[Talk-us] Highway ref again.

Alan Mintz Alan_Mintz+OSM at Earthlink.Net
Fri Jul 27 18:45:57 BST 2012

At 2012-07-27 09:44, Charlotte Wolter wrote:
>         Alan was anticipating a question I was going to ask, whether to 
> use FR (forest road) or FS (Forest Service) or Forest Service spelled 
> out. I have seen all three. Reading his contribution, it seems we should 
> use FR for the tracklike forest roads and FH for a "forest highway," 
> which seems OK to me. But, what would be the definition of a "forest 
> highway"? I haven't seen any major roads (except US or state highways) in 
> national forests, but I work only in the Southwest.

It's defined by the USFS. Local examples are FH-62 (San Gabriel Canyon Road 
- SR-39), FH-61 (Angeles Crest Highway - SR-2).

Alan Mintz <Alan_Mintz+OSM at Earthlink.net>

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