Unit Cost Entry

Unit Cost Element - Fiber Connection

Unit Cost Component - Fiber-Optic Backhaul Network Upgrade for DSRC


USA


Description

Average national cost to install new backhaul fiber-optic network connection for Dedicated Short Range Communications (DSRC) between a roadside unit (RU) and a Transportation Management Center (TMC) or back office.

Cost Type

Estimated

Data Date

2015

Reported Units

1

Units

System

Year (Dollars)

2015

Capital Cost per Unit ($)

$40,000.00

O & M Cost per Unit ($)



Lifetime

years


Notes

Cost estimates vary from $3,000, if a site had sufficient backhaul and would only need an upgrade, to $40,000, if the V2I site required a completely new backhaul system to be installed.

Source

Intelligent Transportation Systems: Vehicle-to-Infrastructure Technologies Expected to Offer Benefits, but Deployment Challenges Exist

Published By: United States Government Accountability Office (GAO)

Other Reference Number: GAO-15-775

URL: http://gao.gov/assets/680
/672548.pdf
Related System Cost ID: 2017-00376

Unit Cost Details

Capital Cost per Unit: $40,000.00

O&M Cost per Unit:

Year (Dollars): 2015

Lifetime: years