Advanced Queue Detection Systems Installed at Four Work Zones in Nebraska Were Estimated To Cost $166,225 per Work Zone for a 6-Month Project on I-80.

Nebraska DOT Provided Cost Estimates to Implement Advanced Queue Detection.

Made Public Date
12/22/2023
Identifier
2023-SC00549
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The system cost analysis was based on a typical AQD system including one CCTV camera, three non-intrusive detection, and two pairs (total of four) of PDMS. Based on an estimation of six-month projection, the cost of a typical AQD system per work zone was computed as $166,225. The device cost breakdown information is provided by NDOT. The table below excerpted from the source report outlines the details of the cost analysis.

Table 1. AQD system cost for a single work zone site

Device 

Unit 

Price$ 

Count 

Month 

Sum$ 

Portable Queue Detection System 

Lump sum

15,000

1

-

15,000

Central Computer 

Lump sum

18,250

1

-

18,250

Closed Circuit Television Camera

Each

13,000

1

-

13,000

Portable Dynamic Message Signs 

Each/day

156.62

4

6

112,766

Portable Non-intrusive Traffic Sensors 

Each/day

13.35

3

6

7,209

Total$ 

 

 

 

 

166,225

 

System Cost

Work Zone Queue Detection System: $166,225 per Work Zone (6 months)

System Cost Subsystem