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Those Bells you hear? They are tolls that will strangle the golden goose. Ok so I am mixing metaphors just a little bit, but it does illustrate my point. The proposed tolls by ALDOT on the I-10 Mobile River Bridge and Bayway Project and the toll proposed by the Alabama Legislature on the Baldwin Beach Express extension could bring to an end the consecutive string of years of record tourism and growth on Alabama’s beaches since the BP oil spill. The implementation of both projects as planned will result in three toll roads and bridges to Orange Beach and Gulf Shores. The question you have to ask yourself, is there a better way? If We Keep The Tolls If ALDOT, the Alabama Legislature and Baldwin…