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DIGSAFE LEGISLATION EFFECTIVE NOVEMBER 1, 2009

Changes include marking, notice and penalty provisions. (link to the legislation with changes)

Link to RIGL 39-1.2 "Excavation Near Underground Utility Facilities"

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If you are planning an excavation project, call DIg Safe at 811 or visit www.digsafe.com.

Remember: The laws governing Dig Safe in Rhode Island have changed as of November 1, 2009.

Among the most significant changes:

  • You must pre-mark the area of your planned excavation with white paint
  • You must contact Dig Safe at least 72-hours(excluding Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays) before excavating

http://www.call811.com/default.aspx



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