[Tagging] How to tag access restriction on interstate highway crossovers?

Mark Wagner mark+osm at carnildo.com
Mon Dec 31 02:25:01 UTC 2018


On Sun, 30 Dec 2018 18:06:26 -0500
Xavier <xavier at dp100.com> wrote:

> On Sun, Dec 30, 2018 at 11:38:26PM +0100, Volker Schmidt wrote:
> >On Sun, 30 Dec 2018, 22:31 Xavier <xavier at dp100.com wrote:  
> >> By "interstate highway crossovers" I mean small bits of road that
> >> connect the two carriage ways of a US interstate highway and are
> >> signed as "Authorized Vehicles Only" (at least in Virginia they
> >> are signed this way).
> >>
> >> An example is here:
> >>
> >> http://openstreetcam.org/details/1253343/475/track-info
> >>
> >> ...  
> >What about
> >access=emergency
> >?  
> 
> That could work, except it is marked "Abandoned" in the wiki:
> 
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/emergency_vehicle_access
> 
> emergency vehicle access
> Status: Abandoned (inactive)

Doesn't mean it's not in use.  According to TagInfo, "access=emergency"
has 2700 uses, while the related "emergency=yes" has 66,500.

-- 
Mark



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