Unit Cost Entry

Unit Cost Element - Dynamic Message Sign (Installed)

Unit Cost Component - Dynamic Message Sign (DMS) Sign


California, United States


Description

Large dynamic message sign (DMS) or changeable message sign (CMS) that can post a range of standard and customized messages. These signs are typically controlled remotely by a management center. Includes purchase and installation of sign on existing mounting structure. Power and communication costs can vary significantly and are dependent on location. Additional O&M costs if communication line is leased.

Cost Type

Estimated

Data Date

2018

Reported Units



Units

Each (EA)

Year (Dollars)

2018

Capital Cost per Unit ($)

$40,000.00

O & M Cost per Unit ($)

$5,000.00

Lifetime

years


Notes

Located within the Caltrans jurisdiction in upstate California. Cost range reported $40K - $100K per sign.

Source

Upstate California Regional Intelligent Transportation System Master Plan

Published By: Caltrans

Prepared by DKS for Caltrans

Related System Cost ID: 2019-00430

Unit Cost Details

Capital Cost per Unit: $40,000.00

O&M Cost per Unit: $5,000.00

Year (Dollars): 2018

Lifetime: years


Related Unit Cost Subsystems

Roadside Information (RS-I)

Keywords

DMS, CMS, VMS, Changeable Message Signs, Variable Message Signs

ID: 2019-05428