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Posted on: January 6, 2023

Call Virginia 811 Before You Dig

Virginia 811 (VA811) is the not-for-profit organization created by Virginia’s utilities to protect their underground facilities.

The Process

  • An individual or company is planning to excavate.
  • ticket request is made online OR a call is made to VA 811. This is easy and no cost to the excavator/homeowner!
  • The ticket is electronically delivered to member utilities. Member utilities mark their facilities or employ a contract locator to perform their locates. The locator responds to our electronic system and a response is sent to the excavator/homeowner.
  • Learn more about the process visit


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