Effective early January, 2018 (exact date to be announced), VA811 will be making a change to the Positive Response System per the SCC Damage Prevention Advisory Committee. Positive Response codes 60, 90, 91, 93, and 94 will now require the … Continue reading →
VA811 is happy to announce a new feature for Positive Response emails. “Enhanced Positive Response” (EPR) will be posted by some utilities. This is extra information to help excavators dig safely around underground utilities.
If EPR exists, the three letter … Continue reading →
The September 2017 edition of the VA811 DIRT is hot off of the presses! Click on the link below to check out the news.
The 811 Balloon is coming to Virginia! Cox Utility Services is partnering with Common Ground Alliance in taking the Balloon across the United States to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the implementation of 811 as the “call before you dig” … Continue reading →
The Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) program of the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry is reporting that for the second year in a row, there has been a surge in workplace fatalities in July. Seven Virginia workers have … Continue reading →
‘Call before you dig’ safety message will be featured on the attire of jockey Julien Leparoux and the entire Classic Empire team as they race for the Winner’s Circle
To celebrate our partnership and National Safe Digging Month, the Richmond International Raceway is offering discounted tickets at their April 29th and April 30th … Continue reading →
Now available for your viewing, the VA811 DIRT! Be sure to check it out!
This year, VA811 and Dominion Virginia Power are co-hosting a golf tournament in advance of the 2017 Damage Prevention Conference. The Divot with C.A.R.E. Charity Golf Tournament will take place on April 17, 2017 at the Signature at West Neck … Continue reading →