[Talk-GB] Added road schemes announced in the Autumn Statement in OSM

David Earl david at frankieandshadow.com
Tue Dec 11 12:46:36 GMT 2012

On 11/12/2012 12:29, Andy Robinson wrote:
>> From: Dave F. [mailto:davefox at madasafish.com] wrote:
>> Sent: 11 December 2012 12:16
>> Cc: talk-gb at openstreetmap.org
>> Subject: Re: [Talk-GB] Added road schemes announced in the Autumn
>> Statement in OSM
>> On 11/12/2012 11:18, John Sturdy wrote:
>>> Yes --- administrative boundaries, for example.
>>> __John
>> Fine, but that's kind of missing the point. That boundary is physical in
> that it
>> does actually exist in statute books & maps. The proposed autumn
>> statement developments aren't (and probably won't be as they're more
>> political dogma designed to appease the broad-sheets than actual go ahead,
>> JCB mud clearing.
> Er, I think some are a little more refined that that. See the status of play
> for the A11 Thetford project for instance:
> http://www.highways.gov.uk/roads/road-projects/a11-fiveways-to-thetford-impr
> ovement/

Yes indeed, it's true, they have been clearing the trees through the 
forest alongside the existing road and levelling the ground. It's been 
closed overnight in sections to do this so I had to go a long way round 
when I went that way a few weeks ago.


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