[Talk-us] Should this be a dual carriageway?

Tod Fitch tod at fitchdesign.com
Thu Jan 8 18:42:43 UTC 2015


From Bing I am wondering it is isn't a "super two" (limited access, two way road) which I think we've been tagging as highway=trunk.

If there is actually a barrier in the middle that is not visible in Bing, then it should split into two separate one lane ways. Not sure I'd hang a motorway tag on it though as that requires a minimum of two lanes in each direction. http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:highway%3Dmotorway

Tod

On Jan 8, 2015, at 10:36 AM, Richard Welty wrote:

> On 1/8/15 1:03 PM, Zontine, Chris -(p) wrote:
>> While mapping a FIXME in the US this situation came up: WAY ID 8822153. The FIXME implies this WAY (and others) should have a dual carriageway. As you can see this is one long stretch of highway=motorway. What is the thought on this?
>> 
> it looks like it is divided by a barrier but single lane each way.
> it would be good to verify the presence of the barrier. i think
> a motorway designation is borderline given the single lane, but
> a trunk would be about right. given verification of the barrier,
> dual carriageway would be correct.
> 
> richard
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