A right-of-way is a safety zone around Southwestern’s high voltage transmission lines. This safety zone must be kept free of trees, buildings, fences, roads, utility infrastructure, and any other obstacles (referred to as encroachments) that interfere with the safe maintenance and operation of these lines.
To protect the public and ensure reliable operation of the transmission lines, prior to any construction on, or alteration to, Southwestern's right-of-way use the Application for Proposed Use of Southwestern Rights-of-Way form. This will allow Southwestern’s staff to review any safety or maintenance issues related to the planned encroachment. Please contact Southwestern's Realty Office at 918-595-6600 regarding proposed alterations to its