Tag:barrier=cable_barrier

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Public-images-osm logo.svg barrier = cable_barrier
5-wire-rope-barrier.jpg
Description
A road side or median barrier made of steel wire ropes mounted on weak posts. Edit or translate this description.
Group: Barriers
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
See also
Status: approvedPage for proposal

Wikidata

Also called guard cable or wire rope safety barrier. This is a roadside or median barrier made of steel wire ropes mounted on weak posts.

See also the more extensive wikipedia description.

How to map

Draw a way along the barrier location. This tag may be used either on a way or on a closed way.

For general information on how to map fences and associated features, see barriers.

You may also add:

  • height=* if you know the height of the cable barrier.

See also

There are other barrier types which serve a similar function. Alternative implementations for vehicular safety barriers are