Tip Of The Day - 8/25/05 - Watch Where You Dig

Discussion in 'Industry Surveys & Polls' started by Sean Adams, Aug 25, 2005.

  1. Sean Adams

    Sean Adams LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,597

    When embarking on any project that requires any sort of excavation or digging, make sure you check and see where utility lines are located, including pipes, drains, etc. Most utility companies will locate these lines for you at no charge.
  2. prizeprop

    prizeprop LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 822

    NEW JERSEY- CALL BEFORE YOU DIG 1-800-272-1000 call ahead of time, it takes several days to mark out. I called this morning and I cant dig until next thursday morning.
  3. kandklandscape

    kandklandscape LawnSite Senior Member
    from PA
    Messages: 341

    Not sure what the # is but guys use it, we have got a fine before $10,000

  4. BCF

    BCF LawnSite Member
    Messages: 107

    1-800-242-1776. Got that one memorized from calling once a week. After hitting an electrical line and a gas line, I can tell you the minutes on the phone are worth it.

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