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 MILLERHILL ROAD A6106 Midlothian
In its entirety
Borders Railway project

For construction of Borders Railway. Reopening date TBC.
Road closed.
20140303080000Mar 3, 2014
08:00
20150331050000Mar 31, 2015
05:00
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

Building 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 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
20150930235900Sep 30, 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 REDFORD AVENUE  Colinton/Fairmilehead
Between Redford Crescent and Redford Terrace
Scottish Water

Sewer repairs.
Road closed to through traffic.
20140929090000Sep 29, 2014
09:00
20150503160000May 3, 2015
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
20150331160000Mar 31, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map NORTHFIELD ROAD  Craigentinny/Duddingston
As signed
SGN

Gas main replacement project affecting Piershill Square West, Piershill Place, Baronscourt Road and Terrace, Willowbrae Gardens, Northfield Road, Avenue, Broadway, Square, Gardens and Drive.
Lane closures and parking restrictions.
20141124000100Nov 24, 2014
00:01
20150501235900May 1, 2015
23:59
Click to view on map MEADOW PLACE ROAD B701 Drum Brae/Gyle
Between Broomhall Gardens and Forrester High School
City of Edinburgh Council

New pedestrian islands, cycle paths and associated improvement works.
Off-peak temporary traffic lights.
20141207093000Dec 7, 2014
09:30
20150417160000Apr 17, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map BEAVERHALL ROAD  Leith Walk
At Powderhall Road
Scotland Gas Networks

Gas main connections.
Road closed. Diversion signed via Broughton Road - Logie Green Road.
20150112000100Jan 12, 2015
00:01
20150409235900Apr 9, 2015
23:59
Click to view on map RUSSELL ROAD  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
At rail bridge
Network Rail

Installation of bridge protection systems.
Road closed to through traffic. Pedestrian and cycle access maintained.
20150122070000Jan 22, 2015
07:00
20150719180000Jul 19, 2015
18:00
Click to view on map QUEEN CHARLOTTE STREET  Leith
Between Constitution Street and John's Place
Lafarge Tarmac for CEC

Footway resurfacing.
Lane closures and parking restrictions.
20150126093000Jan 26, 2015
09:30
20150403160000Apr 3, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map - A Road - A90 Almond
At B924 junction
City of Edinburgh Council

Next phase of cyclepath / footway upgrade.
Off-peak Edinburgh-bound lane closures on A90 and B924. Cyclepath closed between Burnshot and Barnbougle, diversions via Dalmeny estate. *B924 southbound slip road closed at Barnbougle 30th March - 3rd April*
20150202090000Feb 2, 2015
09:00
20150417160000Apr 17, 2015
16:00
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 LEITH WALK A900 Leith
Crown Place to (and including) Foot of the Walk junction
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway and footway resurfacing and junction improvements.
Various arrangements including temporary traffic lights and side road closures. Constitution Street closed at Foot of the Walk for duration of works.
20150216090000Feb 16, 2015
09:00
20150529170000May 29, 2015
17:00
Click to view on map DRUM BRAE NORTH B701 Drum Brae/Gyle
Between Drum Brae Terrace and Barntongate Avenue
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway resurfacing.
Lane closures, temporary traffic lights and side roads closed as required.
20150216090000Feb 16, 2015
09:00
20150424160000Apr 24, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map MOREDUN PARK ROAD  Liberton/Gilmerton
In its entirety
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway resurfacing. Starting with Moredun Park Street - Fernieside Drive section. Lothian Buses 8 and 18 diverted from Monday 16/03/15 http://ow.ly/K0pZy
Road closed to through traffic. Side roads closed as required and as signed on street.
20150216093000Feb 16, 2015
09:30
20150417160000Apr 17, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map WAVERLEY BRIDGE  City Centre
Between Waverley Station ramps
City of Edinburgh Council

Pedestrian improvements. http://ow.ly/JuMzF
Road reopened to 2-way traffic 30/03/15. Full road closure 7pm - 6am Monday 30/03/15 - Friday 03/04/15.
20150224060000Feb 24, 2015
06:00
20150410170000Apr 10, 2015
17:00
Click to view on map CLERK STREET A7 Southside/Newington
At St Patrick Square
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway and garden works.
Citybound lane closure to accommodate temporary pedestrian walkway. Parking restrictions as temporary bus stop as signed.
20150224100000Feb 24, 2015
10:00
20150410160000Apr 10, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map WILLOWBRAE ROAD A1 Craigentinny/Duddingston
Between Paisley Drive and Abercorn Crescent
SGN

Mains replacement project.
Lane closures and parking restrictions as signed. Ulster Crescent closed during phase 3 (of 3).
20150302090000Mar 2, 2015
09:00
20150419160000Apr 19, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map SIR HARRY LAUDER ROAD A199 Portobello/Craigmillar
Between Fishwives' Causeway and Baileyfield Road
Scottish Power

Installation of cables and ducting.
Lane closures but maintaining two-way traffic. No right turn into Baileyfield Road until 03/04/15.
20150304100000Mar 4, 2015
10:00
20150430160000Apr 30, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map HOME STREET A702 Meadows/Morningside
Outside Cameo Cinema
Building contractor

Cameo Cinema maintenance works.
Citybound lane restriction to accommodate temporary pedestrian walkway.
20150309000100Mar 9, 2015
00:01
20150412170000Apr 12, 2015
17:00
Click to view on map NEWINGTON ROAD A701 Southside/Newington
At Salisbury Road / Salisbury Place
City of Edinburgh Council

Junction upgrade and carriageway resurfacing. Lothian Buses service 5 diverted http://ow.ly/K0rIG
Lane closures on Newington Road. Temporary traffic lights as required but not at the same time as those on Buccleuch Street. Salisbury Road and Salisbury Place closed.
20150309090000Mar 9, 2015
09:00
20150417160000Apr 17, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map CALTON ROAD  City Centre
Near Abbeyhill Crescent
SGN

Laying new gas supply.
Temporary traffic lights.
20150309093000Mar 9, 2015
09:30
20150406160000Apr 6, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map BUCCLEUCH STREET  Southside/Newington
At Buccleuch Terrace
Lafarge Tarmac for CEC

Upgrade of Meadows to Innocent Path cycle route. Similar works on St Leonard's Street at the same time and on Clerk Street from 27th April. 12-14 week project in total.
Temporary traffic lights as required, Buccleuch Terrace closed.
20150309093000Mar 9, 2015
09:30
20150612160000Jun 12, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map STANLEY STREET  Portobello/Craigmillar
In its entirety (various locations)
Scottish Power

Cable works and carriageway reinstatements.
Temporary traffic lights.
20150309093000Mar 9, 2015
09:30
20150417160000Apr 17, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map - B Road - B6415 East Lothian
Between Old Craighall and Mayfield Crescent
East Lothian Council

Installation of cables and ducts by Scottish Power and carriageway resurfacing.
Road closed.
20150315080000Mar 15, 2015
08:00
20150402180000Apr 2, 2015
18:00
Click to view on map LAURISTON PLACE  Meadows/Morningside
In its entirety (but work done in sections)
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway resurfacing.
Road closed overnight (7pm - 6am Sunday - Thursday night.) Forrest Road to Chalmers Street, Sunday 29/03/15.
20150315190000Mar 15, 2015
19:00
20150410060000Apr 10, 2015
06:00
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 GILMERTON DYKES DRIVE  Liberton/Gilmerton
Between Gilmerton Dykes Street and Gilmerton Dykes Loan
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing.
Road closed to through traffic, local diversions as signed.
20150316090000Mar 16, 2015
09:00
20150605160000Jun 5, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map GARSCUBE TERRACE  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
North end between Succoth Gardens and Ravelston Dykes
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing.
Road closed to through traffic.
20150316093000Mar 16, 2015
09:30
20150403160000Apr 3, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map DALKEITH ROAD A7 Southside/Newington
Between Bernard Terrace and Mayfield Terrace
SGN

Gas main repairs.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
20150316093000Mar 16, 2015
09:30
20150529160000May 29, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map MILTON ROAD A1 Portobello/Craigmillar
At Milton Link crossroads
Scottish Power

Cable works. Completion date TBC.
Temporary traffic lights 8pm - 6am.
20150320200000Mar 20, 2015
20:00
20150413060000Apr 13, 2015
06:00
Click to view on map - Unnamed Road -  Craigentinny/Duddingston
Duddingston Low Road
Historic Scotland

Essential road repairs.
Road closed.
20150321073000Mar 21, 2015
07:30
20150403180000Apr 3, 2015
18:00
Click to view on map YORK ROAD  Forth
Between East Trinity Road and Lennox Row
SGN

Gas main repalcement project.
Road closed to through traffic.
20150323080000Mar 23, 2015
08:00
20150412160000Apr 12, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map STATION ROAD  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
At Corstorphine Park Gardens (north access)
City of Edinburgh Council

New gas supply at development site.
3-way temporary traffic lights.
20150323090000Mar 23, 2015
09:00
20150403160000Apr 3, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map COCKBURN STREET  City Centre
At Market Street
City of Edinburgh Council

Ongoing works at Waverley Bridge.
Road closed to through traffic. 2-way traffic permitted. 23rd - 27th March, 30th March - 3rd April and 7th - 10th April.
20150323190000Mar 23, 2015
19:00
20150410063000Apr 10, 2015
06:30
Click to view on map FROGSTON ROAD WEST B701 Colinton/Fairmilehead
Between Frogston Avenue and Frogston Terrace
Scottish Water

Repairs to burst main.
Temporary traffic lights.
20150325100000Mar 25, 2015
10:00
20150401170000Apr 1, 2015
17:00
Click to view on map TELFORD ROAD A902 Inverleith
At Groathill Road North
Scottish Power

Emergency cable repairs - completion date TBC.
Temporary traffic lights.
20150326093000Mar 26, 2015
09:30
20150408160000Apr 8, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map HANOVER STREET  City Centre
Between Rose Street and George Street
Scottish Water

Trial holes.
Northbound lane restriction.
20150327093000Mar 27, 2015
09:30
20150331160000Mar 31, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map RAVELSTON DYKES  Inverleith
At Crarae Avenue
Scottish Water

Urgent water main repairs. Completion date TBC.
Temporary traffic lights. Pedestrian crossing out of use.
20150327103000Mar 27, 2015
10:30
20150406160000Apr 6, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map HARRISON GARDENS  Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
From Harrison Road to Shaftesbury Park as far as Hollybank Terrace
City of Edinburgh Council

Installation of dropped kerbs.
Lane closures and parking restrictions.
20150330093000Mar 30, 2015
09:30
20150403160000Apr 3, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map LOWER GRANTON ROAD A901 Forth
At Trinity Crescent
City of Edinburgh Council

Snagging works at new junction.
Lane closures and 3-way temporary traffic lights.
20150330093000Mar 30, 2015
09:30
20150403160000Apr 3, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map LITTLE FRANCE DRIVE  Liberton/Gilmerton
At rear of Royal Infirmary
City of Edinburgh Council

Line marking.
Off-peak lane closures.
20150330093000Mar 30, 2015
09:30
20150331153000Mar 31, 2015
15:30
Click to view on map RANKIN DRIVE  Southside/Newington
Between Mayfield Road and Langton Road
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing (south side).
Off-peak lane closures and temporary traffic lights as required.
20150330093000Mar 30, 2015
09:30
20150508160000May 8, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map SEAFIELD ROAD EAST A199 Craigentinny/Duddingston
S-bend at the railway bridge
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing.
Temporary traffic lights (night shift working).
20150330200000Mar 30, 2015
20:00
20150529060000May 29, 2015
06:00
Click to view on map GILMERTON DYKES STREET B701 Liberton/Gilmerton
Between Gilmerton Dykes Avenue and Gilmerton Dykes Crescent
Scottish Water

Manhole repairs.
Off-peak temporary traffic lights.
20150331093000Mar 31, 2015
09:30
20150331160000Mar 31, 2015
16:00
Click to view on map INGLIS GREEN ROAD  Pentland Hills
At the railway bridge
Network Rail

Bridge examination.
Overnight temporary traffic lights.
20150331220000Mar 31, 2015
22:00
20150401060000Apr 1, 2015
06:00
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