The interactive presentation below is used to learn more about the 811 process and how it works in North Carolina.
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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

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