Putnam AreaPower Reliability Improvements Project


AEP Texas representatives plan power line upgrades to help maintain the safety and reliability of the local power grid. The $17 million investment involves rebuilding about 21 miles of 138-kilovolt (kV) transmission line near Putnam in Callahan and Eastland counties.

The project involves:

  • Rebuilding about 21 miles of 138-kV transmission line
  • Replacing deteriorating wooden H-frame structures with single steel poles
  • Replacing existing wire

Timeline

Project Timeline

Structures

Structure

The project involves installing steel poles.

Typical Structure Height: Approximately 65 feet
Typical Distance Between Structures: Approximately 460 feet
Typical Right-of-Way Width: Approximately 100 feet

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

Resources

Project Fact Sheet Access Roads Field Activities

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

www.AEPTexas.com

Michael Harris

Project Outreach Specialist
918-599-2553
mhharris@aep.com

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