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Professional excavators are the last line of defense in protecting underground utility lines.

Remember to Dig with CARE:

Contact Virginia 811
Allow required time for marking
Respect the marks
Excavate carefully

Web Ticket Entry


Ticket Search

Ticket Search can be used to find VA811 ticket information. It can be used by excavators who have misplaced their ticket number or ticket information or homeowners who are trying to figure out why there are utility paint markings in their yard. 

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Virginia 811 provides free training on Virginia’s Damage Prevention Act, the one-call process, and our web-based applications. We also participate in a variety of safety day and civic events annually. 

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Supplies and Requests

Form submission for supplies and requests.

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Laws and Regulations

Access the Damage Prevention Act, Penalties & Liabilities, Excavator Manual/Marking Standards Manual.

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Questions from Excavators

This page provides information for anyone excavating in Virginia.

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