Edinburgh weekend roadworks: roads to watch out for

After a summer of roadworks leaving motorists frustrated at traffic delays, motorists in and around Edinburgh will be faced with some more obstructions this weekend.

Friday, 14th September 2018, 12:08 pm
Updated Friday, 14th September 2018, 12:15 pm
Roadworks. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Here are some of the roads affected, according to a post on the Edinburgh Travel News Twitter page:

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-City Bypass A720; Colinton/Fairmilehead; Lothianburn to Straiton; road closed overnight to eastbound traffic due to carriageway inspections, diversion via Frogston Road. Fri Sep 14th at 8pm to Sep 15th at 6.30am.

-Gorgie Road A71; Sighthill/Gorgie; between Ardmillan Terrace and Murieston Lane; 4-way temporary traffic lights as BT clear blocked cable ducts; 9am-5pm on Sat Sep 15th. Also 3-way temporary lights between 9am and 5pm on Sunday Sep 16th at Mcleod Street.

-George Street; city centre Frederick Street to Castle Street; road closed to westbound traffic due to crane lift; 7am-6pm Sun Sep 16th

-Charlotte Square; city centre at George Street; southbound road closure due to Scottish Water doing manhole repairs; 9am-4pm Sun Sep 16th

-St John's Road A8; Costorphine/Murrayfield at Costorphine Bank Drive; city bound lane closure and no left turn into Costorphine Bank Drive, due to BT cabling works; 9.30am-6.30pm on Sun Sep 16th

-Bridge Road B701; Colinton/Fairmilehead at Spylaw Street; 3-way temporary traffic lights, westbound/northbound bus stop closed due to Scottish Water ironwork repairs; 9.30am-4pm on Sun Sep 16th

-Broomhouse Drive; Sighthill/Gorgie at Saughton House; off-peak lane closures/contraflow due to Virgin Media manhole repairs; 9.30am-4pm on Sun Sep 16th

-Dundee Street; Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart at Gibson Terrace; 3-way temporary traffic lights for Scottish Water ironwork repairs; 9.30am-4pm on Sun Sep 16th