Eldorado - Ft. MckavittTransmission Improvements Project

AEP Texas representatives plan to upgrade the electrical transmission system in Schleicher county. The Eldorado - Ft. Mckavitt Transmission Improvements Project involves upgrading about 20 miles of electric transmission line to improve electric reliability for area customers. Crews plan to begin construction in Spring 2024 and conclude by early 2025.

Project Updates

August 5, 2022 Company representatives filed a Certificate of Convenience and Necessity (CCN) with the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUC) following a review of public input on route link development and additional route analysis on August 5, 2022. To view the filing and the latest docket updates, please visit PUCT Interchange Docket 53441.

October 5, 2021 AEP Texas representatives hosted a live virtual town hall meeting on October 26 at 6 p.m. During the virtual town hall, attendees heard from the AEP Texas project team about the project including information about project plans, the PUC regulatory approval process, the project need and benefits and the routing analysis process.

Project Updates

Project Map (PDF)


Project Timeline



Typical Distance Between Structures: 375 feet*
Typical Structure Height: 90 feet*
Typical Right-of-Way Width: 100 feet*

* Exact structure height and design may vary by location based on topography and other factors


Virtual Open House Project Fact Sheet Access Roads Field Activities

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


Adriana Knight

Project Outreach Specialist

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