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April 3, 2017

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Categories: Distracted Driving, THEA News, THEA Tips

Don’t Do it! Personal Groom is Distracted Driving. April is a great month to make changes that improve your driving and the safety of everyone on the road. First, decide on what music you want to listen to before you start driving. Second, put your mobile device out of reach. Distracted driving accidents are the […]

April 1, 2017

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Categories: THEA News, THEA Tips

BE AWARE: National Work Zone Safety Week is April 3-7 We all know that talking on your cell phone, eating or looking at your navigation is considered driving while distracted. But what about changing radio stations? Talking with friends? Brushing your hair? Anytime that you do something that takes your eyes off the road, your hands […]

March 22, 2017

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Categories: THEA News

For Immediate Release          Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority Releases Economic Impact Study Study finds capital infrastructure investments have created 13,200 new jobs and brought over $1.3 billion to the local economy.   March 22, 2017 (Tampa, Fla.) – Today, The Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority (THEA) released a study outlining the agency’s economic impact on the Tampa […]

March 17, 2017

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Tags: dog park, dog park channelsside, dog park tampa fl

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Categories: THEA News

We are Building the Deputy John Kotfila, Jr. Memorial Dog Park Playful barks, wagging tales, and happy feet – from two-and four-legged friends will soon be heard and seen at the Deputy Kotfila Memorial Dog Park. Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority is excited to announce that dog park construction has begun under the Selmon Expressway behind […]

February 21, 2017

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Tags: downtown Tampa, things to do in Downtown Tampa

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Categories: THEA Tips

Family Time in Downtown Tampa When you have a family, spontaneous trips and “winging it” may become less fun than they were in the single days. Having a plan prevents meltdowns and ensures that everyone is happy. The Tampa Downtown is an excellent way to spend quality family time, and our three routes below each […]

February 21, 2017

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Tags: bike tampa, downtown Tampa

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Categories: THEA Tips

Biking in Downtown Tampa It has long been documented that biking makes people happier, that it elevates mood and can be an incredible way to alleviate stress. There is something special about the freedom of getting on your bike in the fresh air and escaping the news, cell phones and emails of the day. But […]

February 21, 2017

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Tags: FAQs

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Categories: THEA Tips

Toll-by-Plate Frequently Asked Questions 1. Which THEA operated roads are tolled? Currently, only the Lee Roy Selmon Expressway is tolled. The Lee Roy Selmon Expressway is a 15-mile all-electronic toll roadway that links Gandy Boulevard in South Tampa to Interstate 4, Interstate 75, and the community of Brandon in Hillsborough County. The tolls collected on […]

February 13, 2017

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Tags: Toll Collections

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Categories: THEA News, THEA Tips

Our Collections Agency Changed You may have noticed mail and invoices from a company named ETAN Industries. Perhaps you set it aside and are trying to figure out who they are and how they located you, or perhaps you threw it away thinking that it was junk mail. ETAN Industries is THEA’s newest Collections Agency, […]

February 6, 2017

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Categories: THEA Tips

All-Electronic Tolling, SunPass & Toll-By-Plate Explained Tampa is a region of drivers. We like our cars. They get us where we need to go. We have a love-hate relationship with our roadways, which can be riddled with potholes, construction, and congestion more often than we’d like. You’ve known that there is an easier and faster […]

January 18, 2017

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Categories: THEA Tips

Top 3 Things to Do in Tampa/Brandon for Healthy Living There is a reason losing weight and getting healthy are the top New Year’s resolutions every year. It is because when we are healthy, we feel like our best selves. It is not easy and unfortunately, many people lose the intention almost as quickly as […]