Reusens - New London Transmission Line Rebuild Project

    Appalachian Power representatives plan to upgrade the local electric transmission grid in central Virginia. The Reusens - New London Transmission Line Rebuild Project involves upgrading approximately 12 miles of electric transmission line and upgrading a substation in the city of Lynchburg and Bedford County. Company representatives expect construction to begin in Summer 2022 and conclude by the end of 2023.

    Project Updates

    10/09/2020 - Appalachian Power representatives encourage landowners to submit their feedback about the project by November 20th. To provide comments on how this project affects your property or to provide special conditions related to your property, please visit the "Contact Us" page above or call 833-313-3743.

    Project Releases

    Fact Sheet




    Crews plan to rebuild the line in Bedford County using single-circuit steel poles. In Lynchburg, crews plan to use double-circuit steel poles.

    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.