Major traffic disruption as lorry breaks down on Edinburgh's busy Gorgie Road

The incident follows an earlier closure of Gorgie Road due to a fire.

Wednesday, 13th November 2019, 8:07 am
Updated Wednesday, 13th November 2019, 8:09 am

Commuters will face major delays this morning as Gorgie Road has been blocked by a broken-down HGV.

The lorry has broken down down between Ardmillan Junction and Gorgie Farm.

It is blocking both lanes of traffic, as the breakdown occurred while the vehicle was leaving a building site.

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Lothian bus has announced diversions to services 1, 2, 3, 25 and 33.

The incident follows an earlier closure of Gorgie Road due to a fire at Balloons Are Taking Off party shop in the early hours of this morning.

The broken down lorry.
The broken down lorry.