[Tagging] Formerly proposed highways

Richard Welty rwelty at averillpark.net
Sun May 1 21:45:28 BST 2011

On 5/1/11 4:32 PM, Nathan Edgars II wrote:
> On 5/1/2011 4:28 PM, Andrew Cleveland wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Can the highway=proposed tag apply to highways which were proposed but
>> are no longer? As in the road was never constructed and the proposal was
>> abandoned? The wiki says the tag is for "roads that are about to be
>> built, but where any construction work hasn't yet been started", but I
>> don't know if that counts for anything.
> I've used highway=unbuilt for this.
i'd like to see this distinction codified. a local mapper here in Albany
has put in a few proposed highways for which the proposals have
been dead for 4 decades. there is some historical interest there,
but mostly they just clutter the map...


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