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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 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. Bridge demolition scheduled for weekend of 24 - 26/11/17.
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 WEST REGISTER STREET  City Centre
At St Andrew Square
Building contractor

Building development project.
Road closed to through traffic.
2017042408000024-Apr-2017
08:00
2018123116000031-Dec-2018
16:00
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
2017122216000022-Dec-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 FOUNTAINBRIDGE  Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
Between Viewforth and Grove Street
Building contractor

Building development.
South footway closed west of Gilmore Park.
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
2017120116000001-Dec-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. Currently no car parking available at either Fords Road or 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 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 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 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
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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 HOLYROOD ROAD  City Centre
At St John Street
SGN

Old Town gas main renewal project.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights. *Traffic management cleared Saturday 11/11/17*
2017090408000004-Sep-2017
08:00
2017112416000024-Nov-2017
16:00
Click to view on map POTTERROW  Southside/Newington
Between Marshall Street and Brighton Street
Building contractor

Building development project.
Lane closures and contraflow.
2017091108000011-Sep-2017
08:00
2018092817000028-Sep-2018
17:00
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.
Silverknowes Place and Silverknowes Road closed. 2-way temporary traffic lights at the roundabout, all traffic using north side. No access to Marine Drive from Silverknowes Parkway / Lauriston Farm Road.
2017091109300011-Sep-2017
09:30
2017112216000022-Nov-2017
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 as required.
2017092308000023-Sep-2017
08:00
2019090116000001-Sep-2019
16:00
Click to view on map HIGH STREET  City Centre
At Blackfriars Street
SGN

Old Town gas main renewal project (decommissioning old main, reinstatements and relaying all setts). Service 300 to Ocean Terminal diverted http://bit.ly/2hyMWnB
Lane closures and priority boards to start with. High Street and Blackfriar's Street closed later in this phase of work.
2017092608000026-Sep-2017
08:00
2017112416000024-Nov-2017
16:00
Click to view on map FIRRHILL CRESCENT  Colinton/Fairmilehead
At Firrhill Drive
SGN

Firrhill area gas main renewal project.
Lane closures, parking restrictions, temporary traffic lights and local road closures as required.
2017092609000026-Sep-2017
09:00
2018011316000013-Jan-2018
16:00
Click to view on map HAYMARKET TERRACE A8 City Centre
Between Apex Hotel and Haymarket junction
Scottish Water

Sewer replacement. Traffic management installed late on Saturday, work starts on Sunday. http://bit.ly/2uvFak2
Road closed to citybound traffic, diversion via Magdala Crescent - Eglinton Crescent - Palmerston Place. Magdala Crescent northbound only at Haymarket Terrace. 1-way system (clockwise) at Eglinton Crescent / Glencairn Crescent. Westbound traffic down to 1 lane.
2017100721000007-Oct-2017
21:00
2018063017000030-Jun-2018
17:00
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KIMMERGHAME DRIVE
City of Edinburgh Council

Junction reconstruction.
Road closed, diversion via Kimmerghame Avenue.
2017100908000009-Oct-2017
08:00
2017112416000024-Nov-2017
16:00
Click to view on map POTTERROW  Southside/Newington
Marshall Street to South College Street
Building contractor

Building inspection / maintenance at South College Street. East footway closed, alternative route signed via crossing Marshall Street - west footway.
2017101408000014-Oct-2017
08:00
2017113016000030-Nov-2017
16:00
Click to view on map WARDIE SQUARE  Forth
In its entirety
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing.
Road closed, parking restrictions as signed.
2017101608000016-Oct-2017
08:00
2017120116000001-Dec-2017
16:00
Click to view on map SAUGHTON ROAD NORTH  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
Between Roull Road and Castle Avenue
Scottish Water

Major water main upgrade project phase 2a. 6 months work on Saughton Road North then Kirk Loan, across St John's Road and into Clermiston Road.
From 08/11/17 - road closed to through traffic between Roull Road and Castle Avenue. Dovecot Road, Meadowhouse Road, Roull Road, Castle Avenue, Tyler's Acre Road and Tyler's Acre Avenue closed. Single-lane access maintained to shops / car park at Roull Road.
2017101609300016-Oct-2017
09:30
2017122216000022-Dec-2017
16:00
Click to view on map CHESSER AVENUE  Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
In its entirety
Tarmac / CEC

Carriageway resurfacing (whole length) and traffic signals upgrade at New Mart Road junction.
Lane closures in both directions, side-road closures and banned turns as signed. Bus stops closed except at Kwik Fit. 13-21/11/17 - nightshift work at Slateford Road junction with 3-way temporary traffic lights. 22/11 - 02/12/17 - nightshift work at Gorgie Road junction with 3-way temporary traffic lights.
2017102307000023-Oct-2017
07:00
2017120317000003-Dec-2017
17:00
Click to view on map QUEENSFERRY ROAD B800 Almond
Northwards from Newmains Road
Telecomms company

Virgin Media - installation of new services.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
2017102509300025-Oct-2017
09:30
2017112316000023-Nov-2017
16:00
Click to view on map ST ANDREW SQUARE  City Centre


Edinburgh's Christmas preparations. 1 lane and north footway closed on south side of Square.
2017103008000030-Oct-2017
08:00
2017112018000020-Nov-2017
18:00
Click to view on map GEORGE STREET  City Centre


Edinburgh's Christmas events. George Street closed between Charlotte Square and *east* side of Castle Street junction. Temporary cycle facilities installed, loading permitted on north side 6.30 - 9.30am each day.
2017103008000030-Oct-2017
08:00
2018011822000018-Jan-2018
22:00
Click to view on map DRUM STREET A772 Liberton/Gilmerton
Between Gilmerton Station Road and Candlemaker's Park
Building contractor

New site entrance and sewer construction.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights. *temporary lights cleared 09/11/17, ongoing lane and footway restrictions*
2017103008000030-Oct-2017
08:00
2017112017300020-Nov-2017
17:30
Click to view on map LOGANLEA DRIVE  Craigentinny/Duddingston
Between Restalrig Avenue and Loganlea Place
SGN

Gas main renewal project.
Road closed. Lothian Buses 25 diverted via Craigentinny Avenue.
2017103008000030-Oct-2017
08:00
2017113017000030-Nov-2017
17:00
Click to view on map CREWE ROAD SOUTH  Inverleith
From Porterfield Road to Crewe Toll (working northwards)
SGN

Gas main renewal project. Start date TBC - no work on site as at 17/11/17.
Rolling programme with lane closures and 2/3/4-way temporary traffic lights as required.
2017103009300030-Oct-2017
09:30
2017122216000022-Dec-2017
16:00
Click to view on map INVERLEITH ROW B901 Inverleith
Between Ferry Road and Royston Terrace
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing.
Lane and footway closures on both sides.
2017103109300031-Oct-2017
09:30
2017113016000030-Nov-2017
16:00
Click to view on map NEWHALLS ROAD (EDINBURGH ROAD) B924 City of Edinburgh
Western end of Hawes car park
Scottish Water

Installation of new pipes and manholes.
Lane closures / contraflow. Parking restrictions on both sides.
2017110209000002-Nov-2017
09:00
2017121416000014-Dec-2017
16:00
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BILSTON AREA
Scottish Water

Water main upgrade. Details at http://bit.ly/2hq6Cr7
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights beginning with 3-way lights at Seafield Road / Seafield Moor Road junction.
2017110608000006-Nov-2017
08:00
2018041316000013-Apr-2018
16:00
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SPYLAW AREA
SGN

Gas main renewal project.
Phased road closures of Ettrick Road, Spylaw Road, South Gillsland Road, Gray's Loan, Gillsland Road, Napier Road, Merchiston Avenue and Polwarth Terrace. Other lane closures and parking restrictions as signed.
2017110608000006-Nov-2017
08:00
2018042717000027-Apr-2018
17:00
Click to view on map CALTON ROAD  City Centre
At New Street
Scottish Power

Laying 160m of high-voltage cables between substation and Caltongate development.
Lane closures and 2 / 3-way temporary traffic lights.
2017110609300006-Nov-2017
09:30
2017112016000020-Nov-2017
16:00
Click to view on map SAUGHTON ROAD NORTH  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
Between Kirk Loan and Sycamore Gardens
Scottish Water

Water main renewal project.
Road closed. No direct access to Saughton Road North (or roads off it) from Kirk Loan or Corstorphine High Street.
2017110910000009-Nov-2017
10:00
2017120816000008-Dec-2017
16:00
Click to view on map LIBERTON GARDENS A701 Liberton/Gilmerton
At Portmore Drive / Liberton medical centre
Scottish Water

Abandonment of old water main.
Lane closures and 3-way temporary traffic lights.
2017111009300010-Nov-2017
09:30
2017120116000001-Dec-2017
16:00
Click to view on map ELLERSLY ROAD  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
Between Kinellan Road and Murrayfield Road
Building contractor

For S1 Developments.
Lane closures.
2017111308000013-Nov-2017
08:00
2017113016000030-Nov-2017
16:00
Click to view on map HAWKHILL AVENUE  Leith Walk
Between Hibs ticket office and Hawkhill adult education centre
Cityfibre

Installation of broadband cables and ducting.
Excavations in south footway, lane and parking restrictions as signed.
2017111308300013-Nov-2017
08:30
2017112417000024-Nov-2017
17:00
Click to view on map COWGATE  City Centre
Between Three Sisters and George IV Bridge
Cityfibre

Installation of broadband cables and ducting.
Lane closures and 2-way temporary traffic lights.
2017111309000013-Nov-2017
09:00
2017111816000018-Nov-2017
16:00
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PENNYWELL / DRYLAW AREA
SGN

Gas main renewal project. Indicative dates, no road closures until Silverknowes roundabout work is complete.
Staggered road closures on Pennywell Road, Ferry Road service road and Groathill Road North. Temporary traffic lights as required on Ferry Road. Pennywell Road closed southbound from 27/11/17.
2017111309000013-Nov-2017
09:00
2018062916000029-Jun-2018
16:00
Click to view on map BRISTO PLACE  City Centre
Chambers Street to Hotel du Vin
Scottish Water

Water main replacement project.
Nearside lane closure, parking restrictions as signed.
2017111309300013-Nov-2017
09:30
2017112716000027-Nov-2017
16:00
Click to view on map - A Road - A71 Pentland Hills
Between Addiston Farm Road and Dalmahoy Road
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway resurfacing.
Off-peak lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
2017111309300013-Nov-2017
09:30
2017113016000030-Nov-2017
16:00
Click to view on map BREAD STREET  City Centre
Between Lothian Road and Spittal Street
Scottish Water

Mains replacement project.
Temporary traffic lights and westbound (bus) lane closed. No left turn into Bread Street from Lothian Road.
2017111309300013-Nov-2017
09:30
2017112716000027-Nov-2017
16:00
Click to view on map BANKHEAD ROAD  City of Edinburgh
At Wester Dalmeny Cottages
SGN

Laying new gas supply.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
2017111309300013-Nov-2017
09:30
2017112716000027-Nov-2017
16:00
Click to view on map INGLIS GREEN ROAD  Sighthill/Gorgie
At Redhall Avenue
Energetics

Gas main connection for SGN.
Off-peak lane closures and 2-way temporary traffic lights. Redhall Avenue not signal-controlled.
2017111409300014-Nov-2017
09:30
2017112116000021-Nov-2017
16:00
Click to view on map BURGESS ROAD  City of Edinburgh
Outside the school
Scottish Power

Cable work.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
2017111411000014-Nov-2017
11:00
2017112416000024-Nov-2017
16:00
Click to view on map HAWTHORN GARDENS B702 Midlothian
Between Inveravon Road and Mayburn Avenue
Scottish Water

Sewer repairs.
Road closed to through traffic.
2017111508000015-Nov-2017
08:00
2017111918000019-Nov-2017
18:00
Click to view on map CALDER ROAD A71 Sighthill/Gorgie
Between the Fire Station and Sighthill roundabout
Clancy Docwra

Cable installation.
Off-peak citybound (bus) lane closure.
2017111509300015-Nov-2017
09:30
2017112015300020-Nov-2017
15:30
Click to view on map TORPHICHEN STREET A8 City Centre
At Palmerston Place / West Maitland Street junction
Scottish Power

Emergency cable repairs to prevent widespread outage.
No northbound access to Palmerston Place. No access to Torphichen Street from Morrison Street / Morrison Link. No left turn into Palmerston Place from West Maitland Street. Palmerston Place southbound reduced to 1 lane.
2017111519000015-Nov-2017
19:00
2017111816000018-Nov-2017
16:00
Click to view on map OCEAN DRIVE  Leith
Lindsay Road to roundabout at Melrose Drive
BT

Cable work.
Road closed to northbound traffic and lane closure on Commercial Street (westbound). 9pm - 6am for 3 nights.
2017111521000015-Nov-2017
21:00
2017111806000018-Nov-2017
06:00
Click to view on map GRANTON ROAD A903 Forth
At Afton Place
Contractor not specified

Sewer repairs.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
2017111612000016-Nov-2017
12:00
2017112215300022-Nov-2017
15:30
Click to view on map SCIENNES  Southside/Newington
At Sciennes Place
Cityfibre

Cable works for superfast broadband.
Off-peak temporary traffic lights.
2017111709300017-Nov-2017
09:30
2017112115300021-Nov-2017
15:30
Click to view on map QUEENSFERRY STREET A90 City Centre
At Drumsheugh Gardens
Scottish Power

Urgent cable repairs. Completion date TBC.
Citybound lane closures.
2017111713000017-Nov-2017
13:00
2017112417000024-Nov-2017
17:00
Click to view on map MORNINGSIDE ROAD A702 Meadows/Morningside
At Belhaven Terrace
BT

Manhole repairs.
Overnight lane closures and 4-way temporary traffic lights.
2017111719300017-Nov-2017
19:30
2017111806000018-Nov-2017
06:00
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INGLISTON AREA


Antiques Fair at Royal Highland Centre. Hallyards Road closed at A8, temporary reduced speed linit (40mph) on A8 between Ratho Station and Gogarburn golf club. Possible traffic delays on airport apporach roads.
2017111722000017-Nov-2017
22:00
2017111923590019-Nov-2017
23:59
Click to view on map MONTROSE TERRACE A1 City Centre
From Abbey Lane, along London Road and up to Regent Road junction
Cityfibre

Carriageway reinstatement.
Citybound lane restrictions, Abbey Lane closed. Parking suspended on south side of Cadzow Place and Montrose Terrace.
2017111806000018-Nov-2017
06:00
2017111918000019-Nov-2017
18:00
Click to view on map BERNARD TERRACE  Southside/Newington
Building contractor

Crane lift at new student accommodation. Likely to take 1 day, second day as contingency only.
Road closed.
2017111807000018-Nov-2017
07:00
2017111917000019-Nov-2017
17:00
Click to view on map BONNINGTON ROAD B900 Leith Walk
At Tennant Street
BT

Cable work via carriageway manholes.
Lane closures and 3-way temporary traffic lights.
2017111808300018-Nov-2017
08:30
2017111917000019-Nov-2017
17:00
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EASTER ROAD


Hibs v St Johnstone, kick-off 3pm. Local road closures and parking restrictions.
2017111814000018-Nov-2017
14:00
2017111817300018-Nov-2017
17:30
Click to view on map  
BT MURRAYFIELD


Scotland v New Zealand, kick-off 5.15pm. Post-match road closures - http://bit.ly/2Act8KN, bus diversions at http://bit.ly/2zMaDy4
2017111814000018-Nov-2017
14:00
2017111821000018-Nov-2017
21:00
Click to view on map  
EDINBURGH'S CHRISTMAS 'LIGHT NIGHT' (19/11/17)


George Street closed 6.30pm 18/11/17 - 11.30pm 19/11/17. Frederick Street and North Castle Street closed 1 - 6.30pm, Mound / Hanover Street closed 2 - 6.30pm, Charlotte Square east side closed for around 10 minutes between 5 and 5.30pm. Righ turn Queen Street to Queen Street Gardens East open 2pm - 6.30pm
2017111818300018-Nov-2017
18:30
2017111923300019-Nov-2017
23:30
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