Heavy traffic in the city centre is building during rush hour due to roadworks on Watergate Street.
Temporary traffic lights are in place near the Watergate bridge, allowing traffic to travel in only one direction at a time.
This is having severe consequences for vehicles using Nuns Road where there is currently a long tailback.
Elsewhere, it has been a quiet start to Friday on the roads around Chester with no incidents currently reported on any of the major motorways.
Vehicles are said to be moving well on the A5117 at the A41 Chester Road at Backford Cross.
Traffic is currently lighter than normal on the M62 eastbound between junction nine A49 (Winwick( and junction 11 A574 (Birchwood).
It is a similar story on the M6 heading for Greater Manchester between junction 26 M58/A577 (orrell Interchange) and junction 21a M62 (Croft interchange).
In the Wirral area, traffic is moving well on the A41 Rcok Ferry bypass northbound at B5136 New Chester Road/Cambeltown Road (Cammel Laird roundabout).
Traffic is also said to be lighter than normal on the M56 eastbound between junction nine M6 (Lymm interchange) and junction seven A556 (Bowdon).
However, there are still likely to be congestion issues on the M56 near Runcorn where roadworks are ongoing on the A533 Central Expressway as well as the A558 Daresbury Expressway.
Meanwhile, there have been no reports of any problems on the roads heading into Chester from North Wales.
If you encounter any dfficulties on the roads around Chester and Ellesmere Port today, please let us know via the comments below.