[Talk-us] South Valley Hwy/I-25

Mark Newnham mark at newnhams.com
Fri Jan 17 01:53:48 UTC 2014

Just did a visual on  http://www.openstreetmap.org/way/10386713 and it is indeed S Valley Highway 

 From: "russdeffner at gmail.com" <russdeffner at gmail.com>
To: Frederik Ramm <frederik at remote.org> 
Cc: "talk-us at openstreetmap.org Openstreetmap" <talk-us at openstreetmap.org> 
Sent: Thursday, January 16, 2014 6:23 PM
Subject: Re: [Talk-us] South Valley Hwy/I-25

Will discuss at our winter editathon, thanks for making me aware - something this CO native (not to Denver though) did not know.

> On Jan 16, 2014, at 1:25 PM, Frederik Ramm <frederik at remote.org> wrote:
> Hi,
>   I have recevied a message about a potential problem with the naming
> of I-25 in the Denver, CO area. The message goes:
>> Someone got super confused when doing the map in Colorado/Denver 
>> Area. We do not have an interstate called the South Valley Hwy. They
>> confused a different super tiny street with Interstate 25. Please 
>> someone change it to reflect that I-25 is NOT South Valley Hwy.
> I don't want to make such a change myself because it looks like the I-25
> has been imported from TIGER where it was called South Valley Hwy
> already, plus Wikipedia also says that "The cities of Denver [...] were
> first to begin building multi-lane highway segments along the route of
> what would  eventually become Interstate 25. [...] Denver's segment was
> originally known as the Valley Highway [...]". And the only other South
> Valley Highway I can find, http://www.openstreetmap.org/way/10386713,
> looks like it might in fact be Inverness Way. (DavidJDBA, are you
> reading this?)
> Definitely something for the locals to brood about ;)
> Bye
> Frederik
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