Lt. Gov. Ainsworth says he would vote no on a toll for the Mobile River Bridge

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WKRG) — Alabama Lieutenant Governor Will Ainsworth posted a video to social media Monday morning expressing his opposition to a toll for the proposed Mobile River Bridge and Bayway project.

Ainsworth sits on the Alabama Toll Road, Bridge, and Tunnel Authority. He said if it comes to a vote, he will be proud to vote “no.”

His statement comes just weeks after Governor Ivey said tolls on the new bridge are a necessity.

The Governor has called a meeting of the Alabama Toll Road, Bridge, and Tunnel Authority on October 7th in Montgomery.

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