Equipment Costs for Commercial Vehicle Safety Information Exchange (SIE)

Note: Equipment list adjusted to 2014 dollars. The date in parentheses under the capital cost value and O&M cost value represents the dollar year from which the cost value was adjusted. All costs are in $K.

Unit Cost Element IDAS# Life (years) Capital Cost $K, 2014 Dollars (Year) O&M Cost $K/year, Dollars (Year) Description
Computer network server for SIE 4 3.00 - 13.40 (2004)

Each, includes mobile servers used in roadside enforcement.

Desktop personal computer for SIE 4 1.00 - 1.10 (2004)

Each, includes computers used at roadside check stations.

Laptop personal computer for SIE 3 1.60 - 2.10 (2004)

Each.

Portable printer for mobile enforcement 4 0.20 - 0.20 (2004)

Each.

Wireless modem for vehicle and/or roadside use 3 0.50 - 0.90 (2003)

Each.

Supplies and materials for SIE outreach, training 5.00 (2004)

Per state, consumables for publicity and other deployment support.

Router for SIE 5 2.70 - 6.00 (2004)

Each.

T1 Lines for SIE 5 3.00 - 31.30 (2004)

Each line.

SIE software purchased off the shelf 6.40 - 21.30 (2004)

Per state.

State employee labor for new SIE software development 21.00 - 132.00 (2005)

Per state (e.g., CVIEW (Commercial Vehicle Information Exchange Window). For states also reporting hours, FTEs ranged from about 0.2 to 2 FTE).

State employee labor for new SIE hardware configuration 5.80 - 6.00 (2004)

Per state.

Contractor labor for new SIE software development 52.10 - 196.70 (2004)

Per state. Depending on the functionality of the system being developed, the cost could be much higher or much lower than the range shown.

Labor for existing (legacy) SIE system interface 81.00 - 280.00 (2005)

Per state, includes state employees, contractors, vendors.

Labor for training for SIE system deployment 4.60 - 8.20 (2004)

Per state.

Telephone and internet annual service charges for SIE 0.50 - 41.70 (2004)

Per state.

Wireless communication annual charges for SIE 27.10 - 64.60 (2004)

Per state.

State employee annual labor for SIE 22.00 - 72.90 (2004)

Per state.

Contractor annual labor for SIE 16.20 - 46.30 (2004)

Per state.

Other Unit Cost Elements -

Summary values under development