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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
PICARDY AREA
Laing O'Rourke

Redevelopment of St James centre and redesign of Picardy junction.
Interim road layout with frequent alterations as work progresses. Temporary lane closures and pedestrian crossing facilities, road closures as required by the project.
20160104080000Jan 4, 2016
08:00
20201031170000Oct 31, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map LEITH STREET A900 City Centre
Building contractor

Redevelopment of St James' area. http://www.edinburghstjames.com/
No left turn from Leith Street into Waterloo Place (except for cyclists). No right turn into or out of Calton Road.
20180728080000Jul 28, 2018
08:00
20200630160000Jun 30, 2020
16:00
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.
20180901190000Sep 1, 2018
19:00
20201030070000Oct 30, 2020
07:00
Click to view on map CALTON ROAD  City Centre
Between Waverley Station and New Street
Contractor not specified

Rockface repairs. No definitive end date available.
2-way temporary traffic lights.
20181001090000Oct 1, 2018
09:00
20200731160000Jul 31, 2020
16:00
Click to view on map - A Road - A90 Almond
Between Cramond Brig and north of Burnshot junction
City of Edinburgh Council

Construction of new Burnshot bridge.
40mph speed restriction in both directions.
20190419000100Apr 19, 2019
00:01
20200418235900Apr 18, 2020
23:59
Click to view on map REDFORD ROAD B701 Colinton/Fairmilehead
SGN

Gas main renewal.
Colinton project phase 3 from 06/01/20 - Redford Road closed at Colinton Road until mid-March with works progressing southwards to Dreghorn Link using lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
20191012093000Oct 12, 2019
09:30
20200430170000Apr 30, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map CONSTITUTION STREET A900 Leith
Trams to Newhaven

Construction of tram extension - https://bit.ly/34reWgc. Bus diversion details at https://bit.ly/2Cr3XaG
Road closed between Foot of the Walk and Coatfield Lane and between Queen Charlotte Street and Tower Street. Access maintained from Laurie Street to Kirkgate House car park. East footway closed adjacent to South Leith Parish Church.
20191116050000Nov 16, 2019
05:00
20210430170000Apr 30, 2021
17:00
Click to view on map RAEBURN PLACE B900 Inverleith
Between Leslie Place and East Fettes Avenue
SGN

Gas main renewal. https://bit.ly/35EnGRE, bus diversions at https://bit.ly/39pfhmW
Road closed to westbound traffic.
20200106063000Jan 6, 2020
06:30
20200828180000Aug 28, 2020
18:00
Click to view on map MAYBURY ROAD A902 Almond
Between East Craigs and Barnton
Building contractor

CALA / Barratt Homes development. Construction of site entrance, installation of new pedestrian crossing points and redetermination of west footway.
Various lane closures / contraflow arrangements. Speed limit reduced to 30mph along whole length between Barnton and Maybury junctions.
20200108093000Jan 8, 2020
09:30
20200430170000Apr 30, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map BRAID ROAD  Meadows/Morningside
Various locations between Cluny Drive and Buckstone Drive (working north to south)
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway repairs, new pedestrian refuge islands, improvements to street lighting, street signage and road markings.
Lane closures, temporary traffic lights as required.
20200113090000Jan 13, 2020
09:00
20200501170000May 1, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map GILMORE PARK  Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
At Dundee Street
Building contractor

Utility conections for new building developments.
Road closed, pedestrian access maintained.
20200116082700Jan 16, 2020
08:27
20200601160000Jun 1, 2020
16:00
Click to view on map BROOMHOUSE DRIVE  Sighthill/Gorgie
Scottish Water

Water main replacement.
Lane closures between Saughton Road and Broomhouse Medway. 27/02 - 08/03 - 3-way temporary traffic lights at Broomhouse Medway when working alongside adjacent traffic island. No left turn for HGVs from Saughton Road into Broomhouse Drive 23-27/03/20.
20200120093000Jan 20, 2020
09:30
20200510170000May 10, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map YORK PLACE  City Centre
Adjacent to tram stop
City of Edinburgh Council

Cycleway construction (will form part of City Centre West to East cycle Link. https://bit.ly/2QTjW9w)
Westbound inside lane closed.
20200127093000Jan 27, 2020
09:30
20200606160000Jun 6, 2020
16:00
Click to view on map GORGIE ROAD A71 Sighthill/Gorgie
At Ardmillan Terrace
SGN

Gas main renewal.
Phase 1 - lane closure on Henderson Terrace for 2-3 weeks. Phase 2/3 (from noon 10/02/20) - Ardmillan Terrace closed for around 10 weeks. Phase 4 - Gorgie Road closed citybound for around 4 weeks. Phase 5-8 - lane closures and temporary traffic lights on Dalry Road between Ardmillan junction and Murieston Crescent Lane.
20200127093000Jan 27, 2020
09:30
20200630170000Jun 30, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map ARDMILLAN TERRACE A70 Sighthill/Gorgie
In its entirety, also affecting Henderson Terrace, Dalry Road and Gorgie Road
SGN

Gas main renewal project. Bus diversions at https://bit.ly/2wkcIn2
Phase 2/3 - Ardmillan Terrace closed for around 10 weeks and 3-way temporary traffic lights at Gorgie Road / Dalry Road. Phase 4 - Gorgie Road closed citybound for around 4 weeks. Phase 5-8 - lane closures and temporary traffic lights on Dalry Road between Ardmillan junction and Murieston Crescent Lane.
20200210120000Feb 10, 2020
12:00
20200417180000Apr 17, 2020
18:00
Click to view on map NORTH BRIDGE A7 City Centre
In its entirety
City of Edinburgh Council

Traffic reduced to one lane in each direction. Footway closures and temporary walkways as signed. Changes to bus stops, details at https://bit.ly/2Hxdwra
Bridge refurbishment starting at the north span. Regular changes to traffic management as work switches between east and west sides and progresses southwards.
20200215090000Feb 15, 2020
09:00
20210630180000Jun 30, 2021
18:00
Click to view on map GREENDYKES ROAD  Portobello/Craigmillar
At Pringle Drive
Building contractor

Road and footway realignment for housing developments. Finish date TBC.
Temporary traffic lights.
20200217080000Feb 17, 2020
08:00
20200430170000Apr 30, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map CANAAN LANE  Meadows/Morningside
Between Woodburn Terrace and Morningside Road
City of Edinburgh Council

To facilitate safe egress for construction traffic.
One-way order suspended.
20200224000100Feb 24, 2020
00:01
20210823235900Aug 23, 2021
23:59
Click to view on map COMISTON ROAD A702 Meadows/Morningside
Between Comiston Drive and Comiston Terrace
Building contractor

Repairs to retaining wall opposite South Morningside Primary School.
Contraflow in operation, one lane open in each direction. Bus stops closed. East footway closed, pedestrian diversion as signed.
20200224093000Feb 24, 2020
09:30
20200420160000Apr 20, 2020
16:00
Click to view on map PENNYWELL GARDENS  Forth
Pennywell Road to Muirhouse Gardens
Various organisations

Utility connections to housing development.
Road closed to westbound traffic. Diversion signed via Pennywell Road - Muirhouse Parkway - Muirhouse View.
20200228080000Feb 28, 2020
08:00
20200515160000May 15, 2020
16:00
Click to view on map  
HERMITAGE AREA
SGN

Phased road closures of Midmar Gardens, Cluny Drive / Avenue / Gardens, Braid Avenue, Corrennie Gardens, Hermitage Gardens / Terrace, Nile Grove.
Gas main renewal project.
20200302080000Mar 2, 2020
08:00
20200720170000Jul 20, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map QUALITY STREET B9085 Almond
Queensferry Road to Main Street
Cityfibre

Installation of fibre and ducting.
Road closed to northbound traffic *from 6am 04/03/20* (no access from Queensferry Road or Craigcrook Road). Temporary traffic lights at Corbiehill Road / Main Street junction to assist with diverted traffic.
20200302093000Mar 2, 2020
09:30
20200410170000Apr 10, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map LINDSAY ROAD A901 Leith
Between North Leith Sands and Newhaven Place.
Trams to Newhaven

Tram network construction. Traffic management plans at https://bit.ly/38Ci2AF, bus diversions at https://bit.ly/3bGPjMZ
Road closed to eastbound traffic, diversion via Melrose Drive. Hawthornvale closed at Lindsay Road. No right turn from Annfield, no left turn from Melrose Drive, no exit from Newhaven Place.
20200306180000Mar 6, 2020
18:00
20210731180000Jul 31, 2021
18:00
Click to view on map ST GILES STREET  City Centre


St Giles' Street and West Parliament Square closed 7.30am to 5pm each week day.
20200309073000Mar 9, 2020
07:30
20200417170000Apr 17, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map ALBERT TERRACE  Meadows/Morningside
SGN

Phased road closures - Albert Terrace, Abbotsford Park and Morningside Place and Colinton Road between Napier Road and Merchiston Avenue (anticipated 02/04/20 for 4 days).
Abbotsford area gas main renewal.
20200309080000Mar 9, 2020
08:00
20200411180000Apr 11, 2020
18:00
Click to view on map PRIESTFIELD ROAD  Southside/Newington
PRESTONFIELD AREA
Cityfibre

Installation of fibreoptic cabling on Cameron House Avenue, Clearburn Road, King's Meadow, Priestfield Avenue / Gardens / Crescent / Road, Peffermill Road and Prestonfield Avenue
Lane and parking restrictions, temporary traffic lights when required. One-way order on Cameron House Avenue suspended.
20200309080000Mar 9, 2020
08:00
20200417180000Apr 17, 2020
18:00
Click to view on map COMISTON ROAD A702 Meadows/Morningside
Comiston Place to Maxwell Street
Cityfibre

Rolling programme wth lane closures, parking restrictions as signed and temporary traffic lights as required. Morningside Drive closed 18/03/20 for 3 days.
Installation of new cable ducting.
20200309090000Mar 9, 2020
09:00
20200410170000Apr 10, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map OCEAN DRIVE  Leith
Between roundabouts at Ocean Terminal
Trams to Newhaven

Tram network construction. Traffic management plans at https://bit.ly/38Ci2AF, bus diversions at https://bit.ly/3bGPjMZ
Northbound side closed, 2-way traffic on southbound side. Ocean Terminal bus stops closed.
20200313120000Mar 13, 2020
12:00
20200930170000Sep 30, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map CAMMO WALK  Almond
Building contractor

Utility works for CALA / Barratt Homes development
Road closed.
20200316093000Mar 16, 2020
09:30
20200427160000Apr 27, 2020
16:00
Click to view on map  
EDINTRAVEL SERVICE PROVISION
City of Edinburgh Council

We're planning to work from home for most of our shifts for the foreseeable future. Updates to the roadworks list will continue but will be less frequent. Twitter and Facebook accounts will remain open as usual. Apologies for any inconvenience and thank you for understanding. Stay safe everyone.
20200323000100Mar 23, 2020
00:01
20200531235900May 31, 2020
23:59
Click to view on map PENTLAND AVENUE  Pentland Hills
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway and carriageway resurfacing.
Road closed.
20200323080000Mar 23, 2020
08:00
20200417160000Apr 17, 2020
16:00
Click to view on map MARCHMONT ROAD  Meadows/Morningside
Between Warrender Park Road and Warrender Park Terrace
Scottish Water

Trial holes.
2-way temporary traffic lights. Warrender Park Terrace and north end of Marchmont Crescent closed.
20200323090000Mar 23, 2020
09:00
20200503170000May 3, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map QUEENSFERRY ROAD A90 Almond
Between Clermiston Road North and Quality Street
Cityfibre

Installation of cable ducting.
Lane closure. Two citybound lanes maintained for morning peak and two westbound lanes for evening peak.
20200323093000Mar 23, 2020
09:30
20200417160000Apr 17, 2020
16:00
Click to view on map MORRISON LINK  City Centre
At Morrison Crescent
SGN

Diverting section of gas main.
Northbound lane closure.
20200326093000Mar 26, 2020
09:30
20200424160000Apr 24, 2020
16:00
Click to view on map GLASGOW ROAD A8 Drum Brae/Gyle
Between Craigs Avenue and Craigs Gardens
Scottish Power

Installation of ducting for new sub-station.
Westbound lane closure. Bus stop opposite Craigs Gardens closed.
20200327093000Mar 27, 2020
09:30
20200424170000Apr 24, 2020
17:00
Click to view on map LEITH WALK A900 Leith Walk
Between London Road and Crown Place
Trams to Newhaven

Trams to Newhaven project. Please refer to Trams to Newhaven website for full details - https://bit.ly/2uhPTzL
Road closed to northbound traffic, southbound reduced to 1 lane.
20200328070000Mar 28, 2020
07:00
20210831235900Aug 31, 2021
23:59
Click to view on map  
TOBIAS STREET
Scottish Water

Carriageway repairs.
Road closed at Milligan Drive.
20200406080000Apr 6, 2020
08:00
20200410173000Apr 10, 2020
17:30
Click to view on map LASSWADE ROAD  Liberton/Gilmerton
At Captain's Road
Scottish Water

Manhole repairs (x 5).
4-way temporary traffic lights.
20200407093000Apr 7, 2020
09:30
20200409060000Apr 9, 2020
06:00
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