How do I tag a ford (road crossing a river) that is usually impassable to motor vehicles, in Potlatch ?

asked 11 Jul '11, 08:32

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If "usually" depends on the amount of water and therefor on the season, you could try access:date_on=YYYYMMDD and access:date_off=YYYYMMDD. If it is only impsssable by cars (for example, walkers-only steping stones), maybe access:vehicle=no ? In any case it sounds like you should consider some extended usage of the access tag.

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answered 11 Jul '11, 13:08

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First of all you should of course use the tag highway=ford.

In addition to this I would use tags like

smoothness=*

depth=*

Although smoothness does not apply to water, it could be used in analogous way I suppose.

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answered 11 Jul '11, 09:49

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ford=yes is prefered to highway=ford, since being a ford is orthogonal to being a path/tertiary/track/etc. Same thing as bridges.

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