[OSM-talk] Not attaching polygons to roads

John F. Eldredge john at jfeldredge.com
Thu Feb 27 16:28:44 UTC 2014


Part of the border of Davidson County in Tennessee, USA runs down the centerline of a road.


On February 26, 2014 12:42:00 PM CST, moltonel 3x Combo <moltonel at gmail.com> wrote:
>On 26/02/2014, Dave F. <davefox at madasafish.com> wrote:
>> On 26/02/2014 11:16, Maarten Deen wrote:
>>> On 2014-02-26 11:42, Dave F. wrote:
>>>> It would be pretty silly to have a municiple boundary splitting the
>>>> centre of a road so different administrations were responsible for
>>>> maintaining the left & the right.
>>>
>>> Like here [1]. The border is in the middle of the road,
>>
>> Actually in the /middle/ of the road? I see no evidence of that. I'm
>not
>> suggesting Google Maps are definitive, but they show it to one side.
>
>I don't have a link to share, but there is such a road in my hometown
>in France. It caused no end of grief from the residents, because
>either both municipalities would decide to do no road improvement at
>all, or they'd work on only half the road.
>
>If you thought municipalities and road administrations never do silly
>things, think again.
>
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