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Roundabout work hit by fresh delays

posted 15 Jan 2009, 07:02 by myEdinburgh Admin   [ updated 15 Jan 2009, 07:04 ]
Work to remove a busy city roundabout has slipped another month behind schedule, with the cost of the £2 million project soaring over budget.

Attempts to replace the Seafield roundabout in Portobello with traffic lights ran into difficulties in November after engineers discovered that temporary traffic management measures were confusing drivers and creating a "serious risk" of collisions.

The measures were abandoned and work on the roundabout was not expected to be completed until February or March.

Full story from Edinburgh Evening News