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Describe what is in the lengthwise centre of an inhomogeneous surface Edit this description in the wiki page. Edit this description in the data item.
Group: Properties
Used on these elements
should not be used on nodesmay be used on waysshould not be used on areasshould not be used on relations
Useful combination
Status: in use

When the surface of a carriageway is not the same, where the wheel tracks are, and in between: This key maps both the fact, that the surface is not homogeneous, and what covers the middle of the way.


A so-called Tractor-Path may get: highway=track + tracktype=grade3 + surface=asphalt + surface:middle=grass

A driveway may get: highway=service + service=driveway + surface=paving_stones + surface:middle=grass_paver