Tag:highway=proposed

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Description
For roads that are about to be built, but where any construction work hasn't yet been started. Edit this description in the wiki page. Edit this description in the data item.
Group: Highways
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesmay be used on waysshould not be used on areasshould not be used on relations
Status: in use

For roads that are scheduled to be built, but where any construction work hasn't yet been started.

Used in the same way as highway=construction; that is, you set highway=proposed together with anything between proposed=motorway through proposed=footway to proposed=motorway_junction.

See proposed=* for more guidance.

In case of mapping it - always include sources confirming that it is actually a serious project and that such road geometry was selected. source=* fits well for this purpose.

It is perfectly fine to delete highway=proposed where it is not verifiable that roads are to be built.

Common problem with highway=proposed road is tagging roads that are certainly not "about to be built". On picture (faint line from top-left to bottom-right) - http://www.openstreetmap.org/way/290450974/history across Bering Strait- see Bering Strait crossing on Wikipedia