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.

Map

Project Map (PDF)

Timeline

Project Timeline

Structures

Structure

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

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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