAD A8 Corstorphine/Murrayfield
At Pinkhill
SGN

Gas main renewal.
Lane restrictions in both directions, Pinkhill closed.
2018112609000026-Nov-2018
09:00
2018122317000023-Dec-2018
17:00
Click to view on map HILLPARK ROAD  Inverleith
At Craigcrook Road
Scottish Water

Mains upgrade.
Road closed.
2018112609000026-Nov-2018
09:00
2018122416000024-Dec-2018
16:00
Click to view on map CORSTORPHINE ROAD A8 Corstorphine/Murrayfield
Betwen Balgreen Road and Spire Murrafield hospital
SGN

Gas main renewal.
Westbound lane closure (all traffic to use bus lane).
2018112609300026-Nov-2018
09:30
2018122116000021-Dec-2018
16:00
Click to view on map ROSEBURN STREET  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
At Roseburn Avenue
Scottish Power

Cable installation. Work expected to stop on 21/12/18 for Christmas / New Year break.
Temporary traffic lights.
2018112609300026-Nov-2018
09:30
2019032918000029-Mar-2019
18:00
Click to view on map DUDDINGSTON ROAD WEST  Portobello/Craigmillar
At North Cairntow.
SGN

Emergency gas works.
Temporary traffic lights.
2018112610000026-Nov-2018
10:00
2018122116000021-Dec-2018
16:00
Click to view on map RAVELSTON DYKES  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
At Craigleith Crescent
Scottish Power

Cable connections.
3-way temporary traffic lights.
2018120209000002-Dec-2018
09:00
2018121716000017-Dec-2018
16:00
Click to view on map CRAIGENTINNY ROAD  Craigentinny/Duddingston
Sleigh Drive to Craigentinny Avenue
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway resurfacing (working west to east).
1st phase of works now complete 12/12/18. Remainder of Craigentinny Road and Wakefield Avenue will commence from 08/01/19.
2018120308000003-Dec-2018
08:00
2019022816000028-Feb-2019
16:00
Click to view on map STENHOUSE STREET WEST  Sighthill/Gorgie
At Saughton Road
Scottish Water

Water main upgrade project. Phased road closures affecting Calder Road (service road), Saughton Mains Street, Loan, Drive, Avenue, Gardens, Grove, Place, Terrace and Park and Stenhouse Street.
Road closed.
2018120309000003-Dec-2018
09:00
2019031816000018-Mar-2019
16:00
Click to view on map BROOMHOUSE TERRACE  Sighthill/Gorgie
Scottish Water

Mains upgrade.
Road closed to through traffic then phased closures of Broomhouse Crescent, Medway, Row, Court, Street North, Square, Place North, PArk, Avenue, Grove East & West, Road, Walk, Grove, Place South, Loan, Bank and Street South.
2018120309000003-Dec-2018
09:00
2019040116000001-Apr-2019
16:00
Click to view on map  
Broomhouse Area
Scottish Water

Mains repairs.
Local road closures on Broomhouse Court, Broomhouse Row, Broomhouse Terrace and Broomhouse Medway as required. Local diversions in place.
2018120309300003-Dec-2018
09:30
2018122216000022-Dec-2018
16:00
Click to view on map MARIONVILLE ROAD  Craigentinny/Duddingston
Between Marionville Avenue and Meadowbank retail park
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway resurfacing (weeknights).
Road closed to through traffic 7.00pm - 6.30am each weeknight (except 05/12 & 19/12 due to Hibs home fixtures).
2018120319000003-Dec-2018
19:00
2018122106300021-Dec-2018
06:30
Click to view on map BROOMHOUSE ROAD  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
On railway bridge
Scottish Power

Cable work.
Temporary traffic lights.
2018120509300005-Dec-2018
09:30
2018121816000018-Dec-2018
16:00
Click to view on map HAILESLAND PLACE  Sighthill/Gorgie
City of Edinburgh Council

Installation of new electricity supply and street lighting upgrade.
Temporary traffic lights. South footway closed.
2018121009000010-Dec-2018
09:00
2018122116000021-Dec-2018
16:00
Click to view on map DRUM STREET A772 Liberton/Gilmerton
At Candlemaker's Park.
Building contractor

Utility connections to new Taylor Wimpey housing development.
2-way temporary traffic lights (3-way from 13th - 15th December).
2018121009300010-Dec-2018
09:30
2018121916000019-Dec-2018
16:00
Click to view on map CRAMOND ROAD SOUTH  Almond
North of Lauriston Castle
BT

Clearing blocked cable ducts.
Temporary traffic lights.
2018121009300010-Dec-2018
09:30
2018121616000016-Dec-2018
16:00
Click to view on map EASTFIELD ROAD  Almond
At Fairview Road (Hilton roundabout)
Building contractor

Water main connection. Nightshift works, approximately 9pm - 5am each night.
Road closed to southbound traffic. Diversion via Fairview Road - Ingliston Road. Temporary traffic lights at Ingliston Road / eastbound A8.
2018121121000011-Dec-2018
21:00
2018121805000018-Dec-2018
05:00
Click to view on map HILLPARK DRIVE  Inverleith
Scottish Water

Water main upgrade.
Road closed.
2018121209000012-Dec-2018
09:00
2018121616000016-Dec-2018
16:00
Click to view on map MANOR PLACE  City Centre
At Rothesay Place
Scottish Water

Burst water main repair.
3-way temporary traffic lights
2018121309000013-Dec-2018
09:00
2018121716000017-Dec-2018
16:00
Click to view on map BURDIEHOUSE ROAD A701 Liberton/Gilmerton
Between Old Burdiehouse Road and Janefield
Building contractor

Advance Construction sewer connections.
Lane closures and contraflow; Southhouse Broadway closed at Burdiehouse Road.
2018121309300013-Dec-2018
09:30
2018121716000017-Dec-2018
16:00
Click to view on map OXGANGS ROAD NORTH  Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
At Colinton Road (Firrhill roundabout)
SGN

Gas main renewal.
3-way temporary traffic lights.
2018121309300013-Dec-2018
09:30
2018122116000021-Dec-2018
16:00
Click to view on map SEAFIELD ROAD A199 Leith
At the Shell garage
Scottish Water

repairs to burst pipe. Completion date TBC.
Temporary traffic lights.
2018121319000013-Dec-2018
19:00
2018122116000021-Dec-2018
16:00
Click to view on map KING S STABLES ROAD  City Centre


Edinburgh's Hogmanay Street Party preparations. King's Stables Road closed between Lothian Road and NCP car park.
2018121408000014-Dec-2018
08:00
2019010520000005-Jan-2019
20:00
Click to view on map PRESTONFIELD AVENUE  Southside/Newington
At Clearburn Crescent
BT

Cabling works.
3-way temporary traffic lights.
2018121409300014-Dec-2018
09:30
2018123116000031-Dec-2018
16:00
Click to view on map DEWAR PLACE LANE  City Centre
At Dewar Place
Building contractor

Crane works.
Road closed. Lane restrictions on Dewar Place and Torphichen Street.
2018121506000015-Dec-2018
06:00
2018121618000016-Dec-2018
18:00
Click to view on map  


Met Office weather warning for snow and ice, effective midday Saturday - 10am Sunday. https://bit.ly/2ExlP6E
2018121509000015-Dec-2018
09:00
2018121618000016-Dec-2018
18:00
Click to view on map KINGSKNOWE ROAD SOUTH  Pentland Hills
At level crossing
Network Rail

Carriageway line marking.
Road closed to through traffic.
2018121523000015-Dec-2018
23:00
2018121607000016-Dec-2018
07:00
Click to view on map FERRY ROAD A902 Forth
At Trafalgar Street / Summerside Place
Scottish Water

Manhole repairs.
3-way temporary traffic lights, Trafalgar Street closed.
2018121607300016-Dec-2018
07:30
2018121617000016-Dec-2018
17:00
Click to view on map MORNINGSIDE GROVE  Meadows/Morningside
Between Craighall Gardens and Craiglea Place
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway patching.
2-way temporary traffic lights. Craiglea Drive and Craighall Gardens closed.
2018121609000016-Dec-2018
09:00
2018122016000020-Dec-2018
16:00
Click to view on map LANARK ROAD A70 Pentland Hills
Outside Lorimer nursing home
Scottish Water

Manhole repairs.
2-way temporary traffic lights.
2018121609000016-Dec-2018
09:00
2018121618000016-Dec-2018
18:00
Click to view on map MURRAYBURN ROAD  Sighthill/Gorgie
At Longstone Road
Scottish Water

Ironwork repairs.
Road closed to westbound traffic. Lengthy diversion via Longstone Road - Calder Road - Wester Hailes Road - Murrayburn Road.
2018121609300016-Dec-2018
09:30
2018121707000017-Dec-2018
07:00
Click to view on map EASTER ROAD  Leith Walk
EASTER ROAD STADIUM


Hibs v Celtic, kick-off 12.30pm. Local road closures and parking restrictions.
2018121611300016-Dec-2018
11:30
2018121615000016-Dec-2018
15:00
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