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Hugo – Fort Towson – Valliant Transmission Line Rebuild Project

Public Service Company of Oklahoma (PSO) plans to improve the reliability of the electric transmission grid in McCurtain and Choctaw counties. The Hugo – Fort Towson - Valliant Transmission Line Rebuild Project includes replacing and upgrading about 23 miles of 69-kilovolt (kV) transmission line. The project upgrades the transmission infrastructure to accommodate future growth in the region by strengthening the electric infrastructure.

The Hugo – Fort Towson – Valliant Transmission Line Rebuild Project extends from the Hugo Substation located near North A Street in Hugo to the Fort Towson Substation located northeast of Fort Towson, then continue east to the existing Valliant Substation northeast of Valliant. This project is necessary to update the line to meet current standards and continue the delivery of reliable electric service to the area.

An early estimate of the investment on this project is $27 million. Pre-construction activities are expected to begin this Fall and the project is expected to be complete by summer 2019.

Project Updates

Pre-construction activities will begin this Fall. Right-of-way agents will communicate with landowners throughout the project.

Construction on the line is expected to begin early 2018.

Project Releases

Fact Sheet

Timeline


Structures

  • Typical Pole Height: 70 feet
  • Typical Right-of-way Width: 100 feet
  • Typical Distance between Structures: 625 feet

*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.