[Talk-us] Highway Shield Rendering

Kristian M Zoerhoff zoerhoff at sdf.org
Thu Apr 12 21:02:40 BST 2012

On Thu, Apr 12, 2012 at 03:52:35PM -0400, Nathan Edgars II wrote:
> On 4/12/2012 2:59 PM, Phil! Gold wrote:
> >* Minh Nguyen<mxn at 1ec5.org>  [2012-04-12 10:06 -0700]:
> >>There's an ALT I-75 that needs its own sequence file
> >
> >I had no idea there were alternate Interstates.  I added it under
> >network=US:I:Alternate, ref=75.  (Right now, it's rendering as regular
> >I-75.)
> Sounds like a bug in the rendering.
> However, I wouldn't necessarily oppose a separate network tag in
> this case, since it's clearly not part of the Interstate Highway
> System. (The same would apply to business Interstates.)
> Michigan has some 'emergency' Interstates that are essentially
> detours, but are permanently signed:
> http://www.stopandgo.org/gallery/trafficsigns/Emergency_plaque.html

Yeah, those are odd. What the description on that page fails to mention is 
that I-94 also passes by the Cook Nuclear Power Plant at Bridgman, so it's 
not just snow MDOT is worried about :-)

Kristian M Zoerhoff

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