User:Jcloudm/KansasMajorRoads

From Wazeopedia

State Highway Naming

Kansas highways are named as K-### (e.g. K-7, K-7 N). This includes their related business, loops, and spurs. (e.g. K-7 BUS) This shortened version takes up less space on the map screen and is announced correctly as "Kansas Highway ###" while navigating with the Waze app.

County Road Naming

County roads with the name designation of "County Road ###" are named as CR-### (e.g. CR-110). This shortened version takes up less space on the map screen and is announced correctly as "County Road ###" while navigating with the Waze app.

Functional Classifications

Kansas uses the Functional Classification rules outlined in the Road types page

The table below shows a cross reference for the minimum road types in Kansas. Keep in mind that these are only minimums, and may need to be upgraded based on the qualities defined on the road type guidelines page.


Highway Systems
KDOT Classification Interstate Interstate Business Loop/Spur US Hwy (incl. some special routes) State Hwy (incl. some special routes) State Hwy BUS, SPUR, LOOP Locally-maintained
  Interstate    Freeway  n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
  Other Expressway   n/a  Major   Major   Major   Major   Major 
  Other Principal Arterial   n/a  Major   Major   Major   Major   Major 
  Minor Arterial   n/a  Major   Major   Minor   Minor   Minor 
  Major Collector   n/a  Major   Major   Minor   PS   PS 
  Minor Collector   n/a  Major   Major   Minor   PS   PS 
  Local Road   n/a  Major   Major   Minor   Street   Street 


Lock Levels

Kansas uses lock levels common among the USA/Plains region.

In Jcloudm 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.

Jcloudm Minimum Locking Rank Standard
Segment Type Statewide
 Freeway  4
 Ramp  Highest rank of connected segments
 Major Highway  3
 Minor Highway  3
 Primary Street  2
 Street  1
 • • • • Ferry • • • •   5
 |-|-|-|-|-|-|-|-|-| Railroad |-|-|-|-|-|-|-|-|-|  2