[Tagging] lanes=3 + lanes:forward/backward=1 for "semi-divided" roads?

Marc Gemis marc.gemis at gmail.com
Sun Feb 12 06:39:13 UTC 2017

You could add lanes:both_ways=1 turn:lanes:both_ways=left



On Sun, Feb 12, 2017 at 5:39 AM, Albert Pundt <roadsguy99 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Consider High Street in downtown Carlisle, PA. It is one lane each way, with
> a wide space as wide as a travel lane in the middle, but not used for
> anything such as a center turning lane. Tagging this with just lanes=2 seems
> wrong since it fails to take into account the lane width separating the two
> travel lanes, and since there is no raised physical divider, it doesn't seem
> right to mark it as a dual-carriageway road either. I've seen lanes=3 used
> along with lanes:forward=1 and lanes:backward=1, but that seems like it
> might be confusing.
> What, if anything, is the proper way to tag roads like this?
> --Roadsguy
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