Haviland - Van WertTransmission Line Rebuild Project

The Haviland - Van Wert Transmission Line Rebuild project enhances the electric transmission system in Paulding and Van Wert counties. The approximately $20 million investment is critical due to an aging system and to accommodate for the region’s future growth.

Project components include:

  • Rebuilding approximately 12-miles of existing 69 kilovolt (kV) transmission line
  • Building approximately 2-miles of new 69 kV line
  • Removing approximately 2-miles of line

Project Updates

Summer 2023: Construction is ongoing and is scheduled to be completed summer 2023.

Early 2020: Construction is anticipated to begin in Spring 2020. Crews may be walking or using various equipment throughout the process.

Project Releases

News Release - April 26, 2017


Project Map (PDF)


Project Timeline



AEP Ohio is committed to carefully balancing the energy needs of homes and businesses while protecting the environment and natural beauty of the area.

Typical Structure Height: 90 feet
Typical Right-of-way Width: 100 feet
Typical Distance between Structures: 875 feet

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


AEP Right-of-Way Process Virtual Open House Project Fact Sheet Access Roads Field Activities

AEP Ohio provides electricity to nearly 1.5 million customers.

Brian Recker

Project Outreach Specialist

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