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By law, excavators and contractors working in New York City and Nassau & Suffolk Counties on Long Island must contact New York 811 at least 2 full business days, not including the day of contact, prior to digging by calling or clicking 811.

Locate requests

ITIC Users Enter your ticket, 24/7

ITIC, state-of-the-art, web-based ticket-entry and service area mapping system means locate requests can be submitted and checked 24/7.

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With ITIC, excavators can enter a locate request online, 24 hrs a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Users are given a login user name and password to access the system, and both groups—excavators/contractors and the affected facilities—receive ticket numbers and copies instantly.

*Notice: DO NOT Email New York 811 for markout requests. This does NOT get your excavation area marked.
You must call 811 or click here for ITIC online submission to have a notice of excavation and a ticket issued.

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Watch the video and learn, when it comes to 811 and safe digging, there’s no kidding around.

CGA Best Practices Guide

CGA Best Practices Guide: For a quick searchable guide, the CGA Best Practices Manual is the original, and still most popular, industry resource for ensuring the safety of those who work near underground facilities.


For a digital CGA Guide, click here.

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