[Talk-GB] Odd highway=primary_link changes in gyratory systems

Chris Hill osm at raggedred.net
Sun Aug 9 14:33:02 UTC 2015

On 09/08/15 14:40, Paul Bivand wrote:
> Noticed some changes that I think odd that appear to derive from mapper
> urViator changing highway= primary to primary_link in a gyratory system in
> Strood. http://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/33203852
> As I understand the _link versions, these are for short parts of junction
> systems rather than substantial chunks of road in the sort of gyratory systems
> that traffic engineers surround town centres with.
> What's evident on the standard rendering is the odd overlaying on the _link
> roads of joining roads. I'd have thought that having joining roads was pretty
> much a sign that _link was not appropriate.
> What do people think?
All those roads would be primary to me.

I've seen this elsewhere. When I asked the mapper he said that he 
thought is was a link road, so that would be a primary_link.

It might also just be finger trouble. Have you made contact?

Cheers, Chris
user: chillly

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