[Talk-in] Tagging service roads of National Highways

Naveen Francis naveenpf at gmail.com
Tue Aug 22 08:28:47 UTC 2017


tagging guidelines for NHs
https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/India:Tags/Highway

On 22 August 2017 at 12:18, Srihari Thalla <thallasrihari at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> The secondary tag seems more appropriate for the area I have shared.
> Thanks for the Wiki link. I'll update the roads.
>
> On Tue, 22 Aug 2017 at 12:06 I Chengappa <imchengappa at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> hi
>>
>> It definitely should not be trunk_link.
>>
>> The advice at https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Frontage_road is that
>> it should be tagged as a minor road as compared to the major road. The
>> tagging level should depend on its function in local connectivity i.e. how
>> important it is in connecting local settlements. I think most of them could
>> reasonably be tagged as tertiary or secondary roads.
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> On 19 August 2017 at 10:15, Srihari Thalla <thallasrihari at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi!
>>>
>>> Some of the major National Highways (like Asian Highways[1]) have
>>> service roads running in parallel. What is the standard tagging of these
>>> roads?
>>>
>>> I have tagged them as "trunk_link" [2] but I am not sure if this is the
>>> one followed by others.
>>>
>>> [1] - http://www.openstreetmap.org/way/471481188
>>> [2] - http://www.openstreetmap.org/way/421844986
>>>
>>> Cheers,
>>> Srihari
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> Srihari
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