# How to trace ways where the junction are big areas?

 3 1 What is the best way to map/trace junctions like this? Or better, how to map places where there are big areas? Also, is there a better way to map this? http://osm.org/go/NqFH9RFk3-- asked 28 Oct '12, 21:37 naoliv 600●7●10●19 accept rate: 37%

 2 Hi Naoliv, Use common sense, try to make it as smooth as possible without sharp angles. So ad a node and curve the road to a rectangular angle and connect them. They don’t have to align all together (Pic 1). Connect the bayonet shaped crossing, by moving both ways to each other and continue with a straight line to the right side of the picture, just make a connection and don’t try to map all the roads as they’re used at this point (pic 2). At pica 3 I d only bend the sharp corner downwards. Both roads don’t look like they’re connected. The last one is too complicated. Make it simple by drawing 2 circles and connect the 4 separate ways to the circles on both sides. Or make it even triangular shape forms if you like it better and have enough workspace. Happy mapping Hendrik answered 29 Oct '12, 00:20 Hendrikklaas 9.2k●195●230●379 accept rate: 5%
 0 Yes, there are all those stop signs there :-) So at the last picture we can simplify it with one mini-roundabout at each side, like this? answered 29 Oct '12, 18:44 naoliv 600●7●10●19 accept rate: 37%
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