The Kincaid-Pax Branch Transmission Line Project involves rebuilding approximately 4 miles of electric transmission line, building 6 miles of new electric transmission line and making upgrades to Toms Fork Substation and performing maintenance upgrades to other substations in the area.
Construction begins in the fall of 2023 and concludes by the end of 2025.
09/01/22:Directly impacted landowners can expect to hear in the coming months from a representative of Emerald Energy, the right-of-way contractor representing Appalachian Power. The utility needs to acquire easements for an approximate 100- foot right-of-way. Easements are defined land rights that property owners grant the utility to allow for the safe construction, operation and maintenance of the power line. For any right-of-way questions, please contact Jay Deal at 304-237-8686.
Crews plan to build the lines using primarily V-shaped lattice towers, standard lattice towers and single steel poles
Approximate Structure Height: 110 FEET*
Approximate Right-of-Way Width: 100 FEET*
*Exact structure, height and right-of-way may vary
Appalachian Power serves approximately 1 million customers in West Virginia, Virginia and Tennessee.
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