[Talk-ca] Highways in Yukon

Richard Weait richard at weait.com
Thu Mar 11 18:05:59 GMT 2010


On Thu, Mar 11, 2010 at 12:43 PM, Tim Francois <sk1ppy14 at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> Just wanted to gauge opinion before I change anything:
>
> I'm currently working on the Dempster highway with a tracklog I created
> in the summer, hoping to extend it further north into NWT. The road
> connecting to the Dempster in the south is the Klondike Highway.
> However, this paved 'highway' is tagged as a secondary road, whilst the
> unpaved Dempster is tagged as a primary road.
>
> I think the Klondike Highway, and other similar roads in this part of
> Canada, should be tagged as primary roads. What do others think?

You might be our local expert, as you've actually driven the roads.

Do please include explicit tags where these roads and your chosen
designation is a departure from the defaults.

surface=unpaved (or something more specific like surface=gravel) where
appropriate.

lanes= number of travel lanes




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