Hemlock - BrysonTransmission Line Project

AEP Ohio representatives plan power grid upgrades to improve electric reliability for customers in Meigs County. The Hemlock-Bryson Transmission Line Project involves building about 4 miles of 69-kilovolt power line, installing switch equipment and upgrading a substation.

Project Updates

Summer 2021: We are committed to keeping you informed about this project while also keeping our customers and employees safe and healthy during COVID-19. As a result of the social distancing recommendations made by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), we invite you to join us for a virtual open house to learn more about the project and share your input, particularly on possible route options for the new power line. Provide comments through a "Contact Us" link. Please share your input by Wednesday, June 30.


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The project involves the use of single, steel poles.

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

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


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AEP Ohio provides electricity to nearly 1.5 million customers.


Maggie Beggs

Project Outreach Specialist

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