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‘THEA News’ Category

September 10, 2018

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Tags: Press Release

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Categories: Selmon Extension, Shop Gandy!, THEA News

Tampa, FL – The Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority (THEA) is hosting a second Business Engagement meeting on Thursday, September 13th at 6:00 PM. During this meeting, local Gandy business owners will have the opportunity to meet with the Selmon Extension project team and discuss the project’s progress or construction concerns. The Business Engagement Meeting is […]

August 31, 2018

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Categories: THEA News

The one thing that Lee Roy Selmon asked of his Expressway authority was to find a way to help and mentor the young people at the University of South Florida.  To that end, we came up with the Selmon STEM Scholarship program (S3). Each year, we give book scholarships to freshman, sophomore, junior and senior […]

February 26, 2018

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Categories: Balsa Wood Bridge Building Competition, THEA News

The Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority (THEA) was pleased to once again partner with the University of South Florida (USF) College of Engineering and the student chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers to sponsor the USF-SE Bridge Building Competition at the University of South Florida’s annual Engineering Expo on February 17th. The Engineering Expo […]

November 16, 2017

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Categories: THEA News

Media Alert November 17, 2017 Contact Information: Susan Chrzan 813-272-6740 Selmon Expressway Reversible Express Lanes Thanksgiving Holiday Hours The Selmon Expressway Reversible Express Lanes (REL) will open eastbound from 1 p.m. Wednesday, November 22, and remain open heading eastbound until Monday, November 27, at 6 a.m. At that time, REL will resume normal operations. Motorists […]

November 6, 2017

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Categories: THEA News

Veteran’s Day 2017 Hours on the Selmon Expressway Reversible Express Lanes Tampa, November 6, 2017 – For the Veteran’s holiday, on Friday, November 10, 2017 the Reversible Express Lanes (REL) on the Selmon Expressway will maintain normal operation at 6:00 AM, with all traffic moving in the west bound direction from Brandon to the downtown […]

September 18, 2017

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Tags: Shop Gandy!

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Categories: Selmon Extension, Shop Gandy!, THEA News

Shop Gandy! Launch Shop Gandy! is a marketing campaign to promote and drive commerce to the businesses along the Gandy corridor before, during, and after the construction of the Selmon Extension. It is a partnership between the South Tampa Chamber of Commerce, Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce, St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce, Greater Brandon […]

April 20, 2017

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Categories: THEA News

April 22nd is Earth Day! While automobile driving obviously has an impact on the environmental impact, one of the ways THEA is committed reducing carbon emissions and thus reduces air pollution. By leading Florida by installing all electronic tolling and increasing green spaces, like the Selmon Greenway, THEA makes our impact on the planet a […]

April 3, 2017

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Categories: Distracted Driving, THEA News, THEA Tips

Don’t Do it! Personal Groom is Distracted Driving. April is a great month to make changes that improve your driving and the safety of everyone on the road. First, decide on what music you want to listen to before you start driving. Second, put your mobile device out of reach. Distracted driving accidents are the […]

April 1, 2017

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Categories: THEA News, THEA Tips

BE AWARE: National Work Zone Safety Week is April 3-7 We all know that talking on your cell phone, eating or looking at your navigation is considered driving while distracted. But what about changing radio stations? Talking with friends? Brushing your hair? Anytime that you do something that takes your eyes off the road, your hands […]