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September 1, 2022

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Categories: Media

Tampa, Fla. (September 1, 2022) – The Tampa-Hillsborough Expressway Authority plans to spend $733 million on road and trail projects over the next six years, according to its latest work program unveiled this week. THEA is projected to invest $663.6 million in community enhancement and expanded capacity projects and $69.6 million in maintenance and preservation projects. […]

September 1, 2022

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Categories: THEA News

Tampa, Fla. (September 1, 2022) – In observance of the Labor Day holiday, the Selmon Expressway Reversible Express Lanes (REL) will open eastbound at 1:00 pm on Friday, September 2, 2022, and will remain eastbound until 6:00 am on Tuesday, September 6, 2022. At that time, the REL will be open in the westbound direction from […]

July 5, 2022

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Categories: THEA News

With construction underway on the REL additional access point ramps, daytime construction activities as well as other nighttime lane closures continue as follows. Tuesday, July 5, 2022 Night – Ramp 2 (**Ikea** from 39th street to just past I-4 Connector interchange)  –   Westbound Selmon Expressway left and then right lane closure from 39th street to the 28th street. This […]

August 2, 2021

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Categories: THEA News

Throughout the Tampa Bay region, the Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority is focused on improving mobility, safety and innovation. Its role in regional transportation is vast, and THEA operates four facilities as well as conducts Project Development & Environment (PD&E) studies to continue to increase transportation efficiency and multiple modalities. Together with government agencies such as […]

August 2, 2021

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Categories: Selmon Greenway

From urban routes to serene nature trails, Tampa is a bike-friendly city that has something for everyone. Government agencies, community partners and grassroots groups have made strides in the last couple of years to increase bike lanes and trails, and there are now more than 130 miles of bicycle lanes to enjoy with our year-round […]

June 17, 2021

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Categories: THEA News

With a focus on the people we serve and the community, THEA’s leadership and commitment to efficiency, innovation, and economic development helped garner awards throughout the fiscal year 2020. Our story has always been one of creating intelligent transportation in the Tampa Bay region. In the last fiscal year, THEA continued its trend of unveiling […]

June 7, 2021

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Categories: THEA News

The Transportation and Expressway Authority Membership of Florida (TEAMFL) recognized Sue Chrzan, Director of Communications and Public Affairs at the Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority (THEA), with their most prestigious award, the Bob Hartnett Leadership Award. The award recognizes an individual who has made significant contributions to the transportation industry and communities in the State of […]

The Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority Connected Vehicle Pilot (THEA CV Pilot) is a $22 million project jointly funded by the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT). The THEA CV Pilot deployed seven connected vehicle applications in collaboration with auto manufacturers: Honda, Hyundai, and Toyota at the American Center for Mobility in Ann Arbor, Michigan at […]