Ajo – Rio Hondo Line is a 345kV overhead line from Ajo, Texas, US, to Rio Hondo, Cameron County, Texas, US.

Construction works on the Ajo – Rio Hondo Line started in 2016 and the project was commissioned in 2017.


The Ajo – Rio Hondo Line, which is an overhead line, is being operated by AEP Texas Central. The Ajo – Rio Hondo Line is a new line. The line carries alternating current (AC) through double circuit cable.

Ajo – Rio Hondo Line project development status

The development of the Ajo – Rio Hondo Line project was approved by Public Utility Commission of Texas in 2016 and the project works were completed in 2017.


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