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    Hibs related roadworks :-)

    They're mucking about around the top of Easter Road and Abbymount again. God knows what they're doing! Whatever they're doing it will be the end of September before it's completed.

    Anyway a couple of times the queue up Easter Road has reached as far as Tamsons! The queue the other way beyond the roundabout at the parliament! The queues on London Road don't appear to be as bad.

    With tomorrow being about as busy as it gets with a huge home support I expect traffic chaos.

    You have been warned.

    I'm not sure when Leith Street closes but that's bound to affect travel plans this season and into next!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jack View Post
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    They're mucking about around the top of Easter Road and Abbymount again. God knows what they're doing! Whatever they're doing it will be the end of September before it's completed.

    Anyway a couple of times the queue up Easter Road has reached as far as Tamsons! The queue the other way beyond the roundabout at the parliament! The queues on London Road don't appear to be as bad.

    With tomorrow being about as busy as it gets with a huge home support I expect traffic chaos.

    You have been warned.

    I'm not sure when Leith Street closes but that's bound to affect travel plans this season and into next!
    Leith Street and Leith walk will go back to its mess after the festival.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jack View Post
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    They're mucking about around the top of Easter Road and Abbymount again. God knows what they're doing! Whatever they're doing it will be the end of September before it's completed.

    Anyway a couple of times the queue up Easter Road has reached as far as Tamsons! The queue the other way beyond the roundabout at the parliament! The queues on London Road don't appear to be as bad.

    With tomorrow being about as busy as it gets with a huge home support I expect traffic chaos.

    You have been warned.

    I'm not sure when Leith Street closes but that's bound to affect travel plans this season and into next!
    Pandemonium up at the Coogate tae, avoid!


    Think I might nip over to Gorgie Farm and count some Chickens before they've hatched

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jack View Post
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    They're mucking about around the top of Easter Road and Abbymount again. God knows what they're doing! Whatever they're doing it will be the end of September before it's completed.

    Anyway a couple of times the queue up Easter Road has reached as far as Tamsons! The queue the other way beyond the roundabout at the parliament! The queues on London Road don't appear to be as bad.

    With tomorrow being about as busy as it gets with a huge home support I expect traffic chaos.

    You have been warned.

    I'm not sure when Leith Street closes but that's bound to affect travel plans this season and into next!
    Evening News were saying 2nd Sept with buses rerouted along London Rd up the top of Easter Rd and then down to Princes St. Its gonna be a $#@!ing nightmare getting in and out of Leith for the next 6-9 months. And all so we get a big curly turd of a shopping centre.

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    New one way system in operation as of TODAY.

    The top of ER you can only turn left towards Meadowbank and neither right or straight on. Coming in the other direction, the very top section of ER is one way only. The traffic wanting to go to the Royal Mile or town now needs to go left, turn right onto Montrose Terrace and so on. Any traffic coming from Meadowbank must now ALL go up Montrose Terrace too. No access to London Road unless they go up Montrose Terrace and turn right.

    It's effectively going to be one massive gridlocked roundabout with the houses on the north side of Montrose Terrace in the middle. Access to abbeyhill colonies will only be possible via rossie place only in both directions. That will add to the problems on ER. Next few home games you would just be best to avoid completely. No signs yet to say how long this will go on for.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SKII View Post
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    New one way system in operation as of TODAY.

    The top of ER you can only turn left towards Meadowbank and neither right or straight on. Coming in the other direction, the very top section of ER is one way only. The traffic wanting to go to the Royal Mile or town now needs to go left, turn right onto Montrose Terrace and so on. Any traffic coming from Meadowbank must now ALL go up Montrose Terrace too. No access to London Road unless they go up Montrose Terrace and turn right.

    It's effectively going to be one massive gridlocked roundabout with the houses on the north side of Montrose Terrace in the middle. Access to abbeyhill colonies will only be possible via rossie place only in both directions. That will add to the problems on ER. Next few home games you would just be best to avoid completely. No signs yet to say how long this will go on for.
    Utter Shambles. If they sort the light sequence out at the top of montrose terr it may no be as bad.

    Think they are hoping all traffic goes right up carlton road to waterloo place

    Hope this aint perm

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    Quote Originally Posted by SKII View Post
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    New one way system in operation as of TODAY.

    The top of ER you can only turn left towards Meadowbank and neither right or straight on. Coming in the other direction, the very top section of ER is one way only. The traffic wanting to go to the Royal Mile or town now needs to go left, turn right onto Montrose Terrace and so on. Any traffic coming from Meadowbank must now ALL go up Montrose Terrace too. No access to London Road unless they go up Montrose Terrace and turn right.

    It's effectively going to be one massive gridlocked roundabout with the houses on the north side of Montrose Terrace in the middle. Access to abbeyhill colonies will only be possible via rossie place only in both directions. That will add to the problems on ER. Next few home games you would just be best to avoid completely. No signs yet to say how long this will go on for.
    44 weeks while Leith St is closed apparently but it's already miles behind,quite glad i stay this side of ER...

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    Quote Originally Posted by PILTONSTANY View Post
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    44 weeks while Leith St is closed apparently but it's already miles behind,quite glad i stay this side of ER...
    Ah well...thats the rest of the season then

    Going to seriously affect my daily routine. Yowser...
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    Might need to ditch the motor now and start cycling up tae work. Might even help get us fit. Silver linings an aw that.

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    At 4pm today it was all working a treat and going up Easter Road was actually quicker than usual. There were no queues on London Road nor Regent Road with the approach from the parliament probably only a dozen cars longer than usual.

    Quell mucho Surprised!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jack View Post
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    At 4pm today it was all working a treat and going up Easter Road was actually quicker than usual. There were no queues on London Road nor Regent Road with the approach from the parliament probably only a dozen cars longer than usual.

    Quell mucho Surprised!

    Leith Street shuts next week. Let's see what happens then
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    Quote Originally Posted by SKII View Post
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    Leith Street shuts next week. Let's see what happens then
    September 2 isn't it? Week after next?

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    Was on a number 1 going up Easter road today. At the top of the road instead of going right along London road. It now goes left all the way to meadowbank stadium, does a u turn in the street, back along, up Montrose terrace, down abbey hill then left. Your be quicker getting off the bus top of Easter road doing henners diagonally at the lights having a 5 minute kip at the bus stop then getting back on the bus as it turns back on London road

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    Quote Originally Posted by Weehibbydrew View Post
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    September 2 isn't it? Week after next?
    September 2nd is the Saturday of next week...
    Hibs are standing on the brink of history...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Green Sleeves View Post
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    Evening News were saying 2nd Sept with buses rerouted along London Rd up the top of Easter Rd and then down to Princes St. Its gonna be a $#@!ing nightmare getting in and out of Leith for the next 6-9 months. And all so we get a big curly turd of a shopping centre.

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    aye, end result will be a shopping centre / hotel complex which will undoubtedly be atrocious.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SKII View Post
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    September 2nd is the Saturday of next week...
    Very true. Those of us who commute on weekdays escape this hell until Monday of the next week. Suppose it's lucky September 2 isn't a Hibs day.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Weehibbydrew View Post
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    Very true. Those of us who commute on weekdays escape this hell until Monday of the next week. Suppose it's lucky September 2 isn't a Hibs day.
    I hope Sept 2 is a lucky day too as its ma birfday .
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    A lot busier today at rush hour. And on day 4 of the changes, this morning just after 6am when I was driving to work, witnessed two cars and a van completely ignore the turn left at the top of ER...the cones on the road to prevent right turns didn't put them off. They just drove through them, scattering them in the process...
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