User:Subs5/Roads to nowhere
Propose the following change to Roads to nowhere section (6.2) in the Junction Style Guide:
This section is obsolete. Previously it was used for the Temporary end of freeway. This may still be seen in the map editor, if the old method has not been updated. New guidance for a freeway under construction is to use either a Turn instruction override (TIO) or add the future portion of the freeway into the map using guidance from the Scheduled reconfiguration page.
If you find one of these road to nowhere, then update it to use a TIO instead, or add the rest of the freeway using the scheduled reconfiguration guidance.
- Fake dead end. A server nuance exists that considers public streets to be a dead-end even if Regional Coordinator/State Management permission. Please leave a Map comment explaining what you did, and why for other editors who will see it. or segment(s) continue from it. A solution is to a small stub of a public type segment to the junction node with the or . This will trick the server into thinking there are other public roads at this junction, and not treat it as a dead-end. This method can still be used with
- Big Detour Prevention (BDP). Used to have a continuation on a preexisting freeway but not the start of the highway.
- Force a turn instruction. Using a fake road stub to force a turn instruction to be given or changed in the client application was common practice before the TIO feature was released. This method is now obsolete. If you find a fake road used to force a turn instruction, remove and replace it with a Turn instruction override.