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Hurricane season has arrived and the waters of Tampa Bay are increasingly hospitable for tropical systems, meaning everyone must remain vigilant until the season’s end on November 30. Here are some essential safety tips to help you stay secure as the tropics become more active. Research Your Evacuation Zone and Develop a Plan  Based on […]

THEA prioritizes sustainability and environmental consciousness, as shown in projects like the Selmon Greenway, which promotes green spaces and safer pedestrian routes. Along its path, The Deputy Kotfila Memorial Dog Park offers the perfect retreat for you and your furry friends on sunny Florida days. Located beneath the sheltering coverage of the Selmon Expressway, adjacent […]

As we enter May, and indeed every month, the Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority (THEA) stands united in expressing our deepest appreciation for the men and women who serve our nation. At THEA, we recognize the invaluable contributions of our military personnel and their families and are committed to supporting them in every way possible. One […]

May is the annual celebration of Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. It was chosen to coincide with the beginning of prime riding season. This month, we are reminded that riding motorcycles also comes with certain risks that riders must be aware of. Whether you are a seasoned rider or a beginner, this blog will discuss essential […]

Every May, the world gears up to observe Global Youth Traffic Safety Month, an initiative highlighting the importance of safe driving practices among young individuals. Sponsored by the National Organizations for Youth Safety (NOYS) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), this month-long campaign reminds us of the need for heightened vigilance on the […]

Summer begins the peak season for road construction work across the U.S. Road work is a dangerous job. It often takes place at night with low visibility, and drivers are zooming past work sites, often in a hurry or distracted from the road. In 2022, 891 people were killed in work zones, according to the […]

In the age of constant connectivity, our vehicles have become more than just modes of transportation. The increasing reliance on technology while driving has brought about a silent yet deadly menace: distracted driving.  The statistics surrounding distracted driving are devastating. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), over 2,800 lives were lost in […]

THEA is honored to enhance the Selmon Greenway this spring! The Greenway Thermoplastic Striping project is a comprehensive undertaking that aims to enhance the Selmon Greenway Trail on various fronts. The primary objectives include improvements in safety, aesthetics, and wayfinding elements, all of which contribute to creating a more accessible and visually appealing environment for […]

City parades are vibrant celebrations that can bring communities together, but they can also present unique challenges and obstacles for drivers. Navigating through road closures with mass amounts of pedestrians and extra crowds requires extra caution to ensure the safety of both parade-goers and drivers. Tampa Bay hosts a Pride Parade and a St. Patrick’s […]


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