Unit Cost Entry

Unit Cost Element - Fiber Optic Cable Installation

Unit Cost Component - Fiber Optic Cable (Aerial Installation)


Montgomery, Alabama, USA


Description

Aerial Installation of fiber optic cable by ALDOT employees. A cable lasher, two bucket trucks, and seven technicians were used. Approx. $50K was invested in fiber optic installation equipment, however, the installation equipment cost was not included in the calculated unit cost because the equipment was expected to be used on future projects and was considered a department resource.

Cost Type

Actual

Data Date

2001

Reported Units



Units

Per Mile

Year (Dollars)

2001

Capital Cost per Unit ($)

$12,875.00

O & M Cost per Unit ($)



Lifetime

25 years


Notes

A total of 13.67 miles of 36 Fiber Single Mode cable was installed.

Source

ITS Integration Program Unit Cost Data Collection Sheet: Montgomery ITS, Phase 1a - Montgomery, AL (FY99)

Author: Steven Jones


Unit Cost Details

Capital Cost per Unit: $12,875.00

O&M Cost per Unit:

Year (Dollars): 2001

Lifetime: 25 years