Bethel - SawmillTransmission Line Rebuild Project


AEP Ohio representatives plan to improve electric reliability and support economic development in northwest Columbus and the Dublin area.

The project involves:

  • Rebuilding approximately 5 miles of 138-kilovolt transmission line
  • Replacing existing towers with steel poles

Project Updates

AEP Ohio officials announced the Bethel-Sawmill Transmission Line Rebuild Project in November of 2019.

AEP Ohio representatives filed a Letter of Notification with the Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) in November of 2019 for a section of the project and received approval February 2020.

AEP Ohio representatives filed a Letter of Notification with the OPSB in March of 2020 for a section of the project.

Project Releases

Bethel - Sawmill 138 kV Transmission Line Project LON - March 20, 2020 (PDF)

Bethel - Sawmill 138 kV Transmission Line Project LON - November 5, 2019 (PDF)

Construction Information

Project Construction Timeline & Information (PDF)

Timeline

Project Timeline

Structures

Structure

Construction involves installing steel, single-pole structures between 80-95 feet tall.

Plans call for placing the structures in an approximate 50-foot wide right-of-way corridor.

Structure Height: 80 - 90 feet
Right-of-Way Width: 50 feet

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

Resources

Virtual Open House Project Fact Sheet Access Roads Field Activities

AEP Ohio provides electricity to nearly 1.5 million customers.

www.AEPOhio.com

Joe Demaree

Project Outreach Specialist
380-205-5046
jkdemaree@aep.com

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