I've scoured the forums and cannot find the answer to this: How do I add a dedicated turn lane to a roadway? TIGER mapped the major roadway, and I have updated it to say lanes=2; however, there are various points at which a 3rd lane appears - and it is dedicated to a left or right turn at the next intersection. How do I link these into the roadways and map them properly?

asked 17 Jan '12, 22:44

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Find a junction of a similar type that as been mapped already, then open your editor and inspect what they have done.Then exit without saving. To add a lane or slip road is the same procedure of creating a node and drawing a way from that point. ask again if not sure. The editing videos are very good have a look at those too. http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Video_tutorials

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answered 17 Jan '12, 23:00

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edited 17 Jan '12, 23:18

There are multiple proposals on this on wiki. I would suggest to read the proposals on wiki, choose one, help it get better (approved) and use it. Apparently there is no clear straightforward way to do this.
I will not be any more specific, since I have not decided for any of them yet.

The lane proposals (there might be more):

http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/Turn_Lanes
http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Relations/Proposed/Lane
http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/lane_and_lane_group
http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Relations/Proposed/turn_lanes
http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/Lanes_as_Relations
http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/Lanes_as_Relations/Examples

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answered 17 Jan '12, 23:27

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