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The code[edit]

The new style routebox template can be used on any road scheme, and most variables are optional. See below for reference of what variables do, and extra variables that may be included.

{{Road Scheme
 | type          = 
 | name          = 
 | image         =
 | caption       = 
 | contype       = 
 | location      =
 | road          = 
 | start         = 
 | open          = 
 | cost          = 
 | contractor    = 
 | lat           = 
 | lng           = 
 | rel1          =

Attribute reference table[edit]

Attribute Optional? Description Example Default
type Optional The type of junction, choose from the following: primary
non primary
unbuilt motorway
former motorway
future motorway
non primary
name Required A name for the scheme Blunsdon Bypass
welsh Optional The name of the scheme in Welsh
gaelic Optional The name of the scheme in Gaelic
image Optional The filename of an image to include Catthorpe.jpg
caption Optional A caption to accompany the image
location Optional The location of the junction Near Swindon
contype Optional The type of construction Bypass
road Optional The road which the scheme is on A419
start Optional The date which work started on the scheme October 2005
open Optional The date which work was completed on the scheme March 2007
cost Optional The cost of the scheme £90m
contractor Optional The contractor who built the scheme
lat Optional The latitude and longitude of the scheme, this automatically generates a map in the infobox. This page can be used to locate this information. 52.4028
lng -1.1769
mapheight Optional The width and height of the map shown in the routebox. It is reccomended that you don't exceed a width of 300 pixels, otherwise it will make the infobox too wide. 400 250
mapwidth 300 250
zoom Optional The zoom level of the map if lat/lng is specified. The higher the number, the greater the zoom. 13 14
rel1 Optional These parameters trigger a list of other schemes on the given road, so for example, if this was set to M6, A list of other schemes on the M6 would be included in the infobox. A419
rel2 M1
rel3 A14
rel4 A427
rel5 A5

An Example[edit]

The below code generates a routebox for use on the Blunsdon Bypass page. Note that not all attributes are used.

{{Road Scheme
 | name      = Blunsdon Bypass
 | image     = Blunsdon by-pass, 18.11.2008 - Geograph - 1050835.jpg
 | type      = primary
 | contype   = Bypass
 | road      = [[A419]]
 | start     = September 2006
 | open      = '''To Traffic:'''<br/>''Northbound:'' 20th Jun 2008<br/>''Southbound:'' 16th Nov 2008<br/>'''Official:''' May 2009
 | lat       = 51.61214
 | lng       = -1.795878
 | zoom      = 14
 | rel1      = A419
 | cost      = £65.5 million