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Describe what is in the lengthwise centre of an inhomogeneous surface. Show/edit corresponding 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 (except multipolygon 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

See also