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South Anthony - Lakeside Transmission Line Rebuild Project

Indiana Michigan Power (I&M) is rebuilding the 34.5-kilovolt (kV) transmission line that is located on the east side of Fort Wayne. The improvements are essential to ensure continued reliable electric service is available for local customers.

Upgrading the 2-mile 34.5 kV line to 69 kV standards decreases the potential for power outages and speeds recovery of service when outages occur. Alternative study segments are being considered and evaluated for new construction. The interactive map above shows the proposed study segments.

Project Updates

Early 2018: Indiana Michigan Power (I&M) cordially invites you to attend a public informational open house. The public informational open house will take place Thursday, February 15 at Memorial Park Middle School on 2200 Maumee Avenue in Fort Wayne. Visitors may come and go at any time during the workshop. Community members and landowners can offer input, ask questions of project team members and learn more about the new transmission line.

Project Releases

Fact Sheet



Existing wood poles will be replaced with steel monopole structures. The structures will range from approximately 65 to 85-feet in height.

I&M is committed to meeting the energy needs of customers while protecting the environment and natural beauty of the region.

*Exact structure, height and right-of-way 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.