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Latest News: THEA to Inject Over $882 Million into Local Economy READ MORE
Latest News: THEA to Inject Over $882 Million into Local Economy READ MORE


THEA has proudly unveiled the eagerly anticipated East Selmon slip ramps for westbound drivers. This infrastructural upgrade adds two new lanes aimed at transforming the daily commute for countless drivers, addressing congestion hotspots, and providing a seamless entry and exit experience for drivers utilizing the Reversible Express Lanes (REL). Strategically located for westbound drivers, the […]

When THEA reconstructed Meridian Avenue in 2004, we pledged that once the Ardent Mills Flour Mill was demolished, we would remove the defunct railroad tracks that serviced the mill to help the City of Tampa create a better street grid system downtown.  We are following through on that commitment and have begun removing the tracks. […]

Halloween is a time of excitement for Tampa Bay children and adults alike. As children hit the streets trick-or-treating and adults head to the nearest party, the dark roads quickly become busy. While celebrating the fun night, it is crucial to remember the importance of road safety. Keep reading to learn some tips to stay […]

Hispanic Heritage Month, celebrated from September 15th to October 15th, is a time to honor the rich and diverse cultures, histories, and contributions of Hispanic communities in the United States. One fantastic way to immerse yourself is by visiting Ybor City, a historic neighborhood in Tampa, Florida, that boasts a vibrant Hispanic heritage. What makes […]

The 2023 Florida Automated Vehicles (FAV) Summit, presented by the Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority (THEA), welcomed nearly 500 attendees to downtown Tampa. Under the leadership of CEO Greg Slater, THEA and its partners organized a groundbreaking event that delved into the future of transportation and automation. Spearheaded by Senator Jeff Brandes, President of the Florida […]

Rainy weather can create hazardous driving conditions that require extra attention on the road. Slippery roads and reduced visibility can contribute to a higher risk of accidents. As we enter the peak of the rainy season here in Florida, having the proper knowledge and precautions will help increase your driving safety. In this blog, let’s […]

Each year Florida continues to lead in advancing innovative Automated, Connected, Electric, and Shared (ACES) transportation technologies. This year, THEA is thrilled to host the 11th Annual Florida Automated Vehicles Summit in Tampa. The summit will take place September 6th through the 8th at the Tampa Marriott Water Street, with Florida leaders coming together to […]

August is back-to-school month for Tampa Bay students, meaning the summer traffic lull will be coming to an end as more cars and buses will be hitting the roads. This is an excellent opportunity to refresh yourself, and your children, about safe driving. Here are our tips to prepare for the back-to-school rush. Mind school zones […]

Since 1963, the Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority (THEA) has been a vital part of our vibrant city, connecting us to our destinations with speed, convenience, and efficiency. This month we celebrate 60 years of progress and the bright future that lies ahead!  Created by the Florida State Legislature in 1963 as a state agency, THEA […]

Navigating the busy roads of Tampa can be a challenge and sometimes a horrific experience, especially when unexpected incidents occur. When these situations transpire, the Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority (THEA) offers a free roadside assistance service to help. THEA’s Road Ranger Service Patrol is an admirable program that provides necessary aid and enhances roadway safety […]


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