[Tagging] Link roads between different highways type

Georg Feddern osm at bavarianmallet.de
Tue Jan 15 13:24:55 UTC 2019

> On Tue, Jan 15, 2019, 11:52 Saeed Hubaishan <hubaishan at outlook.sa 
> <mailto:hubaishan at outlook.sa> wrote:
>     About the subject I used to tag the link with the lowest way class
>     but in:
>     https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Link_roads_between_different_highways_types
>     it guides to use the hightest way class. I think this is not right
>     behavior link from motorway to tertiary way is tertiary way not
>     motorway, and so.
>     What do you think about this?

Am 15.01.2019 um 13:19 schrieb Johnparis:
 > I agree with you.
 > For roundabouts and circular junctions, I use the highest type. For 
link roads, the lowest.
 > I could see an exception for motorway onramps, indicating "starting 
here you can't get off the motorway".

I could agree with you - with the exception of motorway on- and 
off-ramps, which are always motorway_link up to the end of the motorway 


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