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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Just a few years ago, Downtown Tampa was a place where people only came to for work. There were very few viable residential properties, limited green space, and most of the businesses existed only to support the commuting population. Today, community leaders, real estate developers, and City officials have been working hard to change the […]

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that nine percent of all drivers at any given time are using cell phones, and the National Safety Council estimates about one in four motor vehicle crashes involve cell phone use at the time of the crash. Cell phone distracted driving has become a serious public health threat. […]

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 […]

Media Alert Contact Information: Susan Chrzan 813-272-6740 Hours on the Selmon Expressway Reversible Express Lanes For Saturday, January 30, 2016 Tampa, January 13, 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 […]