It’s hoped surfacing work along the A1114 Essex Yeomanry Way in Chelmsford will be finished Saturday.
Drivers have complained of serious delays around the city all week.
The council says lane closures will remain in place for the rest of today but the work should be completed tomorrow.
The Army & Navy flyover was scheduled to open inbound from the A12 towards Chelmsford this morning to help ease congestion.
Final line painting is scheduled for tomrrow morning with a view to removing all traffic management as soon as possible following completion.