So, I had a look and I found this - it is a street grate.
It is a whopping 12 polygons in size and costs a fairly non-prohibitive 1 simoleon. It is recolourable, but comes with only one recolour and only one subset. Come on - it's a GRATE. Sheesh. You can find it in the buy catalog in deco/miscellaneous.
- Visible from hood view
- Intersectable by objects and Sims
- Can be placed on the road in a lot with no cheats.
Í tested on a lot with taxi's and cars - no issues seen as far as blocking portals etc. Enjoy.
Now with an update from Pixelhate - a better Normal map
File Updated 24-07-2012
Wasn't it possible to reduce the poly count? I mean, 12 polys! Really, what kind of monster computers do you think we have??
Just kidding, of course. I really like this, I like to have things that add some realism to my (normal, non-Star Trek) 'hoods. And yay for being able to place it on the road without cheats! Thank you!