Kanawha River, Mile 74.5: Overhead Power Line Installation

Kanawha River, Mile 74.5: Overhead Power Line Installation

Notice number: 201176
Date: On or about 06 September 2022

Notice is given that on or about 06 September 2022; Michels Power, Inc., contractor for American Electric Power, will be installing a power line across the Kanawha River, mile 74.5.

The contractor will utilize a 15' aluminum pontoon work boat to monitor the river and will be monitoring marine channel 13. A helicopter will be used to string the line across the river. Line tensioning equipment will be located along the bank. The hours for this work will be 7:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Saturday and it is expected to be completed on or about 30 September 2022.

During non-working hours, the contractor's work boat will be removed from the channel away from the work site.

Mariners are urged to transit at their slowest safe speed to minimize wake and proceed with caution after passing arrangements have been made.

Kent C. Browning
Chief, Technical Support Branch