[Tagging] Local highways classifications

phil at trigpoint.me.uk phil at trigpoint.me.uk
Fri Jul 17 08:56:38 UTC 2015


On Fri Jul 17 09:36:05 2015 GMT+0100, Paul Johnson wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 16, 2015 at 9:23 AM, <phil at trigpoint.me.uk> wrote:
> 
> > On Thu Jul 16 15:06:34 2015 GMT+0100, Richard Mann wrote:
> > > For those interested, the issue appears to be that the Poles can have
> > > multiple routes on one road section (fine, just like the Americans, use
> > > relations), but also the same route number can get used on a series of
> > > roads of different classification. So route 2 goes from Germany to Warsaw
> > > as a motorway, then becomes a trunk, then a primary.
> > >
> > That happens in the UK, on whos road system OSM road classification is
> > based, too.
> >
> > Many A roads switch between trunk and primary, or even vanish for a
> > section where the route is a motorway. The A5, passing Telford,  is a
> > classic example.
> >
> 
> It doesn't do something like A5(M)?
>
The section through Telford was built first and was going to be, but it opened as the M54.

http://pathetic.org.uk/lost/a5m/

The section of A5 between Telford and the M6 has been de-trunked to encourage traffic to use the M54.

Phil (trigpoint)
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