Northern St. Joseph County Area Improvements Project

    Indiana Michigan Power (I&M) representatives plan to upgrade the electric transmission network serving customers in northern Indiana.

    The project involves:

    • Building about 3 miles of 138-kilovolt transmission line
    • Building a substation off Adams Road

    The improvements:

    • Provide an additional power source to support the area’s industrial growth
    • Provide residential customers with more reliable electric service
    • Encourage additional economic development with increased power capacity

    Company officials expect construction to begin in spring 2023 and conclude in summer 2023.

    Project Updates

    I&M announced the Northern St. Joseph County Area Improvements Project in December 2020

    I&M hosted a virtual open house to introduce proposed study segments and answer questions related to the project at the end of 2020

    I&M proposed a route for the 3-mile power line in January 2021

    Fact Sheet




    The project involves installing steel poles.

    • Structure Height: Approximately 110 feet*
    • Right-of-Way Width: Approximately 100 feet*

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

    * The accompanying map depicts the project area. It should be noted that the map contained on this site is for information purposes only. AEP reserves the right to alter, change, or amend the map at any time without notice and AEP provides no warranty about the accuracy of content. Keep this in mind when reviewing this map. However, AEP will make all attempts to keep this map as accurate as possible. If you have any questions about the accuracy of the current map please Contact Us.