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Grade Crossings

Attachment 2

Example of an estimate of cost for grade crossing warning devices to support an authorization to proceed with construction under an agreement providing for a lump sum payment

Formerly Federal-aid Policy Guide Non-Regulatory Supplement NS 23 CFR, Part 646 B,
July 6, 2005, Transmittal 34
See Order 1321.1C FHWA Directives Management

  1. Description of Improvement

    Installation of two automatic gate units with cantilever mounted flashing light signal controlled by motion sensor and other track circuit equipment at the crossing of __________ Road and a single main line track, replacing existing reflectorized crossbuck signs.

  2. Estimate of Cost
Item Quantity Unit Unit Price Amount
Preliminary Engineering _______ Man-Hrs. __________ ______
Construction Engineering _______ Man-Hrs. __________ ______
Material        
Automatic gate signals _______ Each __________ ______
Cantilever amounted flashing light signals _______ Each __________ ______
Relays, incl. housing _______ Each __________ ______
Motion Sensor _______ Each __________ ______
Batteries and housing _______ L. Sum __________ ______
Foundations _______ L. Sum __________ ______
Wire, cable and conduit _______ L. Sum __________ ______
Insulated Joints _______ L. Sum __________ ______
         
Item Quantity Unit Unit Price Amount
Miscellaneous items _______ L. Sum __________ ______
Total Material _______ L. Sum __________ ______
Transportation of Material _______ L. Sum __________ ______
Store expense _______ % __________ ______
Equipment        
Outfit cars _______ Days __________ ______
Trucks _______ Days __________ ______
Trencher _______ Days __________ ______
Labor        
Foreman _______ Hrs. __________ ______
Signalman _______ Hrs. __________ ______
Asst. Signalman _______ Hrs. __________ ______
Holidays _______ % __________ ______
Vacation _______ % __________ ______
Payroll taxes _______ % __________ ______
Supplemental pension _______ % __________ ______
Insurance _______ % __________ ______
Meal and Lodging Allowance _______ Man-Hrs. __________ ______
Total Labor _______ Man-Hrs. __________ ______
(No contingencies allowed) _______   __________ ______
         
Item Quantity Unit Unit Price Amount
Less Credit for material salvaged _______ _______ __________ _______
Net Total _______ _______ __________ _______

Contact

Peter Kleskovic
Office of Program Administration
202-366-1564
E-mail Peter

 
 
Updated: 04/07/2011
 

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