Unit Costs (Adjusted)

Equipment Costs for Commercial Vehicle Electronic Screening (ES) (Preclearance)

Commercial Vehicle Electronic Screening (ES) (Preclearance) is one of two new CVISN subsystems that replaces the subsystem previously labeled "Commercial Vehicle Check Station (CC)." The CC unit costs are available for historical reference in PDF and Excel formats.


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
(Source Year)
O&M Cost
$K/year, Dollars
(Source Year)
Description
Computer network server dedicated to ES
Index: 5
55.4 - 7.0
(2004)
Each.
Desktop PC dedicated to ES
Index: 5
51.5 - 2.0
(2005)
Each.
Laptop personal computer dedicated to ES
Index: 5
41.6
(2004)
Each.
Mainline (highway speed) WIM scale
Index: 2
1046.4 - 193.1
(2004)
Each. Depending on the functionality of the equipment deployed, the cost could be much higher or much lower than the range shown. Some states reported equipment cost only; others reported installed cost, with accessories (e.g., signs, loop detectors, w
Sorter lane (ramp speed) WIM scale
Index: 2
1275.6 - 188.9
(2003)
Each.
ES transponder purchased by state for free distribution
Index: 2
50.01 - 0.04
(2004)
Each.
ES transponder purchased by state for resale
Index: 2
40.03 - 0.04
(2004)
Each.
Automated vehicle identification (AVI) equipment/system
Index: 2
1039 - 76
(2004)
Each.
ES telecom. equipment (upstream to weigh station)
Index: 1
200.8 - 29.2
(2004)
Per state (e.g., fiber optic cable).
Electronic sign for weigh station
Index: 2
209.3 - 37
(2004)
Each (e.g., Open/Closed, directional arrows, or dynamic message signs).
Loop detector for weigh station
Index: 2
201 - 5
(2005)
Each.
Upgrade of fixed-site weigh station for ES (excluding items listed above)
Index: 2
34.0 - 61.8
(2004)
Each. Some states reported building modifications, counters, cabinets, wiring, HVAC, structural changes to static scale building, highway poles and bases.
One-time start-up fees paid to ES admin
Index: 7
18.8
(2004)
Per state (e.g., PrePass or Norpass).
Supplies and materials for ES outreach and publicity
Index: 8
0.5 - 2.0
(2004)
Per state.
ES software purchased off the shelf
Index: 3
0.5 - 4
(2004)
Per state.
State employee labor for ES software development
Index: 6
15.2 - 37
(2004)
Per state.
State employee labor for new ES hardware configuration
Index: 6
6 - 6.4
(2004)
Per state.
Contractor labor for ES software development
Index: 6
235.0 - 238.8
(2004)
Per state.
Contractor labor for new ES hardware configuration
Index: 6
165.1 - 240.1
(2004)
Per state.
Labor for existing (legacy) system interface
Index: 6
37 - 38.1
(2004)
Per state, includes state employees, contractors, vendors.
Labor for training associated with ES system deployment
Index: 6
4.6 - 25.4
(2004)
Per state.
Annual payments made to ES admin
Index: 7
18
(2005)
Per state (e.g., PrePass or Norpass).
Annual maintenance cost for mainline WIM scale
Index: 2
40.2 - 98.9
(2004)
Each. Depending on the functionality of the equipment being maintained, the cost could be much higher or much lower than the range shown.
Annual maintenance cost for sorter-lane WIM scale for ES
Index: 2
7.7 - 27.8
(2004)
Each.
Annual costs for marketing, outreach, publicity, etc.
Index: 8
0.5 - 5.0
(2004)
Per state.
State employee annual labor for ES, higher-volume state
Index: 6
63.5 - 212
(2004)
Per state, volume based on relative numbers of carriers, vehicles, and inspections.
State employee annual labor for ES, lower-volume state
Index: 6
6 - 7.6
(2004)
Per state, volume based on relative numbers of carriers, vehicles, and inspections.
Other Unit Cost Elements
Index: -
----Summary values under development