Unit Cost Entry

Unit Cost Element - Communication Equipment - MCVS

Unit Cost Component - In-vehicle Moblile Data Collection (MDC) hardware


Statewide, Minnesota, United States


Description

In-vehicle mobile data collection (MDC) unit hardware investment for statewide MDSS in Minnesota

Cost Type

Estimated

Data Date

2008

Reported Units

300

Units

Each (EA)

Year (Dollars)

2008

Capital Cost per Unit ($)

$2,000.00

O & M Cost per Unit ($)

$200.00

Lifetime

5 years


Notes

The cost per MDC is about $2,000; it is assumed that each MDC can be used for 5 years, and the maintenance costs per year is 10 percent of the capital cost. Two trucks are assumed to be used in each shed.

Source

Analysis of Maintenance Decision Support System (MDSS) Benefits & Costs

Author: Zhirui Ye, Christopher Strong, Xianming Shi*, and Steven Conger

Published By: South Dakota Department of Transportation Office of Research 700 East Broadway Avenue Pierre, SD 57501-2586

Other Reference Number: SD2006-10-F

Related System Cost ID: 2011-00210

Unit Cost Details

Capital Cost per Unit: $2,000.00

O&M Cost per Unit: $200.00

Year (Dollars): 2008

Lifetime: 5 years