[Tagging] [Talk-us] Freeway exit tagging

Paul Johnson baloo at ursamundi.org
Sat Aug 27 15:19:11 UTC 2016

On Sat, Aug 27, 2016 at 5:14 AM, Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com
> wrote:

> what would you suggest in this case (common on this motorway ring):
> https://www.google.it/maps/@41.897599,12.3821544,3a,75y,
> 350.16h,82.29t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sb1o9_JZ0Vq_WPwrk5Bu4Fw!
> 2e0!7i13312!8i6656?hl=en
> There are three through lanes, but the traffic signs are indicating the
> right lane to be an exit lane. This is not an isolated case, all exit
> situations on this motorway (GRA aka A92) are signposted like this.
> https://www.google.it/maps/@41.9005643,12.3832071,3a,75y,
> 10.74h,72.32t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1shgIro-wmlEeMa4osUfJC1g!
> 2e0!7i13312!8i6656?hl=en
> https://www.google.it/maps/@41.9018473,12.3836299,3a,75y,
> 350.19h,88.92t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1s0Wx9Go4W67-TbtDxGiWzUQ!
> 2e0!7i13312!8i6656?hl=en
> https://www.google.it/maps/@41.9069076,12.3846291,3a,75y,
> 348.56h,95.93t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sQM7Z3kFk25nVrClwFdS7pw!
> 2e0!7i13312!8i6656?hl=en
> I guess the idea is to channel traffic according to its destination, but I
> find it highly misleading, because the overhead signage suggests that the
> lanes lead off the motorway while there are actually 3 lanes that go
> through in all occasions...

Looks like in all four examples, a fourth lane joins the mix.  During the
sections with the 4th lane, other than the obligatory not-lane related
tagging, I would add:

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