New Lexington - Shawnee 69-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.

    Fact Sheet




    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

    * The accompanying map depicts the project area. It should be noted that the map contained on this site is for information purposes only. AEP reserves the right to alter, change, or amend the map at any time without notice and AEP provides no warranty about the accuracy of content. Keep this in mind when reviewing this map. However, AEP will make all attempts to keep this map as accurate as possible. If you have any questions about the accuracy of the current map please Contact Us.