Ilesboro Improvements Project

    AEP Ohio representatives plan power grid upgrades in northern Vinton County. The project involves building just under 2 miles of 138-kilovolt transmission line and a switch to isolate equipment from the power grid. Upgrades improve power grid functionality and operation.

    Project Updates

    Spring 2020: At AEP Ohio, we are committed to keeping our customers and employees safe and healthy amid the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result of the social distancing recommendations made by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), we invite you to join us for a virtual open house to learn more about the project and share your input, particularly on possible route options for the new power line. Provide comments through a "Contact Us" link. Please share your input by June 12.

    Fact Sheet




    Structure type varies depending on location and engineering design. Company engineers strive to limit the impact of the line on its surroundings while maintaining a buildable design.

    • Structure Height Range: 60-100 feet
    • Right-of-Way Width: Approximately 100 feet

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