Beartown - West WilmotTransmission Line Rebuild Project


AEP Ohio representatives plan to upgrade the electric transmission network serving customers in Tuscarawas, Stark and Holmes counties. The project involves rebuilding about 10 miles of power line to increase electric reliability in the area. Plans call for rebuilding the power line in the existing right-of-way, although company representatives might need to acquire new easements or supplement current easements to ensure the safe construction, operation and maintenance of the line.

Project Updates

Field activities are scheduled to begin in February 2020 and continue through spring.

Project Releases

Philo-Torrey 138 kV Transmission Line Extension Project Construction Notice, May 13, 2020 (PDF)

Map

Project Map (PDF)

Timeline

Project Timeline

Structures

Structure

The project involves the use of steel poles.

Structure Height: 70-80 feet
Right-of-Way Width: 50-60 feet

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

Resources

AEP Right-of-Way Process Project Fact Sheet Access Roads Field Activities

AEP Ohio provides electricity to nearly 1.5 million customers.

www.AEPOhio.com

Joe Demaree

Project Outreach Specialist
380-205-5046
jkdemaree@aep.com

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