Edinburgh roadworks: scheduled road closures, temporary traffic lights and diversions

This is everything you need to know about Edinburgh’s planned roadworks this week.

Friday, 24th May 2019, 3:13 pm
Updated Friday, 24th May 2019, 4:13 pm
Roadworks will again be affecting city motorists this week (Photo: TSPL)

This is a comprehensive list of all of the road closures due to start from Monday 27 May until Sunday 2 June according to the City of Edinburgh Council website.

Road closed and a temporary road adjacent to the main carriageway for the installation of a water main from Monday at 8am.
Road closed between Lady Wynd and the bridge at Castle Terrace and Kings Stables Lane closed from 8am on Monday.

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Lane closure for cabling work between Spittal Street to East Fountainbridge from 9.30am on Monday.
Two-way temporary traffic lights between Royston Mains Street and Royston Mains Road.
Four-way temporary traffic lights for a traffic signals upgrade from 8am on Tuesday.
A section between Maritime Street and Water Street will be closed to through traffic from 9.30am on Tuesday.
Road closed between Foot of the Walk and Queen Charlotte Street for ground investigation in relation to the tram extension from 9.30am on Tuesday.
Lane closures and contraflow between Southhouse Broadway and Janefield for work connected to the new junction at Barratt estate. In place from 9.30am on Tuesday.
Three-way temporary traffic lights at Lochend Castle Barns from 9.30am on Tuesday.
Closed in its entirety for the installation of high-voltage power cables. Will open between 10 and 16 June. Closed from 9am on Wednesday.
Citybound lane closure between Maritime Lane and Queen Charlotte Street for ground investigations work connected to the tram extension. Closed from 9.30am on Thursday until 5pm on Friday.
Hallyards Road closed at A8 with event traffic management around the Royal Highland Centre for Gardening Scotland from 8pm on Thursday until 6am on 3 June.
Outside lane closed at the citybound approach to Annandale Street/Montgomery Street Junction for ground investigation works for the tram extension from 9.30am on Friday until 5pm on Saturday.
Rolling road closures and traffic held as required for a parade. Expected to affect Distillery Lane, Dalry Road, Gorgie Road and Wheatfield Road from 9am on Saturday until noon.
Rolling road closure from 1.15pm until 2pm affecting Annfield, Newhaven Main Street, Fishmarket Square, Pier Place and Lindsay Road for the Gala Day Parade.
Closed between Coates Gardens and Haymarket Yards for a crane lift between 6am and 7pm on Sunday.
Two southbound lanes closed between Bread Street and East Fountainbridge for Scottish Water work between 9am and 6pm on Sunday.
Two-way temporary traffic lights between Waterfront Gait and Granton Mains Gair from 9.30am on Sunday for council carriageway patching.
Road closed for a local event between 10am and 5pm.
Open Streets Edinburgh. Lawnmarket, St Giles Street, High Street, Canongate, Cranston Street, New Street, Niddry Street, Blackfriars Street, Victoria Street and Grassmarket closed except for cyclists, blue badge holders and event vehicles from 10am to 5pm.