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Fostoria-Fremont Transmission Line Rebuild Project

The proposed Fostoria-Fremont Transmission Line Rebuild Project is necessary to modernize infrastructure to enhance the reliability of the electric transmission system in Seneca and Sandusky Counties. The proposed project consists of upgrading about 15 miles of transmission line to 138-kilovolt (kV) and is a projected investment of approximately $22 million.

The proposed upgrade will provide the region with a more reliable power source.

The project will use steel single pole structures that will be approximately 85-feet tall.

Project Updates

AEP Ohio and its affiliate, AEP Ohio Transmission Company, Inc., hosted a public informational open house. The public informational open house took place on November 1, 2017. Visitors offered input, asked questions of project team members and learned more about the new transmission line.

In January 2018, AEP Ohio Transco filed an application with the Ohio Power Siting Board requesting permission to construct this project. The OPSB will review the Application prior to setting dates for public hearings.

Project Releases

Fact Sheet



The project will use steel single pole structures that are approximately 85-feet tall. The structures will be located in an approximate 100-foot wide right-of-way corridor.

*Exact structure, height and right-of-way may vary

* The accompanying map depicts the project area. It should be noted that the map contained on this site is for information purposes only. AEP reserves the right to alter, change, or amend the map at any time without notice and AEP provides no warranty about the accuracy of content. Keep this in mind when reviewing this map. However, AEP will make all attempts to keep this map as accurate as possible. If you have any questions about the accuracy of the current map please Contact Us.