$200 Million Toll Project Hinges on Alabama Referendum Vote

WALA News advances next month’s Alabama ballot referendum to approve creation of a Baldwin County toll authority, the first step to a proposed $200 million tolled extension of the Beach Express to I-65. A county commissioner tells the station the toll rate that would be charged is undetermined, “but he says the 22 mile extension of the Beach Express is crucial for the county and its growth, and the money has to come from somewhere.”