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The “Robin Williams” Rainbow Tunnel is Official

Marin’s rainbow tunnel to the Golden Gate Bridge got new signs this week.
By - posted 3/3/2016 No Comment

The newly-dubbed “Robin Williams” tunnel is finally official.

The $3,000 signs – on on each side of the tunnel connecting Marin to the Golden Gate Bridge – were paid for using private donations. The signs were installed overnight on February 29th and officially went into service on 101 on March 1st.

The tunnel’s new name (previously unofficially known as the “Waldo Tunnel”) is meant as a dedication to the late Bay Area comedian’s life as the rainbow border seemed like a natural reminder of the multi-colored suspenders from his “Mork & Mindy” show.

Read more at SF Gate, HuffPo and Caltrans