Talk:U.S. Route 129 in Tennessee

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Buck Karnes Bridge and UT RIROs in junction list[edit]

Washuotaku, I'm trying to restore the Buck Karnes Bridge and the right-in/right-outs at UT Cherokee Farm to the junction list, but I can't figure out how since it was altered. If these features of the route are still correct, please restore them or let me know how to do so. Thanks. --Chaswmsday (talk) 00:57, 19 February 2013 (UTC)

So I do have a bias against bridges on junction lists, but I've added it back (in the newer format) as requested. As for the other junction I removed when updating, I'm not sure the importance of that when Cherokee Trails is nearby functioning mostly the same access. An additional entrance on-ramp isn't really a junction, but maybe I'm wrong here. --WashuOtaku (talk) 01:29, 19 February 2013 (UTC)
Yeah, "junction list" isn't the most apt name if it includes bridges, but that's what the project has at Template:Jctint/testcases. The bridge template seems to want to place the river over with the counties and locations, but since this crossing is fully within Knoxville and Knox County, I just went ahead and "gamed" the bridge parameter.
I included the other access points because of the controlled-ish access, "RIRO expressway"/"Jersey freeway" nature of that portion of the road, which is still kind of unusual and notable in the U.S. It even includes a grade-separated turnaround! I'm not sure if it's worth locking down any mile markers for those, or just including a range, as some junction/exit lists do... --Chaswmsday (talk) 08:01, 19 February 2013 (UTC)
Now you see why I'm not a big fan of bridges, gaming it is the best choice, I agree. I also don't like the "no junction" county choice, not helpful if you have a road that straddles a county in-and-out several times. To keep it cleaner in the mileage chart, I typically pick a point in the middle and use that instead of a range, but I'll leave that up to you. --WashuOtaku (talk) 14:19, 19 February 2013 (UTC)