[Talk-us] Complex intersection mapping

Ian Dees ian.dees at gmail.com
Mon Oct 14 17:52:25 UTC 2013


On Mon, Oct 14, 2013 at 12:42 PM, Martijn van Exel <martijnv at telenav.com>wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> Here at Telenav we have been looking at complex intersections and we
> have set about editing some of these intersections in a way we feel
> represents the situation on the ground better than their original
> state, and because of that, works better for us. We have received some
> feedback on our edits so we wanted to take a step back and see what we
> (as the OSM community) think is the preferred way to map these
> intersections.
>
> So what are we talking about? Intersections like this one, where one
> or more dual carriageways come together at an at-grade intersection:
>
>
> https://www.evernote.com/shard/s9/sh/6438c196-bb92-4f66-81dc-9b75186286ba/0e8f07ff527c6a85c0dec426b9b79f1e
>
> One of my colleagues at Telenav has remapped this intersection as follows:
>
>
> https://www.evernote.com/shard/s9/sh/3491f1fe-6afa-4571-bc43-7cb31c9c2625/9dd47d1445fdcf03d3f0bbd93b8e0f92


I've seen more examples of your "after" photo than the "before" in my
mapping. I create them by default when dual carriageways intersect.

+1 you're doing the right thing.
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