17-0637-EL-BTX: AEP Ross-Ginger Switch (Springfield) 138 kV Transmission Line Project

Case Number: 17-0637-EL-BTX
Project: Ross-Ginger Switch (Springfield) 138 kV Transmission Line Project
Applicant: AEP Ohio Transco
Location: Ross County
Status: Hearings

AEP Ohio Transco proposes to rebuild a portion of the existing Berlin-Ross 69 kilovolt (kV) line as a 138 kV transmission line connecting the Ross Substation to the Ginger Switch in Springfield Township, Ross County. The project is approximately 4.8-miles long. 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 $10 million. This project is part of AEP Ohio Transco's Ross-Jackson Area Improvements Project to improve the reliability of the electric transmission grid in Ross and Jackson counties by updating aging infrastructure to improve its condition and address performance issues.

Local public hearing
June 4, 2018, at 6:00 p.m.
Chillicothe and Ross County Public Library
Main Library Annex, Room B-1
140 South Paint Street
Chillicothe, Ohio 45601

Adjudicatory hearing
June 19, 2018, at 10:00 a.m.
Hearing Room 11-D
Offices of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio
180 East Broad Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215-3793

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