Road Report

Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 January 2021

  • Milton of Craigie Road North

    closed at junction with Longtown Road until midweek for gas main repair.

  • St Vincent Street (between Queen Street and Brook Street, Broughty Ferry)

    closed overnight (10.00pm - 6.00am) on Saturday 23 January for Network Rail Inspection Works.

  • Rankine Street

    closed from Saturday 23 January for 3 days for water connection works.

Report for Week Commencing Monday 25 January 2021

  • South Castle Street (Riverside Esplanade to Blackwatch Parade)

    closed for 3 months for urban beach development works.

  • Douglas Terrace from Dundee Road to Home Street (Section 1), Douglas Terrace from Home Street to Westfield Road (Section 2), James Place from Westfield Road to Church Street (Section 3), Fisher Street from Church Street to Fort Street (Section 4) and Fisher Street from Fort Street to Ambrose Street (Section 5)

    closed in phases as described for 11 months for Flood Prevention Works.  No more than 2 sections may be closed at the same time.

  • South Ward Road (North Lindsay Street to Argyllgait)

    closed for 4 weeks for building refurbishment works.

  • Hawkhill

    traffic control for up to one week for street lighting column removals.

  • Candle Lane (Allan Lane to Dock Street)

    closed for 16 weeks for crane lifting works for a new housing development.

  • The Esplanade, Broughty Ferry - (1) from a point 110 metres or thereby from the junction with Bridge Street for a distance of 400 metres or thereby in a westerly direction, (2) westbound from Panmure Street to Brook Street and (3) from Brook Street to Castle Lane

    closed to vehicular traffic from Tuesday 5 January to provide physical distance measures for higher levels of pedestrians and cyclists.  This closure is expected to be in force for 12 months.

  • Wentworth Avenue Area

    rolling road closures for 3 weeks for City Fibre cable installation work.  Streets affected are:  Troon Crescent, Troon Gardens, Troon Terrace, Wentworth Avenue, Wentworth Drive, Wentworth Gardens, Wentworth Lane and Wentworth Place.

  • Ardler Area 1

    rolling road closures for 3 weeks for City Fibre cable installation work.  Streets affected are:  East Scotscraig Lane, Scotscraig Road, Scotscraig Street and Troon Place.

  • Ardler Area 2

    rolling road closures for 3 weeks for City Fibre cable installation work.  Streets affected are:  Gleneagles Lane, Gleneagles Road, Gleneagles Street, St Fillans Place and St Fillans Road.

  • Strathmartine Road (at Gillburn Road to Balgowan Avenue)

    temporary traffic lights for 2 weeks for City Fibre works.

  • Kemnay Place (between Douglas Road and Kemnay Gardens)

    closed until midweek for Scottish Water mains repair works.

  • U328 Liff Hospital Road

    temporary traffic lights for one week for gas service connections.

  • A923 Coupar Angus Road at Landsdowne Gardens

    lane closures until Wednesday 27 January with temporary lights for pedestrian crossing refurbishment.

  • Douglas Road (Balunie Drive to Ballindean Road including roundabout at Balunie Drive)

    closed from Tuesday 19 January for 5 working days for carriageway resurfacing works.

  • Mallaig Avenue (between Spey Drive and Canisp Crescent), Ullapool Crescent (entire length) and Thurso Crescent (between Spey Drive and Charleston Drive)

    closed from Monday 25 January for 5 working days for City Fibre duct installation works.

  • Erskine Lane (from its junction with Brook Street to approximately 30 metres north), Broughty Ferry

    closed from Monday 25 January for 2 days for Openreach repair works.

  • Dundee Road (Victoria Road to Ellieslea Road)

    rolling temporary traffic lights from Monday 25 January for 8 weeks for SGN work.

  • South Road (Phase 1 - Greenlee Drive to Arran Drive) (Phase 2 - Arran Drive to Duncraig Road)

    closed in 2 phases as indicated from Tuesday 26 January for 5 working days for carriageway patching works.

  • Arbroath Road (at Albert Street)

    temporary traffic lights Wednesday 27 January for one week for Scottish Water work.

  • Strawberrybank

    closed on Thursday 28 January for Scottish Water mains repair works.

  • St Fillans Place (between St Fillans Road and Macalpine Road), St Fillans Road (between St Fillans Place and Macalpine Road) and St Kilda Road (between St Ninians Terrace and St Kilda Place)

    closed on Thursday 28 January for Scottish Water investigation works.

  • Camperdown Road

    temporary traffic lights for 2 weeks for City Fibre work.

  • Strathmartine Road (at Harcourt Street)

    temporary traffic lights for 3 weeks for water service connections.


  • Brantwood Avenue (from Alpin Road to Harlow Place)

    closed from Monday 1 February for 5 days for pedestrian crossing upgrade works.

  • Strips of Craigie Road

    closed from Tuesday 2 February for 4 days for pre-surface dressing patching works.

  • South Road (at Myrekirk Road)

    temporary traffic lights from Wednesday 3 February for 2 weeks for City Fibre work.

  • Charleston Area

    rolling road closure programme from Wednesday 3 February for 2 weeks for City Fibre work.  Streets affected are:  Dunholm Road and Duncraig Road.

  • Mansion Drive

    closed from Monday 8 February for 8 days for carriageway resurfacing works.

  • A991 West Marketgait (Hawkhill to Guthrie Street)

    northbound nearside lane closure on Monday 8 February for roof inspection works.

  • Clepington Road (Old Glamis Road to Mains Loan)

    closed from Monday 8 February for 2 weeks for pedestrian crossing refurbishment works.

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Roads - General

Planned road closures and restrictions are necessary to allow for a variety of maintenance work including resurfacing and reconstruction as well as water, sewer, electricity, gas and telecom supply/renewal/maintenance works, etc.

It may be that the Dundee City Council is not responsible for these works.  However we have a duty to inform the public of any major situation which may arise – planned or otherwise – that may affect their ability to move about the city.  We have included here a listing of road closures and major lane closures or restrictions and the contact numbers for the main utility companies in case you have a query on any specific set of roadworks.

Please note the information provided is current as of the Friday prior to the report date and is subject to change at any time.  Any updates after publication on Fridays are indicated in bold.

For further information about this road report call Dundee City Council 0800 232323 or e-mail  For specific information please phone any of the telephone numbers given below.

Trunk Roads are not the responsibility of the Council but are presently maintained by BEAR Scotland Ltd on behalf of the Scottish Government's Transport Scotland.  Trunk Roads in Dundee consist of:

A90 Kingsway West/Kingsway/Forfar Road (north of Kingsway)
A972 Kingsway East
A92 Greendykes Road / Broughty Ferry Road (at Carolina House)/ East Dock Street/South Marketgait (to Trades Lane)

BEAR Scotland, Customer Care Number 0800 028 1414
British Telecom (Openreach) 0800 023 2023
Scottish & Southern Energy (Scottish Hydro Electric) 0800 300 999
Scottish Water 0800 0778 778
Virgin Media (NTL/Telewest) 0333 0005 925
Scotland Gas Networks 0845 605 6677
Vodafone (C&W Thus) 0333 304 0762
Fibrecity Dundee 0800 954 2020

Clarence - to report road, pavement & lighting defects


Customer Care Line (mobiles & calls outwith Dundee)

0800 232323


01382 433063

The position of on-going or planned roadworks, anywhere in Scotland, can be accessed on line by clicking on the following link:

Scottish Roadworks Register

The roadworks contained in this report are restricted to major works executed on the roads maintained either by the local Roads Authority, Transport Scotland or the Tay Road Bridge Board. Details on the roads maintained by these organisations can be viewed by clicking on the following link:

List of Public Roads

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