There were a few folks up on the bluff west of the tunnel, and 3 or 4 folks up above the tunnel, on the old 1872 coast trail, which I thought was appropriate (I caught them in a few pictures and a movie). The vultures and hawks circled the ceremonies, but decided no food was available. The ceremony ended with a ribbon cutting, and then the marching bands led the way as the parade of (mostly) antique cars drove through the southbound tunnel, horns honking, and many with the tunnel bumper stickers, and a few with the Thnk Tnl license plates.
We can just barely see the one of light standards at the start of the tunnel approach from our living room window (fortunately, just one), but not quite the portals. The south tunnel lighted info sign we see all too clearly, but fortunately Caltrans has agreed to remove that one!
(Tuesday morning note: the sign said "Tunnel Open" this morning at 6:20, when I got up! They were still working on removing barricades at midnight...)
Also see the movies and pictures of my bike ride through the tunnels on Saturday, 30 March 2013, and a hike in June that partially followed the old Half Moon Bay - trail that is just above the south tunnel entrance.
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