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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 wake up 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 help you Beat The Backups. You can catch her traffic updates weekday mornings from 5 AM-7 AM on WTKR Newschannel 3 and from 7 AM-9 AM on WGNT.

The behind the scenes fun always continues on Facebook throughout the morning show so join in on the conversation today or follow Kristen on Twitter @kristencrowley3 for some laughs. “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.


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    First Warning Traffic – Tuesday Traffic Alerts, Bridge Openings

    BRIDGE OPENING: High Rise Bridge 1:00 PM – HIGH WIND ADVISORY The Coleman Bridge is under a high wind advisory this morning, expect wind gusts on the bridge Hatteras to Ocracoke ferry operations suspended due to high winds, updates 252-986-2353 – ERT WEEKLY CONSTRUCTION – Midtown and Downtown Tunnels  U.S. 58 East: Midtown Tunnel open with a single lane closure Wednesday and Thursday, Jan. 25 and 26 from 8 p.m. each night until 5 a.m. the following morning. U.S. 58 […]

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    First Warning Traffic – Monday bridge openings and delays

      ERT WEEKLY CONSTRUCTION – Midtown and Downtown Tunnels  U.S. 58 East: Midtown Tunnel open with a single lane closure Wednesday and Thursday, Jan. 25 and 26 from 8 p.m. each night until 5 a.m. the following morning. U.S. 58 East: Midtown Tunnel full weekend closure from Friday, Jan. 27 at 8 p.m. until Monday, Jan. 30 at 5 a.m. I-264 West: Downtown Tunnel open with a single lane closure Thursday, Jan. 26 from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. the […]

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    First Warning Traffic – Midtown Tunnel closed this weekend

      ERT WEEKLY CONSTRUCTION – MIDTOWN TUNNEL CLOSED THIS WEEKEND  *****U.S. 58 East: Midtown Tunnel full weekend closure from Friday, Jan. 20 at 8 p.m. until Monday, Jan. 23 at 5 a.m.*****  U.S. 58 East: Midtown Tunnel open with a single lane closure Wednesday and Thursday, Jan. 25 and 26 from 8 p.m. each night until 5 a.m. the following morning. U.S. 58 East: Midtown Tunnel full weekend closure from Friday, Jan. 27 at 8 p.m. until Monday, Jan. 30 […]

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    First Warning Traffic – Thursday Traffic Alerts

    MORNING TRAFFIC ALERTS: James City County: Fatal crash on Richmond Rd at Industrial Blvd involving a tractor trailer and another vehicle. 60 WB is closed. Hampton: 64 EB moving again at the HRBT, backup to King St   – HAMPTON ROADS WEEKLY LANE CLOSURES January 13, 2017 through January 20, 2017 I-64 Widening Project, Newport News/York County: There will be single-lane closures on I-64 westbound between Jefferson Avenue (exit 255) and Fort Eustis Boulevard (exit 250) on January 15-19 from 11 p.m. […]

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    First Warning Traffic – Wednesday traffic alerts

      HAMPTON ROADS WEEKLY LANE CLOSURES January 13, 2017 through January 20, 2017 I-64 Widening Project, Newport News/York County: There will be single-lane closures on I-64 westbound between Jefferson Avenue (exit 255) and Fort Eustis Boulevard (exit 250) on January 15-19 from 11 p.m. until 5 a.m. the following morning. There will be a traffic shift on I-64 westbound between Jefferson Avenue (exit 255) and Fort Eustis Boulevard (exit 250) on January 16-19 starting at 8 p.m. until 5 a.m. […]

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    First Warning Traffic – Tuesday traffic alerts

    Centerville Turnpike Bridge Opening 5:00 PM – HAMPTON ROADS WEEKLY LANE CLOSURES January 13, 2017 through January 20, 2017 I-64 Widening Project, Newport News/York County: There will be single-lane closures on I-64 westbound between Jefferson Avenue (exit 255) and Fort Eustis Boulevard (exit 250) on January 15-19 from 11 p.m. until 5 a.m. the following morning. There will be a traffic shift on I-64 westbound between Jefferson Avenue (exit 255) and Fort Eustis Boulevard (exit 250) on January 16-19 starting […]

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    First Warning Traffic – Thursday Traffic Alerts

      HAMPTON ROADS WEEKLY LANE CLOSURES:  January 6, 2017 through January 13, 2017 I-64 Widening Project, Newport News/York County: Segment I: There will be eastbound and westbound single-lane closures on I-64 between Jefferson Avenue (exit 255) and Fort Eustis Boulevard (exit 250) on January 8-12, starting at 8 p.m. until 5 a.m. the following morning. There will also be intermittent traffic stoppages lasting up to 20 minutes on I-64 east and west at the Fort Eustis Boulevard Bridge on January […]

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    First Warning Traffic – Wednesday

      TRAVEL ALERT: As temperatures warm up, solid ice on the roads will become extremely slick. Take it slow, icy patches will sneak up on you this morning. * HAMPTON ROADS WEEKLY LANE CLOSURES REPORT:  January 6, 2017 through January 13, 2017 I-64 Widening Project, Newport News/York County: Segment I: There will be eastbound and westbound single-lane closures on I-64 between Jefferson Avenue (exit 255) and Fort Eustis Boulevard (exit 250) on January 8-12, starting at 8 p.m. until 5 […]

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    First Warning Traffic – Tuesday bridge openings and delays

      TRAVEL ALERT: Ice remains on most major roadways and possible on the interstates and exit ramps. Take it slow, icy patches will sneak up on you this morning.   * HAMPTON ROADS WEEKLY LANE CLOSURES REPORT:  January 6, 2017 through January 13, 2017 I-64 Widening Project, Newport News/York County: Segment I: There will be eastbound and westbound single-lane closures on I-64 between Jefferson Avenue (exit 255) and Fort Eustis Boulevard (exit 250) on January 8-12, starting at 8 p.m. until 5 […]

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    First Warning Traffic – Monday morning traffic alerts, bridge openings and icy conditions

    TRAVEL ALERT: Expect a dangerous drive. Ice remains on most major roadways and on the outside lanes on the interstates and exit ramps. Black ice is possible. Take it slow, icy patches will sneak up on you this morning. CRASH:  All westbound lanes of I-64 at the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel in Norfolk are closed due to a vehicle accident.Traffic backups are approximately 5 miles. HAMPTON ROADS WEEKLY LANE CLOSURES REPORT:  January 6, 2017 through January 13, 2017 I-64 Widening Project, […]

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    First Warning Traffic – Friday Bridge Openings and Delays

      ERT WEEKLY CONSTRUCTION SCHEDULE  Friday, Jan. 6 to Friday, Jan. 13 Downtown Tunnel – No closures scheduled U.S. 58 East: Midtown tunnel open with a single lane closure Tuesday through Thursday, Jan. 10-12 from 8 p.m. each night until 5 a.m. the following morning. U.S. 58 East: Single lane closure north of London Boulevard Wednesday and Thursday, Jan. 11 and 12 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. each day. Get the latest updates on construction activities at the ERT […]

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    First Warning Traffic – Bridge Openings, Elbow Rd Closure, Overnight Road Work

    CHESAPEAKE:  Elbow Rd east of Centerville Tnpk closure today, January 5 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Utility installations will close a single lane on Elbow Rd east of the Centerville Tnpk intersection. Motorists should be alert to work crews, equipment in the area and possible delays. * JAMESTOWN-SCOTLAND FERRY TO RUN AT REDUCED CAPACITY: Pocahontas Out for Maintenance  Jamestown-Scotland Ferry passengers are advised the fleet’s largest boat, the Pocahontas, will be taken out of service for maintenance on Tuesday, January 3, 2017, […]