[Tagging] Concrete kerbs in highway

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Tue Jun 23 07:42:53 UTC 2015

2015-06-23 1:58 GMT+02:00 Clifford Snow <clifford at snowandsnow.us>:

> I have a question about how to tag concrete kerbs that prevent vehicles
> from crossing. Below are links to two different examples. Creating a dual
> carriageway doesn't seem correct. Turn restrictions would help vehicles
> routing, but that doesn't tell emergency vehicles that they can drive over
> the kerb if necessary.  Would adding a tag, kerb=center, be the best method
> of tagging these highways?
> How do you tag these features?

I'd map them as dual carriageway. If you want to go into details you could
use the area relation (type=area) and add barrier tags for the dividing
kerb (implicit) or draw the kerb and add it as barrier object (explicit).
This relation type is currently not evaluated AFAIK.

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