[Tagging] Underground Waterways

David Fawcett david.fawcett at gmail.com
Fri Jan 7 20:03:42 GMT 2011

Would tunnel=yes be an inappropriate tag?

On Fri, Jan 7, 2011 at 1:43 PM, Nathan Edgars II <neroute2 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 7, 2011 at 2:25 PM, David Fawcett <david.fawcett at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I am curious how others would tag this way:
>> http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/way/48268491
>> This is a water feature that was imported as part of the NHD.  On this
>> particular stretch, the water is routed underground through a tunnel
>> to the lake.
>> I tried to add tunnel=culvert, but I think that waterway=canal is more
>> dominant and is causing the feature to be drawn as a surface water
>> feature.
> The problem is that Mapnik does not treat tunnel=* like tunnel=yes.
> File a ticket if you want it rendered properly.
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