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Hi all. I would like to mark with "oneway" only the first part on a street. It's possible?

asked 02 Jan '13, 07:34

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Yes, this is possible. You have to split the street and apply the oneway tag to the appropriate part. Splitting ways is perfectly normal and has to be done every time when different parts of a way have different properties.

With Potlatch you first insert a new node (shift-click) at the position you want to split the way, then select this node and press x or click on the scissor symbol. Afterwards you can either mark it as oneway from the Restrictions tab or add the oneway=yes tag.

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answered 02 Jan '13, 08:16

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After splitting you might need to reverse the direction of the oneway section so the direction of the way is the direction of the oneway. Here is an example (Mill Lane) of a single way that is split into a oneway section at the north, and a footway only section at the south, with two way road in the middle:

(02 Jan '13, 08:55) EdLoach ♦

extending EdLoach's comment: reversing a way works by selecting the way and then pressing the key V on your keyboard.

(03 Jan '13, 01:37) aseerel4c26 ♦
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