Georgia 811 provides a service called the Positive Response Information System (PRIS) to help you track the status of your locate request. Simply follow the instructions below. A status window will appear on your screen.
Positive Response may be accessed on the Georgia 811 Mobile App and online.
Online Instructions for Excavators:
1. Click Here to view the responses for your locate request.
2. Type in the locate request number – as shown above.
3. Click Load Ticket.
4. Scroll to bottom of page to view the status of your request.
5. Hit “View Ticket Text” button to view & print out locate request.
Members click here for instructions about logging in to enter PRIS codes to your locate requests
Click Here for a list of Positive Response codes.
Locate Request Number Layout (Date is 10/15/2002):
Color code guide
When utility company representatives mark a location, they use colored flags and/or paint to identify the type of underground utility. Here is what the color codes indicate:
APWA Uniform Color Guide for flags and marks
For an interactive diagram of these markings with our interactive house, click here.