The Mobile City Council voted to pass a resolution supporting a bike and pedestrian path for the proposed I-10 bridge over the Mobile River at its July 29 meeting.
The resolution passed 5 to 1 with District 4 council member John Williams voting against it.
Via Al.com live blogging:
11:19 a.m. – Elliot Lauderdale of Fairhope is talking about how he believes the average bicycle riders could handle the new I-10 Bridge and referenced the Biloxi bridge as a tourist destination because of the bike/pedestrian pathway .
11:26 a.m. – Williams said he can’t support the bike path on the bridge, but he does support connecting a bike path from Mississippi to Baldwin County.
11:31 a.m. – Councilwoman Rich said she believes the new Mobile bridge will be as large as the Golden Gate Bridge and that the pedestrian/bike path could add to its attraction.
11:31 a.m. – The council voted 5-1 to approve the resolution for bike/pedestrian facilities on the I-10 bridge. Williams voted “No.”