[OSM-talk] Ireland United - A1 / N1 new road opened yesterday

Andy Robinson Andy_J_Robinson at blueyonder.co.uk
Wed Aug 8 09:34:33 BST 2007


Nice work, perhaps you could add it to
http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/index.php/Firsts

Cheers

Andy

Andy Robinson
Andy_J_Robinson at blueyonder.co.uk 
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Dermot McNally [mailto:dermotm at gmail.com]
>Sent: 07 August 2007 10:02 PM
>To: Andy Robinson
>Cc: Talk Openstreetmap
>Subject: Re: [OSM-talk] Ireland United - A1 / N1 new road opened yesterday
>
>On 03/08/07, Andy Robinson <Andy_J_Robinson at blueyonder.co.uk> wrote:
>> According to my civil engineering beano a new cross border road opened
>> yesterday. At 14km long I hope it can make it into OSM soon? It runs from
>> the AT at Newry to the N1 north of Dundalk.
>
>OK - for anybody interested in this, I have now mapped the bulk of the
>new scheme.
>
>Some details:
>
>North and southbound carriageways are complete as far north as the
>Jonesborough/Carrickcarnon exit. Not all junctions south of this point
>are mapped, but the one as the N1 becomes the M1 is (the perfectly
>straight slip road should be considered schematic, I didn't survey
>it).
>
>The Jonesborough exit itself is missing a slip road (for N1 S exits).
>The slip road for northbound exits is odd, as it crosses into NI
>almost as soon as you leave the mainline, leading to two sets of speed
>limits on the ramp.
>
>The entire southbound carriageway is present. A portion of the
>northbound carriageway, between J'Boro and the next entry north of
>there is missing and will be added when I next drive the full stretch.
>
>What appears to be a contraflow at the immediate north of the scheme
>is indeed a contraflow. This looks set to remain in place for a good
>while, so I've mapped it as is.
>
>Dermot






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