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 LEITH STREET A900 City Centre
Between Greenside Row and Picardy roundabout
Building contractor

Redevelopment of St James' area. http://www.edinburghstjames.com/
Lane closures and contraflow. No right turn into or out of Greenside Row. St James' Place, Cathedral Lane and car parks closed.
2015090108000001-Sep-2015
08:00
2020063016000030-Jun-2020
16:00
Click to view on map MEADOW LANE  Southside/Newington
From (and including) Buccleuch Place Lane to Buccleuch Street
Building contractor

To accommodate construction traffic for student housing.
Roads closed.
2016010408000004-Jan-2016
08:00
2017073116000031-Jul-2017
16:00
Click to view on map MOREDUNVALE ROAD  Liberton/Gilmerton
Upper Craigour to Craigour Drive
Building contractor

Flood prevention works. Completion date TBC.
Road closed westbound to westbound traffic. *From Monday 27/03/17 - road closed in both directions for 3 months*
2016020909000009-Feb-2016
09:00
2017072717000027-Jul-2017
17:00
Click to view on map WEST REGISTER STREET  City Centre
Between St Andrew Square and Register Place
Building contractor

Building development works.
Road closed.
2016042508000025-Apr-2016
08:00
2017083117000031-Aug-2017
17:00
Click to view on map CHUCKIE PEND  City Centre
From Morrison Street to Festival Square
Building contractor

Demolition and rebuild works.
Road closed.
2016080809300008-Aug-2016
09:30
2018020523590005-Feb-2018
23:59
Click to view on map LEITH WALK A900 Leith Walk
Between Pilrig Street and McDonald Road
City of Edinburgh Council

Leith Project phase 4. http://bit.ly/1H7LGfC
Lane closures and parking restrictions. Iona Street closed until July 2017. Albert Street closed from 10/04/17 for 3 weeks, McDonald Road and Brunswick Road closed 02/05/17 for up to 10 weeks.
2016090507300005-Sep-2016
07:30
2017090118300001-Sep-2017
18:30
Click to view on map SEMPLE STREET  City Centre
East side at Fountainbridge junction
Building contractor

Development of former Farmfoods building.
Lane closure and parking restrictions. Pedestrian diversion as signed with temporary crossing facilities.
2016090508000005-Sep-2016
08:00
2018013117000031-Jan-2018
17:00
Click to view on map RIVERSDALE CRESCENT  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
Between Corstorphine Road and Riversdale Road
City of Edinburgh Council

Water of Leith flood prevention works.
Road closed.
2016100309000003-Oct-2016
09:00
2017073116000031-Jul-2017
16:00
Click to view on map - Unnamed Road -  Almond
Burnshot flyover at A90
City of Edinburgh Council

Emergency measures, duration TBA.
Flyover closed. Slip roads remain open, no restrictions between Kirkliston and *northbound* A90.
2016112800010028-Nov-2016
00:01
2018071723590017-Jul-2018
23:59
Click to view on map  
Duddingston area
SGN

Gas mains renewal project (phase 2).
Roads closed (in turn) - Duddingston Rise, Duddingston View, Bingham Drive, Bailie Terrace, Bailie Grove, Bailie Path, Magdalane Gardens.
2017010909000009-Jan-2017
09:00
2017083116000031-Aug-2017
16:00
Click to view on map BOSWALL PARKWAY  Forth
At Wardie Crescent
SGN

Gas main repairs.
3-way temporary traffic lights.
2017022010000020-Feb-2017
10:00
2017050517000005-May-2017
17:00
Click to view on map BANGHOLM AVENUE  Forth
Between Clark Road and Clark Avenue
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing.
Road closed (Monday to Friday).
2017022708000027-Feb-2017
08:00
2017050517000005-May-2017
17:00
Click to view on map OXGANGS FARM AVENUE  Colinton/Fairmilehead
In its entirety
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway and footway resurfacing.
Road closed to through traffic.
2017022709000027-Feb-2017
09:00
2017060917000009-Jun-2017
17:00
Click to view on map PENNYWELL GARDENS  Forth
In its entirety
Building contractor

Building development.
Lane closures and parking restrictions. Muirhouse Crescent closed to through traffic. Pennywell Gardens closed to westbound traffic 8th - 19th May.
2017030808000008-Mar-2017
08:00
2017051917000019-May-2017
17:00
Click to view on map QUEEN STREET GARDENS WEST  City Centre
Both ways between Heriot Row and Queen Street
City of Edinburgh Council

Reconstruction of setted carriageway. Bus diversion details at http://bit.ly/2mjBo5b
Road closed. Right turn from Queen Street into Queen Street Gardens East reopened while works in progress.
2017031409300014-Mar-2017
09:30
2017053117000031-May-2017
17:00
Click to view on map QUEEN STREET  City Centre
At Hanover Street / Queen Street Gardens East
City of Edinburgh Council

Revised layout during closure of Queen Street Gardens West
No right turn Hanover Street into Queen Street; right turn permitted Queen Street into Queen Street Gardens East.
2017031409300014-Mar-2017
09:30
2017053116000031-May-2017
16:00
Click to view on map CAMMO ROAD  Almond
From no. 52 along Lennymuir to Turnhouse Road
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway resurfacing.
Road closed to through traffic. Access maintained for emergency vehicles, pedestrians and residents.
2017032009000020-Mar-2017
09:00
2017061016000010-Jun-2017
16:00
Click to view on map WHITEHOUSE ROAD  Almond
Between Avon Road and Cramond Crescent
SGN

Gas main renewal project.
Various phases and arrangements, beginning on Cramond Vale with work on Whitehouse Road expected from 05/04/17.
2017032009000020-Mar-2017
09:00
2017050517000005-May-2017
17:00
Click to view on map WESTER DRYLAW DRIVE  Inverleith
Either side of Wester Dryaw Avenue
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing.
Road closed to through traffic.
2017032009000020-Mar-2017
09:00
2017050516000005-May-2017
16:00
Click to view on map MILTON ROAD WEST A1 Portobello/Craigmillar
Between Duddingston Row and Mountcastle Drive South
SGN

Gas main renewal project.
Lane closures.*3-way temporary traffic lights at Duddingston Row, Friday 28th April - Monday 1st May.
2017032009300020-Mar-2017
09:30
2017051216000012-May-2017
16:00
Click to view on map TRINITY ROAD  Forth
Between Lower Granton Road and Primrose Bank Road
Scottish Water

Sewer construction.
Road closed.
2017032009300020-Mar-2017
09:30
2017072816000028-Jul-2017
16:00
Click to view on map EAST MARKET STREET  City Centre


Film shoot. Road closed nightly betwen Jeffrey Street and Cranston Street and north footway closed. Effective 22nd March - 1st April and 24th April - 1st May.
2017032218300022-Mar-2017
18:30
2017050107300001-May-2017
07:30
Click to view on map GREENDYKES ROAD  Portobello/Craigmillar
Between Greendykes Drive and Niddrie House Avenue
SGN

Gas main renewal project.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
2017040309000003-Apr-2017
09:00
2017050116000001-May-2017
16:00
Click to view on map QUEENSFERRY ROAD A90 Almond
Clermiston Road North to Quality Street
City of Edinburgh Council

Replacement of street lighting columns.
Off-peak citybound lane closure.
2017040309300003-Apr-2017
09:30
2017052215300022-May-2017
15:30
Click to view on map THE CITY OF EDINBURGH BY-PASS A720 Colinton/Fairmilehead
In its entirety
Amey

Routine maintenance programme, full details at http://bit.ly/2o5AjzA
Overnight road closure, in sections.
2017041020000010-Apr-2017
20:00
2017050806000008-May-2017
06:00
Click to view on map HOPETOUN ROAD  Almond
Between Stewart Terrace and Walker Drive
Scottish Water

Installation of new water main.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
2017041309300013-Apr-2017
09:30
2017052615300026-May-2017
15:30
Click to view on map LEITH STREET A900 City Centre
In its entirety
Various

Installation of gas, water and drainage services for St James' development.
Lane closures and contraflows. West footway closed at Princes Street, no left turn into Waterloo Place. Layout change overnight 29-30/04/17 - northbound closed, 2-way traffic on southbound side, no exit from Calton Road.
2017041706000017-Apr-2017
06:00
2017090323590003-Sep-2017
23:59
Click to view on map GILMORE PLACE  Meadows/Morningside
Eastwards from Leamington Terrace
SGN

Gas main renewal project.
Lane closures and 2-way temporary traffic lights. Leamington Terrace, Leamington Road, Upper Gilmore Place and Gillespie Street closed as required.
2017041709300017-Apr-2017
09:30
2017052817000028-May-2017
17:00
Click to view on map SIGHTHILL VIEW  Sighthill/Gorgie
Between Sighthill Drive and Sighthill Road
City of Edinburgh Council

Footwy resurfacing.
Road closed to through traffic.
2017041808000018-Apr-2017
08:00
2017050516000005-May-2017
16:00
Click to view on map CRAMOND ROAD NORTH  Almond
At Cramond Place
Scottish Power

Installation of power supply for new care home.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
2017041809300018-Apr-2017
09:30
2017051516000015-May-2017
16:00
Click to view on map NIDDRY ROAD B8020 West Lothian
Between Main Street, Winchburgh and Craigton Place
West Lothian Council

Footway works then carriageway resurfacing.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights; east footway closed. Road closed to through traffic from 15/05/17.
2017042408000024-Apr-2017
08:00
2017061917000019-Jun-2017
17:00
Click to view on map DUNDEE STREET  Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
At Viewforth / new Boroughmuir High School
Building contractor

Carriageway reconstruction.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights (cleared midday Friday, return 10am Monday 1st May). No works 14th - 19th May (to accommodate Scottish Water work on Gorgie Road.)
2017042409300024-Apr-2017
09:30
2017060917300009-Jun-2017
17:30
Click to view on map LAURISTON PLACE  Meadows/Morningside
North side between Chalmers Street and Archibald Place
Scottish Power

Urgent repairs to cable fault.
Lane restrictions.
2017042423000024-Apr-2017
23:00
2017050816000008-May-2017
16:00
Click to view on map PARKGROVE TERRACE  Drum Brae/Gyle
Between Parkgrove Row and Parkgrove Bank
Scottish Water

Repairs to collapsed sewer.
Road closed to through traffic.
2017042509000025-Apr-2017
09:00
2017050916000009-May-2017
16:00
Click to view on map CRAIGCROOK ROAD  Inverleith
Between Craigcrook Park and Hillpark Terrace
Scottish Power

Installation of new power cabling.
Lane closures and contraflow, temporary traffic lights as required.
2017042509300025-Apr-2017
09:30
2017051016000010-May-2017
16:00
Click to view on map HOLYROOD ROAD  City Centre
Between Pleasance and Viewcraig Gardens
SGN

Major Old Town gas main diversion project. http://bit.ly/2nE6Ew1
Road closed.
2017042607000026-Apr-2017
07:00
2017052317000023-May-2017
17:00
Click to view on map THE CITY OF EDINBURGH BYPASS A720 Sighthill/Gorgie
Hermiston Gait to Calder
Amey

Routine maintenance programme.
Road closed to eastbound traffic (8pm - 6am for 3 nights). Diversion via Calder off-slip - Wester Hailes Road - Baberton junction.
2017042620000026-Apr-2017
20:00
2017042906000029-Apr-2017
06:00
Click to view on map GLASGOW ROAD A8 Almond
Both directions between Ratho Station to Gogarburn Golf Club


'Knit & Stitch' at Royal Highland Centre - temporary 40mph speed restriction.
2017042707000027-Apr-2017
07:00
2017043022000030-Apr-2017
22:00
Click to view on map INVERLEITH ROW B901 Inverleith
At Inverleith Place
Scottish Power

Cable repairs. Completion date TBC.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
2017042709000027-Apr-2017
09:00
2017051016000010-May-2017
16:00
Click to view on map VIEWFORTH  Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
From Horne Terracae to Dundee Street.
Various

Carriageway resurfacing for new Boroughmuir High School building works. Div as signed.
Road closed.
2017042800010028-Apr-2017
00:01
2017051217000012-May-2017
17:00
Click to view on map MORNINGSIDE ROAD A702 Meadows/Morningside
At Newbattle Terrace
BT

Ducting and cable works
3 way temporary traffic lights
2017042807010028-Apr-2017
07:01
2017050119000001-May-2017
19:00
Click to view on map DEANHAUGH STREET B900 Inverleith
South side between Dean Terrace and Leslie Place
Telecomms company

Virgin Media - clearing blocked cable ducts.
Lane restrictions and 4 parking bays suspended.
2017042809300028-Apr-2017
09:30
2017043016000030-Apr-2017
16:00
Click to view on map - T Road - A702 Midlothian
Between Boghall Farm and Hillend
Amey

Line marking and installation of road studs.
Road closed.
2017042820000028-Apr-2017
20:00
2017042906000029-Apr-2017
06:00
Click to view on map CALDER ROAD A71 Sighthill/Gorgie
Between City Bypass and Stevenson Drive
City of Edinburgh Council

Central reservation repairs.
Inside lane closed in both directions (work to be done in sections). 7.30am - 1pm Saturday, 7.30am onwards on Sunday.
2017042907300029-Apr-2017
07:30
2017043017000030-Apr-2017
17:00
Click to view on map MARKET STREET  City Centre
Between Waverley Bridge and Jeffrey Street
SGN

Crane operations.
Lane closures, temporary traffic lights and parking restrictions as signed. South footway closed.
2017042908000029-Apr-2017
08:00
2017043019000030-Apr-2017
19:00
Click to view on map CRICHTON STREET  Southside/Newington
in its entirety
BT

Cable duct works.
Road closed to through traffic, local diversions as signed.
2017042909300029-Apr-2017
09:30
2017043015300030-Apr-2017
15:30
Click to view on map CANDLEMAKER ROW  City Centre


Kirking of the Deacon - rolling road closure Cowgate (rear of national Library) - Candlemaker Row (10.45am - 12pm approximately).
2017042910450029-Apr-2017
10:45
2017042912000029-Apr-2017
12:00
Click to view on map  
Tynecastle


Hearts v Partick Thistle, kick-off 3pm. Mcleod Street closed, local parking restrictions as signed.
2017042914000029-Apr-2017
14:00
2017042917300029-Apr-2017
17:30
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