Atlanta Area Transmission Improvements Project

    Southwestern Electric Power Company (SWEPCO) representatives plan to invest approximately $27 million to upgrade the electric transmission system in the west Atlanta area. Crews plan to begin construction in late 2022 and conclude by the end of 2023.

    This project involves rebuilding approximately 19 miles of power line with steel single-pole structures and upgrading area substations to increase electric reliability for customers.

    Project Updates

    January 2021: SWEPCO crews and contractors performed preliminary surveying work in early 2021 within the utility's right-of-way along and adjacent to the line route.

    Fact Sheet



    • Typical Structure Height: Approximately 75 feet
    • Typical Distance Between Structures: Approximately 550 feet
    • Typical ROW 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.