Barrier examples

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Examples of barriers

you may find a barrier somewhere. This page can be used to post or find a photo of a new kind. It hopefully helps to avoid redundancies.

Picture Link Name Description Comments
Linear barrier
Daniel Fuchs.CC-BY-SA.Morus nigra.Hedge.jpg - hedge A line of closely spaced shrubs and bushes, planted and trained in such a way as to form a barrier or to mark the boundary of an area. established tag
Anglerise.jpg - fence A freestanding structure designed to restrict or prevent movement across a boundary. It is generally distinguished from a wall by the lightness of its construction. established tag
- wall A freestanding structure designed to restrict or prevent movement across a boundary made from solid brick, concrete rocks, and almost always built so that it is opaque to vision. established tag
BarreiraNewJersey.JPG - jersey_barrier A barrier made of heavy prefabricated blocks - often made out of concrete, but sometimes plastic ones filled with sand or water. established tag
- snow_trap A freestanding structure designed to hold back snow, not passable but not made to prevent access to something not used yet
Linear barrier with sides
Retaining wall.png - retaining_wall A structure that holds back soil or rock from a building, structure or area. Retaining walls prevent downslope movement or erosion and provide support for vertical or near-vertical grade changes.
  • right side is bottom, left side is top.
established tag
2014 Bystrzyca Kłodzka, mury obronne 05.jpg - city_wall A fortification used to defend a city or settlement from potential aggressors. From ancient to modern times, they are used to enclose settlements.
  • right side is bottom, left side is top. if both sides are same height then add "two_sided=yes".
established tag
Node barrier
Bollard in residential area.jpg - bollard Solid (usually concrete or metal) pillar or pillars in the middle of the road to prevent passage by some traffic. established tag
Rising Bollard.jpg wikipedia:Bollard§Retractable bollard+bollard=rising Rising metal pillar in the middle of the road to prevent passage by most traffic except public transport or emergency vehicles. established tag
Gate-hindeloopen-westerdijk.jpg - gate Placed on a node on the way where the gate is located. Combine with access=* where appropriate. established tag
KentStile.jpg - stile Allows pedestrians to cross a wall or fence established tag
Cattle grid.jpg - cattle_grid Bars in the road surface that allow wheeled vehicles but not animals to cross. Sometimes known as a Texas Gate, even outside of Texas established tag
Toll booth.jpg - toll_booth A road usage toll or fee is collected here established tag
Wire gate.jpg wikipedia:Hampshire gate hampshire_gate A section of wire fence which can be removed temporarily established tag
Kissing gate.jpg wikipedia:Kissing gate kissing_gate wikipedia:Kissing gate established tag
- sally_port wikipedia:Sally port established tag
Sluitlus.jpg wikipedia:Boom barrier lift_gate established tag
Barrier unnamed.JPG - lift_gate Works like the adult version use unsure, maybe on paths
Barrier drehkreuz.JPG - turnstile no tag for this type yet. suggest turnstile; josm has a symbol for this
motorcycle_barrier - motorcycle_barrier Shoulder-level squeeze barrier permitting pedestrians and some cyclists, but not mopeds or motorcycle. established tag
cycle_barrier - cycle_barrier Chicane barrier for cycleways and footways, preventing motor vehicle use and either discouraging cycle use or slowing it down significantly (depending on the spacing). One- or two-zig variants are common. also used: barrier=chicane, barrier=zigzag
sump_bustersump_buster - sump_buster A low concrete block that permits vehicles with a certain minimum space between wheels and a minimum clearance from the ground (to the axle or engine block). Often signed with a "No exit" sign with a sub-sign showing the profile of the block an an axle with wheels above it. There is usually other barriers surrounding it so that driving over the block is the "easiest" way to pass the barrier. Parking is not permitted in front of it to allow emergency vehicles to pass. Norwegian name for sump buster is Sporsluse.