Unit Cost Entry

Unit Cost Element - Communication Equipment - MCVS

Unit Cost Component - MDSS Software and Operations


Statewide, Minnesota, United States


Description

Costs for operating a maintenance shed with 2 computers with the MDSS software in Minnesota

Cost Type

Estimated

Data Date

2008

Reported Units

150

Units

Location

Year (Dollars)

2008

Capital Cost per Unit ($)



O & M Cost per Unit ($)

$274.00

Lifetime

years


Notes

It is assumed that MDSS was deployed on all 150 sheds, two computers were installed with MDSS software in each shed, 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: 2011-00210

Unit Cost Details

Capital Cost per Unit:

O&M Cost per Unit: $274.00

Year (Dollars): 2008

Lifetime: years