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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 Bridge Openings, Road Work and Delays

      BRIDGE OPENINGS: James River Bridge 10:30 AM, 3:30 and 4:30 PM – ROAD WORK AND CLOSURES: NORFOLK: Newtown Rd lanes to close for one week. Beginning at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, and lasting until 5 a.m. Feb. 23, the left lane of Newtown Road will close in both directions, northbound and southbound, between Center Drive and Princess Anne Road/Kempsville Road for utility work. Left turns will remain open, police will be assisting with traffic in the area. – MIDTOWN […]

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    First Warning Traffic – Early morning trouble on the roads, bridge openings and road work

      BRIDGE OPENING: James River Bridge  3:30 PM – ROAD WORK AND CLOSURES: NORFOLK: Newtown Rd lanes to close for one week. Beginning at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, and lasting until 5 a.m. Feb. 23, the left lane of Newtown Road will close in both directions, northbound and southbound, between Center Drive and Princess Anne Road/Kempsville Road for utility work. Left turns will remain open, police will be assisting with traffic in the area. –   MIDTOWN AND DOWNTOWN TUNNEL […]

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    First Warning Traffic – Major Road Closures planned in Norfolk, Chesapeake and Portsmouth today and this weekend

      ROAD WORK AND CLOSURES: NORFOLK: Newtown Rd lanes to close for one week. Beginning at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, and lasting until 5 a.m. Feb. 23, the left lane of Newtown Road will close in both directions, northbound and southbound, between Center Drive and Princess Anne Road/Kempsville Road for utility work. Left turns will remain open, police will be assisting with traffic in the area.   CHESAPEAKE: Gilmerton Bridge on S Military Hwy closed on Sunday, February 19 from 7 a.m. […]

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    First Warning Traffic – Newtown Rd lane closures, bridge openings and delays

    BRIDGE OPENINGS: James River Bridge 3:30 PM Centerville Turnpike Bridge 4:30 PM – NORFOLK: Newtown Rd lanes to close for one week. Beginning at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, and lasting until 5 a.m. Feb. 23, the left lane of Newtown Road will close in both directions, northbound and southbound, between Center Drive and Princess Anne Road/Kempsville Road for utility work. Left turns will remain open, police will be assisting with traffic in the area. CHESAPEAKE: Gilmerton Bridge on S Military Hwy […]

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    First Warning Traffic – Wednesday traffic delays, overnight lane closures

    CHESAPEAKE: GILMERTON BRIDGE CLOSURE  AFFECTED AREA: Gilmerton Bridge on S Military Hwy DATES:  Sunday, February 19 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. – ERT WEEKLY CONSTRUCTION SCHEDULE Friday, Feb. 10 to Friday, Feb. 17 I-264 West: Downtown Tunnel open with a single lane closure  Wednesday, Feb 15 from 8 p.m. until 5 a.m. the following morning. U.S. 58 East: Midtown Tunnel open with a single lane closure Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 15 and 16 from 8 p.m. each night until […]

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    A sweet treat for Valentine’s Day – How to make Belgian Crepes like a pro

    If you really want to impress your sweetheart for Valentine’s Day look no further! Chef John Telfer with Chef by Design in Virginia Beach will show you how to make a decadent dessert that will make you look like a pro in the kitchen. Enjoy!   Belgian Crepes with Marinated Fruit and Chocolate Godiva Sauce Crepe Batter: 6oz Flour 3 Eggs 3 Yokes 4oz melted butter 1Tbs Rum 1tps Salt 1 1/2 Cups Warm Milk Mix all ingredients in a bowl until smooth […]

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    First Warning Traffic – Tuesday bridge openings and road work

      ERT WEEKLY CONSTRUCTION SCHEDULE Friday, Feb. 10 to Friday, Feb. 17 I-264 West: Downtown Tunnel open with a single lane closure  Wednesday, Feb 15 from 8 p.m. until 5 a.m. the following morning. I-264 East: Downtown Tunnel open with a single lane closure Monday and Tuesday, Feb 13 and 14 from 8 p.m. each night until 5 a.m. the following morning. U.S. 58 East: Midtown Tunnel open with a single lane closure Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 15 and 16 […]

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    First Warning Traffic – Monday bridge openings and road work

    BRIDGE OPENINGS: Coleman Bridge 9:00 AM and 1:00 PM – CENTERVILLE TURNPIKE BRIDGE LANE CLOSURE AFFECTED AREA: Centerville Turnpike Bridge DATES: Monday, February 13 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.   INFORMATION: Bridge maintenance will require a single lane closure on Centerville Tpke on Monday, February 13 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Motorists should be alert to work crews, equipment in the area and possible delays. CEDAR RD CLOSURE AFFECTED AREA: Westbound Cedar Rd at Bells Mill Rd (east) […]

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    First Warning Traffic – Friday bridge openings and Midtown Tunnel closed this weekend

    BRIDGE OPENING: James River Bridge 9:45 AM – ERT WEEKLY CONSTRUCTION SCHEDULE Friday, Feb. 10 to Friday, Feb. 17 *****U.S. 58 East: Midtown Tunnel full weekend closure from Friday, Feb. 10 at 8 p.m. until Monday, Feb. 13 at 5 a.m.***** I-264 West: Downtown Tunnel open with a single lane closure Sunday and Wednesday, Feb 12 and 15 from 8 p.m. each night until 5 a.m. the following morning. I-264 East: Downtown Tunnel open with a single lane closure Monday […]

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    First Warning Traffic – Thursday road work and delays

    CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL: Level four wind restrictions at the CBBT. Wind gusts up to 60+ MPH. Only passenger cars, trucks and SUVs are allowed to cross at this time. Wind assist vans are available to help with exterior cargo at this time. – ERT WEEKLY CONSTRUCTION SCHEDULE FOR THE DOWNTOWN AND MIDTOWN TUNNELS  Friday, Feb. 3 to Friday, Feb. 10 I-264 West: Berkley Bridge lane closures Tuesday through Thursday, Feb. 7-9 from 8 p.m. each night until 5 a.m. the […]

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    First Warning Traffic – I-64 EB closed in Newport News – Wednesday traffic delays and bridge openings

        BRIDGE OPENINGS: Berkley Bridge 9:00 AM James River Bridge 11:00 AM – ERT WEEKLY CONSTRUCTION SCHEDULE FOR THE DOWNTOWN AND MIDTOWN TUNNELS  Friday, Feb. 3 to Friday, Feb. 10 I-264 West: Berkley Bridge lane closures Tuesday through Thursday, Feb. 7-9 from 8 p.m. each night until 5 a.m. the following morning. The City Hall on-ramp will not be accessible during this closure. U.S. 58 East: Midtown Tunnel open with a single lane closure Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 8 and […]

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    First Warning Traffic – Tuesday traffic alerts

    ERT WEEKLY CONSTRUCTION SCHEDULE FOR THE DOWNTOWN AND MIDTOWN TUNNELS  Friday, Feb. 3 to Friday, Feb. 10 I-264 West: Berkley Bridge lane closures Tuesday through Thursday, Feb. 7-9 from 8 p.m. each night until 5 a.m. the following morning. The City Hall on-ramp will not be accessible during this closure. U.S. 58 East: Midtown Tunnel open with a single lane closure Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 8 and 9 from 8 p.m. each night until 5 a.m. the following morning. U.S. 58 […]