Unit Cost Entry

Unit Cost Element - Communication Equipment - MCVS

Unit Cost Component - MDSS Software and Operations


Statewide, New Hampshire, United States


Description

Costs for operating a computer with the MDSS software on a single route in New Hampshire

Cost Type

Estimated

Data Date

2008

Reported Units

127

Units

per route

Year (Dollars)

2008

Capital Cost per Unit ($)



O & M Cost per Unit ($)

$259.00

Lifetime

years


Notes

It is assumed that MDSS is deployed on all 127 routes, one computer is installed with MDSS software on each route, and the duration for each MDSS installation is 15 minutes.

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: 2011-00209

Unit Cost Details

Capital Cost per Unit:

O&M Cost per Unit: $259.00

Year (Dollars): 2008

Lifetime: years