[Tagging] Highway barrier

Volker Schmidt voschix at gmail.com
Tue Apr 14 06:41:37 UTC 2015

barrier=spikes is already on http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:barrier,
but without one-way

On 14 April 2015 at 08:29, Dave Swarthout <daveswarthout at gmail.com> wrote:

> I don't think they are all that common Bryce but I have seen them. And
> that is a controlled situation. This is a normal street! It would be good
> to be able to alert drivers about something like this when using a GPS for
> guidance but I'm not sure there's a good way to do that.
> @Janko, I don't see any prior uses of one_way_spikes but the suggestion
> sounds good
> On Tue, Apr 14, 2015 at 9:16 AM, Bryce Nesbitt <bryce2 at obviously.com>
> wrote:
>> On Mon, Apr 13, 2015 at 10:45 PM, Dave Swarthout <daveswarthout at gmail.com
>> > wrote:
>>> Take a look at this nasty device that prevents traveling the wrong way
>>> on a oneway street. I've seen several of these here in Istanbul. Some have
>>> signs to alert motorists but this one does not. It is unmarked in any way.
>>> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:One-way_barrier_IMG_7111.JPG
>>> It is surely a barrier of some sort yet it does allow traffic to flow
>>> unimpeded in one direction. Traffic_calming doesn't quite get it either.
>>> LOL
>> These are very common in the USA on parking lots.  Often the entrance
>> road will be shut after hours,
>> but the exit gate left open allowing motor vehicles to exit.  "Do not
>> back up, severe tire damage" is the usual sign.
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