Cost

Initial deployment of 47 variable speed limit signs to cost $12.5 million (CAD)

Deployment of 47 variable speed limit signs on three major highways in British Columbia.


December 3, 2015
Hope,Canada


Summary Information

Variable speed limits (VSL) are being introduced on three major highways in British Columbia to help reduce crashes related to poor weather conditions. Speed limits will be adjusted by operations staff and determined based on traffic, pavement condition, and visibility information collected by sensors.

Costs

Installation of 47 signs for the VSL program to cost the British Columbia government $12.5 million (CAD).


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Source

B.C. Introducing Variable Speed Limits on Some Highways

Author: Jordan Chittley

Published By: Globe and Mail

Source Date: December 3, 2015

URL: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-drive/news/trans-canada-highway/bc-introducing-variable-speed-limits-on-some-highways/article27582437/

System Cost

47 signs for VSL program - $12.5 million (CAD)

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Keywords

VSL, managed lanes, variable speed limits, weather conditions

Cost ID: 2016-00361