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You can request maps on this page. Your request will then be handled by a participant of the maps department. Instructions and guidelines are provided below. Requests will typically be handled by a member of the maps department; however, they can be completed by anyone willing to take on the request.

Guidelines

Important If you can create a KML file for the article, please do so, and note the existence of the KML in your request. KML files can be imported into GIS software, which may significantly expedite your request.

  • Please be respectful. There is a limit of one requested map per editor and 5 requested maps per state at any time. This is to give the map creators enough time to create the requested maps while working at their own pace and leisure. Please do not request another map until previous requests have closed unless:
    1. The additional requests are the result of a GAN, FAC, or ACR reviewer holding or opposing an article in one of those venues over the lack of a map or
    2. One month has passed since the request was filed.
    3. Any additional requests that do not meet either of these criteria will be removed.
  • We ask that articles be improved to the "B-Class" assessment level before requesting a map. You may request a map for any article, but articles that are B-Class or higher will have their request expedited.
  • Requests for articles assessed as Stub-Class will be removed after three months if it has not been filled and the article has not been improved to at least Start-Class by that time.
Requesting a new map
  1. Click the map request link at the bottom of this table.
  2. Enter the article's class
  3. Type in "New map" in the action required box
  4. Leave a short blurb regarding your request in the comments section, such as any special instructions for the cartographer. At the end of your comments, please sign.
  5. Make note if there is a KML file and link to it
  6. Save the page.
Requesting a corrected map
  1. Click the map request link at the bottom of this table.
  2. Enter the article's class
  3. Type in "Correction to existing map" in the action required box
  4. Link to the map like this [[:File:<link to map>]]. Leave a short blurb explaining what is wrong with the map in the comments section. At the end of your comments, please sign.
  5. Make note if there is a KML file and link to it
  6. Save the page.
Completing a request
  • To accept a request, please do so by typing '''Accepted''' in your response to the request or simply make the map.
  • To decline a request, mark the request with {{Not done}} and explain why the file was not made.
  • Upload all files to Commons and post in the appropriate section below with {{done}} [[:File:<link to map>]] ~~~~.
  • If a request is resolved and {{Done}} or {{Not done}} are not applicable, mark it with {{User:ClueBot III/ArchiveNow}}
  • Marked requests will be archived automatically.
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Georgia State Route 117[edit]

  • Class: Start-Class article Start-Class article
  • Action required: Correction to existing map
  • Comments: The map for Georgia State Route 117 needs updating. The section in Dublin, and the possible portion between the one already shown and the Dublin section, are not shown on the map. Allen (Morriswa) (talk) 01:29, 5 December 2013 (UTC)
  • KML: No
  • Status: New request
@Morriswa: Could you provide a KML? The base map data I have does not show the Dublin bypass over which SR 117 travels. –Fredddie 03:22, 29 December 2013 (UTC)
I'm at work now, so I can't do that. If you use Google Street View, you will see that SR&nsbp;117 travels along the Dublin bypass (clearly marked). Allen (Morriswa) (talk) 03:37, 29 December 2013 (UTC)
I think he means that his GIS data doesn't show the bypass, not that he doesn't know where it is. TCN7JM 03:42, 29 December 2013 (UTC)
TCN7JM is correct. Without a KML, I can select the road segments manually and go from there. In this case, there are no road segments to select. –Fredddie 04:02, 29 December 2013 (UTC)
@Morriswa: Please see above. Your map can not be created unless you provide a KML file. --AdmrBoltz 14:57, 31 January 2014 (UTC)
@Morriswa: Any progress on the KML? –Fredddie 21:15, 12 February 2014 (UTC)
No, sorry. My computer has been running very slow lately, and I don't think I should try to work on it. :-( Allen (Morriswa) (talk) 21:23, 12 February 2014 (UTC)
@Morriswa: @Fredddie: I created a KML file for this route, it's at: Template:Attached KML/Georgia State Route 117 Thewombatguru (talk) 08:54, 17 May 2014 (UTC)

U.S. Route 220 in North Carolina[edit]

  • Class: Start-Class article Start-Class article
  • Action required: New map
  • Comments: US 220 in NC should not make any changes for the next few years, recommend creating a new map for it now; there is a google map ref available, but no KML. --WashuOtaku (talk) 16:35, 5 January 2014 (UTC)
  • KML: Yes YesY
  • Status: New request
@Washuotaku: I created a KML for this route which is located at Template:Attached KML/U.S. Route 220 in North Carolina Thewombatguru (talk) 11:10, 17 May 2014 (UTC)
@Thewombatguru: Thank you for making the first draft on the KML file, but there are a couple mistakes in the routing. 1) US 220 exits off I-73/I-74 at Ellerbe (exit 25/google still has 8) and merges with I-73/I-74 between Candor and Emery (exit 41/google still has 24). 2) Southbound US 220, in Greensboro, is routing off Battleground Avenue onto Westover Terrace and then onto Wendover Avenue; the correct southbound routing stays on Battleground Avenue onto Wendover Avenue, northbound there is correct. Those two things, and the Southbound routing going into Virginia to u-turn back into NC, and it should then be correct. --WashuOtaku (talk) 14:33, 17 May 2014 (UTC)
@Washuotaku: I fixed the U-turn in Virginia, sorry, I thought I checked that at every KML. Also the problem with Westover Terrace is fixed, I'll upload it later today. Is there a route in this version of the Google Maps map that the US-220 nowadays uses between Ellerbe and Candor? I've not been able to fix that yet. Thewombatguru (talk) 15:34, 17 May 2014 (UTC)
@Washuotaku: I think I also fixed the other problem, could you check this? Thewombatguru (talk) 15:52, 17 May 2014 (UTC)
@Thewombatguru: You got it, thank you very much! --WashuOtaku (talk) 16:29, 17 May 2014 (UTC)

Interstate 73 in North Carolina[edit]

  • Class: Start-Class article Start-Class article
  • Action required: New map
  • Comments: I-73 has now one continious section in NC completed; new sections will not be added for a couple of years. No KML available, but a google map ref exists. --WashuOtaku (talk) 16:38, 5 January 2014 (UTC)
  • KML: No
  • Status: New request

Interstate 74 in North Carolina[edit]

  • Class: C-Class article C-Class article
  • Action required: Correction to existing map File:I-74 (NC) map.svg
  • Comments: I-74 has extended bigger in the center section in 2013; no new section to be added for at least another year or two from now. --WashuOtaku (talk) 16:40, 5 January 2014 (UTC)
  • KML: No
  • Status: New request

Interstate 495 (North Carolina)[edit]

  • Class: C-Class article C-Class article
  • Action required: New map
  • KML: Yes YesY
  • Comments: Recently added Interstate in NC. Section only 4.09 miles long in Raleigh, with Future section continuing northeast to Rocky Mount (via US 64). Future section will take several years to upgrade to Interstate standards. No KML, but Google maps and NCDOT maps available. --WashuOtaku (talk) 16:44, 5 January 2014 (UTC)
@Washuotaku: I created a KML map, did I do it correctly, (I did not add the future part)? Template:Attached KML/Interstate 495 (North Carolina) Thewombatguru (talk) 23:52, 3 May 2014 (UTC)
@Thewombatguru: Is it possible to also add the Future part similar to I-26 (NC)? (It as both Current in red and Future in yellow.) If not, no worries because you nailed it for what exists of the current I-495 in NC. Thank you! --WashuOtaku (talk) 00:50, 4 May 2014 (UTC)
@Washuotaku: I tried, Template:Attached KML/Interstate 495 (North Carolina). Thewombatguru (talk) 09:34, 4 May 2014 (UTC)
@Thewombatguru: No worries, thank you for doing this. Hopefully a map will appear shortly now. :) --WashuOtaku (talk) 14:58, 4 May 2014 (UTC)
@Washuotaku: So the KML for the future part is ok as well? Thewombatguru (talk) 15:01, 4 May 2014 (UTC)
@Thewombatguru: Opps, I took it as you couldn't do it. I looked at the file now, that is correct; the red is exactly what currently exists and the yellow is Future. Thanks again! --WashuOtaku (talk) 15:15, 4 May 2014 (UTC)
  • Status: New request

US 66 state-detail KMLs[edit]

  • Class: Unknown-Class article Unknown-Class article
  • Action required: New KMLs
  • KML: That's what this request will create!
  • Status: New request
  • Comments: Of the US 66 articles, only the Kansas state-detail article has a KML. If a few of us take a few days, we can get them knocked out. I think it would be neat if we could show how the route changed, say go every 10 years, so we can show the route in 1926, 1936, 1946, 1956, 1966, 1976, and upon decommissioning. If someone has a better idea of time period milestones, please speak up. Anyway, I'm looking for help to make KMLs for US 66. I am willing to compile the state KMLs into one mega file for the main US 66 article. –Fredddie 01:44, 4 February 2014 (UTC)
@Fredddie: I would like to help, but the US66 route is no longer in use (as far as I know) so I don't know how to easily do it. Thewombatguru (talk) 23:33, 3 May 2014 (UTC)
    • California
    • Arizona
    • New Mexico
    • Texas
    • Oklahoma
    • Kansas YesY
    • Missouri
    • Illinois

North Carolina Highway 133[edit]

  • Class: C-Class article C-Class article
  • Action required: New map
  • Comments: None — Preceding unsigned comment added by Ncchild (talkcontribs)
  • KML: Yes YesY
  • Status: New request
@Ncchild: I created a KML for this route at Template:Attached KML/North Carolina Highway 133 Thewombatguru (talk) 10:04, 17 May 2014 (UTC)
@Thewombatguru: I reviewed it and found that the south end goes three blocks passed the southern terminus in Oak Island, located intersection of E Oak Island Drive/Country Club Drive. Other than that, it looks good. --WashuOtaku (talk) 16:36, 17 May 2014 (UTC)
@Washuotaku: I think it's fixed now. Thewombatguru (talk) 16:41, 17 May 2014 (UTC)
@Thewombatguru: Looks good, I'll go ahead and check-off the KML file for @Ncchild:, I'm sure he would approve too. Thanks again! --WashuOtaku (talk) 16:45, 17 May 2014 (UTC)
I just saw it so I am a little late, but definitely thanks. I really wanted this to be done since it was my first C class article so its special to me (I had never gotten anything above a start before).--Ncchild (talk) 19:30, 17 May 2014 (UTC)
No problem, it only took me about 5-10 minutes. Thewombatguru (talk) 09:04, 18 May 2014 (UTC)

Florida State Road 56[edit]

  • Class: Start-Class article Start-Class article
  • Action required: New map
  • Comments: The road is a relatively short road.PointsofNoReturn (talk) 19:55, 15 April 2014 (UTC)
  • KML: No
  • Status: New request
Would there be a way to distinguish the proposed segment to US 301 in Zephyrhills, Florida? ---------User:DanTD (talk) 05:28, 4 May 2014 (UTC)
@PointsofNoReturn: I created a KML for this route at Template:Attached KML/Florida State Road 56

Interstate 49[edit]

  • Class: Start-Class article Start-Class article
  • Action required: Correction to existing map File:I-49_(LA)_map.svg
  • Comments: Road from Kansas City to Pineville has been signed I-49 in Missouri, and Arkansas was approved to designate the current I-540 from Bella Vista as I-49 this week. Other parts of the road are planned, under construction, designated as Future I-49, etc., which I think would be useful information for a holistic view of the Interstate as it is and will be. 108.234.58.180 (talk) 21:24, 20 April 2014 (UTC)
  • KML: No
  • Status: New request

Georgia State Route 223[edit]

  • Class: C-Class article C-Class article
  • Action required: Correction to existing map
  • Status: New request
  • KML: No
  • Comments: The segment of the highway from its western terminus to its intersection with Georgia State Route 17, and its concurrency with SR 17, have been decommissioned, so a new map is needed. Allen (Morriswa) (talk) 10:29, 18 June 2014 (UTC)

Kentucky Route 1747[edit]

  • Class: C-Class article C-Class article
  • Action required: Correction to existing map File:KY_1747_map.png
  • Status: New request
  • KML: No
  • Comments The map doesn't show the Southern leg of the route along Fern Valley Road, going West past I-65 to its terminus at Grade Lane: Stevie is the man! TalkWork 16:48, 8 July 2014 (UTC)