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What to do with an "unknown street"?

Post by ditchi56
Apologies if this has been dealt with elsewhere, but I haven't spotted it.

Waze has numerous "unknown streets" which were presumably created by some sort of initial load of map data, since they don't appear to have been edited.

Where they correspond to a real road, obviously they should be updated with road type, direction, name, turn restriction, etc.

What when they don't correspond to a road that can be driven? Here is an example from my neck of the woods:
https://world.waze.com/editor/?zoom=5&l ... =121542562

The SW end is a real tarmac road as far as a farm, and I've edited to show that as a street. The remaining 4.6km is un-tarmaced, gated, and there is no pubic right to drive along it. (Much of it is open to the public on foot or bicycle, but I don't think that's relevant for Waze?)

I could just leave it, but it shows up on the client, where it seems unnecessary clutter to me. Plus the "unknown" status makes the map editing look unfinished.

I could change it to a "dirt road", but is this appropriate for something you can't get a car along?

Should I simply delete it?
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Post by ditchi56
Well, I've tried to delete it. And part of it has gone. But in trying to delete the rest, I perpetually get told that it has been edited or deleted (by someone else) and I should refresh and try again.

Can anybody delete this ghost road?
https://world.waze.com/editor/?zoom=5&l ... TTTTTTTTFT
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Waze support have now deleted it.
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Post by jasonh300
Remember that if it's showing as Unknown, and has not been edited, no Wazer has ever driven on it.


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Post by Timbones
If it could be used by a 4x4, then it should be a "Dirt track".

If it cannot be used by a car at all (either physically, or legally), then delete it altogether.
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Ghost roads should disappear of their own accord, or you ask support to fix it.

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