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
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WATER OF LEITH PATH AT DEAN VILLAGE
Various organisations

Landslip. Water of Leith path closed below Dean cemetery. https://osm.org/go/evfLJ2RkE-
2013030108000001-Mar-2013
08:00
2017123123590031-Dec-2017
23:59
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
2017093017000030-Sep-2017
17:00
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 - Unnamed Road -  Almond
Burnshot flyover at A90
City of Edinburgh Council

Unsafe bridge.
Flyover closed to all traffic. Cyclist and pedestrian diversion via A90 (N) off-slip - A90 underpass. 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 NEWTON CHURCH ROAD  Midlothian
Between Millerhill Road and Edmonstone Road
Building contractor

Housing development.
Road closed to through traffic.
2017041708000017-Apr-2017
08:00
2017122916000029-Dec-2017
16:00
Click to view on map CASTLEHILL  City Centre
Between Lawnmarket and Castle Esplanade
Various

Delivery and installation of Tattoo stands.
Road closed (with the exception of vehicles displaying an appropriate pass).
2017050309300003-May-2017
09:30
2017103019000030-Oct-2017
19:00
Click to view on map DOUGLAS CRESCENT  City Centre
In its entirety
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing.
Road closed to through traffic.
2017050809000008-May-2017
09:00
2017112416000024-Nov-2017
16:00
Click to view on map UPPER GRAY STREET  Southside/Newington
At Salisbury Place
City of Edinburgh Council

Refurbishment works for National Library.
Road closed to southbound through traffic. West footway closed.
2017052209300022-May-2017
09:30
2017120315300003-Dec-2017
15:30
Click to view on map RIVERSDALE ROAD  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
Between Riversdale Crescent and Saughtonhall Avenue
City of Edinburgh Council

Flood prevention works.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
2017060108000001-Jun-2017
08:00
2017092916000029-Sep-2017
16:00
Click to view on map FOUNTAINBRIDGE  Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
Between Viewforth and Grove Street
Building contractor

Building development.
South footway closed west of Gilmore Park. North footway fully open as of 18/09/17.
2017060108000001-Jun-2017
08:00
2017113016000030-Nov-2017
16:00
Click to view on map LIBERTON ROAD A701 Liberton/Gilmerton
Between Gilmerton Road and Mid Liberton
Building contractor

Development works.
Lane closures and contraflow, east footway closed. Temporary pedestrian crossing at Mid Liberton.
2017061208000012-Jun-2017
08:00
2018073116000031-Jul-2018
16:00
Click to view on map QUEENSFERRY STREET LANE  City Centre
In its entirety
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway and footway resurfacing. Works suspended between 31/07/17 and 05/09/17.
Road closed to through traffic.
2017070309000003-Jul-2017
09:00
2017103116000031-Oct-2017
16:00
Click to view on map HOLYROOD ROAD  City Centre
Between Viewcraig Gardens and St John Street
SGN

Old Town mains renewal project (phase 7 of 8).
Lane closures and 3-way temporary traffic lights at St John Street from 19/09/17.
2017071008000010-Jul-2017
08:00
2017101316000013-Oct-2017
16:00
Click to view on map BROOMHOUSE ROAD B701 Drum Brae/Gyle
At Forrester Park Avenue
SGN

Gas main renewal project.
Lane closures and priority boards.
2017072208000022-Jul-2017
08:00
2017092517300025-Sep-2017
17:30
Click to view on map REDHALL CRESCENT  Sighthill/Gorgie
Between Redhall Drive and Redhall Road
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway and footway resurfacing, street lighting renewal.
Road closed to through traffic.
2017072409000024-Jul-2017
09:00
2017092916000029-Sep-2017
16:00
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SAUGHTON PARK
Various organisations

Saughton Park regeneration project -http://bit.ly/2uUB5l0 Main path through park closed, alternative cyclist / pedestrian route signposted via Stevenson Road - Balgreen Road.
2017073109000031-Jul-2017
09:00
2018080116000001-Aug-2018
16:00
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WATER OF LEITH PATH AT BONNINGTON
Building contractor

Unsafe wall at Miller Homes site. Path closed between Newhaven Road and Anderson Place. https://osm.org/go/evfL5EaD5--
2017080208000002-Aug-2017
08:00
2017120816000008-Dec-2017
16:00
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LONDON ROAD / EASTER ROAD AREA
Various organisations

Gyratory traffic system installed between London Road - Montrose Terrace - Easter Road ahead of Leith Street closure. http://bit.ly/2w8RC9o
2017082010000020-Aug-2017
10:00
2018073116000031-Jul-2018
16:00
Click to view on map HOPETOUN ROAD  Almond
Between Stewart Terrace and Walker Drive
Scottish Water

Water main upgrade. http://bit.ly/2w3R0Be
Lane closures, temporary traffic lights and parking restrictions as signed.
2017082809000028-Aug-2017
09:00
2017111716000017-Nov-2017
16:00
Click to view on map GREENDYKES ROAD  Portobello/Craigmillar
Between Greendykes Drive and Niddrie House Avenue
Energetics

Utility installation at new housing development.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
2017082809300028-Aug-2017
09:30
2017092216000022-Sep-2017
16:00
Click to view on map DEVON PLACE  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
Between West Coates and dog-leg
City of Edinburgh Council

Sett reinstatement.
Parking restrictions as signed.
2017083009300030-Aug-2017
09:30
2017092915300029-Sep-2017
15:30
Click to view on map WESTER COATES GARDENS  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
Footpath between Wester Coates Gardens and Water of Leith path
Building contractor

Building development work.
Path closed, pedestrian and cyclist diversions signposted on site.
2017083108000031-Aug-2017
08:00
2017093017000030-Sep-2017
17:00
Click to view on map GEORGE STREET  City Centre
St Andrew Square to Hanover Street
Building contractor

Traffic management measures associated with Leith Street closure.
Road closed to westbound through traffic.
2017083109300031-Aug-2017
09:30
2018073116000031-Jul-2018
16:00
Click to view on map LEITH STREET A900 City Centre
Between Princes Street and Calton Road
Various organisations

St James area development project - http://bit.ly/2uIHSD1. Lothian Buses diversions at http://bit.ly/2fJLVs7
Road closed. Diversion via Waterloo Place - Regent Road to London Road gyratory.
2017090205000002-Sep-2017
05:00
2018073116000031-Jul-2018
16:00
Click to view on map NORTH BRIDGE A7 City Centre
At Princes Street
Various organisations

Traffic management measures associated with Leith Street closure.
No left turn into Princes Street except for buses, taxis and cycles.
2017090205000002-Sep-2017
05:00
2018073116000031-Jul-2018
16:00
Click to view on map COWGATE  City Centre
Between Blackfriars Street and South Gray's Close
SGN

Old Town gas main renewal project.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights. Blackfriars Street and High School Wynd closed.
2017090407000004-Sep-2017
07:00
2017101316000013-Oct-2017
16:00
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 and Brunswick Road closed from 04/09/17 and other side roads closed as required during the programme. From 11/09/17 - lane closures and contraflow at Shrubhill Place, Albert Street closed for 2 weeks from 18/09/17.
2017090407300004-Sep-2017
07:30
2017110318300003-Nov-2017
18:30
Click to view on map IONA STREET  Leith Walk
At Leith Walk
City of Edinburgh Council

Leith Programme phase 4. Kerb realignment and footway paving.
Road closed.
2017090408000004-Sep-2017
08:00
2017092916000029-Sep-2017
16:00
Click to view on map BRUNSWICK ROAD  Leith Walk
At Leith Walk
City of Edinburgh Council

To accommodate site compound for ongoing Leith Walk improvements.
Road closed.
2017090408000004-Sep-2017
08:00
2017111016000010-Nov-2017
16:00
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CRAIGMILLAR PARK AREA
SGN

Gas main renewal project. Phased road closures of East Suffolk Park, Suffolk Road, East Savile Road, East Suffolk Road and Ventnor Terrace.
2017090408000004-Sep-2017
08:00
2018033016000030-Mar-2018
16:00
Click to view on map MANSFIELD ROAD  Pentland Hills
Between Cockburn Crescent and Bavelaw Road
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway resurfacing.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
2017090409000004-Sep-2017
09:00
2017092216000022-Sep-2017
16:00
Click to view on map ST JOHN S ROAD A8 Corstorphine/Murrayfield
West of Manse Road junction
SGN

Urgent gas main repairs, completion date TBC.
Excavation in westbound bus lane - delays likely.
2017090410000004-Sep-2017
10:00
2017092216000022-Sep-2017
16:00
Click to view on map KAIMES ROAD  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
At Corstorphine Hill Crescent
Scottish Power

Installation of cable junction box.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
2017091109000011-Sep-2017
09:00
2017092216000022-Sep-2017
16:00
Click to view on map DEAN PARK STREET  Inverleith
Between Dean Park Mews and Bedford Street
BT

Installation of new telecoms cabinet.
Lane closures and parking restrictions. Traffic controlled by stop / go boards.
2017091109300011-Sep-2017
09:30
2017092216300022-Sep-2017
16:30
Click to view on map RESTALRIG AVENUE  Craigentinny/Duddingston
Between Loganlea Drive and roundabout at Smokey Brae
SGN

Gas main renewal project.
Lane closures initially. From 9.30am 20/09/17 - 3-way temporary traffic lights at Smokey Brae roundabout. Restalrig Road South closed between Smokey Brae and Loaning Road.
2017091109300011-Sep-2017
09:30
2017101315300013-Oct-2017
15:30
Click to view on map SILVERKNOWES ROAD  Almond
At Silverknowes Road / Lauriston Farm Road roundabout
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway and carriageway resurfacing, new zebra crossings and cycle lanes.
Lane restrictions for preparatory works then Silverknowes Parkway, Silverknowes Place and Silverknowes Road (south arm) closed and 2-way temporary traffic lights on the roundabout. Road closures expected late October.
2017091109300011-Sep-2017
09:30
2017121616000016-Dec-2017
16:00
Click to view on map MARCH ROAD  Inverleith
Between March Grove and Carfrae Park
Scottish Water

Sewer repairs (dates TBC).
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights proposed.
2017091109300011-Sep-2017
09:30
2017092216000022-Sep-2017
16:00
Click to view on map BRUNSTANE ROAD SOUTH  Portobello/Craigmillar
Between Brunstane Drive and Daiches Braes
Scottish Power

Cable works.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
2017091309300013-Sep-2017
09:30
2017092616000026-Sep-2017
16:00
Click to view on map LANARK ROAD WEST A70 Pentland Hills
Between Bridge Road and Ashley Grange
Scottish Power

Cable repairs to address street lighting fault.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights (manually controlled at peak times).
2017091309300013-Sep-2017
09:30
2017092617000026-Sep-2017
17:00
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NEWHAVEN AREA


September cruise liner visits. Parking restrictions on Newhaven Place 15/09 and 23/09.
2017091506000015-Sep-2017
06:00
2017092318000023-Sep-2017
18:00
Click to view on map DALMENY STREET  Leith Walk
From Easter Road to Dickson Street
Scottish Power

Street lighting repairs.
Road closed to westbound traffic. Diversion signed via Easter Road - Lorne StreetDickson Street - Dalmeny Street.
2017091808000018-Sep-2017
08:00
2017092217300022-Sep-2017
17:30
Click to view on map MOUNTCASTLE DRIVE SOUTH  Portobello/Craigmillar
At junction with Duddingston Park South
SGN

Gas main renewal project.
Lane closures, extending into northbound side of Duddingston Park South.
2017091809000018-Sep-2017
09:00
2017092916000029-Sep-2017
16:00
Click to view on map MOUND PLACE  City Centre
At North Bank Street
Contractor not specified

Crane operations.
Parking suspended. Footway closed at Milne's Court.
2017091809000018-Sep-2017
09:00
2017092218000022-Sep-2017
18:00
Click to view on map CANNING STREET  City Centre
Between Canning Street Lane and Rutland Court Lane
BT

Installation of broadband cables and ducting.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
2017091809300018-Sep-2017
09:30
2017092216000022-Sep-2017
16:00
Click to view on map ABERCORN TERRACE B6415 Portobello/Craigmillar
Between Brunstane Road and St Mary's Place
Scottish Power

Cable connections across carriageway.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
2017091809300018-Sep-2017
09:30
2017092916000029-Sep-2017
16:00
Click to view on map MELVILLE STREET  City Centre
All sides of junction with Melville Crescent and short section at Manor Place junction
Scottish Power

Installation of cables and ducting.
Lane closures and parking restrictions.
2017091809300018-Sep-2017
09:30
2017092217000022-Sep-2017
17:00
Click to view on map COWGATE  City Centre
Under George IV Bridge
Various organisations

Utility connections for development site.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
2017091810000018-Sep-2017
10:00
2017092416000024-Sep-2017
16:00
Click to view on map FIRRHILL CRESCENT  Colinton/Fairmilehead
At Firrhill Drive
SGN

Firrhill area gas main renewal project. Start date TBC.
Lane closures, parking restrictions, temporary traffic lights and local road closures as required.
2017091909000019-Sep-2017
09:00
2018011316000013-Jan-2018
16:00
Click to view on map LINKS PLACE  Leith
At Queen Charlotte Street
Scottish Water

Valve repairs.
Temporary traffic lights proposed.
2017091909300019-Sep-2017
09:30
2017092216000022-Sep-2017
16:00
Click to view on map LITTLE FRANCE DRIVE  Liberton/Gilmerton
At Little France Crescent
Contractor not specified

Works details and expected finish date TBA.
Lane closures and 3-way temporary traffic lights.
2017091909300019-Sep-2017
09:30
2017092216000022-Sep-2017
16:00
Click to view on map OLD DALKEITH ROAD A68 Midlothian
Between Millerhill and Salters Road
Amey

Street lighting work,
Overnight lane closures and temporary traffic lights (8pm - 6am for 4 nights).
2017091920000019-Sep-2017
20:00
2017092306000023-Sep-2017
06:00
Click to view on map COLINTON ROAD  Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
Between Elliot Road and Elliot Gardens
Scottish Water

Valve repairs.
Traffic management details TBA but expect some carriageway ocupation.
2017092012000020-Sep-2017
12:00
2017092716000027-Sep-2017
16:00
Click to view on map GLASGOW ROAD A8 Almond


One Big Day Motability event at Royal Highland Centre. Reduced speed limit on A8, local traffic management around the venue. Allow some extra time for journeys to Edinburgh Airport.
2017092307000023-Sep-2017
07:00
2017092319000023-Sep-2017
19:00
Click to view on map COWGATE  City Centre
At Blair Street
Scottish Power

Power cable connection for development of 85-87 South Bridge.
Road closed to through traffic.
2017092308000023-Sep-2017
08:00
2017092418000024-Sep-2017
18:00
Click to view on map GORGIE ROAD A71 Sighthill/Gorgie
Between Wheatfield Street and Wardlaw Street
BT

Manhole repairs.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
2017092308000023-Sep-2017
08:00
2017092317000023-Sep-2017
17:00
Click to view on map MORNINGSIDE ROAD A702 Meadows/Morningside
At Maxwell Street / Hermitage Terrace
BT

Cabling works.
Saturday - citybound lane restriction. Sunday - 2-way temporary traffic lights. No exit from Hermitage Terrace to Morningside Road on Saturday or Sunday.
2017092308000023-Sep-2017
08:00
2017092417000024-Sep-2017
17:00
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 as required.
2017092308000023-Sep-2017
08:00
2019090116000001-Sep-2019
16:00
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