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Kristen Crowley is the Traffic Reporter for WTKR and WGNT and also Co-Anchors WTKR at Noon.

Kristen moved from Michigan to Hampton Roads in 1999 and is proud to call this area home. She joined the WTKR morning team in 2007 and loves everything about her morning family, except the early wakeup call! “Coffee and concealer can work some wonders at 4:00am!”

Kristen makes the most of her local knowledge to report on various lifestyle stories and to also helps you Beat The Backups. You can catch her traffic updates weekday mornings from 5 a.m. – 7 a.m. on WTKR News 3 and from 7 a.m. – 9 a.m. on WGNT.

The behind the scenes fun always continues on Facebook throughout the morning show so join in on the conversation today. “We don’t try to be television personalities on our show, we just try to be ourselves!”

Kristen lives in Chesapeake with her husband, her awesome kids and their dogs! Kristen grew up on a horse farm and enjoys volunteering with several charity groups in the area. She focuses her time on animal and military charities that are near and dear to her heart.

If you have any special events, stories, or questions please feel free to shoot Kristen an email at Kristen.crowley@wtkr.com.
Also be sure to “LIKE” Kristen’s Facebook page KristenCrowleyWTKR to keep up to date with backups and delays or follow her on Twitter at @Kristencrowley3.


Recent Articles
  • First Warning Traffic – Monday bridge openings, road work and Newtown Rd closures start today.

      BRIDGE OPENING: Gilmerton Bridge 7:00 AM – TEMPORARY LANE RESTRICTION OCT. 16-21: NEWTOWN EXIT 15A NORFOLK – Crews will close a portion of the left lane on the Newtown Road South Exit 15A ramp from I-264 east next week for work supporting the I-64/I-264 Interchange Improvements Project. The lane will be closed from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. beginning Monday, October 16. The closure is scheduled to resume for the same hours Tuesday through Saturday, October 21. – ELIZABETH […]

  • First Warning Traffic – Slow go on the roads, long list of road work for this Thursday

    JAMESTOWN-SCOTLAND FERRY: The Surry is out of service this morning, expect delays. – NORFOLK – A full closure of Robin Hood Road between Military Highway and Almeda Avenue is scheduled to start at 9 p.m. Sunday, October 8, and last approximately through Tuesday, November 21, for the Military CFI Project. Detours for motorists traveling east and west on Robin Hood Road will direct traffic to use Military Highway, East Princess Anne Road and Almeda Avenue. – PORTSMOUTH – A full […]

  • First Warning Traffic – Road work and closures for Wednesday

      NORFOLK – A full closure of Robin Hood Road between Military Highway and Almeda Avenue is scheduled to start at 9 p.m. Sunday, October 8, and last approximately through Tuesday, November 21, for the Military CFI Project. Detours for motorists traveling east and west on Robin Hood Road will direct traffic to use Military Highway, East Princess Anne Road and Almeda Avenue. – PORTSMOUTH – A full closure of Frederick Boulevard at the Turnpike Road intersection is scheduled to […]

  • First Warning Traffic – Early morning bridge openings and road closures for Tuesday

      NORFOLK – A full closure of Robin Hood Road between Military Highway and Almeda Avenue is scheduled to start at 9 p.m. Sunday, October 8, and last approximately through Tuesday, November 21, for the Military CFI Project. Detours for motorists traveling east and west on Robin Hood Road will direct traffic to use Military Highway, East Princess Anne Road and Almeda Avenue. – PORTSMOUTH – A full closure of Frederick Boulevard at the Turnpike Road intersection is scheduled to […]

  • First Warning Traffic – Full list of road closures for Monday

      NORFOLK – A full closure of Robin Hood Road between Military Highway and Almeda Avenue is scheduled to start at 9 p.m. Sunday, October 8, and last approximately through Tuesday, November 21, for the Military CFI Project. Detours for motorists traveling east and west on Robin Hood Road will direct traffic to use Military Highway, East Princess Anne Road and Almeda Avenue. – PORTSMOUTH – A full closure of Frederick Boulevard at the Turnpike Road intersection is scheduled to […]

  • First Warning Traffic – Road work planned for Friday and this weekend!

      NORFOLK – WEEKEND CLOSURES FOR KEMPSVILLE RD Kempsville Road will close to southbound traffic under I-264 from 7 p.m. Friday until as late as 5 a.m. Monday this weekend, Oct. 6-9, for work on the I-64/I-264 Interchange Improvements Project. A detour will direct traffic to turn left on Center Drive and right on Newtown Road, back to Kempsville Road (map below). The lane closures will extend from the signal at Center Drive to approximately Blackstone Street. Additionally, the left lane […]

  • First Warning Traffic – Thursday bridge openings and road work

    BRIDGE OPENINGS: Gilmerton Bridge 6:35 and 7:00 AM – VIRGINIA BEACH: Starting at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 5, utility work will affect traffic on Princess Anne Road near the intersection of Baxter Road.  To safely complete this work, southbound Princess Anne Road will be reduced to one lane and the left turn lane onto Baxter Road will be closed. Advanced warning signs will be posted advising motorists of the utility work. – NORFOLK – WEEKEND CLOSURES FOR KEMPSVILLE RD […]

  • First Warning Traffic – Road work ramps up on this Monday with overnight closures and delays

    FULL RAMP CLOSURES SCHEDULED OVERNIGHT FOR I-64 WIDENING PROJECT Detour will be in place during overnight closures on September 24-28 NEWPORT NEWS — Contractor crews with the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will close the following ramps and streets to perform construction activities on the first and second segments of the I-64 Widening Project: Segment I: Full-ramp closures on I-64 east off-ramp to Fort Eustis Boulevard (exit 250A) September 27-28, starting as early as 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. Segment […]

  • First Warning Traffic – Weekend road closures

          HAMPTON ROADS WEEKLY LANE-CLOSURES REPORT September 17-23   I-664, Monitor-Merrimac Memorial Bridge-Tunnel: Alternating lane closures across all lanes and full ramp closures in Newport News as follows: Alternating lane closures northbound from the MMMBT to 25th Street (Exit 6). One lane will remain open at all times: September 22 from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. September 23 from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m. The following on/off-ramps between I-664 and Terminal Avenue (Exit 7) will be closed. Detours will […]

  • First Warning Traffic – Bridge openings, road work and delays for Thursday

    BRIDGE OPENINGS: Gilmerton Bridge  8:00 AM Berkley Bridge 9:00 AM – NORFOLK – The I-64 east ramp (Exit 281B) to Military Highway will close Monday, September 18, to Friday, September 22, from 8 p.m. each night until 5 a.m. the following morning. Motorists should follow posted detour signs to access Military Highway using Exit 281A/Robin Hood Road. – ERT WEEKLY MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE Friday, September 15 to Friday, September 22 US 58 West Midtown Tunnel: Alternating lane closures in the Midtown Tunnel […]

  • First Warning Traffic – Bridge openings and road work on Wednesday

    BRIDGE OPENINGS: James River Bridge 10:15 AM – NORFOLK – The I-64 east ramp (Exit 281B) to Military Highway will close Monday, September 18, to Friday, September 22, from 8 p.m. each night until 5 a.m. the following morning. Motorists should follow posted detour signs to access Military Highway using Exit 281A/Robin Hood Road. – ERT WEEKLY MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE Friday, September 15 to Friday, September 22 US 58 West Midtown Tunnel: Alternating lane closures in the Midtown Tunnel westbound on Thursday, […]

  • First Warning Traffic – Monday bridge openings, road work and closures to start the week.

    BRIDGE OPENINGS: James River Bridge 10:00 AM Coleman Bridge 10:00 AM and 1:00 PM – NORFOLK – The I-64 east ramp (Exit 281B) to Military Highway will close Monday, September 18, to Friday, September 22, from 8 p.m. each night until 5 a.m. the following morning. Motorists should follow posted detour signs to access Military Highway using Exit 281A/Robin Hood Road. – ERT WEEKLY MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE Friday, September 15 to Friday, September 22 Below is a list of significant tunnel/lane closures […]