The Bucyrus - Shelby Improvements Project involves rebuilding about 15 miles of power line and building about 10 miles of power line.
Company representatives plan to update, supplement and obtain new easements where necessary. Improvements reduce the likelihood of power outages and speed recovery of service when outages occur.
Summer 2023: Construction is ongoing and is schedule to be completed fall 2023
September 2020: At AEP Ohio, we are committed to keeping our customers and employees safe and healthy amid the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result of the social distancing recommendations made by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), we held a virtual open house in May. After reviewing input from landowners, company representatives announced final line route plans for the new power line. Right-of-way agents are discussing plans with landowners.
Project Map (PDF)
The project involves the use of single, steel poles.
Structure Height Range: 95-110 feet
Right-of-Way Width*: Approximately 60 feet
* Exact structure, height and right-of-way may vary