Gas works mean traffic restrictions in Newtongrange

Scotland Gas Networks will be carrying out upgrading work from 17 October in Newtongrange. This will mean some roads will close and restrictions will be in place on other roads. 

Part of Main Street closed

From 17 October, Main Street, Newtongrange will be closed to traffic between the junction at A7 Murderdean Road and the junction at Lingerwood Road.  The road is expected to be closed for 10 days.

Parking restricted

There will be no parking in the parking bay on the west side of Main Street, Newtongrange between the junctions mentioned above.


Alternative routes for general vehicles and buses, which will use existing bus stops along the diversions, are:

  • Southbound traffic – Dalhousie Road, Newtongrange and A7 Murderdean Road, Newtongrange
  • Northbound traffic – A7 Murderdean Road, Newtongrange, Hardengreen Roundabout and Dalhousie Road, Newtongrange

The Saughs

The Saughs, Newtongrange south and north junctions with A7 Murderdean Road, Newtongrange will be closed from 17 October 2020 on a rolling programme as the works progress. This is expected to last 10 days.


Pedestrian access will be maintained.

Further restrictions

Waiting, loading and unloading is prohibited from 17 October 2020 for approximately four weeks on the following roads:

  • A7 Murderdean Road, Newtongrange from its junction at Newtongrange Railway Station to its junction at Stobhill Road, Newtongrange
  • Colliery View from its junction at A7 Murderdean Road, Newtongrange for a distance of 30 metres eastwards

Maps of the work and diversions

Newtongrange road closure drawing 17 Oct 2020

Newtongrange traffic diversion 17 Oct 2020


13 Oct 2020