Stillwell - Jelloway - LoudonvilleTransmission Line Project


AEP Ohio representatives plan power grid upgrades to improve electric reliability for customers in Holmes, Knox and Ashland counties.

The Stillwell-Jelloway-Loudonville Transmission Line Project involves:

  • Building Ravin Substation off Jelloway Road in Jefferson Township, Knox County
  • Connecting Jelloway Substation off College Hill Road to a power line between Ravin Substation and Loudonville Substation
  • Building about 9 miles of 69-kilovolt (kV) power line between Ravin Substation and Stillwell Substation in Holmes and Knox counties
  • Building about 8 miles of 69-kV power line between Ravin and Loudonville substations in Knox and Ashland counties

Company representatives plan to build the power line in an approximate 60-80 foot wide right-of-way corridor and plan to acquire new easements to ensure the safe construction, operation and maintenance of the line. Crews expect to begin building the line fall 2024 and continue through fall 2026.

Project Updates

February 2022: AEP Ohio representatives invite the community to attend an in-person open house from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 23, at Danville Elementary and Junior High School gymnasium located at 205 West Rambo Street in Danville. You can view detailed maps and talk with team members about the proposed study segments. There is no formal presentation, so you can arrive at any time during the event.

At AEP Ohio, safety is our first priority. Due to COVID-19, AEP Ohio staff members plan to wear face coverings and practice social distancing at the open house to ensure safety for you and our staff. We encourage attendees to wear face coverings at the open house per the recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance for vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals.

If you are feeling unwell, you may visit the virtual open house to access information, view an interactive map, enter our virtual open house and submit comments through a "Contact Us" link.

Timeline

 
Project Timeline
 

Structures

Structure

The project involves the use of steel H-frame and single poles.

Monopole:

  • Structure Height: Approximately 70 feet*
  • Right-of-Way Width: Approximately 60-80 feet*

H-Frame:

  • Structure Height: Approximately 50 feet*
  • Right-of-Way Width: Approximately 80-100 feet*

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

Resources

AEP Right-of-Way Process Virtual Open House Project Fact Sheet Project Map 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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