Dunkirk - BerwickArea Improvements Project

The Dunkirk-Berwick Area Improvements Project involves rebuilding about 25 miles of power line, building about 10 miles of new power line and 3 new substations.

Company representatives plan to update, supplement and acquire new easements where necessary. Upgrades increase the voltage of the power grid from 34.5 kilovolts (kV) to 69 kV and strengthen the local power grid by bringing an additional power source to the area.

Project Updates

Spring 2024: Construction is ongoing and is schedule to be completed late 2025.

Summer 2021: After reviewing input from landowners, company representatives announced final line route plans for the new power line. Right-of-way agents are discussing plans with landowners.

To view the previously recorded Town Hall event on April, 1, 2021, please click on the links below:

Dunkirk-Berwick Live Virtual Town Hall - Noon Session
Dunkirk-Berwick Live Virtual Town Hall - Evening Session


Project Map (PDF)


Project Timeline



The project involves the use of single, steel poles.

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

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


Property Easements Project Fact Sheet Access Roads Field Activities

AEP Ohio provides electricity to nearly 1.5 million customers.

Brian Recker

Project Outreach Specialist

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