• January 27th, 2016

Peter Albrecht, WKRG 5 News

While some drivers don’t think much of the gas tax hike, there are plenty in the local business community who fully support the idea.

As Mobile’s Container Terminal continues to thrive, more trucks are going on the area roads – 2,000 a day now and likely growing.

“The number of trucks we process is going to increase,” said Jimmy Lyons, Director of the Alabama State Port Authority

Lyons if those trucks can’t move quickly out of the area, Mobile’s port could suffer.