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Extraordinary Circumstances Declared

Duluth, GA – May 13, 2021 – Please be advised the following Georgia 811 members have invoked the use of Positive Response Code 3J (Extraordinary Circumstances) across their service area/areas effective immediately. Last updated on 5/13/2021 at 10:23pm. Google Fiber (GOOGL2 – Fulton, Cobb, Cherokee, Dekalb, Clayton, Douglas) effective Thursday, May 13, 2021 at 8:00am […]

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What’s Georgia 811 Up To During April’s Safe Digging Month?

Georgia 811 is giving away FOUR $500.00 Home Depot gift cards! Register now and the drawing will occur on April 30 at 5pm. We need our Georgia stakeholders to like our Facebook page or Twitter page! Check in on our social media pages anytime between the 1st and 30th of this month to click on the link for […]

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March News

Cliff Meidl, former Olympian and safety spokesman for Georgia 811, will be spreading the safe digging message throughout Georgia April 5-9. We have a few opportunities for Cliff to provide a safety presentation to Georgia 811 member and excavating companies. If interested, please contact Megan Estes at   Georgia 811 is giving away a […]

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Member Education: Use of Extraordinary Circumstance code 3J

Our records indicate that some companies have been responding to tickets incorrectly, using response code 3J –Unmarked: Extraordinary circumstances exist; contact the utility owner/operator directly for details, without first declaring Extraordinary Circumstances with Georgia 811.  If you have not already done so, you must update your PRIS response on any ticket on which you have […]

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Free Ticket to the Global Excavation VIRTUAL Safety Conference

Georgia 811 Members & Excavators, Georgia 811 has won a free ticket (valued at $750) to the Global Excavation Safety VIRTUAL Conference and we want to pass along the ticket to one of our safety-conscious stakeholders. The conference will include educational sessions valuable to both excavators and member utilities. Topics range from excavation safety practices, […]

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Georgia 811 Member Education

Georgia 811 wants to remind members of their responsibility to regularly update their Service Area Maps. At a minimum, members are required to update their map when new facilities are acquired or installed outside of their current service area. Recommendation: establish a protocol where Service Area Maps are checked on a regular basis depending on […]

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