Atlanta AreaTransmission Improvements Project

Southwestern Electric Power Company (SWEPCO) representatives plan to invest approximately $27 million to upgrade the electric transmission system in the west Atlanta area. Crews plan to begin construction in late 2022 and conclude by the end of 2023.

This project involves rebuilding approximately 19 miles of power line with steel single-pole structures and upgrading area substations to increase electric reliability for customers.

Project Updates

January 2021: SWEPCO crews and contractors performed preliminary surveying work in early 2021 within the utility's right-of-way along and adjacent to the line route.


Project Timeline



Typical Structure Height: Approximately 75 feet
Typical Distance Between Structures: Approximately 550 feet
Typical ROW Width: Approximately 100 feet

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


Project Fact Sheet Access Roads Field Activities

AEP Texas serves more than 900,000 electric consumers in the deregulated Texas marketplace.

Matthew Hames

Project Outreach Specialist

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