[Talk-us] "highway" tags in the US
dave at sr71.net
Tue Mar 4 01:01:39 GMT 2008
On Fri, 2008-02-29 at 11:02 -0600, Alex Mauer wrote:
> Dave Hansen wrote:
> > For instance, OR217 and US26 west of Portland are both divided,
> > multi-lane, limited access highways. Despite not being interstates,
> > they *ARE* motorways.
> Hmm, are you sure? maybe they just look like motorways; there are a lot
> of almost-motorway roads
I'm pretty sure I know one when I see one these days.
> A restricted access major divided highway, normally with 2 or more
> running lanes plus emergency hard shoulder. Equivalent to the Freeway,
> Autobahn etc..
Bingo. It's truly restricted access. No access except from onramps.
It's divided. It also has emergency shoulders. Is is effectively an
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