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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 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, […]

October 7, 2016

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Categories: Selmon Greenway, THEA News

Fall has officially begun, which means cooler temperatures that invite you to spend more time outside.  As a break from your normal routine, why don’t you try an afternoon stroll or bike ride along the Selmon Greenway?  The 1.7-mile paved trail is a great way to see all of the sights that the Riverfront, Downtown […]

September 22, 2016

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Categories: Joe Waggoner, THEA News

Joe Waggoner is one of Tampa’s most well-respected transportation experts. Before he became the CEO of THEA 9 years ago, he served as Assistant Director for the state of Maryland Department of Transportation’s Office of Planning and Capital Programming, where he was responsible for the development of the Department’s capital programs, including highways, transit, rail, […]

July 15, 2016

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Categories: THEA News, THEA Tips

Dear Selmon Expressway Drivers, Just like you, I drive on the Tampa Bay roads every day.  Even when driving for business, I hope that my time behind the wheel is enjoyable, efficient, and safe.  As Executive Director and CEO of the Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority (THEA), I do my best to collaborate with members of […]

May 31, 2016

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Tags: Educational, sunpass, The Selmon, Tolling Collections

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Categories: THEA News

Understand How Toll-By-Plate Works In 2010, the Selmon Expressway converted to All-Electronic Toll (AET). What that means is that there are no toll booths. Toll equipment is housed in “gantries” that stretch across the roadway (think of a sign structure). There are signs at each entry to the Expressway – to let you know that […]