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07/28/2022

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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 […]

06/26/2022

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2022 ACECFlorida Engineering Excellence Grand Conceptor Award National Recognition Award at the ACEC 2022 Engineering Excellence Awards Places 5th in the Roads & Bridges in America TBRPC Future of the Region Award in Transportation & Mobility 2021 CMAA Florida Project Achievement Award in Transportation IBTTA Toll Excellence Award in Operations, Engineering & Maintenance SLAG Cement […]

04/01/2022

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In addition to a highway named in his honor, THEA created the Selmon STEM Scholarship Program (S3) to continue Mr. Lee Roy Selmon’s legacy of being a community champion. The S3 Program provides an avenue for engineering students at the University of South Florida Tampa campus, who also are graduates of local high schools, to […]

04/01/2022

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The Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority (THEA) accepts multiple toll payment options. In addition to SunPass, THEA accepts numerous transponders from different states, including E-ZPass, Peach Pass and Quick Pass. Selmon Expressway customers also have a toll-by-plate option. Transponder customers save 36 cents on every Selmon Expressway toll and avoid the $2.50 administrative fee that is […]

03/15/2022

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Our agency has many efforts in place to ensure that sustainability and the environment are considered and prioritized. Below are a few of the steps we take to be environmentally conscious and put green initiatives in place: All-Electronic Tolling According to the 2022 University of South Florida Center for Urban Transportation Research Economic Contribution of […]

02/25/2022

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The Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority (THEA) commissioned the University of South Florida’s Center for Urban Transportation (CUTR) to provide insight into the Selmon Expressway’s economic impact through the Expressway’s network of properties. The network of properties studied included the Selmon Expressway, the Meridian Parkway, the Selmon Greenway, and the Brandon Parkway. Since its inception in […]

02/25/2022

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The Reversible Express Lanes (REL), part of the Selmon Expressway network, are a unique system of roads designed to help decrease urban traffic in the Tampa Bay area. It is the first transportation project in Florida to utilize fully electronic tolls (all-electronic tolling), innovations with concrete segmental bridges, and reversible express lanes. When THEA unveiled […]

02/02/2022

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The Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority (THEA) has been conducting four Project Development and Environment (PD&E) studies to evaluate the best way that our agency can be a part of improving mobility in the Tampa Bay region and provide transportation solutions to accommodate the population growth. Working with community partners like the City of Tampa, SPP, […]