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The Call Before You Dig Process

What is Call Before You Dig?

Call Before You Dig, also known as 811, is a free service used for marking and identifying buried underground public utilities.  This service is required to be ordered prior to any excavation in easements or other areas wherein utilities are present.  This service does NOT mark utility lines buried on private property, however there are subcontractors that we are able to mobilize in the event that private property marking is needed.  

Excavator Responsibilities

An Excavator (the person who is performing the excavation) is responsible for:

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