[OSM-talk] Motorway's exit

Martijn van Oosterhout kleptog at gmail.com
Thu Aug 23 15:59:01 BST 2007

On 8/23/07, Guilhem Bonnefille <guilhem.bonnefille at gmail.com> wrote:
> I encounter problem mapping at motorways. Two main questions:
> 1) where to split the motorway
> 2) how to tag the Exit/Entrance
> Concerning (1), I read (probably on the list) that motorway should be
> splitted, in order to avoid 100km ways. One suggestion is to split on
> the exits, in order to keep relative small way (~10km). But, where
> exactly should we split?

> - (1) on the node connecting motorway and the motorway_link leaving
> the motorway ;
> - (2) somewhere on the "center" between the exit node and entrace node ;
> - (3) on the node connecting motorway and the motorway_link comming in
> the motorway.

Personally, I do (1) and (3). Ways have to be a single list of
segments, so the motorway_links need to end at the motorway also, so I
split the motorway there as well. It doesn't matter very much where
you split, just as long as you split...

Have a nice day,
Martijn van Oosterhout <kleptog at gmail.com> http://svana.org/kleptog/

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