Hi all, Just wondered how I go about tagging and building a branched road, for instance in a housing estate where the road branches in 2 directions but is still called the same name. Do I just join the two branches together and call them the same?

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Yes that's right. Sometimes you need to make more than one way with the same name.

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answered 07 Feb '11, 22:43

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Yes.

For a Y-shaped road, draw two or more ways, and tag them each as appropriate.

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answered 07 Feb '11, 22:44

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I potlach2 pressing "r" will repeat the last tag saving a bit of typing. also other short cuts are available http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Potlatch_2/Shortcuts

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