Huntington Area Improvements Project

    Appalachian Power and its affiliate, West Virginia Transmission Co., plan to strengthen the electric transmission grid in Huntington by upgrading existing infrastructure.

    The Huntington Area Improvements Project includes building approximately 3 miles of transmission line and upgrading existing substations to ensure continued reliable electric service for area customers.

    Transmission line construction is expected to start fall 2018 and be completed in the summer of 2019, with the substation upgrades beginning fall of 2019. The estimated project investment is $25 million.

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