[OSM-dev] Black Roads

Peter Körner osm-lists at mazdermind.de
Tue Sep 29 19:52:07 BST 2009

> I appear to have a problem with the M4 motorway in London. Almost all of 
> the road is correctly styled, however one part is completely black. I've 
> attached an example. Does anyone know why this has happened and how to 
> resolve it?
> http://maps.m4.net/osm_tiles2/14/8178/5449.png

The permalink would be (but actually it's not working somehow?)

And for the OSM Main-Map (where everything is fine)

When you take a very close look on the area where the M4 is connected to 
the Great West Road (A4), you'll see that not all of them are black. The 
Data-Layer on osm.org tell you, that the black parts are those that are 
tagged with bridge: yes and layer: 2 (eg. 

It seems there are some bad rules in the mapnik styles for 
highway=motorway_link / highway=motorway with bridge=yes.


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