Western Fort Wayne Area Improvements Project

    Indiana Michigan Power (I&M) plans to strengthen the electric transmission system in north-east Indiana. The proposed improvements in Allen and Whitley counties involve building about 14 miles of new power line, rebuilding about 11 miles of power lines, upgrading several local substations and building a new substation. These improvements increase reliability, reduce power outages and speed recovery of service when outages occur.

    Project Updates

    Summer 2020 - I&M Announces the proposed line routes for the Western Fort Wayne Area Improvements Project.

    Feb. 2020 - I&M Announces the Western Fort Wayne Area Improvements Project. Public Open Houses will be held in March to gather input from local residents. Representatives from I&M will be available to discuss specific aspects of the project and to answer questions residents may have. Feedback from the community at these events helps determine the final proposed line route.

    Project Releases

    Fact Sheet




    Steel monopoles structures averaging 75-feet in height. Structures will be placed within a 60-foot right-of-way.

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

    *Note: 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.