New Lexington - Shawnee69-kV Transmission Line Rebuild Project

AEP Ohio representatives plan to rebuild approximately 9 miles of power line in Perry County. These improvements increase electric service reliability in the area.

The project involves:

  • Rebuilding approximately 9 miles of 69-kilovolt transmission line
  • Replacing wooden poles with steel poles
  • Upgrading two substations

Project Updates

AEP Ohio officials announced the New Lexington - Shawnee 69-kV Transmission Line Rebuild Project in December, 2019.


Project Map (PDF)


Project Timeline



Construction involves installing steel poles.

Plans call for placing the structures in an approximate 50-foot wide right-of-way corridor.

Structure Height: 80 - 90 feet
Right-of-Way Width: 50 feet

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


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

AEP Ohio provides electricity to nearly 1.5 million customers.

Joe Demaree

Project Outreach Specialist

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