[Tagging] Formerly proposed highways

Nathan Edgars II neroute2 at gmail.com
Mon May 2 01:48:45 BST 2011

On 5/1/2011 8:42 PM, Dave F. wrote:
> On 01/05/2011 21:32, 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.
> Why would anyone want this?

Because sometimes the strip of right-of-way still exists as a separate 
landuse, or it explains why two disconnected roads have the same name.

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