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February 1, 2021

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The Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority (THEA) has installed the last concrete segment in the Selmon Extension. Installation of the segment marks the final major milestone in constructing the 1.9-mile toll lane and brings the project closer to completion. Once the final segment is placed and post-tensioned, the elevated roadway will be 80% complete, with an […]

February 1, 2021

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Indisputably, 2020 brought big changes to the transportation industry and its models of operations. With the pandemic, people traveled less causing transportations agencies to pivot and adjust budgets. Despite the tremendous effects of COVID-19 on the global economy, the transportation industry remains dynamic with projects moving forward and the influence of cutting-edge technology.  Here are […]

January 10, 2021

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Categories: THEA News

While agencies like ours are always striving to make driving safer and to reduce the potential for crashes, there are still dangers to road travel. Complicating safety more is a society of drivers that are attached to their phones. The advantages that a smartphone offers in round the clock accessibility helps us accomplish work outside […]

December 10, 2020

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Driving doesn’t have to be a drag. You can turn up the tunes or plug into an inspiring podcast to make your drive more relaxing and enjoyable. Audio books are also a great way to make a commute pass with ease. Before your next road trip or downtown commute, print out our list of top […]

December 1, 2020

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Categories: THEA News

Our agency takes an active approach in beautifying our community and activating spaces to cultivate an enhanced enjoyment of our region. Every year, we work with community partners on projects near the Selmon Expressway or one of our other roadways that have been identified as areas in need of enhancement. It might be the construction […]

November 14, 2020

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Categories: THEA News

Major cities are experiencing unprecedented population growth, exacerbating their already substantial problems in providing essential services. This volume draws on the significant advances in technologies and management strategies made in recent decades to suggest ways to improve urban life and services. One of the biggest challenges world-class cities face is how to address transportation to […]

November 9, 2020

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Categories: THEA News

Our agency spearheaded the THEA Connected Vehicle Pilot aiming to improve traffic safety for vehicles and pedestrians and also decrease the commute time in Tampa’s Central Business District. Tampa was the first out of three cities to deploy the pilot and the only one to deliver on time to the USDOT. We are now moving […]

November 7, 2020

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Brandon Parkway is a three-mile toll-free parkway that feeds traffic on and off of the Lee Roy Selmon Expressway’s Reversible Express Lanes (REL), providing for easy commuting to downtown Tampa. Brandon Parkway connects to Lumsden Road, Providence Road, Town Center Boulevard, and Lakewood Drive. It also provides pedestrian and biking paths that bring options and […]

November 1, 2020

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Categories: THEA News

Everything about 2020 seems to be breaking the mold on normal, bringing us into unchartered waters as we navigate how to get together to collaborate and learn in ways that are safe for everyone. That is why we decided to bring our global audience an online experience instead. This year, we will host the FAV […]