Learn how 811 works in North Carolina by watching this short video.

Since 1978 North Carolina 811 has provided you a fast and easy communications link with your local utility providers. You give us information about your excavation, we transmit the information to the utilities and then they send out locators to mark your underground lines for FREE.  So remember, call 811 or
1-800-632-4949 three working days before
​you plan on digging

Call 811 Before You Dig

Protect your underground
utilities from damage

OTHER SITEs we recommend 

NC811 App

Private Line Locating

Near Ticket

Excavation Guide


Damage Contact


NC811 Blog

Pipes Plus


Events Calendar

Color Codes

Positive Response

The Law

Single Address Ticket

Update Lite