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==Major roads==
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:''The following is intended for Virginia Specific roadways. For further information about Interstates and US Highways and other non-Virginia roadways, see [[Road names/USA]], [[Road types/USA]] and [[Virginia/Resources]].''
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{| border="1" style="border-collapse:collapse; text-align:center"
<gallery>
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! colspan="2"| <big>Mid Atlantic Region Lock Standard</big>
File:Virginia 28.png|Primary route marker
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File:VA_613.PNG|Secondary route marker
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! Freeway
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===Naming===
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Virginia folows the [[Road Names (USA) | road naming guidelines of the USA]]. The local name of a road should always be set as the primary name and the route number should be set as an alternate name; there are very few state routes in Virginia that do not have a local name.
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!Ramp
 
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'''Primary state routes''' have numbers in the range of 2 to 599 (and, as exceptions, 785, 895), displayed in a route marker using a shield design.  Using the example above, the road should be named '''SR-28'''.
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!Major Highway
'''Secondary state routes''' are those with route numbers 600 or greater; if these roads have route markers (many do not), they use a circle design or a small rectangle instead of a shield. Using the example above, the road should be named '''VA-613'''.
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'''Frontage roads''' are roads run parallel to a higher-speed, limited-access road. A frontage road is often used to provide access to private driveways, industries, farms, etc.. A list of these roads can be found [http://www.vahighways.com/route-log/fseries.htm here.] They should be named '''F-###'''
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!Minor Highway
 
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'''Town Roads''' or T-Roads are roads that are maintained by incorporated towns on an optional basis. They should be named '''T-###'''
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!Primary Street
===Road typing===
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Virginia follows the [[Road Types (USA) | national guidelines for road types]].
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VDOT Functional Classification
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!Street
The VDOT Functional Classification Maps have been approved for setting road type in WME based on the quick reference chart and other considerations listed below.The functional classifications are available via an interactive map that can be found [http://www.arcgis.com/home/webmap/viewer.html?webmap=3eca6c9adb6649c988d98734f85baddb here]. Alternatively, maps have been made to match WME in both [http://arcg.is/1FxkS9x old] and [http://arcg.is/1ez6BwY current] road colors.
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[[File:VA_FC.png|center]]
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|! colspan="2"|The Primary Street and Street lock standard listed should be raised to 2 and 3 respectively for "one-way" directions.
 
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For purposes of applying the US road type guidelines, we treat only primary state routes as "numbered state highways." Primary state routes must be designated as at least [[Road Types (USA) #Minor_Highway|{{Minor Highway}}]] in Waze, unless the road's functional classification requires a higher designation. (For example, primary routes '''785''' and '''895''' are road typed to reflect their future designation as freeway.)
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'''Exception''': Primary routes that solely access state facilities (parks, educational/correctional institutions, etc.) should be given a road type that matches the FC maps published by VDOT, even if that is less than Minor Highway. Many, but not all of the routes that service state institutions are '''SR-3##'''; a non-exhaustive list can be found [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/State_highways_serving_Virginia_state_institutions here.]
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Secondary state routes, frontage roads, and town roads are always typed based solely on the FC maps
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The [[Road_types/USA#Dirt|{{Dirt Road / 4X4 Trail}}]] designation should be reserved for public (state/locality maintained) dirt roads and Forest Service roads, etc and should not be set to follow US or Virginia FC rules. The [[Road_types/USA#Private_Road|{{Private Road}}]] designation should be used for communities with controlled access (to include military bases), rural farm roads and logging roads that are never open to the public to prevent routing. Most should be left off the map unless they serve multiple residences or residences out of sight of the main road.
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Consult the [[Road Types (USA)]] page for further guidance on how to type based on functional class and road signage.
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===Locking===
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In Virginia we have a set minimum standard for locking roads based on segment type. Any road of a certain segment type must be locked at least to the rank (level) in the chart below. Roads may be locked higher for protection and special situations (areas with construction, tricky design, frequent mistakes, imaging inaccuracies, and the like), but should not be locked lower.
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A great time to implement these locks is while bringing the road types of an area into compliance with the current [[Road Types (USA) | US road type standards.]] Lock the roads based on type after they've been set to current US road type standards and connecting roads are set up correctly and all other edits are complete for the segment.
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{{Lock Standard State|VA}}
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Latest revision as of 20:24, 3 June 2016

Mid Atlantic Region Lock Standard
Freeway 5
Ramp 4
Major Highway 4
Minor Highway 3
Primary Street 2
Street 1
The Primary Street and Street lock standard listed should be raised to 2 and 3 respectively for "one-way" directions.