Cost

Weather Information integration into TMC Operations estimated at $6,270,000, with $833,000 in annual Operations and Maintenance Cost.

Estimates from Wyoming Department of Transportation Weather Integration Plan


December 15, 2010
Wyoming,United States


Summary Information

The Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) was chosen by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Road Weather Management Program (RWMP) to conduct a weather information self-evaluation and planning process. The weather integration plan was produced as a result of that process.

The table below shows the seven projects identified to carry out WYDOT's integration strategies, with their implementation costs and estimated Operations and Maintenance (O&M) costs.
ProjectInitial CostO&M cost
Road Weather Information System (RWIS) Expansion
$2,000,000
$400,000/year
Automatic Vehicle Location/Mobile Data Computer (AVL/MDC)
$800,000
$100,000/year
Weather Information Manager (WIM)
N/A
$100,000/year
Variable Speed Limit (VSL) Expansion
$3,000,000
$200,000/year
Weather Information Tool
$300,000
$15,000/year
Weather Alert Notification
$20,000
$3,000/year
Advanced Traffic Management System (ATMS) Decision Support
$150,000
$15,000/year



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Source

Wyoming Department of Transportation Statewide TMC Weather Integration Plan

Author: Cox, Kevin M.

Published By: Wyoming Department of Transportation

Source Date: December 15, 2010

URL: https://rosap.ntl.bts.gov/view/dot/4142

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Related Unit Cost Subsystems

Roadside Detection (RS-D)

Keywords

RWIS, ESS, Environmental Sensor Station, RWIS Station, road monitoring, weather station, environmental sensing station

Cost ID: 2011-00227