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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 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 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 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  
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
Click to view on map  
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. No access into or out of Calton Road from 6am 20/12/17 (except for cyclists).
2017090205000002-Sep-2017
05:00
2018073116000031-Jul-2018
16:00
Click to view on map  
CRAIGMILLAR PARK AREA
SGN

Gas main renewal project. Phased road closures of East Suffolk Park, Suffolk Road, East Savile Road, East Suffolk Road, Ventnor Terrace, Crawfurd Road and Lygon Road.
Northbound lane closure at East Savile Road from 10/01/18 for 5 weeks.
2017090408000004-Sep-2017
08:00
2018033016000030-Mar-2018
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 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 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
2018021416000014-Feb-2018
16:00
Click to view on map HAYMARKET TERRACE A8 City Centre
Between Apex Hotel and Haymarket junction
Scottish Water

Sewer replacement. 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
Click to view on map CHESSER AVENUE  Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
In its entirety
Tarmac / CEC

Carriageway resurfacing (whole length) and traffic signals upgrade at Hutchison Road junction.
Minor lane restrictions for completion of kerbing, traffic islands and detection loops. Temporary traffic lights at Hutchison Road junction *and* at Gorgie Road junction 7pm - 11pm on 23/01/18.
2017102307000023-Oct-2017
07:00
2018012617000026-Jan-2018
17:00
Click to view on map BARNTON AVENUE  Almond
From the pedestrian / cycle gate to Cramond Road South
Scottish Power

Cable installation.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights. Crossing of Cramond Road South scheduled for 24/01/18 - 31/01/18 with temporary traffic lights and existing pedestrian crossing out of use.
2017103009000030-Oct-2017
09:00
2018013116000031-Jan-2018
16:00
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BILSTON AREA
Scottish Water

Water main upgrade. Details at http://bit.ly/2hq6Cr7
Various lane closures, road closures and temporary traffic lights as required. Bush Farm Road clsoed at A703 from 06/12/17 for 3 weeks. Meadow Place closed at A701 from 08/01/18 for 4 weeks.
2017110608000006-Nov-2017
08:00
2018041316000013-Apr-2018
16:00
Click to view on map  
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 23/11/17.
2017111309000013-Nov-2017
09:00
2018062916000029-Jun-2018
16:00
Click to view on map - A Road - A90 Almond
Cramond Brig to Burnshot junction
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway construction.
Off-peak northbound lane closure.
2017111509300015-Nov-2017
09:30
2018013116000031-Jan-2018
16:00
Click to view on map BELLEVUE GARDENS  Leith Walk
In its entirety
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway and footway resurfacing, street lighting renewal.
Lane closures and parking restrictions.
2017112709010027-Nov-2017
09:01
2018012617000026-Jan-2018
17:00
Click to view on map KIRK LOAN  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
At Saughton Road North
Scottish Water

Water main renewal project.
Road closed.
2017121810000018-Dec-2017
10:00
2018022816000028-Feb-2018
16:00
Click to view on map CALTON ROAD  City Centre
At Leith Street
Building contractor

As part of St James development.
Road closed except for cyclists and pedestrians.
2017122006000020-Dec-2017
06:00
2018040120000001-Apr-2018
20:00
Click to view on map GILMERTON DYKES STREET B701 Liberton/Gilmerton
Between the junctions with Gilmerton Dykes Crescent
Scottish Power

Repairs to cable faut.
Lane closure and 2-way temporary traffic lights.
2018010409000004-Jan-2018
09:00
2018012916000029-Jan-2018
16:00
Click to view on map GREAT JUNCTION STREET A901 Leith
Between Bonnington Road and Coburg Street / Ferry Road.
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway resurfacing. Bus diversion info at http://bit.ly/2CSbbak. Bonnington Road bus diversion for 20-21/01/18 at http://bit.ly/2EUF7iN
Road closed to southbound traffic (towards Leith Walk). General traffic diversion via North Junction Street - Commercial Street - Constitution Street. Bonnington Road closed weekend of 20-21/01/18. Cables Wynd closed for duration of project.
2018010806000008-Jan-2018
06:00
2018012616000026-Jan-2018
16:00
Click to view on map PENNYWELL ROAD  Forth
SGN

Gas main renewal project. Bus diversion info at http://bit.ly/2FfnHye
Road closed to northbound traffic. Diversion signed via Ferry Road - West Granton Access - West Granton Road.
2018010807000008-Jan-2018
07:00
2018020217000002-Feb-2018
17:00
Click to view on map  
SPYLAW AREA
SGN

Gas main renewal project.
Phased road closures of Ettrick Road, Spylaw Road, South Gillsland Road, Gray's Loan (29/01/18), Gillsland Road, Napier Road (08/01/18), Merchiston Avenue and Polwarth Terrace. Other lane closures and parking restrictions as signed.
2018010808000008-Jan-2018
08:00
2018042717000027-Apr-2018
17:00
Click to view on map LEYDEN ROAD  West Lothian
West Lothian Council

Carriageway resurfacing.
Road closed.
2018010809000008-Jan-2018
09:00
2018012916000029-Jan-2018
16:00
Click to view on map MOREDUNVALE ROAD  Liberton/Gilmerton
Between Upper Craigour and Old Dalkeith Road
City of Edinburgh Council

Flood prevention works. Bus diversion info at http://bit.ly/2m9e630
Road closed.
2018010809000008-Jan-2018
09:00
2018040116590001-Apr-2018
16:59
Click to view on map NEWHAVEN PLACE  Leith
Between Goosander Street and Lindsay Road
Building contractor

Construction work.
Road closed.
2018010809000008-Jan-2018
09:00
2018102616000026-Oct-2018
16:00
Click to view on map LADYWELL AVENUE  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
Between Dovecot Road and Broomhall Road
SGN

Gas main renewal.
Lane and parking restrictions as signed.
2018010809300008-Jan-2018
09:30
2018031916000019-Mar-2018
16:00
Click to view on map DUNDEE STREET  Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
At Gilmore Park
Scottish Power

Cable installation. Completion date TBC.
Lane closures and 2-way temporary traffic lights.Gilmore Park closed (except for delivery vehicles).
2018010809300008-Jan-2018
09:30
2018020514000005-Feb-2018
14:00
Click to view on map QUEENSFERRY ROAD A90 Inverleith
Between Dean Path and Queensferry Terrace
SGN

Gas main renewal.
Lane closures. Eton Terrace and Belgrave Crescent reopened and temporary traffic lights at Dean Bridge removed 18/01/18.
2018010810000008-Jan-2018
10:00
2018022616000026-Feb-2018
16:00
Click to view on map COBURG STREET  Leith
Near Couper Street
SGN

Gas leak repairs. Completion date TBC.
Lane closures and 2-way temporary traffic lights.
2018011108000011-Jan-2018
08:00
2018012616000026-Jan-2018
16:00
Click to view on map FROGSTON ROAD EAST B701 Liberton/Gilmerton
Between Kaimes crossroads and development site at Broomhills Road
Various organisations

Water, power and gas main connections.
Lane closures and 2-way temporary traffic lights until 16/01/18 then eastbound lane restriction for around 2 weeks.
2018011109300011-Jan-2018
09:30
2018013017000030-Jan-2018
17:00
Click to view on map GLENLOCKHART ROAD  Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
Between The Steils and Glenlockhart Bank
Scottish Water

Water main connection.
Road closed to through traffic on 3 consecutive Sundays.*Sunday 28th works cancelled*
2018011408000014-Jan-2018
08:00
2018012906000029-Jan-2018
06:00
Click to view on map QUEEN STREET  City Centre
Between Frederick Street and Hanover Street
Scottish Water

Mains replacement project.
2 westbound lanes closed with contraflow on eastbound carriageway. No right turn from Queen Street into Hanover Street.
2018011409300014-Jan-2018
09:30
2018013016000030-Jan-2018
16:00
Click to view on map ST JOHN S ROAD A8 Corstorphine/Murrayfield
Between Kirk Loan and Clermiston Road
Scottish Water

Water main renewal project. http://bit.ly/2CDe62r
Lane closures and contraflow on St John's Road; Kirk Loan and Clermiston Road closed.
2018011506000015-Jan-2018
06:00
2018020917000009-Feb-2018
17:00
Click to view on map COLINTON ROAD  Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
Craiglockhart crossroads to Craiglockhart Road North
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway resurfacing and tree planting.
Citybound lane closure (Monday to Friday only).
2018011508000015-Jan-2018
08:00
2018020516000005-Feb-2018
16:00
Click to view on map JOHNSTON TERRACE  City Centre
In its entirety
Historic Environment Scotland

Rock face inspection.
Road closed (Monday - Friday only). South footway to remain open but pedestrians directred by banksmen as required.
2018011508000015-Jan-2018
08:00
2018012617000026-Jan-2018
17:00
Click to view on map CLERMISTON ROAD  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
Between St John's Road and Drum Brae
Scottish Water

Corstorphine area water main renewal. http://bit.ly/2CDe62r
Road closed in sections, starting at St John's Road and working north.
2018011508000015-Jan-2018
08:00
2018042717300027-Apr-2018
17:30
Click to view on map CRAIGENTINNY ROAD  Craigentinny/Duddingston
At Loganlea Road, working westwards to Findlay Gardens
SGN

Gas main renewal project. Finish date TBC.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
2018011509000015-Jan-2018
09:00
2018032316000023-Mar-2018
16:00
Click to view on map GLASGOW ROAD A8 Almond
Between Hallyards Road and Ingliston Road
City of Edinburgh Council

Replacement of signage, footway resurfacing.
Off-peak citybound lane closure, temporary 40mph speed restriction.
2018011509300015-Jan-2018
09:30
2018020216000002-Feb-2018
16:00
Click to view on map - A Road - A71 Pentland Hills
At Curriehill Road
City of Edinburgh Council

Footway and carriageway resurfacing.
Off-peak lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
2018011509300015-Jan-2018
09:30
2018022315300023-Feb-2018
15:30
Click to view on map FERRY ROAD B9085 Forth
At Silverknowes Neuk
SGN

Gas main renewal.
Lane closure and 2-way temporary traffic lights.
2018011509300015-Jan-2018
09:30
2018012616000026-Jan-2018
16:00
Click to view on map LANARK ROAD WEST A70 Pentland Hills
At Newmills
BT

Duct installation.
Rolling programme from Newmills Road to Cala development. 2- or 3-way temporary traffic lights as appropriate.
2018011509300015-Jan-2018
09:30
2018012516000025-Jan-2018
16:00
Click to view on map  
Union Path (Ratho)
City of Edinburgh Council

Sewer installation works for Edinburgh Leisure.
Footpath closed between Wilkies Basin and EICA, pedestrian / cyclist diversion via Union Canal path
2018011509300015-Jan-2018
09:30
2018021615300016-Feb-2018
15:30
Click to view on map LOTHIAN ROAD A700 City Centre
Opposite Edinburgh Filmhouse
SGN

Gas main connection.
Southbound lane closure.
2018011509300015-Jan-2018
09:30
2018012915300029-Jan-2018
15:30
Click to view on map ROSE STREET NORTH LANE  City Centre
Western section between Hanover Street and South St David Street
Cityfibre

Installation of cabling and ducting.
Road closed.
2018011808000018-Jan-2018
08:00
2018012517000025-Jan-2018
17:00
Click to view on map PILTON DRIVE  Forth
On the bridge at Ainslie Park
SGN

Gas leak repairs.
Lane closure and 2-way temporary traffic lights.
2018012008000020-Jan-2018
08:00
2018012516000025-Jan-2018
16:00
Click to view on map - Unnamed Road -  West Lothian
U31 Humbie Holdings between A71 and Linburn Road
West Lothian Council

Carriageway resurfacing.
Road closed.
2018012207000022-Jan-2018
07:00
2018020416300004-Feb-2018
16:30
Click to view on map BALGREEN ROAD  Sighthill/Gorgie
At Saughton Park
City of Edinburgh Council

Saughton Park regeneration project.
Lane closures and west footway closed with pedestrian diversion as signed. Pedestrian crossing at Water of Leith out of use. Monday - Friday only.
2018012208000022-Jan-2018
08:00
2018020916000009-Feb-2018
16:00
Click to view on map CLERK STREET A7 Southside/Newington
At Gifford Park
Cityfibre

Cable and ducting installation along Gifford Park.
Citybound lane closure, pedestrian crossing out of use whilst work in progress.
2018012209000022-Jan-2018
09:00
2018012616000026-Jan-2018
16:00
Click to view on map SCIENNES  Southside/Newington
At Sciennes Place
Cityfibre

Cable works for superfast broadband.
Off-peak temporary traffic lights.
2018012209300022-Jan-2018
09:30
2018013015300030-Jan-2018
15:30
Click to view on map TELFORD ROAD A902 Inverleith
Opposite Telford Drive (outside Telford Arms)
Telecomms company

Installation of antenna pole and telecomms cabinet.
Footway excavation, westbound lane closure to accommodate temporary walkway.
2018012209300022-Jan-2018
09:30
2018012416000024-Jan-2018
16:00
Click to view on map MARCHMONT CRESCENT  Meadows/Morningside
Between Marchmont Road and Roseneath Street
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway patching. Bus diversion info (service 41) at http://bit.ly/2mXn3xN
Road closed to through traffic (rescheduled from 16/01/18 due to adverse weather).
2018012209300022-Jan-2018
09:30
2018020216000002-Feb-2018
16:00
Click to view on map NILE GROVE  Meadows/Morningside
Scottish Water

Pipe replacement.
Lane closure and 2-way temporary tarffic lights.
2018012209300022-Jan-2018
09:30
2018020216000002-Feb-2018
16:00
Click to view on map MELVILLE STREET  City Centre
At Manor Place
Scottish Power

Cable works (phase 1 of 3).
Road closed to eastbound trafic. Diversion signed via Manor Place - Chester Street - Walker Street.
2018012209300022-Jan-2018
09:30
2018012616300026-Jan-2018
16:30
Click to view on map KING S STABLES ROAD  City Centre
Between Kings Stables Lane and Lady Wynd
Telecomms company

Virgin Media - cable and ducting work for relocation of cabinets.
Lane closures and 2-way temporary traffic lights
2018012209300022-Jan-2018
09:30
2018012616000026-Jan-2018
16:00
Click to view on map STIRLING ROAD  Forth
At Zetland Place
BT

Cable work via carriageway manholes.
Lane closures and 4-way temporary traffic lights.
2018012209300022-Jan-2018
09:30
2018012409300024-Jan-2018
09:30
Click to view on map NEWBATTLE TERRACE  Meadows/Morningside
Between Morningside Road and Falcon Gardens
SGN

Laying new gas service.
Lane closures and 2-way temporary traffic lights.
2018012209300022-Jan-2018
09:30
2018020916000009-Feb-2018
16:00
Click to view on map RAVELSTON DYKES  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
Between Garscube Terrace and Crarae Avenue
SGN

Gas leak repairs. Finish date TBC.
Lane closures and priority boards.
2018012209300022-Jan-2018
09:30
2018013116000031-Jan-2018
16:00
Click to view on map WEST APPROACH ROAD  Sighthill/Gorgie
Between Roseburn Street and Dundee Street
City of Edinburgh Council

Carriageway resurfacing.
Road closed 7pm - 7am each week night.
2018012219000022-Jan-2018
19:00
2018022807000028-Feb-2018
07:00
Click to view on map WEST BOWLING GREEN STREET  Leith Walk
Between South Fort Street and the end of West Bowling Green Street
Building contractor

Construction work.
Road closed (access maintained to South Fort Business Park).
2018012308300023-Jan-2018
08:30
2018012817000028-Jan-2018
17:00
Click to view on map SEAFIELD STREET  Craigentinny/Duddingston
At Seafield Road
Cityfibre

Installation of broadband cables and ducting.
Lane and parking restrictions as signed. East footway closed, pedestrian diversion as signed.
2018012308300023-Jan-2018
08:30
2018012717000027-Jan-2018
17:00
Click to view on map BROOMHOUSE DRIVE  Sighthill/Gorgie
At Saughton House
Various organisations

Cable installation. Scottish Power and C-Plan working together.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights (with pedestrian crossing) for carriageway works, contraflow for footway works.
2018012309300023-Jan-2018
09:30
2018012516300025-Jan-2018
16:30
Click to view on map SOUTH BRIDGE A7 City Centre
Scottish Power

Cable jointing work in west footway.
Section of citybound bus lane closed. Bus stop closure as signed.
2018012309300023-Jan-2018
09:30
2018020216000002-Feb-2018
16:00
Click to view on map SLATEFORD ROAD A70 Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
At Appin Terrace
City of Edinburgh Council

Off-peak resurfacing works.
Lane closures and temporary traffic lights.
2018012310000023-Jan-2018
10:00
2018012516000025-Jan-2018
16:00
Click to view on map WEST GRANTON ROAD  Forth
Between Granton Mains Avenue and Granton Mill Crescent
Scottish Water

Manhole repairs.
Off-peak lane closure and temporary traffic lights.
2018012409300024-Jan-2018
09:30
2018012515300025-Jan-2018
15:30
Click to view on map MURRAYFIELD ROAD  Corstorphine/Murrayfield
At Campbell Avenue
BT

Equipment upgrade.
Temporary traffic lights proposed but expect some carriageway occupation on northbound side.
2018012409300024-Jan-2018
09:30
2018012616000026-Jan-2018
16:00
Click to view on map GLASGOW ROAD A8 Almond
Slip road from Gogar roundabout to westbound A8
Telecomms company

Upgrade work to existing telephone mast.
Off-peak lane closure on slip-road.
2018012409300024-Jan-2018
09:30
2018012616000026-Jan-2018
16:00
Click to view on map NEWTOFT STREET B701 Liberton/Gilmerton
Between Hyvot Bank Avenue and Drum Street
Telecomms company

Cherry-picker access to phone mast.
Eastbound lane closure and stop / go boards.
2018012410000024-Jan-2018
10:00
2018012416000024-Jan-2018
16:00
Click to view on map SLATEFORD ROAD A70 Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart
Rail bridge at Allan Park / Chesser Avenue
Network Rail

Bridge inspection.
Overnight lane closures and 3-way temporary traffic lights.
2018012422000024-Jan-2018
22:00
2018012506000025-Jan-2018
06:00
Click to view on map MARKET STREET  City Centre
Development site adjacent to City Art Centre
Scottish Power

New power connection.
Westbound lane closure. Parking bays and taxi rank on north side suspended. Temporary taxi rank provided on south side, east of Jeffrey Street.
2018012509000025-Jan-2018
09:00
2018012917000029-Jan-2018
17:00
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