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  1. Princes Street has now reopened

    Thanks to @FirstScotland who report the road has now opened again. Services will now revert back to normal routes but delays can be expected.

    *UPDATE* Princes Street has now reopened & services will now revert back to normal route. Delays to be expected ^Ava

    First Scotland East

    @FirstScotland
    via Twitter
  2. Gritters out tonight as wintry weather continues

    Icy conditions are expected overnight with gritters will be out in force across Edinbugh this evening.

    Cold again tonight with heavy wintry showers which may wash off some salt. Gritters out since 5pm retreating priority 1 routes #edintravel

    EdinburghTravelNews

    @edintravel
    via Twitter
  3. Reduced service on the trams

    Due to an earlier broken down train, the trams are currently operating on a reduced service across the city.

    Our sincere apologies. Due once again to further tram issues we can only run AIR - Princes Street West End #edintravel

    Edinburgh Trams

    @EdinburghTrams
    via Twitter
  4. Heavy congestion on the roads

    An earlier recovery of a broken down tram has helped cause a number of delays and congestion on routes throughout the city.

    If you can, give yourself extra time for the morning commute.

    City centre - westbound York Place blocked for recovery of earlier broken down tram. Queues from London Road roundabout #edintravel

    EdinburghTravelNews

    @edintravel
    via Twitter
  5. Traffic lights failure causing congestion in Gorgie

    There is heavy congestion on a number of city centre roads after traffic lights failed near Gorgie Road. Take care and leave extra time for your journey.

    Traffic light failure - Gorgie Road / Dalry Road / Ardmillan Terrace / Henderson Terrace junction. Engineer advised. Take care #edintravel

    EdinburghTravelNews

    @edintravel
    via Twitter
  6. Take care on the roads this evening as icy conditions expected

    Gritters will be out in force tonight treating roads, footpaths and cycleways as icy conditions are expected overnight.

    Icy conditions expected early tomorrow. Squads will be treating all priority 1 roads, footways and cycleways from 5pm #edintravel

    EdinburghTravelNews

    @edintravel
    via Twitter
  7. Rush hour accident on Clermiston Road holding up traffic

    Take care on the Queensferry Road citybound as an accident near Clermiston Road is currently blocking the inside lane.

    Queensferry Road - reports of an accident citybound just before Clermiston Road blocking the inside lane. Take care #edintravel

    EdinburghTravelNews

    @edintravel
    via Twitter
  8. Diversions in place for Waverley Bridge upgrade

    For the next four weeks traffic will only be able to cross Waverely Bridge one-way to allow work to upgrade pedestrian access to the station.

    From this morning, only northbound traffic will be able to cross the bridge.

    Making Waverley Bridge better for pedestrians | The City of Edinburgh

    via EDINBURGH
  9. Heavy congestion on the roads

    It's a busy morning on the roads with reports of delays and congestion on roads in and out of the city. Best leave some extra time for the commute.

    Heavy traffic and delays on West Approach Road, Burdiehouse Road, Drum Street, Dalry Road, Haymarket & Great Junction Street. #edintravel

    EdinburghTravelNews

    @edintravel
    via Twitter
  10. Get ready for traffic diversion around Waverley Station

    A diversion will be in place from 6am tomorrow morning as work gets underway on making Waverley Station more accessible for pedestrians.

    The diversion is expected to last four weeks making Waverley Bridge one way to northbound traffic only.

    From 6am tmrw, Waverley Bridge will be one way n'bound, diversions in place for s'bound traffic #edintravel http://t.co/nCwPshi91H

    Edinburgh Council

    @Edinburgh_CC
    via Twitter
  11. Waverley Bridge roadworks to start on Tuesday

    Vehicles heading south will be diverted away from Waverley Bridge from next week so that further work can begin on improving pedestrian access around Waverley Station.

    For four weeks from 6am on Tuesday 24 February 2015, Waverley Bridge will become one way to northbound traffic only. The works are part of a c. £1 million programme to improve pedestrian access around Waverley Station.

    Diversion routes will come into effect for southbound traffic, namely: Princes Street – North Bridge – High Street – Jeffrey Street – Market Street

    via Google Maps
  12. Heavy congestion on the roads

    Road in and out of the city are busy this morning with delays and congestion on a number of routes. Best leave some extra time for your journey.

    Edinburgh roads are busy this morning, notably Captain's Rd, Lasswade Rd, Liberton Brae, Queensferry Rd & Burdiehouse Rd #edintravel

    EdinburghTravelNews

    @edintravel
    via Twitter
  13. Heavier traffic expected ahead of Six Nations today

    Expect heavier than normal traffic on the M8 motorway and surrounding areas of Murrayfield as Scotland gear up to take on Wales. Follow live updates from Traffic Scotland here:

    REMINDER: Scotland v Wales @ Murrayfield TODAY (Sun 15th Feb) kick-off 3pm. Expect heavier than normal traffic on #M8 & #A720 #PlanAhead

    Traffic Scotland

    @trafficscotland
    via Twitter
  14. Plan ahead for your journey to Murrayfield

    Edinburgh City Council have published a lists of temporary road closures set to take place ahead of Saturday's Six Nations game between Scotland and Wales at Murrayfield.

    In addition, Edinburgh trams will be running extra trams services with details available from their website.

    Road closure maps | The City of Edinburgh Council

    via EDINBURGH
  15. Plan ahead for your journey to Murrayfield

    Edinburgh City Council have published a lists of temporary road closures set to take place aherad of Saturday's Six Nations game between Scotland and Wales at Murrayfield.

    In addition, Edinburgh trams will be running extra trams services with details available from their website.

    Road closure maps | The City of Edinburgh Council

    via EDINBURGH
  16. Emergency services called to Lorne Street

    Lorne Street has been closed between Leith Walk and Sloan Street due to an incident. Emergency services are currently attending the scene.

    Lorne Street - closed between Leith Walk and Sloan Street due to an incident. Emergency services are in attendance. #edintravel

    EdinburghTravelNews

    @edintravel
    via Twitter
  17. Heavy congestion on the roads

    It's a very busy morning on the roads in and out of the city with delays and congestion on a number of city centre routes. Leave some extra time for the morning commute if you haven't already left.

    Edinburgh roads are busy today, notably Queensferry Road, Gilmerton Road, Calder Road, West Approach Road & Gorgie Road #edintravel

    EdinburghTravelNews

    @edintravel
    via Twitter
  18. Dens Park Crescent closed for five days

    Dens Park Crescent will be closed to traffic for the next five days to allow for urgent repairs to be made to water supplies.

    Diversions are in place for traffic and bus services.

    Water main repairs due to start today on Dean Park Crescent - road closed to through traffic for 5 days #edintravel http://t.co/Rq7kZfETVb

    EdinburghTravelNews

    @edintravel
    via Twitter
  19. Heavy congestion on the roads

    It's a busy day on roads in and out of the city with reports of heavy congestion and tailbacks on several routes. Leave some extra time for your journey.

    South Edinburgh - heavy traffic and lengthy citybound delays on Old Dalkeith Road, Drum Street, Gilmerton Road & Lasswade Road #edintravel

    EdinburghTravelNews

    @edintravel
    via Twitter
  20. Check the roads before you leave the house

    There's a number of roadworks and improvements taking place across the city just now which can cause delays and diversions to your regular route.

    Edinburgh City Council have created this very handy live update page so you can check your route before you leave.

    Traffic disruptions

    via CDMF
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