North Magazine - West BoonevilleTransmission Improvements Projects

The North Magazine - West Booneville Transmission Improvements Project involves rebuilding a 14-mile long, 161-kilovolt transmission line. The line is nearly 50 years old and is past its planned service life.

The project:

  • Replaces deteriorating wooden poles with modern steel poles
  • Strengthens the system against severe weather, and decreases the likelihood and duration of wide, community-sustained outages

Project Updates

SWEPCO officials plan to submit a Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need (CECPN) application with the Arkansas Public Service Commission for approval as part of this project.


Project Timeline



Crews plan to install single-pole steel structures.

Typical Structure Height: 95 FEET
Typical Structure Width: 500 FEET*
Typical Distance Between Structures: 100 FEET

*Exact structure type and height requirements may vary


Project Fact Sheet Access Roads Field Activities

Southwestern Electric Power Company (SWEPCO) serves 535,000 customers in western Arkansas, northwest and central Louisiana, northeast Texas and the Texas Panhandle.

Michael Harris

Project Outreach Specialist

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