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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: Holiday Weekend Alerts

     BRIDGE OPENINGS: Gilmerton Bridge 9:00 AM & 3:00 PM Daily, extended lifts  * VDOT LIFTS MOST LANE CLOSURES TO EASE TRAVEL FOR FOURTH OF JULY HOLIDAY VDOT will suspend most highway work zones and lift lane closures on interstates and other major roads in Virginia from noon, Friday July 1 to noon, Tuesday, July 5. BEACH TRAFFIC ENCOURAGED TO USE ROUTE 460 While Interstate-64 Widening is in progress in Newport News, James City County and York County, motorists planning a through-trip […]

  • First Warning Traffic

    First Warning Traffic: Thursday Traffic Alerts

    BRIDGE OPENINGS: Gilmerton Bridge – Extended openings at 9:00 AM & 3:00 PM daily until further notice * ERT WEEKLY TUNNEL CONSTRUCTION SCHEDULE Friday, June 24 to Friday, July 1 I-264 West: Downtown Tunnel open with alternating lane closures Thursday, June 30 from 10 p.m. until 5 a.m. the following morning. Frederick Boulevard: Full closure near the I-264 overpass Wednesday and Thursday, June 29 and 30 from 8 p.m. each night until 5 a.m. the following morning. Get the latest updates […]

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    First Warning Traffic: Wednesday Traffic Alerts

    WEDNESDAY BRIDGE OPENINGS: none TRAFFIC ALERTS:  Gilmerton Bridge stuck open – expected to be closed for several days; take the High Rise Bridge, South Norfolk Jordan Bridge, Midtown or Downtown Tunnels as alternate routes ERT WEEKLY CONSTRUCTION SCHEDULE: Downtown Tunnel I-264 East: Downtown Tunnel open with alternating lane closures Wednesday, June 29 from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. the following morning I-264 West: Downtown Tunnel open with alternating lane closures Thursday, June 30 from 10 p.m. until 5 a.m. the […]

  • First Warning Traffic

    First Warning Traffic: Wednesday Traffic Alerts

      BRIDGE OPENINGS:  James River Bridge 10:00 AM * ERT WEEKLY CONSTRUCTION SCHEDULE Friday, June 17 to Friday, June 24 DOWNTOWN TUNNEL LANE CLOSURES:  I-264 West: Downtown Tunnel open with a single lane closure Wednesday and Thursday, June 22 and 23 from 8 p.m. each night until 5 a.m. the following morning. * HAMPTON ROADS WEEKLY LANE CLOSURES REPORT  Through June 24, 2016 I-64 Widening Project, Newport News/York County: Single-lane closures eastbound and westbound June 19-23 as early as 8 p.m. […]

  • First Warning Traffic

    First Warning Traffic: Tuesday Tunnel and Road Closures

      * NORTH LANDING BRIDGE CLOSED TODAY: CHESAPEAKE, VA – After being struck twice by barges earlier this year, the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans on closing the North Landing Bridge for six hours to partially repair the damaged structure. Closed from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. to make the necessary repairs.   Motorists traveling from Virginia Beach to Chesapeake will take Indian River Road to Kempsville Road to Centerville Turnpike to Mount Pleasant Road. Motorists traveling from […]

  • First Warning Traffic

    First Warning Traffic: Tunnel & Bridge Closures Tonight

      * ERT WEEKLY CONSTRUCTION SCHEDULE Friday, June 17 to Friday, June 24 DOWNTOWN TUNNEL CLOSURES: I-264 East: Full tunnel closure Monday and Tuesday, June 20 and 21 from 8 p.m. each night until 5 a.m. the following morning.  I-264 West: Downtown Tunnel open with a single lane closure Wednesday and Thursday, June 22 and 23 from 8 p.m. each night until 5 a.m. the following morning. I-464 North/I-264 West: Full ramp closure Monday and Tuesday, June 20 and 21 from […]

  • First Warning Traffic

    First Warning Traffic: Bridge Openings, Midtown Tunnel & I- 264 Closures

    ERT WEEKLY CONSTRUCTION SCHEDULE Friday, June 17 to Friday, June 24 MIDTOWN TUNNEL AND I-264 CLOSURES THIS WEEKEND: Existing U.S. 58 Midtown Tunnel: Westbound lane shifting to the new U.S. 58 West Midtown Tunnel Friday, June 17. U.S. 58 East: Full weekend tunnel closure from Friday, June 17 at 8 p.m. through Monday, June 20 at 5 a.m.  I-264 East/West: Full interstate closure between Effingham Street and Frederick Boulevard Saturday, June 18 from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. and Sunday, June […]

  • OLD GRAPHIC

    First Warning Traffic: Thursday Traffic Alerts

    TRAFFIC ALERTS: Downtown Tunnel 264 EB right lane closed, backups past Frederick Blvd in Portsmouth. Take the Jordan Bridge or Midtown Tunnel Crash on the Jordan Bridge on the west end of the bridge. No major delays. Midtown Tunnel 2 mile backup Eastbound Crash clearing on 64 EB at the High Rise Bridge, big delays still in place on 64 WB in Chesapeake *  ROAD WORK DOMINION BLVD: Veterans Bridge single lane closures overnight (9pm-6am) June 13-16. *Veterans Bridge full weekend […]

  • OLD GRAPHIC

    First Warning Traffic: Wednesday Traffic Alerts

      * CHESAPEAKE ROAD WORK: DOMINION BLVD: Veterans Bridge single lane closures overnight (9pm-6am) June 13-16. *Veterans Bridge full weekend closure starting 9pm on Friday, June 17 through 5am Monday, June 20.  A NEW traffic alignment at Dominion Lakes Blvd will be in place once roadway reopens Monday morning.  Veterans Bridge full overnight closures (9pm-5am) June 20, 22, 24, 28, 30. Cedar Rd closure at Dominion Blvd overnight (9pm-5am) June 21. For more information visit www.DominionBoulevard.com NORTH BATTLEFIELD BLVD LANE […]

  • OLD GRAPHIC

    First Warning Traffic: Tuesday Traffic Alerts

      CHESAPEAKE ROAD WORK: DOMINION BLVD: Veterans Bridge single lane closures overnight (9pm-6am) June 13-16. *Veterans Bridge full weekend closure starting 9pm on Friday, June 17 through 5am Monday, June 20.  A NEW traffic alignment at Dominion Lakes Blvd will be in place once roadway reopens Monday morning.  Veterans Bridge full overnight closures (9pm-5am) June 20, 22, 24, 28, 30. Cedar Rd closure at Dominion Blvd overnight (9pm-5am) June 21. For more information visit www.DominionBoulevard.com NORTH BATTLEFIELD BLVD LANE CLOSURE:  […]

  • OLD GRAPHIC

    First Warning Traffic: Monday Traffic Alerts

    BRIDGE OPENINGS: Coleman Bridge 1:00 and 2:00 PM * CHESAPEAKE ROAD WORK: GREAT BRIDGE BRIDGE LANE CLOSURE: The Bridges Division will close a single lane on the Great Bridge Bridge on Battlefield Blvd from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, June 13 for maintenance work.  Motorists should be alert to work crews, equipment in the area and possible delays. NORTH BATTLEFIELD BLVD LANE CLOSURE: Southbound North Battlefield Blvd at Medical Pkwy. The Public Utilities Department will replace a sewer line in southbound […]

  • OLD GRAPHIC

    First Warning Traffic: Friday Traffic Alerts

      * BRIDGE OPENINGS: North Landing Bridge (Mount Pleasant Rd) at 9:30 AM daily, extended openings, delays up to thirty minutes * NORFOLK: Waterside Dr closed today through Sunday for Harborfest. Expect additional traffic on City Hall and delays through the weekend. * TERMINAL BOULEVARD RESURFACING PROJECT Norfolk, Va. – Full directional weeknight and weekend closures of Terminal Boulevard Eastbound (traveling from Hampton Boulevard towards I-564) Full Directional Closure Work Hours: 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. weeknights 8 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. […]

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