[OSM-talk] Naming bridges (and roads over them)

Matthias Julius lists at julius-net.net
Fri Dec 19 18:13:11 GMT 2008


"Aun Johnsen" <skippern at gimnechiske.org> writes:

>> LeedsTracker <leedstracker at gmail.com> writes:
>>
>>> Hello all,
>>>
>>> I usually name bridges with name=x but this often interrupts a highway's
>>> name.
>>>
>>> It would make sense to me to have bridge:name=x since we have already
>>> have bridge=yes
>>
>> How about using a relation for the bridge?  This would also be
>> desirable because there are bridges with multiple carriageways on
>> them.
>>
>> Matthias
>>
>>
> What about naming the road with a relation and use the bridge's name in
> the name tag? Works both ways.

Or even better: Have a relation for both.

Matthias




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