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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.


Recent Articles
  • First Warning Traffic – Bridge openings and road work for Wednesday

    BRIDGE OPENINGS: High Rise Bridge today at noon, Thursday, March 23 at 6:15 AM Berkley Bridge 1:00 PM – CHESAPEAKE:    RT 168 BYPASS LANE CLOSURES Southbound Route 168 Bypass from I-464 and Kempsville Rd. Monday, March 20 through Thursday, March 23 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Guard rail repairs will require a single lane closure on southbound Route 168 Bypass from I-464 to Kempsville Rd. – VIRGINIA BEACH: PAVING WORK TO IMPACT NEIGHBORHOOD ENTRANCES ON HOLLAND ROAD CONNECTION PROJECT Only one […]

  • First Warning Traffic – Tuesday bridge openings and road work continues in Virginia Beach and Chesapeake

      CHESAPEAKE: RT 168 BYPASS LANE CLOSURES Southbound Route 168 Bypass from I-464 and Kempsville Rd. Monday, March 20 through Thursday, March 23 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Guard rail repairs will require a single lane closure on southbound Route 168 Bypass from I-464 to Kempsville Rd. – VIRGINIA BEACH: PAVING WORK TO IMPACT NEIGHBORHOOD ENTRANCES ON HOLLAND ROAD CONNECTION PROJECT Only one neighborhood entrance will be affected at a time  Paving work on the Holland Road Connection Project will result […]

  • First Warning Traffic – Monday road work in Virginia Beach, Chesapeake and overnight work at the tunnels

    BRIDGE OPENING: James River Bridge at Noon Centerville Turnpike Bridge 4:30 PM – CHESAPEAKE: RT 168 BYPASS LANE CLOSURES Southbound Route 168 Bypass from I-464 and Kempsville Rd. Monday, March 20 through Thursday, March 23 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Guard rail repairs will require a single lane closure on southbound Route 168 Bypass from I-464 to Kempsville Rd. – VIRGINIA BEACH: PAVING WORK TO IMPACT NEIGHBORHOOD ENTRANCES ON HOLLAND ROAD CONNECTION PROJECT Only one neighborhood entrance will be affected at […]

  • First Warning Traffic – Friday bridge openings, Midtown Tunnel closures this weekend

    BRIDGE OPENING: Coleman Bridge at Noon – MIDTOWN  TUNNEL CLOSED THIS WEEKEND: U.S. 58 East: Midtown Tunnel full weekend closure from Friday, Mar. 17 at 8 p.m. until Monday, Mar. 20 at 5 a.m. Take 264 EB Downtown Tunnel as your alternate route from Portsmouth into Norfolk over the weekend. – CHESAPEAKE: RAMP FROM BATTLEFIELD BLVD TO ROUTE 168 BYPASS  Southbound Battlefield Blvd ramp to southbound Route 168 Bypass. Saturday, March 18 from 7-11 a.m. Tree clearing efforts will close the ramp […]

  • First Warning Traffic – Bridge openings and road work

      – VIRGINIA BEACH: Road Improvements to Ferrell Parkway The project will include milling, paving and pavement marking work on both eastbound and westbound Ferrell Parkway from Indian River Road to Indian Lakes Boulevard at Parkway Place Market Shopping Center; and from southbound Princess Anne Road from the Salem Road overpass to Lynnhaven Parkway.  Work will be from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. each evening. All night time milling will be from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.  Any paving and […]

  • First Warning Traffic – CBBT wind restrictions, bridge openings and road work for Wednesday

    TRAFFIC ALERTS: SUFFOLK US-258 near S Quay Rd for a fatal multi-vehicle accident. All lanes are closed. Expect major delays heading south of Franklin  CBBT level 2 wind restrictions, gusts up to 47 MPH. No exterior cargo, anything being towed or small camper trailers allowed to cross.   – CHESAPEAKE ROAD WORK TODAY: DOMINION BOULEVARD VETERANS BRIDGE LANE CLOSURE Dominion Boulevard Veterans Bridge.  Wednesday, March 15 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Work at the toll gantry will require single lane […]

  • First Warning Traffic – Flooding, crashes and wind restrictions for Tuesday

      TRAFFIC ALERTS: CBBT level 3 wind restrictions, gust up to 55 MPH. No exterior cargo, anything being towed or small camper trailers allowed to cross. High wind advisory at the HRBT, Monitor Merrimac Memorial Bridge Tunnel and James River Bridge NORFOLK: Base Traffic incoming from Gate 4 and 22 experiencing high water on Bellinger Blvd between 5th Ave and NEX mini-mart due to heavy rains. One lane open in each direction. Also, traffic lights at Hampton Blvd and Admiral Taussig […]

  • First Warning Traffic – Monday road work

      VIRGINIA BEACH: Road Improvements to Ferrell Parkway The project will include milling, paving and pavement marking work on both eastbound and westbound Ferrell Parkway from Indian River Road to Indian Lakes Boulevard at Parkway Place Market Shopping Center; and from southbound Princess Anne Road from the Salem Road overpass to Lynnhaven Parkway.  Work will be from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. each evening. All night time milling will be from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.  Any paving and marking […]

  • First Warning Traffic – Friday bridge openings, road work and Midtown Tunnel closures for the weekend

    BRIDGE OPENINGS:    Coleman Bridge 1:00 PM _ VIRGINIA BEACH: Road Improvements to Ferrell Parkway The project will include milling, paving and pavement marking work on both eastbound and westbound Ferrell Parkway from Indian River Road to Indian Lakes Boulevard at Parkway Place Market Shopping Center; and from southbound Princess Anne Road from the Salem Road overpass to Lynnhaven Parkway.  Work will be from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. each evening. All night time milling will be from 7 p.m. […]

  • First Warning Traffic Alerts – Friday bridge openings and road closures

    BRIDGE OPENINGS: Coleman Bridge 9:00 AM James River Bridge 10:00 AM – VIRGINIA BEACH: Road Improvements to Ferrell Parkway The project will include milling, paving and pavement marking work on both eastbound and westbound Ferrell Parkway from Indian River Road to Indian Lakes Boulevard at Parkway Place Market Shopping Center; and from southbound Princess Anne Road from the Salem Road overpass to Lynnhaven Parkway.  Work will be from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. each evening. All night time milling will […]

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

      ELBOW RD LANE CLOSURE Wednesday, March 8 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Elbow Rd just east of Centerville Tnpk will be down to a single lane. Motorists should be alert to work crews, equipment in the area and possible delays. – VIRGINIA BEACH: Road Improvements to Ferrell Parkway The project will include milling, paving and pavement marking work on both eastbound and westbound Ferrell Parkway from Indian River Road to Indian Lakes Boulevard at Parkway Place Market Shopping Center; […]

  • First Warning Traffic for Tuesday – Road work continues, bridge openings and overnight closures

    BRIDGE OPENING: Berkley Bridge 9:00 AM – VIRGINIA BEACH: Road Improvements to Ferrell Parkway The project will include milling, paving and pavement marking work on both eastbound and westbound Ferrell Parkway from Indian River Road to Indian Lakes Boulevard at Parkway Place Market Shopping Center; and from southbound Princess Anne Road from the Salem Road overpass to Lynnhaven Parkway.  Work will be from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. each evening. All night time milling will be from 7 p.m. to […]