Southeast OhioArea Improvements

Power grid upgrades are under way to strengthen the electric system in Monroe, Noble and Washington counties. AEP Ohio and local electric cooperatives are coordinating efforts on the Southeast Ohio Area Improvements Project. The approximate $250 million investment by AEP Ohio involves building 55 miles of power line, building three substations and upgrading other electrical facilities to increase service reliability and support economic growth.

Project Updates

For project specific information, please visit the specific project’s webpage.

Bell Ridge-Devola Transmission Line

Rouse-Bell Ridge Transmission Line

Project Releases

Marietta Area Improvements News Release, July 18, 2014 (PDF)

Marietta Area Improvements News Release, September 30, 2014 (PDF)

Marietta Area Improvements News Release, November 6, 2015 (PDF)


Project Timeline


Property Easements Project Fact Sheet Access Roads Field Activities

AEP Ohio provides electricity to nearly 1.5 million customers.

Kia Clay

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