North Bridge to be closed to traffic, due to ongoing refurbishment works

The council has announced that North Bridge will close to traffic both ways on Saturday night, and will only be open to traffic travelling southbound from 6am onward on Sunday.

By Anna Bryan
Saturday, 13th November 2021, 9:59 am
Updated Saturday, 13th November 2021, 10:00 am

Vehicles will be unable to access the bridge from 8pm on Saturday night to 6am the next morning. From then on, traffic management will allow only Southbound traffic to cross the bridge.

The City of Edinburgh council have asked drivers to plan their routes to avoid the Northbridge where possible until both Northbound and Southbound lanes are open again.

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Pedestrians will have access to the bridge via the eastern footpath, which will be re-opened, however, the western footpath will be closed.

The road has been closed due to refurbishment works. The council have said that, due to the nature of the works needed, there was no viable alternative to closing the bridge.

The implementation of this new traffic management phase will allow workers to complete the remaining 60% of refurbishment needed on the bridge.

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Essential works have caused traffic restrictions to be in place on North Bridge.

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