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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 – Road closures on Kempsville Rd, Independence and Midtown Tunnel start tonight

      NORFOLK : WEEKEND CLOSURES OF SOUTHBOUND KEMPSVILLE ROAD  Kempsville Road will close to southbound traffic under I-264 from 7 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday the weekends of June 23-June 26 and July 7-July 10. 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 of northbound Kempsville Road […]

  • First Warning Traffic – Thursday bridge openings, Great Bridge Bridge closures and road work

    BRIDGE OPENINGS: Gilmerton Bridge 7:45 AM – CHESAPEAKE: Great Bridge Bridge extended openings continue, full closure tonight overnight Great Bridge Bridge will shut down to traffic overnight tonight 9:00 PM to 7:00 AM Friday. Great Bridge Bridge daily repairs will continue at 6:00 AM and 7:00 PM daily. Stoppages could last up to an hour. Take 168 Bypass as your alternate route and avoid Battlefield Blvd during these times. CHESAPEAKE: Bainbridge Blvd closure continues: Bainbridge Blvd at Triple Decker Bridge […]

  • First Warning Traffic – Bridge openings, road closures in Virginia Beach and Chesapeake plus work continues on the interstates tonight

      CHESAPEAKE: Great Bridge Bridge extended openings Great Bridge Bridge will undergo repairs daily at 6:00 AM and 7:00 PM daily. Stoppage could last up to an hour. Take 168 Bypass as your alternate route and avoid Battlefield Blvd during these times. CHESAPEAKE: Bainbridge Blvd closure continues: Bainbridge Blvd at Triple Decker Bridge (S Military Hwy) closed through Monday, June 26th for repair work to the Triple Decker Bridge. – VIRGINIA BEACH: Shore Dr closing tonight Short-Term Road Closures Scheduled for […]

  • First Warning Traffic – Tuesday traffic, Great Bridge Bridge closed tonight, Interstate lane closures

      CHESAPEAKE: Great Bridge Bridge CLOSED TONIGHT, extended openings tomorrow Continued repair work is needed at the Great Bridge Bridge.  The Bridge will close again overnight tonight, Tuesday, June 20, from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m. Great Bridge Bridge will undergo repairs daily at 6:00 AM and 7:00 PM daily. Stoppage could last up to an hour. Take 168 Bypass as your alternate route and avoid Battlefield Blvd during these times. CHESAPEAKE: Bainbridge Blvd closure continues: Bainbridge Blvd at Triple […]

  • First Warning Traffic – Monday closures on Shore Dr, Battlefield Blvd, Ft. Eustis Blvd and on the interstates

    CHESAPEAKE: Great Bridge Bridge extended openings start today Due to a lighting strike Friday the Great Bridge Bridge will undergo repairs today at 6:00 AM and 7:00 PM daily. Stoppage could last up to an hour. Take 168 Bypass as your alternate route and avoid Battlefield Blvd during these times. CHESAPEAKE: Bainbridge Blvd closure continues: Bainbridge Blvd at Triple Decker Bridge (S Military Hwy) closed through Monday, June 26th for repair work to the Triple Decker Bridge. – VIRGINIA BEACH: Shore […]

  • First Warning Traffic – Friday bridge openings, road work and Midtown Tunnel closure this weekend

      CHESAPEAKE: BAINBRIDGE BLVD CLOSURE:   Bainbridge Blvd at Triple Decker Bridge (S Military Hwy) Monday, June 5 through Monday, June 26. Repair work to the Triple Decker Bridge will require the full closure of Bainbridge Blvd at S Military Hwy. – VIRGINIA BEACH: Laskin Rd Laskin Road closure between Birdneck Road and Bayway Place The work will include milling, paving and pavement marking work, and will also include structural repairs and maintenance on the east and west bound spans on […]

  • First Warning Traffic – Gilmerton Bridge closed tonight plus lane closures on the interstates

    CHESAPEAKE: GILMERTON BRIDGE CLOSED: The Gilmerton Bridge (S Military Hwy) will close overnight on Thursday, June 15 from 9pm-5am. Detour via I-64 High Rise   BAINBRIDGE BLVD CLOSURE:   Bainbridge Blvd at Triple Decker Bridge (S Military Hwy) Monday, June 5 through Monday, June 26. Repair work to the Triple Decker Bridge will require the full closure of Bainbridge Blvd at S Military Hwy. – VIRGINIA BEACH: Laskin Rd Laskin Road closure between Birdneck Road and Bayway Place beginning Wednesday, June […]

  • First Warning Traffic – Laskin Rd closure starts today, additional road work and bridge openings for Wednesday

      CHESAPEAKE: RT 168 BYPASS SINGLE LANE CLOSURE Rt 168 Bypass Bridge over the Albemarle and Chesapeake Canal Wednesday, June 14, 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. (northbound) Maintenance work will require a single lane closure on the Rt 168 Bypass Bridge over the Albemarle and Chesapeake Canal overnight June 14 (northbound) from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. BAINBRIDGE BLVD CLOSURE  Bainbridge Blvd at Triple Decker Bridge (S Military Hwy) Monday, June 5 through Monday, June 26 Repair work to the […]

  • First Warning Traffic – Tuesday road work in Chesapeake and most major bridges tonight.

    BRIDGE OPENINGS:   Centerville Turnpike Bridge 5:30 PM – CHESAPEAKE: RT 168 BYPASS SINGLE LANE CLOSURE Rt 168 Bypass Bridge over the Albemarle and Chesapeake Canal Sunday, June 11 – Wednesday, June 14, 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. (northbound) Maintenance work will require a single lane closure on the Rt 168 Bypass Bridge over the Albemarle and Chesapeake Canal overnight June 4-7 (southbound) and June 11-14 (northbound) from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. each night. Motorists should be alert to […]

  • First Warning Traffic – More road work planned for Monday

      CHESAPEAKE: RT 168 BYPASS SINGLE LANE CLOSURE Rt 168 Bypass Bridge over the Albemarle and Chesapeake Canal Sunday, June 11 – Wednesday, June 14, 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. (northbound) Maintenance work will require a single lane closure on the Rt 168 Bypass Bridge over the Albemarle and Chesapeake Canal overnight June 4-7 (southbound) and June 11-14 (northbound) from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. each night. Motorists should be alert to work crews, equipment in the area and possible […]

  • First Warning Traffic – Friday traffic alerts, Waterside Dr closed and lanes closures this weekend.

    NORFOLK: Waterside Dr closed 10:00 AM on Thursday through Midnight on Sunday for Harborfest. Parking garages remain open. – HAMPTON: On Saturday, June 10th between 8 a.m. and noon, motorists can expect delays in the area of Buckroe Beach for the Life’s A Beach Triathlon. The following roads will be impacted by bike ride portion of the event Buckroe Avenue, Mallory Street, North First Street and Pilot Avenue.​ – ERT WEEKLY MIDTOWN AND DOWNTOWN TUNNELS  Friday, June 9 to Friday, […]

  • First Warning Traffic – Road closures in Norfolk and Chesapeake for Thursday, road work at the area tunnels overnight.

    NORFOLK: Waterside Dr closed 10:00 AM on Thursday through Midnight on Sunday for Harborfest. Parking garages remain open. – ERT WEEKLY MIDTOWN AND DOWNTOWN TUNNELS CONSTRUCTION Friday, June 2 to Friday, June 9 U.S. 58 West: Single lane closure June 8 from 8 p.m. until 5 a.m. the following morning. – CHESAPEAKE:   GREAT BRIDGE BRIDGE CLOSURE Great Bridge Bridge on Battlefield Blvd Thursday, June 8 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Repair work will require the closure of the Great Bridge […]