Cost

In Vancouver, Washington, expanding the region's communications system by installing over 6 miles of fiber optic cable cost $1.5 million.

Cost of the Vancouver Area Smart Trek Expanion (VAST) (2003)


June 2009
Vancouver; Washington; United States


Summary Information

This project expanded the region's communications infrastructure by installing over 6 miles of fiber optic cable and communications links, along the following locations.
  • SR 500 between I-5 and Andresen Road
  • I-205 from SR 14 to 83rd Street
  • City arterials to connect the I-5 corridor to the City of Vancouver/Clark County transportation office
  • City arterials to connect the City of Vancouver and the City of Camas with the Southwest Region's TMC
The communications system included connections to other agencies involved in regional traffic management efforts including the Oregon Department of Transportation.
No additional funding or personnel were provided to handle the operations or maintenance of this system.


System Cost Comments

No comments posted to date

Comment on this System Cost

To comment on this summary, fill in the information below and click on submit. An asterisk (*) indicates a required field. Your name and email address, if provided, will not be posted, but are to contact you, if needed to clarify your comments.



Source

ITS Evaluation Framework - Phase 2 Continuation (2009) Seventeen Projects

Author: Peter M. Briglia, Jr.

Source Date: June 2009

URL: http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/research/reports/fullreports/672.2.pdf

System Cost

6 miles of fiber optic communications regional infrastructure - $1.5 million (2003)

Rating

Average User Rating

0 ( ratings)

Rate this System Cost

(click stars to rate)


Costs From This Source

In Wenatchee, Washington, the construction of a Transportation Management Center (TMC) and the installation of the associated ITS field equipment cost $460,000.

In central Washington state, the cost of deploying two variable message signs (VMS) on westbound Interstate 90 was $660,000.

In Edmonds, Washington, connecting six arterial traffic signals and five CCTV cameras to a central signal system cost $90,000.

In Kent, Washington, the cost of connecting five arterial traffic signals and five CCTV cameras to a central signal system and another traffic management center was $92,000.

In Nisqually Valley, Washington, an Ice Warning System consisting of a road weather information system (RWIS) station and closed-circuit television (CCTV) camera cost $165,000.

In Snohomish County, Washington, interconnecting five traffic signals and three CCTV cameras to a central signal system cost $91,000.

In Spokane Washington, the cost of the Regional Traffic Management Center Enhancements project was $1,238,679.

In Spokane, Washington, the cost of integrating ITS field devices with fiber optic links and a microwave link was $1,837,251.

In Vancouver, Washington, expanding the region's communications system by installing over 6 miles of fiber optic cable cost $1.5 million.

In Washington State, a traveler information system was installed between the Washington-Oregon border at a cost of $358,000.

In Washington State, the implementation of the SR 14 Traveler Information System cost $511,300

In Washington state, the Mount St. Helens traveler information system was installed at a cost of $499,526.

In Yakima, Washington, the deployment of a Traveler Information System cost $333,000.

Cost ID: 2012-00258