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

Richard Welty rwelty at averillpark.net
Mon Jan 12 01:43:16 UTC 2015


On 1/11/15 7:32 PM, Greg Troxel wrote:
>
> It definitely should be trunk.  It's nowhere near motorway (no real
> median, 1 lane each way).  It's way better than a regular US highway, in
> that it is limited access, with higher speeds.  I see it's been retagged
> recently, and I concur.
>
> However, north of the rotary for quite a while, it should just be
> primary.  There are intersections and lights all over the place, nothing
> better than an ordinary US highwway that happens to have two lanes each
> way.  It's posted "40 and we really mean it", for what that's worth,
> which is kind of like being posted 30 :-) I can see calling it trunk
> north of Wellfleet until Ptown starts, but it's iffy.
you're the local mappers, it's  your call.

i'm in general agreement with the principles you're applying and
your approach.

richard

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