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Additional Traffic Management Arrangements as of 9 November 2020

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.

Traffic management arrangements for the main area of works are available to view and download.

Leith Walk

McDonald Road/Leith Walk junction - Road Closure - NOW REOPENED TO ONE-WAY TRAFFIC

McDonald Road will be opening up to one-way traffic from Wednesday 4 November.  The one lane will enable access from McDonald Road onto Leith Walk and Brunswick Street. 

View more information on McDonald Road/Leith Walk junction  

McDonald Road/Broughton Road junction - Changes to Traffic Management Arrangements 

We will be installing a set of 3 way lights at the McDonald Road/Broughton Road junction, creating 2 extra pedestrian crossings. This will also be implemented on Thursday 4 November.  

View more information on the changes to traffic management arrangements 7on McDonald Road/Boughton Road junction

Shrub Place - Pedestrian Walkway 

Changes have been implemented to the pedestrian walkway in the Shrubhill area on the west side of Leith Walk. Please be aware of the new arrangements and note pedestrian access will be maintained. Access to and from properties of the Engine Yard developments underground carpark area will be maintained by the installation of a prioritised running lane between the carpark entrance and Shrub Place. This running lane will be clearly marked, whilst being segregated from both pedestrians and the adjacent cycle lane.

View the traffic management drawing for the Shrubhill area. 

Iona Street - Temporary Road Closure - NOW REOPENED

Access to Leith Walk from Iona Street will be closed from Monday 9 November. Expected duration of this closure is 2 weeks. Localised Diversions will be in place and access is via Dalmeny Street. 

Further information on Iona Street temporary road closure. 

Jane Street and Arthur Street - Fence Line Adjustments on Footpath and Cycle Way

There will be minor adjustments to the fence line on Leith Walk at Jane Street and Arthur Street from Monday 16 November for 6 and 2 weeks respectively.  This is to accommodate utility works on the footpath.

View the Jane Street fence line adjustments drawing (PDF)

View the Arthur Street fence line adjustments drawing (PDF)


Foot of the Walk - Newhaven

Constitution Street access to Tower Street Industrial Estate - Road Closure 

We will be carrying out road resurfacing works on the running lane at Tower Street Industrial Estate. To minimise the impact to the businesses in this area these works will be completed on Sunday 22 November. Works are expected to take approximately 3-4hrs and will commence at 12 midday. The access road to Tower Street Industrial Estate will be closed until approximately 7pm to allow the tar to cure.

View the Tower Street traffic management plan 

FOTW – Laurie Street

Alternative footpath arrangements have been installed to accommodate works – pedestrian diversion signage is in place and access to properties will be maintained at all times.

Queen Charlotte Street - Temporary Traffic Lights 

We will be installing temporary traffic lights and pedestrian crossings at the Queen Charlotte Street junction with Constriction Street to accommodate BT works.  These will be in place form Wednesday 4 November for approximately 2 weeks.   Parking restrictions will be in place to accommodate these works.

Download the Queen Charlotte Street traffic management plan (PDF)

Lindsay Road - Footpath Diversion and Temporary Bus Stop Relocation - RESCHEDULED Monday 9 November

We will be carrying out utility works at the Annfield Bus Stop on Lindsay Road.  Footpath diversions will be in place and the bus stop will be temporary relocated further west towards the traffic lights.  This will be in place from Monday 2 November for approximately 2 days. Please note, this has been rescheduled for Monday 9 November

View the Lindsay Road traffic management plan

Published: 9th November 2020