Tag:barrier=lift_gate

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Public-images-osm logo.svg barrier = lift_gate
Lift gate.jpg
Description
A bar or pole pivoted (rotates upwards to open) in such a way as to allow the boom to block vehicular access through a controlled point. Edit this description in the wiki page. Edit this description in the data item.
Rendering in openstreetmap-carto
Liftgate-7.svg
Group: Barriers
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysshould not be used on areasshould not be used on relations
Useful combination
Status: approvedPage for proposal

Wikidata

A lift gate (boom barrier on Wikipedia) is a bar, or pole pivoted (rotates upwards to open) in such a way as to allow the boom to block vehicular access through a controlled point. Combine with access=* where appropriate.

How to map

Tag a node with barrier=lift_gate. A tiny proportion of cases (0.01%) tag a way instead.


Types

In addition to the basic tag barrier=lift_gate, you can add the type if you wish:

Key Value Element Comment Example Icon
lift_gate:type single node The road is blocked using one bar. ClosedRoad.jpg No Icon
lift_gate:type double node The road is blocked using two bars. Tomnahurich Bridge - geograph.org.uk - 1092552.jpg No Icon

See also

  • barrier=swing_gate - A gate consisting of a bar or pole pivoted (rotates sidewards to open) in such a way as to allow the boom to block vehicular access through a controlled point.
  • railway=level_crossing - A crossing between a railway and a road.