Richmond Tunnel to open after major repairs

The 101-year-old Dornan Drive Tunnel was closed for repairs after Richmond’s engineering staff, and a hired construction team, discovered a room-sized void above the tunnel’s concrete lining. This Friday cars, bikes and people will once again zoom through a tunnel that acts as the main road to Miller Knox Regional Shoreline and Point Richmond.

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Birds on the Bay Bridge


Of all the birds that nest on or around the Bay Bridge—gulls, terns, pelicans, pigeons, falcons, hummingbirds—Lauren Bingham is most concerned with the cormorants. It’s not that they’re worse, bird by bird, more onerous or unruly than the other birds; it’s just that there’s so many of them. Standing on the unopened new span of…

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