Ohio Transmission Line Projects

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

State Contact

Erin Miller
Project Outreach Specialist
614-552-1929   |    ecmiller1@aep.com


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Projects Pending Approval

Carrollton-Sunnyside Transmission Line

AEP Ohio plans to rebuild a 138-kilovolt (kV) transmission line in several townships in Carroll and Stark counties. The Carrollton-Sunnyside transmission line is about 20 miles long. The company expects to invest about $50 million in this transmission line rebuild.

Eastern Ohio Tri-County Improvements

AEP Ohio is investing approximately $66 million in improvements to the power grid in Tuscarawas, Harrison and Carroll counties. Improvements create a 138-kilovolt loop in eastern Ohio essential to providing reliable electric. Enhancements are necessary as a result of an increase in economic development related to the shale gas industry in the area.

Fostoria - Fremont Transmission Line Rebuild Project

AEP Ohio plans to improve the reliability of the electric transmission grid in Seneca and Sandusky counties. This project involves rebuilding about 15 miles of 69-kilovolt (kV) transmission line to 138 kV standards.

Haviland - North Delphos Transmission Line

AEP Ohio is upgrading the electric transmission grid in Paulding, Putnam and Van Wert counties in northwest Ohio. The Haviland-North Delphos 138kV Transmission Line Project upgrades the existing transmission line to improve the reliability of electricity to its customers. The project updates an aging infrastructure to improve its condition and address performance issues.

Herlan - Blue Racer Transmission Line

AEP Ohio plans to build a 138-kilovolt (kV) transmission line in Franklin and Seneca townships in Monroe County. The new line will connect the new Herlan Substation to Blue Racer Substation. The Herlan-Blue Racer transmission line will be about 3 miles long. The company expects to invest approximately $7 million into this project.

Jackson-Ross County Area Improvements

AEP Ohio, along with AEP Ohio Transmission Company, plans to upgrade the electric transmission system in southern Ohio. This $65 million multi-phase project includes replacing and upgrading aging electrical equipment in Jackson and Ross counties.

Ironman Substation

Liberty 138 kV Transmission Line

North Jackson Transmission Line

Springfield 138 kV Transmission Line

New Albany BOLD Transmission Line

Central Ohio will be the first in the state to utilize the newest in electric transmission technology, BOLD. AEP Ohio will rebuild 6.5 miles of 345-kilovolt (kV) transmission facilities with new 345 and 138 kV transmission facilities with its patented Breakthrough Overhead Line Design.

Southeast Ohio Area Improvements

AEP Ohio, AEP Ohio Transmission Company, Inc., Buckeye Power and Washington Electric Cooperative have reached an agreement to improve electric service reliability in southeast Ohio. This approximate $300 million project includes replacing and upgrading aging electrical equipment in parts of Washington, Monroe and Noble counties.

West Bellaire - Glencoe Transmission Line

AEP Ohio plans to rebuild a 69-kilovolt (kV) transmission line to 69/138-kV in Pultney, Richland and Smith townships in Belmont County. The line connects the West Bellaire Substation to Glencoe Substation. The West Bellaire - Glencoe transmission line will be about 6 miles long. The company expects to invest approximately $10 million into this project.

West Dublin Area Improvements

AEP Ohio plans to build about 3 miles of double circuit 138-kilovolt (kV) transmission line in the Dublin area. This new line will connect two existing substations. The company expects to invest about $12 million in this transmission line upgrade.

Tidd-Wagenhals Extension

AEP Ohio plans to build a 138-kilovolt (kV) transmission line that will power a new substation in Brown Township in Carroll County. The Tidd-Wagenhals 138kV Transmission Line Extension is less than a half mile long. The estimated investment for this project is $1 million.



Approved Projects

Barnesville - Summerfield Transmission Line

AEP Ohio plans to rebuild a 69-kilovolt (kV) transmission line to 138-kV in Marion and Beaver townships of Noble County, Millwood Township of Guernsey County and Warren Township of Belmont County. The new line connects the Barnesville Substation to Summerfield Substation. The Barnesville - Summerfield transmission line will be about 16 miles long. The company expects to invest approximately $20 million into this project.

Biers Run - Circleville Transmission Line

The Ohio Power Siting Board approved this 138-kilovolt (kV) transmission line proposed by AEP Ohio to construct as part of the Biers Run Project. This new approximate 19-mile transmission line will be located Ross and Pickaway counties and will connect the Biers Run Substation to the existing Circleville Substation.

Bolton Substation

AEP Ohio plans to construct a new 138-kilovolt (kV) to 13-kV substation in Jackson Township in Franklin County, just north of the intersection of Holt Road and Big Run South Road. The company will construct the new approximate 2.5-acre substation on a 4-acre site owned by AEP Ohio. The estimated investment of this Project is $13 million.

Findlay Area Improvements

AEP Ohio is rebuilding approximately 30-miles of 34.5-kilovolt (kV) transmission line in northwest Ohio to 69 kV. The improvements in Wood and Hancock counties proactively replace an infrastructure that has reached an age where it needs to be replaced. Proactively rebuilding the line improves reliability for customers across the region.

Flushing - Smyrna Transmission Line

AEP Ohio plans to build a 69-kilovolt (kV) transmission line in several townships in Belmont and Harrison counties. The Flushing - Smyrna transmission line will be about 13 miles long. The company expects to invest about $20 million in this transmission line upgrade.

Friendship-Portsmouth Transmission Line

AEP Ohio plans to build about 9 miles of 69-kilovolt (kV) transmission line between Friendship and Portsmouth.

Gable Substation

The Ohio Power Siting Board approved AEP Ohio’s application to construct the Gable Substation in Jefferson County. AEP Ohio plans to construct this new 138-kilovolt (kV) substation in Wells Township, approximately 10 miles southwest of Steubenville. The company will construct the new 1.6-acre substation on a 3-acre property owned by AEP Ohio.

Guernsey - Harrison Power Improvements

AEP Ohio plans to rebuild about 24 miles of 69-kilovolt (kV) transmission line from east of Cambridge to Smyrna. About 19 miles of the existing line will be rebuilt in the current right-of-way. The remaining 5 miles will require construction in new areas to accommodate a line reroute and require acquiring new easements.

Haviland - Van Wert Transmission Line

The Haviland - Van Wert Transmission Line Rebuild is an approximate $20 million investment to improve the electric transmission system in northwest Ohio. The line connects the Haviland and Van Wert substations in Paulding and Van Wert counties.

Liberty-Buckskin Area Improvements

AEP Ohio plans to improve the reliability of the electric transmission grid in Ross and Highland counties. The Liberty-Buckskin Area Improvements involves upgrading about 20 miles of 69-kilovolt (kV) transmission line. The company expects to invest about $30 million in this transmission line project.

Lincoln - Berrywood Transmission Line

AEP Ohio plans to build a 69-kilovolt (kV) transmission line in several townships in Delaware County. The Lincoln - Berrywood transmission line will be about 17 miles long. The company expects to invest about $25 million in this transmission line upgrade.

New Philadelphia Maintenance

AEP Ohio plans to do maintenance on about 2 miles of transmission and distribution power poles and lines in New Philadelphia. The company estimates it should take about 5 months to complete this work.

North Delphos - Rockhill Transmission Line

AEP Ohio is upgrading the electric transmission grid in Putnam and Allen counties in northwest Ohio. The North Delphos – Rockhill Transmission Line Rebuild Project upgrades the existing transmission line to provide a reliable flow of electricity to its customers. The project updates an aging infrastructure to improve its condition and address performance issues.

Peebles-Rarden Transmission Line

AEP Ohio plans to upgrade about 8 miles of 69-kilovolt (kV) transmission line in Meigs and Franklin townships in Adams County. About 3 miles will be rebuilt adjacent to the existing transmission line. The remaining 5 miles will require construction in new areas and acquiring new easements.

Pickaway - Madison Area Improvements

AEP Ohio plans to upgrade the electric transmission infrastructure in Madison and Pickaway counties. The two-phase project includes building about 7 miles of transmission line and rebuilding about 26 miles of transmission line. The company expects to invest about $50 million in this project.

SouthCaldwell - Macksburg Transmission Line

The proposed South Caldwell - Macksburg transmission line is part of the overall Marietta Area Improvements Project. The 23-kilovolt (kV) infrastructure has reached an age where it is in need of rebuild and redesign to improve reliability for the customers across the region. Bringing additional power sources into the region will improve the electric service reliability.

Speidel - Barnesville Transmission Line

AEP Ohio plans to rebuild a 69-kilovolt (kV) transmission line to 138-kV in Warren Township in Belmont County. This line connects the Speidel Substation to the Barnesville Substation. The Speidel - Barnesville transmission line will be about four miles long. The company expects to invest about $5 million in this transmission line upgrade.

Stadium Park Extension Transmission Line

AEP Ohio plans to rebuild an existing 69-kilovolt (kV) transmission line. AEP Ohio plans to rebuild the approximate 3.5 miles of transmission line in Canton and Plain townships. The company estimates investing $7 million to complete this project.

Stanley Court - Northeast Canton Transmission Line

AEP Ohio plans to rebuild an existing 69-kilovolt (kV) transmission line. AEP Ohio plans to rebuild the approximate 3.5 miles of transmission line in Canton and Plain townships. The company estimates investing $8 million to complete this project.

Trimble Extension Transmission Line

AEP Ohio plans to upgrade the electric transmission infrastructure in Athens County. The project includes building about 2 miles of 138-kilovolt transmission line near Glouster in southeast Ohio.

West Zanesville Transmission Line

AEP Ohio plans to build a 69-kilovolt (kV) transmission line in several townships in Muskingum County. The West Zanesville transmission line will be about 6 miles long. The company expects to invest about $10 million in this project.



Additional Projects

AEP Ohio and AEP Ohio Transmission Company work to improve reliability through our various transmission improvement projects across Ohio.

To request an electronic or paper copy of any Letter of Notification, please call or write your state contact (information at left).

Below are links to Construction Notices and Letters of Notification filed with the Ohio Power Siting Board for certain electric transmission projects as defined by Amended Substitute Senate Bill 315. Also below are links to the notices published in the local newspaper about the projects.

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Pending Construction Notices

Approved Construction Notices

No Approved Construction Notices at this time.



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