USA/New England/Test/Major roads/Main

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Regional Locking Standard

In New England we have a set minimum standard for locking roads based on segment type. Any road of a certain segment type must be locked at least to the rank (level) in the chart below. Roads may be locked higher for protection and special situations (areas with construction, tricky design, frequent mistakes, imaging inaccuracies, and the like), but should not be locked lower.

A great time to implement these locks is while bringing the road types of an area into compliance with the current US road type standards (FC and highway systems). Lock the roads based on type after they've been set to current US road type standards.

New England Minimum Locking Rank Standard
Segment Type Statewide
 Freeway  5
 Ramp  Highest rank of connected segments
 Major Highway  3
 Minor Highway  3
 Primary Street  1 (Auto)
 Street  1 (Auto)
 |-|-|-|-|-|-|-|-|-| Railroad |-|-|-|-|-|-|-|-|-|  2
 • • • • Ferry • • • •   5
 Private Road  1 (Auto)

Note: Do Not Mass Edit just to update locks to these standards, these can adjusted as you find while editing other aspects of the segments such as FC, speed limits, naming, etc.

Some segments still warrant higher locks and care should be taken when setting segment lock to these standards to look for and protect these special setups with higher locks. Some examples; segments which are part of BDP, U-turn prevention, or using micro-doglegs, or other complex intersection setups.

Roadway Naming

  • The naming format for Numbered State Highways in Connecticut is "SR-###".
  • The naming format for Numbered State Highways in Maine is "State Rte ###".
  • The naming format for Numbered State Highways in Massachusetts is "SR-###".
  • The naming format for Numbered State Highways in New Hampshire is "SR-###".
  • The naming format for Numbered State Highways in Rhode Island is "RI-###".
  • The naming format for Numbered State Highways in Vermont is "VT-###".