Heartland - Yellowjacket 69-kV Transmission Line Project

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    The Heartland - Yellowjacket Transmission Line Project involves building the new Heartland Substation in southeast Brady and building a new 69-kilovolt (kV) line to connect the new substation to the existing Yellowjacket Substation in north Menard. Plans also involve upgrading the Yellowjacket Substation.

    Project Updates

    Vegetation clearing along the approved line route is scheduled to start in Summer 2019. Construction expected to begin in Summer 2019.

    Power line construction and substation upgrades are expected to be completed by the end of 2019. Right-of-way restoration work will continue into spring 2020.

    The PUCT approved the Heartland - Yellowjacket CCN application on August 31, 2017.

    Fact Sheet


    Typical Structures

    • Typical Height: 75 feet
    • Typical Distance between Structures: 600 feet
    • Typical Right-of-Way Width: 100 feet

    *Exact structure type, 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.