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‘THEA News’ Category

November 14, 2022

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Categories: THEA News

The Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority (THEA) is soliciting Request of Qualifications (RFQs) for real estate advisory services. Qualified firms capable of assisting the Authority in the evaluation of potential transportation strategies and approaches for the optimal utilization of certain Authority-owned real estate properties throughout downtown Tampa should apply for consideration. It is the Authority’s intent […]

November 7, 2022

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Categories: Blog, THEA News

A Maintenance Rating Program (MRP) implements a uniform evaluation system for maintenance features and aims to schedule and prioritize routine maintenance activities so that uniform maintenance conditions can be met on state highways. THEA evaluates its Selmon Expressway facilities on a yearly basis as an Urban Limited Access Highway.  The purpose of a limited-access highway […]

November 4, 2022

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Categories: THEA News, Vision Zero

This week, our Director of Innovation and Planning, Bob Frey, was recognized at the 2022 Gulf Coast Safe Streets Summit (GCSSS) as a leader in helping the city reach its Vision Zero goals. Under Bob’s leadership, every THEA project has the direction to go above and beyond the standard walkability and pedestrian safety guidelines. For […]

October 11, 2022

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Categories: THEA News

Thank you for your patience with THEA’s Twiggs Street Improvement Project! Our construction project began in the Summer of 2020 with the goal of alleviating congestion while exiting the Selmon Expressway Reversible Express Lanes (REL). The REL provides drivers with a direct connection between Brandon and downtown Tampa, allowing for express travel and a seamless […]

September 12, 2022

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Categories: THEA News

The Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority (THEA) is pleased to announce that Vincent J. Cassidy has been re-elected to serve as the Chair of the Board of Directors. “It is an honor to continue my service as Chairman during such an exciting time for our region and THEA,” said Mr. Cassidy. “With Tampa Bay’s population growth […]

September 1, 2022

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Categories: THEA News

Tampa, Fla. (September 1, 2022) – In observance of the Labor Day holiday, the Selmon Expressway Reversible Express Lanes (REL) will open eastbound at 1:00 pm on Friday, September 2, 2022, and will remain eastbound until 6:00 am on Tuesday, September 6, 2022. At that time, the REL will be open in the westbound direction from […]

August 31, 2022

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Categories: Media, THEA News

Tampa, Fla. (August 31, 2022) – Today, The Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority (THEA) announced a robust work plan that will provide significant upgrades and capacity improvements to the Selmon Expressway and the agency’s entire network of roads and trails in the Tampa Bay region. Over the next six years, THEA will inject over $733 million […]

August 17, 2022

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Tags: Brandon Parkway, Get Outside

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Categories: Blog, THEA News

At THEA, part of our commitment to the community is giving back, providing options and opportunities for healthy lifestyle activities, and being environmentally responsible. The Brandon Parkway is one way that we follow through with our commitments.  The Brandon Parkway is a three-mile toll-free parkway that provides pedestrian and biking paths for safe recreation and […]

July 28, 2022

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Categories: Blog, THEA News

Take a walk in downtown Tampa, and you will see dogs walking with their owners and enjoying the sights. Tampa was recently dubbed as one of the top dog park cities in the nation! The city ranked fourth out of 93 U.S. cities based on dog park access, quality, and climate. The rankings also took […]