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Cities and Towns
There are 234 Cities and Towns in the state. See Cities in New Hampshire for proper naming information.
See Road names/USA, Road types/USA and New Hampshire/Roads by type
Interstate 89 - From Concord to Lebanon (60.80 mi)
Interstate 93 - (Portions Toll) From Salem to Littleton (131.39 mi)
Interstate 95 - (Portions Toll) From Seabrook to Portsmouth (16.11mi)
Interstate 293 - From Manchester to Hooksett (11.18 mi)
Interstate 393 - From Concord to Pembroke (4.50 mi)
You should familiarize yourself with the gas stations wiki - specifically naming, branding, and stop points.
Also understand, that to provide the best navigation instructions for a Wazer, u-turns should be enabled at each end of the PLR drawn through the gas station.
Not mapped. Handled by POI Search. Those with historical significance can be mapped. Internal roads should be mapped using the Parking Lot Road type if roads are warranted.
Major Construction Projects
See the New Hampshire Forum for a list of long term road closures and changes to traffic flow that impact the Waze Map.
Functional Classification of Roads
New Hampshire is participating in the new functional classification across the entire state. Some highways may be downgraded, others may be upgraded.
FC cross reference
- An Urban Interstate, Urban Principal Arterial Freeway & Expressway (1, 11, 12) is a
- Any road that acts, looks, & feels like a freeway should be set to road type.
- An Urban Principal Arterial-Other (2, 14) is a
- An Urban Minor Arterial (6, 16) is a
- An Urban Collector (7, 8, 17) is a
- All other roads are to be classified as
Match Rural FC labels to its Urban FC counterpart
A US Highway should never be typed lower than Major Highway (MH)
Refer to this chart to determine the road type of a given road based on the functional class. (NHDOT FC map is here - Allow a few moments for the PDF to load).
NHDOT to Waze conversion table
The numbers correspond to the FC type indicated. (e.g. Class 6 road is a Minor Arterial)
In New Hampshire 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.
A great time to implement these locks is while bringing the road types of an area into compliance with the current US road type standards (FC and highway systems). Lock the roads based on type after they've been set to current US road type standards.
|Highest rank of connected segments|
Note: Do Not Mass Edit just to update locks to these standards, these can adjusted as you find while editing other aspects of the segments such as FC, speed limits, naming, etc.
Some segments still warrant higher locks and care should be taken when setting segment lock to these standards to look for and protect these special setups with higher locks. Some examples; segments which are part of BDP, U-turn prevention, or using micro-doglegs, or other complex intersection setups.
- Divided Highways
- Carpool, HOV, Transit lanes
- Roundabouts/Traffic Circles
- Parking Lot Roads
- Toll Roads
- Alleys should always be mapped if they have a name.
- Alleys should always be mapped if they are the sole access to a home or business.
- Alleys should always be set to "Private"
- Alleys are normally mapped if they are acknowledged by the municipality.
If an alley does not meet the above criteria, mapping is optional. Leave the name field blank.
Walking Trails, Pedestrian Boardwalks, & Stairways should not be mapped.
It is permitted to map Railroads, according to the wiki, since some users run Waze while on the train and contributing false data to the system. This false data has been known to affect drivers on adjacent roads.
Speed / Red Light Cameras
Both Speed and Red Light Cameras are not permitted in New Hampshire and should not be added/approved.
To Do List
Want to help out with the map in New Hampshire? Check out the New Hampshire/To do list. (May be out of date or may not yet exist.)
|Level 6 Country Managers|
|orbitc(6) [ ]||New England Region Manager|
|Level 5 Managers|
|karlcr9911(5) [ ]||State Manager|| |
SM of NH & TX / AM NYC / CM USA & WME Mentor
|MojaveCactusMonkey(5) [ ]||Statewide||SM of CT/RI & NV, Country Manager USA|
|Dmcrandall(5) [ ]||Southern half of state, South of Exit 20 on I-93|| |
State Manager MA/AZ & WME Mentor.
|Level 4 Area Managers|
|moogonk(4) [ ]||Nashua, Hudson, Litchfield, Windham, Pelham, parts of Merrimack and Salem|
|Level 3 Area Managers|
|JFeather60(3) [ ]||West of Nashua along border to Fitzwilliam||AM extends to MA|
|Other Area Edtiors|
|Le_Mig402(2) [ ]||Southwestern NH, all along NH-101, and up into the White Mountains||Also access to Portland ME, halfway up I-91 in VT, and many parts of MA|
If you are an active editor in the State of New Hampshire, or a USA Country Manager that does a lot of work in New Hampshire, please add yourself to this list (alphabetical by username).