[OSM-talk] OpenStreetMap Carto v2.34.0 release

moltonel 3x Combo moltonel at gmail.com
Sun Aug 30 22:14:24 UTC 2015


On 30/08/2015, Dave F. <davefox at madasafish.com> wrote:
> Is man_made=bridge meant to be used on ways that represent disused
> bridges such as railways where all the track has been removed?

Meant to be used on any bridge. It gives the shape of a bridge, as
opposed to the highway(s) that it supports. There's also a type=bridge
relation to help with complicated multi-highway cases. Rendering
bridges even if the corresponding highway isn't rendered (such as
railway=abandoned) is one reason to render man_man=bridge, but
depending on who you ask it may not be the main reason.



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