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It’s almost time for our favorite event of the year, the USF-Selmon Balsa Bridge Design Competition. An annual event, the competition is hosted by USF’s College of Engineering and sponsored by THEA at USF’s Engineering Expo. The competition is open to all High School and Middle School students in the Tampa Bay area. The competition […]

02/01/2020

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Tags: Tampa Art

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Categories: Selmon Greenway

THEA is an agency committed to the progress and future of the Tampa Bay region. Along with using our toll revenues to provide our region with a transportation system that provides regional connectivity to our residents and visitors, we also partner with community organizations with beautification projects, economic development strategies, and fostering more STEM education […]

01/10/2020

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Tags: time-lapse video

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Categories: THEA News

Check out the progress we made on the Selmon Extension in 2019. The Selmon Extension is a 1.9-mile toll lane, located in the median of Gandy Boulevard, which will allow a choice for regional travelers: use Gandy Boulevard for local destinations or use the Selmon Extension for a direct connection (Eastbound) to the Selmon Expressway […]

01/07/2020

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Categories: THEA News

This month is National Mentoring Month*. National Mentoring Month focuses attention on the need for mentors, as well as how each of us—individuals, businesses, government agencies, schools, faith communities, and nonprofits—can work together to increase the number of mentors to help ensure positive outcomes for our young people. When we reflect on career success or […]

01/02/2020

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Categories: THEA Tips

With smartphones becoming a primary tool for offering round the clock accessibility and a way to accomplish work outside of the traditional office, more and more people are accessing their phones while they drive. While this might seem to offer additional productivity, it is a dangerous habit that distracts drivers from focusing all of their […]

12/02/2019

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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 […]

11/02/2019

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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 […]

10/01/2019

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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 […]