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My pgRouting shortest path algorithm is able to take restrictions and oneway streets into account. Threrefore, OSM data was imported into a PostGIS database using the tool pypgroutingloader. Sadly, the left turn at major intersections is still not accurate. Using a different import-tool (like osm2pgrouting) does not help either.

This is, what a correct route (south to west) looks like (using OSRM). OSRM

My setup currently generates the shortest path like this: pgRouting

As you can see, it is not violating the oneway-rule. It illegaly turns left at the node after the driveway. How could I get rid of that behaviour? I already thought about calculating the angle between segments and ristricting sharp turns... But I have no idea about how to do that.

  • I'm a beginner in Python. I'm trying to install pypgrouting which is supposed to be a Python package but there's no setup.py. How am I supposed to do then, please ? – Olive17 Mar 27 at 19:07
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You need to add the turn restrictions into the dataset. MapBox have been working on this with the Openstreetmap data using the Turn restrictions plugin in JSOM - see this blog post for more details or using the iD editor (see here).

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    As OSRM already uses the correct way it is highly likely the turn restrictions are already there. But no idea how to enable 'considering turn restrictions' for pgrouting ... – Karussell Feb 22 '17 at 9:28
  • Thank you for your answer! It led me to the right direction :) As I mentioned above, thanks to pypgroutingloader the restrictions ARE already in the database. I just had to use the pgr_trsp() function pgRouting is offering. I used the aStar function in the SQL query before where restrictions were not being considered. Now I am able to route correctly through the whole dataset. – Sebastian Wieland Feb 22 '17 at 9:57

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