18-0031-EL-BTX: Pine Ridge Switch-Heppner (Coal Township) 138 kV Transmission Line Project

Case Number: 18-0031-EL-BTX
Project: Pine Ridge Switch-Heppner (Coal Township) 138 kV Transmission Line Project
Applicant: AEP Ohio Transco
Location: Jackson County
Status: Staff investigation

AEP Ohio Transco proposes to rebuild a portion of the existing Berlin-Ross 69 kV Transmission Line to a 138 kV transmission line that connects Pine Ridge Switch to the proposed Heppner Station in Jackson County. The project would be approximately 3.6 miles long, running run through Liberty and Coal townships in Jackson County. AEP Ohio Transco anticipates building the new transmission line using several structure types, including steel H-frame and monopoles. AEP Ohio Transco estimates that the project would cost approximately $9 million.

Local public hearing
October 10, 2018, at 6 p.m.
Northview Elementary School Gymnasium
11507 Chillicothe Pike
Jackson, Ohio 45640

Adjudicatory hearing
October 24, 2018, at 10 a.m.
Offices of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio
Hearing Room 11-C
180 East Broad Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215-3793

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