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11/07/2020

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Categories: THEA News

Brandon Parkway is a three-mile toll-free parkway that feeds traffic on and off of the Lee Roy Selmon Expressway’s Reversible Express Lanes (REL), providing for easy commuting to downtown Tampa. Brandon Parkway connects to Lumsden Road, Providence Road, Town Center Boulevard, and Lakewood Drive. It also provides pedestrian and biking paths that bring options and […]

11/01/2020

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Categories: THEA News

Everything about 2020 seems to be breaking the mold on normal, bringing us into unchartered waters as we navigate how to get together to collaborate and learn in ways that are safe for everyone. That is why we decided to bring our global audience an online experience instead. This year, we will host the FAV […]

09/08/2020

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Tags: THEA News

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Categories: THEA News

Since July 2019, our agency has been conducting a Project Development and Environment (PD&E) Study to evaluate capacity improvements along the southernmost section of Selmon Expressway. The study limits extend from the eastern project limit of the Selmon Expressway West Extension Project to the beginning of the six-lane section near the overpass at Whiting Street, […]

THEA is Driving Tampa Forward by Vincent Cassidy Despite the recent slowdown due to COVID-19, the Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority (THEA) is preparing for our region’s growth. Over the past decade, we have seen an 80% increase in traffic on the Lee Roy Selmon Expressway. That growth and the predicted 700,000 new County residents by […]

08/03/2020

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Categories: Selmon Greenway

While we know people love their cars and there is some security in using your own private vehicles during the COVID-19 pandemic, we also know that having good, connective paths for walking and biking is crucial in great cities. We know that Tampa IS a great city and our agency continues to invest in making […]

We are excited to announce our partnership with Hyundai America Technical Center, Inc. (HATCI) to use Connected Vehicle (CV)-ready Hyundai vehicles in the CV Pilot deployment. The Hyundai America Technical Center is focused on research and development. They share our passion for engineering excellence and technological advancement. Working together, we will demonstrate how auto manufacturers […]

06/01/2020

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Categories: THEA News

As a proud member of the Tampa Bay community, we want to help everyone who drives the Selmon Expressway understand the benefits and discounts available with the SunPass savings program. What is SunPass? SunPass is Florida’s Toll Savings Program. All the major roads in Florida are converting to all-electronic, no cash tolling which offers emissions […]

06/01/2020

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Tags: selmon extension

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Categories: Selmon Extension, THEA News

When completed, the Selmon Extension will provide a regional connection for commuters between Brandon and the beaches. The 1.9-mile toll lane will be located in the median of Gandy Boulevard and offers a choice for local and regional travelers: use Gandy Boulevard for local destinations or use the Selmon Extension for a direct connection to […]