[Talk-us] Complex intersection mapping

Richard Welty rwelty at averillpark.net
Mon Oct 14 19:54:58 UTC 2013


On 10/14/13 1:52 PM, Ian Dees wrote:
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> On Mon, Oct 14, 2013 at 12:42 PM, Martijn van Exel
> <martijnv at telenav.com <mailto:martijnv at telenav.com>> wrote:
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>     Hi all,
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>     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.
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>     So what are we talking about? Intersections like this one, where one
>     or more dual carriageways come together at an at-grade intersection:
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>     https://www.evernote.com/shard/s9/sh/6438c196-bb92-4f66-81dc-9b75186286ba/0e8f07ff527c6a85c0dec426b9b79f1e
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>     One of my colleagues at Telenav has remapped this intersection as
>     follows:
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>     https://www.evernote.com/shard/s9/sh/3491f1fe-6afa-4571-bc43-7cb31c9c2625/9dd47d1445fdcf03d3f0bbd93b8e0f92
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> 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.
>
i consider the "after" a better approach as well.

richard

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