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: Compliance review

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 4 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.

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