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December 2, 2019

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Categories: Florida Travel Planning, THEA Tips

December is Road Trip season! Whether you have Winter vacation planned or are visiting your family for the holidays, driving can be an economical (and even fun!) way to get there. Here are our top five tips for planning your next road trip. Give yourself plenty of time. The worst feeling on a road trip […]

December 1, 2019

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Categories: THEA Tips

Top 5 Driving Tips For A Less Stressful Drive During the Holiday Season   Many of us drive several miles back and forth to work. For some, it’s considered one of the worst points of their day. They may feel aggravated or angry at the hold-up in traffic or as a reaction to other drivers […]

November 2, 2019

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Categories: THEA News

Black Friday is coming up and we are encouraging people to Shop Gandy! We know construction can be a challenge to businesses and we also know that many people want to shop on Black Friday but avoid the crowds of the busy malls. SO… we want to get our Tampa Bay shoppers to think Gandy […]

October 1, 2019

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Categories: THEA News

THEA is a local, user-financed public agency. We are financed through revenue bonds which means we are solely supported by user tolls, using no tax funding. This makes us an agency that is deeply embedded in the communities we serve. We develop projects that address urban congestion to improve and safety and quality of life […]

September 23, 2019

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Categories: THEA News

THEA is an agency that is recognized for our innovative and forward-thinking approach to regional transportation. Our agency’s projects are focused on enhancing the lives of the people in the regional communities we serve while smartly addressing the need for improved safety and mobility. This year, we won numerous major industry awards including, the International […]

September 18, 2019

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Tags: dog park

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Categories: Selmon Greenway, THEA News

Dear Pet Owners, We need your help! Since its opening, the Deputy Kotfila Memorial Dog Park has been a huge hit for our canine friends looking for a shady spot to spend time with their human. We are rightfully proud of this park, with its top-of-the-line canine turf, which has been proven safer and softer […]

September 7, 2019

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Categories: THEA Tips

Remember a time when everyone jumped from the front seat to the back seat with nothing more than your mom’s arm swinging in front of you for safety? With the increased number of cars on the roads, car seats and seat belts make a big difference in safety. Car seats, much like the advent of […]

September 1, 2019

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Tags: Selmon Expressway

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Categories: THEA News

Beginning in September, construction will begin on the South Selmon Safety Project. The purpose of the South Selmon Safety Project is to enhance driver safety by constructing a concrete barrier wall along the median of the southern portion of the Lee Roy Selmon Expressway between the Hillsborough River and the Himes Avenue exit.  By placing […]

August 7, 2019

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Categories: THEA Tips

Living in a tropical climate means being prepared for a hurricane is a must. While we hope that a hurricane never hits our shores, being ready is the best way to keep you, your family, and your friends safe and in control. Having a plan and being ready to execute that plan will lessen the […]

August 2, 2019

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Categories: THEA Tips

Summer in Florida is always accompanied by plenty of sunshine and humidity, which can give way to sudden rainstorms during the hot months. Driving in these intense conditions can increase the likelihood of a dangerous situation for you and anyone else on the road.  Below are five tips to help you stay safe on rainy […]