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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 – Thursday bridge openings and road closures

    BRIDGE OPENING Coleman Bridge 11:00 AM – HAMPTON ROADS WEEKLY LANE-CLOSURES REPORT August 13-19 I-64 Widening Project, Newport News/York County: Segment I: Alternating single-lane closures on I-64 east and west August 13-17, as early as 9 p.m. to 5 a.m., starting near Lee Hall (exit 247) and ending near Jefferson Avenue (exit 255). The Sunday night eastbound closure will not begin before 10 p.m. Segment II: Alternating single-lane closures on I-64 east and west from Colonial Parkway to Lee Hall (Exit […]

  • First Warning Traffic – Thursday bridge openings and road closures

    BRIDGE OPENING: Gilmerton Bridge 8:00 AM – COLONIAL PARKWAY: From 9 a.m., Monday, August 7, to 3 p.m., Friday, August 11, the Colonial Parkway will be closed from K0 to K2 to include closure of the Rt. 17 access ramps. Work includes replacing joint sealant and repairing a few concrete spalls. – NORFOLK – A full closure of Robin Hood Road between Military Highway and Almeda Avenue is scheduled to start at 9 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 6, and last approximately one […]

  • First Warning Traffic – Ft Eustis exit ramp closed, road work and delays for Wednesday

      COLONIAL PARKWAY: From 9 a.m., Monday, August 7, to 3 p.m., Friday, August 11, the Colonial Parkway will be closed from K0 to K2 to include closure of the Rt. 17 access ramps. Work includes replacing joint sealant and repairing a few concrete spalls. – NORFOLK – A full closure of Robin Hood Road between Military Highway and Almeda Avenue is scheduled to start at 9 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 6, and last approximately one month. Detours for motorists traveling east […]

  • First Warning Traffic – Wet roads, bridge openings and road work will slow you down Tuesday morning

      COLONIAL PARKWAY: From 9 a.m., Monday, August 7, to 3 p.m., Friday, August 11, the Colonial Parkway will be closed from K0 to K2 to include closure of the Rt. 17 access ramps. Work includes replacing joint sealant and repairing a few concrete spalls. – NORFOLK – A full closure of Robin Hood Road between Military Highway and Almeda Avenue is scheduled to start at 9 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 6, and last approximately one month. Detours for motorists traveling east […]

  • First Warning Traffic – Monday traffic trouble and road work

    COLONIAL PARKWAY: From 9 a.m., Monday, August 7, to 3 p.m., Friday, August 11, the Colonial Parkway will be closed from K0 to K2 to include closure of the Rt. 17 access ramps. Work includes replacing joint sealant and repairing a few concrete spalls. – NORFOLK – A full closure of Robin Hood Road between Military Highway and Almeda Avenue is scheduled to start at 9 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 6, and last approximately one month. Detours for motorists traveling east and […]

  • Extortion 17 Legacy Ride honors the 31 heroes killed August 6, 2011

    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – The Annual 2017 Extortion 17 Legacy Ride honoring local heroes was held Saturday, August 5, 2017. The Extortion 17 Legacy Ride is dedicated in memory of the 30 active duty military and 1 military working dog killed in action on August 6, 2011 when a CH–47 helicopter was shot down by enemy fire in Afghanistan. This ride provides an opportunity for the community, Gold Star Families and supporters across the world to come together to honor these […]

  • First Warning Traffic – Friday traffic delays and weekend road closures

    NORFOLK – A full closure of Robin Hood Road between Military Highway and Almeda Avenue is scheduled to start at 9 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 6, and last approximately one month. Detours for motorists traveling east and west on Robin Hood Road will direct traffic to use Military Highway, East Princess Anne Road and Almeda Avenue. The extended closure will allow Virginia Natural Gas to relocate utilities for the Military Highway CFI Project. Contractor crews will also work in this area […]

  • First Warning Traffic – Thursday lane closures

      PORTSMOUTH – A full closure of Turnpike Road on the east side of the Frederick Boulevard intersection is scheduled to start August 8 and could last up to four months. A detour for motorists wanting to access Turnpike Road from Frederick Boulevard will be set up prior to the intersection at Airline Boulevard. From Airline Boulevard, drivers will head east on High Street and south on Confederate Avenue to Turnpike Road. Also the city of Portsmouth has full closures on […]

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

    BRIDGE OPENINGS: Berkley Bridge  7:00 PM –  PORTSMOUTH – A full closure of Turnpike Road on the east side of the Frederick Boulevard intersection is scheduled to start August 8 and could last up to four months. A detour for motorists wanting to access Turnpike Road from Frederick Boulevard will be set up prior to the intersection at Airline Boulevard. From Airline Boulevard, drivers will head east on High Street and south on Confederate Avenue to Turnpike Road. – DOWNTOWN AND […]

  • First Warning Traffic – Bridge openings, Turnpike Rd closure and road work for Tuesday

    BRIDGE OPENING: Coleman Bridge 1:00 PM –  PORTSMOUTH – A full closure of Turnpike Road on the east side of the Frederick Boulevard intersection is scheduled to start August 8 and could last up to four months. A detour for motorists wanting to access Turnpike Road from Frederick Boulevard will be set up prior to the intersection at Airline Boulevard. From Airline Boulevard, drivers will head east on High Street and south on Confederate Avenue to Turnpike Road. – DOWNTOWN AND […]

  • First Warning Traffic – Monday bridge opening and road work

      ERT DOWNTOWN AND MIDTOWN TUNNEL CLOSURES SCHEDULE  Friday, July 28 to Friday, August 4 I-264 East: Single lane closure August 3 from 8 p.m. until 5 a.m. the following morning between MLK Expressway and Effingham Street. All lanes will remain open at the Downtown Tunnel. U.S. 58 West: Alternating lane closures on U.S. 58 West between Midtown Tunnel westbound and London Boulevard July 30-August 3 from 8 p.m. until 5 a.m. the following morning. One lane will remain open at all […]

  • First Warning Traffic – Weekend road work

    ERT DOWNTOWN AND MIDTOWN TUNNEL CLOSURES SCHEDULE  Friday, July 28 to Friday, August 4 I-264 East: Single lane closure August 3 from 8 p.m. until 5 a.m. the following morning between MLK Expressway and Effingham Street. All lanes will remain open at the Downtown Tunnel. U.S. 58 West: Alternating lane closures on U.S. 58 West between Midtown Tunnel westbound and London Boulevard July 30-August 3 from 8 p.m. until 5 a.m. the following morning. One lane will remain open at all times. Ramps […]