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We need your help in preventing damage to underground facilities. The most common cause of underground facility damage happens when a third party unknowingly digs, blasts or drills near an underground facility. If you plan to dig or do any type of excavation or construction work, State law requires you to call Dig|Safely. New York 2 full working days prior to starting your work not counting the day of your call, weekends or holidays.
Remember any excavation activity near an underground facility can potentially cause damage to that facility. Do your part and make sure the underground infrastructure has been marked. Please call before you dig.
The excavator area of this website contains information an excavator might find relevent. There is information about Dig|Safely. New York, making stake-out requests, and some excellent information about the entire excavation process and what you need to do to make it work.
Looking for a good place to start? I would suggest "About Dig|Safely. New York " and "The Perfect Excavation" as great spots.