Oklahoma Transmission Projects

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Juliet Capeheart
Project Outreach Specialist
918-599-2613   |    jacapeheart@aep.com

Michael Harris
Project Outreach Specialist
918-599-2553   |    mhharris@aep.com


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Approved Projects

Atoka - Hugo Transmission Improvements Project

Public Service Company of Oklahoma plans to upgrade about 55 miles of 138-kilovolt transmission line. The line stretches southeast from Atoka to Antlers before turning south toward Hugo.

Caddo & Grady County Transmission Improvements Project

Public Service Company of Oklahoma and its affiliate, AEP Oklahoma Transmission Co., Inc., plan to rebuild approximately 31 miles of 138-kilovolt transmission line in Caddo and Grady counties.

Clinton City - Weatherford Power Improvements Project

Public Service Company of Oklahoma and Oklahoma Transmission Company plan to rebuild approximate 15 miles of 69-kilovolt transmission line in western Oklahoma. Plans involve replacing wooden structures along the line route with steel single pole structures and installing new wires. The company expects to begin construction early 2020 and conclude early 2021.

Clinton Junction - Jensen Road Rebuild Project

Public Service Company of Oklahoma (PSO) and its affiliate, AEP Oklahoma Transmission Co., Inc. plan to invest approximately $63 million to upgrade over 60 miles of 138-kilovolt (kV) transmission line between Clinton and El Reno, Oklahoma. Construction to rebuild the transmission line began in fall of 2017 and is expected to be complete by mid-2019. Substation upgrades will begin in 2019 and be complete by mid-2020.

East Tulsa Transmission Line Rebuild Project

Public Service Company of Oklahoma (PSO) plans to rebuild about 2 miles of 138-kilovolt transmission line. This project strengthens the local electric system and ensures reliable service for east Tulsa.

Eliza Creek - Shidler Transmission Line Rebuild Project

Public Service Company of Oklahoma plans to rebuild approximately 41 miles of 138-kilovolt transmission line in Osage County. Plans include replacing the wooden structures along the line route with steel single-pole structures and installing new wires. The company expects to begin construction Spring 2020 and completion in Spring 2022.

Frederick Junction - Vernon Main Transmission Line Rebuild Project

The Frederick Junction - Vernon Main Transmission Line Rebuild Project represents a $34 million investment that will update about 32 miles of transmission line. The 69-kilovolt line stretches between Frederick, Oklahoma and Vernon, Texas.

Hugo - Fort Towson - Valliant Transmission Line Rebuild Project

Public Service Company of Oklahoma (PSO) plans to make upgrades to the electric transmission infrastructure in McCurtain and Choctaw counties. The project includes rebuilding about 23 miles of 69-kilovolt (kV) transmission line in southeast Oklahoma.

Maud - Weleetka Transmission Improvements

AEP Oklahoma Transmission Company, an affiliate of Public Service Company of Oklahoma (PSO), is planning to rebuild approximately 49 miles of electric transmission line to bring the system up to current standards and ensure continued reliable power. The line originates at an existing PSO substation south of Weleetka, then heads west towards Earlsboro before turning south to reach an OG&E substation located west of Maud. The rebuild project will involve removing existing transmission facilities and replacing them with steel structures and new wire. These improvements are necessary to ensure the continued reliability of the electrical system.

North Broken Arrow Reconductor Project

Public Service Company of Oklahoma (PSO) plans to invest approximately $5 million to upgrade and improve an existing transmission line in north BrokenArrow. Approximately 7 miles of 138-kilovolt (kV) transmission line will be replaced with new wire and minor maintenance will take place on a portion of the existing steel lattice structures along the line route. The company expects to begin construction Fall 2018 and be complete by Summer 2019.

Prattville - Sand Springs 138 KV Transmission Line Project

Public Service Company of Oklahoma and AEP Oklahoma Transmission Co., Inc., are improving the transmission system in Sand Springs. PSO expects construction to begin Fall 2019 and be complete by Summer 2021. The project represents an investment of about $3 million, and improves the safety and reliability of the local electrical network.

Southeast Oklahoma Area Improvements

The Southeast Oklahoma Area Improvements Project is an approximately $105 million investment designed to ensure continued reliable power and support local economic growth and development. The multi-phase project includes rebuilding about 125 miles of transmission line, upgrading about 5 miles of distribution equipment and line and some minor upgrades to surrounding substations. These improvements will continue through 2020.



Resources

State Operating Companies

PSO - Public Service Company of Oklahoma serves 538,000 customers in Oklahoma. http://www.PSOklahoma.com