Please find below a summary of additional traffic management arrangements to accommodate site investigations works and utility diversions outside the main area of works.
Leith Walk between Lorne Street and Jameson Place
In order to progress with the track works on Leith Walk the crossing point between Jameson Place and Lorne Street will be moving further north on Friday 16 April.
Leith Walk at McDonald Road - Movement of Pedestrian Crossing
The pedestrian crossing on Leith Walk at McDonald Road will be moving south of the McDonald Road junction to facilitate the progression of the track works. This move will take place on Friday 23 April.
McDonald Road Closure
From Saturday 27 March 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.
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.
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 commenced on Wednesday 31 March for 2 weeks. This will result in the footpath width being reduced and the temporary bi-directional cycleway being closed. Signage advising of this closure will be in place.
Antigua Street – Footpath Works and Parking Suspension
We will be carrying out site investigation works within the footpath and parking area at Antigua Street from Monday 19 April for approximately 3 weeks. Parking will be suspended to accommodate these works.
FOOT OF THE WALK TO NEWHAVEN
Baltic Street Junction – Temporary Traffic Lights
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 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. These new arrangements are expected to be in place until mid-May. On completion traffic management arrangements will flip back to the north side of Lindsay Road to continue with main infrastructure works.
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.
Mitchell Street – Road Closure
We will be closing vehicle access to Maritime Lane from Mitchell Street on Wednesday 7 April. This closure is to progress track works across the junction and is expected for up to 10 weeks. A temporary pedestrian walkway connecting both sides of the street between Queen Charlotte Street and Mitchell Street / Maritime Lane will be created over the coming week.
Foot of the Walk to Laurie Street – Tram Stop Works
On Tuesday 6 April works will commence to construct the tram stop between the Foot of the Walk / Laurie Street. These works require closure to the east side of the foot way. Local diversions for pedestrians will be in place.