So i have this one road wich is closed because it's being rebuilt but pedestrians and cyclists are still allowed to go on the still existing sidewalk wich isn't tagged seperately. The road is planned to reopen in about 2 years but now all the routing engines avoid this route even for pedestrians. How should i tag the road so that pedestrians and cyclists can still take this route?

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asked 10 Feb, 12:23

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You could either tag it as access=no and then make exceptions with foot=yes and bicycle=yes, or you could not place a general access tag and instead prohibit motor vehicle access with motor_vehicle=no. I'd probably tend towards the former. There will always be the odd routing engine that just sees access=no and doesn't look further but that's the exception; this tagging is well established by now.

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answered 10 Feb, 12:37

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Are the bike lanes and pedestrian facilities physically a part of the same road way as the one under construction or are they separated by curbs or other features? If there is separation, tag the way that's closed for construction as highway=construction, construction=* where * is the original value, and map the separate ways appropriately.

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