Unit Cost Entry

Unit Cost Element - Environmental Sensing Station (Weather Station)

Unit Cost Component - Environmental Sensing Station


Alaska, USA


Description

Nine ESS sites installed (eight commissioned). O&M: $66,150 for extended warranty (for all ESS), Power = $25,394 (for all ESS). Communication = $27,892 (for all ESS). Communication was a mixture of direct phone and freewave radio. Direct phone averaged $37 per month. Direct power averaged $25 per month. Three sites also used a power module with generator backup. Propane costs were around $1,400 per quarter. Not all ESS sites were the same. Some were pavement sensor only sites.

Cost Type

Actual

Data Date

2004

Reported Units



Units

Lump Sum (LS)

Year (Dollars)

2004

Capital Cost per Unit ($)



O & M Cost per Unit ($)



Lifetime

10 years


Notes

Unit Costs TBD

Source

ITS Integration Program Unit Cost Data Collection Sheet: AK - Road Weather Information System (FY99 Yr4)

Author: Jill Sullivan


Unit Cost Details

Capital Cost per Unit:

O&M Cost per Unit:

Year (Dollars): 2004

Lifetime: 10 years


Related Unit Cost Subsystems

Roadside Detection (RS-D)

Keywords

None defined

ID: 2009-00021