[Talk-us] Consensus on "SR" for state route versus state abbreviation?

Richard Weait richard at weait.com
Wed Sep 26 14:07:38 BST 2012

On Wed, Sep 26, 2012 at 8:41 AM, Kevin Kenny <kkenny2 at nycap.rr.com> wrote:
> Just a random observation: containment in a state does not necessarily
> mean that a 'state highway' is a state highway of that state.
> There are a few spots in the Alleganies where NY-17 veers into
> Pennsylvania to avoid a mountain or river. It's still maintained by
> NYSDOT and signed with a New York highway shield.  Calling it SR-17
> would lose that information.
> If anyone cares. I may be veering into autism here.

In fun, we call it Obsessive Compulsive OSM Disorder (OCOSMD).  You're
among friends.


No disservice intended to those affected by actual conditions with
similar names.

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