Please find below a summary of additional traffic management arrangements to accommodate site investigations works and utility diversions outside the main area of works.
Annandale Street Reopening and McDonald Road Closure
From Saturday 27 March access to Leith Walk from Annandale Street will reopen. Following Annandale Street reopening the McDonald Road junction with Leith Walk will close to traffic. This is to facilitate main infrastructure works on Leith Walk. Local diversions will be in place.
McDonald Road to Montgomery Street - Temporary Night Closure
Ahead of the re-opening of the Annandale Street junction with Leith Walk, surfacing works are required to the existing road. A temporary night road closure will be in place on Leith Walk city bound between McDonald Road and Montgomery Street. These works will take place between the hours of 7pm to 11pm for approx three nights from Tuesday 23 March. Local diversions will be in place to facilitate these works.
Annandale Street to Balfour Street - Cycleway Adjustments
In order to create the segregated cycle lane on Leith Walk sections of the cycle between Pilrig Street and Dalmeny Street to accommodate the works. While these works are being carried out there will be restrictions in in place for cyclists. Where possible, alternative routes will be signposted for cyclists, however there may be instances when this is not possible.
Road Closure – Springfield Street / Road Opening – Stead’s Place
Access and egress to Springfield Street from Leith Walk will be closed from Tuesday 26 January. Traffic will be diverted via Stead’s Place which will be opened to facilitate the closure.
Download the Springfield Street / Stead's Place traffic management plan (PDF).
Jane Street at Jane Street Industrial Estate - Temporary Road Closure - UPDATE
Works have commenced on the reinstatement of the cobbles on Jane Street within the current Road Closure. These works are anticipated to take 4-6 weeks. The Road Closure will remain in place to accommodate the reinstatement.
Pedestrian access and vehicle access to businesses will be maintained at all times.
Manderston Street – Temporary Road Closure
Due to the complexity of the 500mm diameter gas diversion works on Manderston Street / Leith Walk the Road Closure on Manderston Street has been extended until May 2021. Localised diversions and parking restriction will be in place with pedestrian access being maintained at all times.
Iona Street - Temporary Road Closure
Iona Street will be closing between its junction with Leith Walk and Buchanan Street from Monday 29 March for approx. 5 days to accommodate site investigation works. Pedestrian access will be maintained however there will be no parking for the duration of the closure.
Croall Place - Adjustments to Footpath
We are required to undertake site investigation works on the footpath at Croall Place between McDonald Road and the large digital advertising screen. These works will commence on Monday 29 March for 2 weeks. This will result in the footpath width being reduced and the temporary bi-directional cycleway being re-aligned. During the second week of works we will be required to close the cycleway. Signage advising of this closure will be in place.
FOOT OF THE WALK TO NEWHAVEN
Baltic Street Junction – Temporary Traffic Lights - UPDATE these arrangements have been delayed to Wednesday 17 March
The carriage way at Bernard / Baltic Street junction will be reduced to one lane traffic, controlled by temporary traffic lights. This will be in place from Wednesday 17 March (previously 15 March 2021) for approximately 12 weeks.
Lindsay Road - Traffic Management Adjustments
From Monday 29 March works will start on the south side of Lindsay Road. To accommodate these works the traffic management arrangements will be adjusted in the area. Local diversions for pedestrians and motorists will be in place.
Traffic Management Adjustments at Constitution Street/Ocean Way junction with Tower Street
We will be revising the current traffic management arrangements at the Constitution Street/Ocean Way junction with Tower Street to include an additional traffic light head at Constitution Place, changing the current 3-way set up to 4-way. This will be in place from Monday 29 March 2021 to further progress the works in this area.