[Talk-us] script for adding layer=1 to bridges

Dale Puch dale.puch at gmail.com
Fri Jan 29 02:39:02 GMT 2010

On Thu, Jan 28, 2010 at 7:53 PM, Anthony <osm at inbox.org> wrote:

> On Thu, Jan 28, 2010 at 7:39 PM, Dale Puch <dale.puch at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Is it just a (very wide) road above?  (layer 0)  The road above would be
>> Bridge=yes layer=1
>> Is it building or park above (with or without roads)?  Tunnel=yes layer=-1
>> and the stuff above would be layer 0
> I'm not sure which is in the picture, but the one with Chestnut Street is
> interesting.
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/edit?lat=39.947699&lon=-75.141691&zoom=18&layers=B000FTF
> If you're going to put I-95 at layer=-1 (which I suppose you have to do due
> to the park), then I think Chestnut Street is a good candidate for layer=0
> and bridge=yes.  Then I guess you'd have to split Chestnut Street before it
> crosses Columbus and make it bridge=yes layer=1.
> Alternatively, I guess you could make the whole thing bridge=yes and
> layer=1.  I don't really like either solution though.  Putting layer tags on
> ways seems inadequate to handle this.

Why make it a bridge at all.  It is layer 0...  If you have a tunnel (I-95)
you do not need a bridge to cross it.

Dale Puch
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