The Rainbow Waldo Tunnel In Marin County Officially Renamed the Robin Williams Tunnel

Robin Williams Tunnel

In April 2015, the California Assembly voted unanimously to rename the rainbow decorated Waldo Tunnel in honor of the late great Robin Williams, who had been a longtime Bay Area resident. On March 1, 2016, CalTrans District 4 announced that the tunnel had been officially renamed.

Williams resided in Marin, and his character Mork on the show “Mork & Mindy” often wore rainbow-striped suspenders. As such, it seems a nice tribute to the late, great comedian and actor who brought smiles to so many of us over the years.

Our friends down in District 4 recently installed signs that officially recognize the tunnel on U.S. Highway 101 near…

Posted by Caltrans District 1 on Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Our friend Jason Scott also captured a shot of the sign at night.

image via CalTrans

Lori Dorn
Lori Dorn

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