THEA’s Joe Waggoner Announces He Will Retire As CEO

Tampa, FL, June 2, 2021 — After four decades in the transportation industry, Joe Waggoner, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority (THEA), has announced his intention to retire in February 2022. THEA’s Board of Directors accepts this news with regret – and with gratitude for Waggoner’s 14 years of […]

2020 Annual Report Affirms Financial Stability Of E-470 Public Highway Authority

Highlights COVID-19 Impact on Toll Rates, Financial Stability, and Bright Future for Roadway  Aurora, Colorado, May 13, 2021 — Today, E-470 released its 2020 annual report to the public. The 10-page report, which is available at, covers a range of topics including completion of the Road Widening Project, which added a third lane in […]

THEA Announces Opening Date of the Selmon West Extension

The Roadway Will Be Open to the Public on Monday, April 19, 2021 April 8, 2021 (Tampa, FL) — Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority (THEA) announces its plan to open the Selmon West Extension. This elevated 1.9-mile toll lane will provide a seamless connection and a safe transportation option for drivers traveling from Brandon to Pinellas […]

Atkins Celebrates Official Opening Of Two CTRMA Toll Projects

Austin, TX, April 8, 2021 — Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, celebrated the official opening of two regionally significant toll projects, the 290/130 Flyovers and the 183 South, during a virtual ribbon cutting ceremony hosted by the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority (Mobility Authority) on March 31, 2021. Responsible for project development and […]

Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority Statement On SB1660 And HB 1283

Clarification of Proposed SB1660/HB 1283 Proposed Change Tampa Hillsborough Expressway to West Florida Expressway Authority March 1, 2021 (Tampa, FL) — In 2014, the state of Florida passed legislation giving the Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority (THEA) the ability to offer services in counties contiguous to Hillsborough County, including Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas, and Polk Counties. On […]