[Tagging] Bridge Parapets

Christopher Hoess cahoess at gmail.com
Wed Mar 18 21:59:12 UTC 2015

This sounds like it would be connected to the "man_made=bridge" proposals
to map bridges as polygons. Maybe representing the parapets as lines that
share nodes with part of the "man_made=bridge" polygon?

Chris Hoess

On Wed, Mar 18, 2015 at 5:05 PM, Dudley Ibbett <dudleyibbett at hotmail.com>

> It would appear that the rendering for a bridge might include the
> parapet.  Much of my local mapping however includes barriers along roads.
> These are generally connected to the bridge parapet.  It would seem
> reasonable to therefore have a seperate way for each bridge paparet that
> links the barriers either side of the bridge.  Perhaps, barrier=wall,
> wall=parapet.   Parapet is however  used in more that one context
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parapet   If bridge parapets were to be
> mapped would they therefore need a more distinct name in this context
> "bridge_parapet" of should there be some sort of relation between the
> highway segment of the bridge and its associated parapets?
> At the moment I just leave the barriers "hanging" but it doesn't seem like
> a very satisfactory approach to mapping given they are attached to the
> bridge.
> Regards
> Dudley
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