The cost of Minnesota DOT (Mn/DOT) ramp metering operations in fiscal year (FY) 2000 was $210,000 and included staff to monitor and adjust meter settings, conduct field reviews, and respond to inquiries from the public and media. This cost is for annual ramp metering operations on the approximately 230 miles of fully instrumented highway in the Twin Cities metro area.
State funds are used for ramp metering operations and maintenance.
Working Paper: Estimating the Federal Proportion of Funds Expended on ITS Infrastructure for Fiscal Year 2000.
Annual O&M Costs: $210,000 (2000).