AEP Ohio representatives plan power grid upgrades to improve electric reliability for Buckeye Power and Adams County Electric Cooperative customers. The project involves building about 4 miles of power line and upgrading an electrical substation.
Without this project, customers could experience temporary power outages during equipment maintenance.
The project involves:
Company representatives plan to build the power line in an approximate 60-foot right-of-way corridor and plan to acquire new property easements to ensure the safe construction, operation and maintenance of the line.
Fall 2023: Company representatives identified a proposed line route in Fall 2021. Landowners along the proposed route can expect to hear from a Contract Land Staff right-of-way agent representing AEP Ohio.
The project involves the use of single, steel poles.
Structure Height: Approximately 70 feet*
Right-of-Way Width: Approximately 60 feet*
* Exact structure, height and right-of-way may vary