Unit Cost Entry

Unit Cost Element - Dynamic Message Sign - Portable

Unit Cost Component - Variable Message Sign - Portable

Vermont, USA


Costs are for trailer mounted, solar powered, full matrix display dynamic message sign (DMS) equipped with cellular modem for remote communication and control. Operating costs are for labor and replacement parts.

Cost Type


Data Date

2005 and 2006

Reported Units


Each (EA)

Year (Dollars)

2005 and 2006

Capital Cost per Unit ($)


O & M Cost per Unit ($)



7 years


Dollar Year for Capital Costs 2006; O&M 2005. *2005*


ITS Integration Program Unit Cost Data Collection Sheet: Statewide VMS/DMS Deployment - VT (FY03)

Author: Richard Cmbio

Unit Cost Details

Capital Cost per Unit: $18,300.00

O&M Cost per Unit: $600.00

Year (Dollars): 2005 and 2006

Lifetime: 7 years

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Roadside Information (RS-I)


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ID: 2010-00881