Cost

The cost of a freeway ramp metering system in Denver, Colorado was estimated at $50,000 plus the cost of communications.


November 2001
Colorado,United States


Summary Information

Colorado DOT (CDOT) has implemented ramp metering to regulate the flow of traffic onto freeways as part of the T-REX (Transportation Expansion) project. Each ramp meter site costs approximately $50,000 which includes the cost of the controller and approximately 15% mark-up for design. The cost does not include cost of communication infrastructure to the installation.

The cost is assumed to be in the same year dollars as the date the cost data was made available.


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Source

Cost Estimates for ITS Devices of the T-REX Project

Published By: Federal Highway Administration, U.S.DOT and the Colorado DOT

U.S. DOT. ITS Joint Program Office, and Transportation Expansion (T-REX) Project Fact Book. Winter 2002.

Source Date: November 2001


System Cost

$50,000 for each site installed with controller (2001).

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Cost ID: 2003-00014