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04/04/2016

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THEA & CUTR work with the USF Dept of Engineering to expose students to the latest technology through local projects. Bob Frey, our Planning Director and Project Manager for the Connected Vehicles Pilot Deployment, shared with the University of South Florida (USF) College of Engineering information regarding the Connected Vehicles (CV) Pilot Program being tested […]

 Our wood bridge building competition takes place every year as part of the USF Engineering Expo. This event video captures the teams’ creativity, ingenuity, enthusiasm and remarkable bridge designs. In 2010, Lee Roy Selmon asked the Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority to help him promote and advance STEM Education to Bay Area High School and Middle […]

03/11/2016

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This event was a presentation of the project plans for the Selmon Expressway Extension. At this meeting we provided information about the project’s delivery goals, anticipated scope and anticipated Design-Build procurement process. Selmon Expressway Extension Project Overview: •Project extends from east of the end of the existing Gandy Bridge to the south end of the […]

02/26/2016

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It turns out that in this age of multi-tasking, Americans are even changing the way they eat. Having a sit-down meal where we focus on eating is not happening as often it used to. The Huffington Post reported that a study done in 2015 found that we do almost 50 percent of our eating while […]

Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority’s CEO, Joe Waggoner, discusses THEA’s Reversible Express Lanes (REL), which were the first of it’s kind in the US and Florida. THEA host visitors from all over the world who want to learn more about this cutting-edge design and technology. THEA is committed to helping solve transportation issues and connecting Tampa […]

Congratulations to the thirty-nine teams that qualified for the 2016 Balsa Wood Bridge-Building Competition. With the theme Design It, Build It, Break It, we had a great time seeing the creations from start to breaking point. Our first place Middle School team, Terrace Community Middle, designed and built a bridge that withstood 217 pounds of […]

01/27/2016

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Hours on the Selmon Expressway Reversible Express Lanes For Saturday, January 30, 2016 To help facilitate the flow of traffic during the Gasparilla Celebration, please be advised of changes to Reversible Express Lanes normal operating hours. On Saturday, January 30, 2016 – The REL will be turned westbound (toward Tampa) at 9 am. Then at […]