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Additional Traffic Management Arrangements as of 4 October 2021

Weekly Traffic Management

Please find below a summary of additional traffic management arrangements to accommodate site investigations works and utility diversions outside the main area of works.


York Place to London Road – Start of Works  

Our work site will be established over the weekend of Saturday 9 / Sunday 10 October and will include a realignment of the London Road roundabout. A temporary pedestrian crossing will be installed through the site across from the Playhouse Theatre.

Find out more about the York Place to London Road works. 



Gayfield Place - Footway Works 

From Monday 4 October hard landscaping works will begin on the footway at Gayfield Place adjacent to Gayfield Square. These works will be in place for approximately three weeks. Pedestrian access will be maintained.

Find out more about Gayfield Place footway works.

Leith Walk - Cycleway Closure 

To progress with construction of the permanent cycleway from Annandale Street to Foot of the Walk, we have closed the temporary cycleway for the full length of Leith Walk.

Pilrig Street Junction Closure

To progress the main infrastructure works on Leith Walk, Pilrig Street junction is currently closed to traffic.

View more information on the Pilrig Street closure. 

Iona Street - Road Closure

The road closure on Iona Street from Leith Walk to the junction of Buchanan Street is still in place.  Reinstatement works are ongoing and are expected to be complete by mid-October.

View more information on the Iona Street road closure.

Reopening of Springfield Street junction with Leith Walk

From week commencing Monday 11 October Springfield Street will be opened to two-way traffic and Stead’s Place will be closed to a right-hand turn for southbound traffic. This change will allow the progression of tram infrastructure.

Find out more about the Springfield Street reopening. 

Springfield Street - Footway Works

There will be upcoming changes to the western fence line to allow hard landscaping to continue. Pedestrian diversions will be in place. 

Foot of the Walk – Temporary Traffic Lights

The carriage way at the Foot of the Walk junction will be reduced to one lane traffic, controlled by temporary traffic lights. This is expected to be in place until Winter 2021/22.

Find out more about the Foot of the Walk traffic management changes. 



Mitchell Street – Road Closure 

Mitchell Street/Maritime Lane remains closed to vehicles. This is to accommodate hard landscaping and public realm works in the area. A temporary pedestrian walkway connecting both sides of the street between Queen Charlotte Street and Mitchell Street/Maritime Lane has been installed and will be in place to facilitate the ongoing works.

You can view the Mitchell Street temporary traffic management arrangements here (PDF).

Constitution Street - Constitution Place to Tower Street Traffic Management Changes

This section has partially re-opened to traffic travelling in both directions controlled via two-way temporary traffic management. There will is no parking, loading or stopping. We will also be closing the junction at Tower Street with Constitution Street.  This enables the removal of the temporary traffic lights that have been in place at the junction at The Shore/Tower Street and Constitution Place. Parking on The Shore will be reinstated up to the corner of The Shore/Tower Street. Please note parking remains suspended on Tower Street.

Ocean Drive - Traffic Management at Stevedore Place

The next phase of works on Ocean Drive at Stevedore Place between Tower Place and Constitution Place commenced on 26 July 2021.  The site has been established on the south side with traffic between Ocean Drive and Constitution Street running through the north side of Stevedore Place.

Ocean Drive - Traffic Management Changes

We've made revisions to traffic management on Ocean Drive to advance tram infrastructure works. This section of works has extended eastbound. Parking restrictions are in place to accommodate the new arrangements. 

Find out more about traffic management changes on Ocean Drive.

Ocean Drive – Traffic Management Changes at CALA Developments / Ocean Terminal

UDPATE: On Thursday 7 October the temporary running lane to CALA Developments will be closed from 7am to 6pm. This is to undertake essential remedial works. Access will be maintained for residents to/from the development via the CALA construction site entrance, located to the south of Ocean Terminal. All residents have been notified. 

Three way traffic lights are in place adjacent to the CALA Developments. These arrangements are expected to be in place until early Spring 2022.

Find out more about Ocean Drive site extension. 

Ocean Drive - Ocean Terminal

In order to progress with main infrastructure and landscaping works there will be adjustments made to the traffic management in the surrounding area.  Further updates will follow soon.



Constitution Street at Laurie Street - Footpath Closure 

The footway on the west side between Foot of the Walk and Laurie Street is currently closed. 

Constitution Street from Queen Charlotte Street to Bernard Street / Baltic Street

Hard landscaping and reinstatement works have started within the existing site set-up. In order to continue with these works we are extending our work space in to the footway. These new temporary arrangements will see existing fence lines being extended towards properties with the commencement of hard landscaping/public realm works. Access will be maintained to properties and where required temporary foot ways will be created on the newly laid tracks.  

Constitution Street – Maritime Lane to Bernard Street (west side)

Hard landscaping and reinstatement works started within the above location on Monday 5 July.  To accommodate these works we extended our work space in to the footway. Access will be maintained to properties and the local area.

Ocean Drive - Footpath Closure 

The footway on Ocean Drive is currently closed, this is to allow structural works on Victoria Bridge. Diversions will be in place for all pedestrians/cyclists. These arrangements started on Monday 24 May and are expected to be in place for up to 20 weeks. 

View more information on the Ocean Drive footpath closure. 

Published: 4th October 2021