[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - area:highway

Nathan Edgars II neroute2 at gmail.com
Fri May 13 09:13:40 BST 2011

On 5/12/2011 9:45 PM, M∡rtin Koppenhoefer wrote:
 > 2011/5/12 Nathan Edgars II<neroute2 at gmail.com>:
 >> On 5/12/2011 2:31 PM, M∡rtin Koppenhoefer wrote:
 >>> 2011/5/12 fly<lowflight66 at googlemail.com>:
 >>>> What do we do with dual-carriage ways ?
 >>>> Sometimes there exist paved connections between both directions. Maybe
 >>>> blocked by a barrier but that is no need.
 >>> if they are constantly connected (no change of the paving, no physical
 >>> barrier) it's actually not a dual-carriage way. If these connections
 >>> are punctually you'd simply draw them explicitly and tag them as what
 >>> they are (incl. turn restrictions. etc.)
 >> Well, one could have a single area of pavement with barriers placed 
on top
 >> to separate it into two carriageways.
 > Hi Nathan Edgars II,
 > that's why I wrote above: "no physical barrier"

OK, but there's still the issue of a so-called "flush median". I think 
in a rural area with few intersections this would be called a dual 
carriageway. I can't find an image, but Interstate 90 used to have one 
over Lookout Pass in Idaho. You can imagine 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cPaP3K9xp3g with the concrete barrier 

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