2017 VA811 Christmas Display

For the eighth consecutive year, VA811 has created a display for the Hotel Roanoke’s Fashions for Evergreens event in Roanoke.  This year’s theme is “The Nighmare before Christmas”.  Hotel Roanoke allows visitors to see the displays at no charge.  The … Continue reading

Positive Response Change – RESCHEDULED

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

Enhanced Positive Response is Here

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

811 Balloon Comes to Virginia!

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