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Changes To Georgia’s Dig Law Taking Place July 1, 2016

Official Georgia 811 Business Notification Duluth, GA – June 2, 2015 – The Georgia Utility Facility Protection Act (GUFPA) will have changes that become effective at 12:01 a.m. on July 1, 2016. Beginning on this day, the life of a normal locate request will increase from 21 calendar days to 30 calendar days. (Section §25-9-6) […]

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Georgia 811 To Observe Memorial Day

Duluth, GA- May 25, 2016 – Georgia 811 offices will be closed in observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 30, 2016. During this time the contact center will be accepting locate requests for damages and emergencies only. Please plan your work accordingly. As a reminder, EDEN web entry is available 24/7. Web entry includes […]

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Governor Deal Proclaims April 2016 Safe Digging Month

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 – April 2016 has been declared Safe Digging Month in Georgia by Governor Nathan Deal. Joining Governor Deal for a ceremony at the State Capitol were: Front Left to Right: Jan Phelps, Georgia Department of Transportation; Deborah Collins, Comcast; Frankie Rigdon, Ellijay Telephone Company and Georgia 811 Board Member; Terry McLaurin, […]

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Members Declare Extraordinary Circumstances

Duluth, GA- January 22, 2016 – 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. Habersham Electric Membership Corporation (HAB70/71 – Habersham, White, Rabun, Stephens, Lumpkin and Hall) effective Friday, January 22, 2016 until Saturday, January 23, 2016. Extraordinary […]

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Georgia 811 To Observe MLK Day

Official Georgia 811 Business Notification Duluth, GA – January 12, 2016 – Georgia 811 offices will be closed in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on Monday, January 18, 2016. During this time the call center will be accepting locate requests for damages and emergencies only. Please plan your work accordingly. As a reminder, EDEN […]

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Welcome to the new Georgia 811

Things are looking different around here. Don’t worry, you have arrived at the NEW Georgia811.com! So why did we create a new website when the previous website was quite a marvel of web excellence? Simply put…we wanted to make our website much easier for you to navigate. Georgia811.com is one of our great resources for […]

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