[Talk-us] Motorway vs trunk

Richard Weait richard at weait.com
Fri Feb 26 21:21:13 GMT 2010

On Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 3:55 PM, Dave Hansen <dave at sr71.net> wrote:
> On Fri, 2010-02-26 at 15:50 -0500, Richard Welty wrote:
>> the portion of US 41 you point out is a bit schzoid, mostly grade
>> separated but with a scattering
>> of grade level crossings. the points with grade level crossings should
>> certainly be trunk.
> Well, it's going to look goofy on the map to have dotted green and blue
> lines.
> I'd say that you also need to consider how long the segment is.  I have
> a divided road with fences on both sides and limited access near my
> house.  There's a 25ft stretch of it with limited access.  Is that a
> motorway for 25ft?  ;)

Yikes, Dave.  Somebody could take you at face value and suggest that
on the wiki.

> I think that motorways need to be relatively long.  At least a number of
> miles of solid motorway to *be* a motorway.

Exactly.  Consider the whole road.

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