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The Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority (THEA) is committed to improving all the underpasses as part of the scope of work for the South Selmon Capacity Project. And while all the underpasses will get significant makeovers as part of the project, the space at Bay to Bay Boulevard and MacDill Avenue has room for extra amenities. […]

March 13, 2023


Categories: Connecting Communities, THEA Cares, THEA News

The Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority (THEA) was established by the Florida Legislature on July 1, 1963, as a transportation option to bring roadway infrastructure projects online sooner using non-conventional funding. Since then, the Tampa Bay region has evolved and changed from a sleepy West Coast Florida town to one of the most attractive places in […]

January 24, 2023


Categories: THEA Cares

THEA is excited to announce the 2023 USF-E Bridge Building Competition taking place at the University of South Florida College of Engineering EXPO! This competition supports THEA’s engagement with the Selmon STEM Scholarship (S3) Program, a program designed in honor of the late Lee Roy Selmon. THEA created the S3 program to honor Mr. Selmon’s […]

THEA is committed to supporting economic development in the Tampa Bay area through our services and products. THEA’s Small Business Enterprise (SBE) policy, including disadvantaged businesses (DBE) in addition to minority and women-owned businesses (MWBE), provides mechanisms to enhance procurement contracting opportunities for these diverse populations.  For the past six consecutive years, our toll agency […]

June 20, 2022


Categories: THEA Cares

Between 2015 and 2018, more than 2,000 people died from wrong-way driving (WWD) accidents, AAA noted in a recent report. Though WWD crashes are less frequent than other types of accidents, they often involve more than one vehicle and lead to multiple fatalities or serious injuries.  To help decrease these types of accidents, the Florida […]

November 1, 2021


Categories: Driving Tips, THEA Cares

In October, Major Jane Castor announced the City of Tampa’s commitment to Vision Zero. The Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority (THEA) has always been committed to safety for all modes of transportation and is happy to continue helping the City of Tampa reach its Vision Zero goals.  THEA initiated multiple project-specific safety enhancements aiming to reduce […]

May 5, 2021


Categories: THEA Cares, THEA News, Vision Zero

The Tampa Bay region continues to expand with an influx of new residents in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. In 2020, Tampa Bay gained about 47,000 new people, marking this as a year that attracted one of the highest amounts of new residents gained in any year in the last decade. THEA is preparing […]

February 22, 2021


Categories: THEA Cares, THEA News


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