Sat Mar 29, 2014 7:49 am
daknife wrote:When split as at your point a few hundred miles away it does qualify as a Major, prior to that split not so much.
Tue Apr 01, 2014 8:37 am
banished wrote:The rural south has county roads that are dirt.
Sun Apr 06, 2014 3:38 am
bart99gt wrote:For rural classification, the FC system seems to work great. However, when it comes to urban classification, what the DOT classifies the road as, and what Waze expects the road to be, in my observation, diverge somewhat. I make the assumption that Waze shows such a strong preference for MH because it is expecting a road that is multi-lane, with a higher (probably 50+ mph) limit, and few controlled intersections.
Mon Apr 07, 2014 1:52 am
sketch wrote:And what exactly are the downsides of making such a road Major Highway?
Mon Apr 07, 2014 5:53 am
sketch wrote:dbraughlr wrote:What is the downside of making it a freeway? After all, it is doing the job of the closed freeway.
It's not a freeway.
Tue Apr 08, 2014 1:17 am
davielde wrote:From a functional standpoint, what benefit is there over the current road type system if we are willing to introduce more subjectivity and complexity for exceptions based on appearance?
Tue Apr 08, 2014 3:39 am
sketch wrote:Set it to Minor, and that route won't work.
Wed Apr 09, 2014 2:53 am
sketch wrote:If you're suggesting to me that the AASHTO/Congress/US DOT keeps routes around for their historical significance alone, …
Thu Apr 10, 2014 6:28 am
nzahn1 wrote:Looks like a fun road to drive.
Fri Apr 18, 2014 6:55 pm
daknife wrote:But the Lincoln Hwy, the first Highway, does still exist running coast to coast and carries the designation hwy, even if the street is not a hwy by today's standards.