[OSM-talk] Obvious turn restrictions

Anthony osm at inbox.org
Fri Jul 8 17:00:50 BST 2011

On Fri, Jul 8, 2011 at 1:40 AM, Nathan Edgars II <neroute2 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I've come across a fair number of what I call obvious turn restrictions.
> Here's an example: http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/relation/1566983
> The only thing being prevented by this is turning right onto Shelbyville
> Road from the motorway_link. But there's a cutoff to the southeast that you
> obviously take if you want to turn right.
> So what's the point?
> Any halfway-decent router will take the obvious route.
> Even if a router doesn't do that, it should be clear to someone following
> directions that to turn right they need to take the island-separated
> right-turn lane(s).

In this case it doesn't even seem to be correct.  I don't see a "no
right turn" sign.  And it's only a single white line dividing the two
sets of lanes.

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