Aransas Pass Power Improvements Project

    AEP Transmission and AEP Texas representatives plan to upgrade the Aransas Pass - Seawall 69-kilovolt electric transmission line. The project involves rebuilding about 3 miles of power line and upgrading the Aransas Pass and Seawall substations to increase electric reliability for the area and strengthen the local power grid.

    The project involves:

    • Replacing 50-year old poles with new steel poles
    • Installing new wires along the 3-mile power line route
    • Upgrades to the associated substations

    Project Updates

    AEP crews and contractors performed preliminary surveying work in Summer 2020 within the utility's right-of-way along and adjacent to the line route. This work allowed AEP to more accurately determine water table levels and the location of existing utility infrastructure.

    Fact Sheet



    • Typical Structure Height: 95 feet
    • Typical Distance Between Structures: 300 feet

    *Exact structure appearance, 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.