July 2020 DIRT

The Virtual MWDPTC – Nov. 5 The Midwest Damage Prevention Training Conference planning team is proud to announce that the MWDPTC is going virtual this year! This one-day virtual conference will offer a variety of educational training opportunities on Thursday, November 5, 2020. Damage prevention professionals from across the Midwest and beyond will virtually participate… Read more

Save time online with Indiana 811 Positive Response

Submitting utility locate requests online is the fastest and easiest way to get utilities marked, but Indiana 811’s online platform also offers additional benefits to help you get the job done. Positive Response is a system that alerts excavators when a locator has marked or cleared a locate request for safe excavation. This valuable tool… Read more

Excavator News June 2020

Welcome to the first edition of Indiana 811 Excavator News! As excavators, your work is critical to help prevent damages to underground utilities across the state. Indiana 811 will continue to provide excavators with essential information about safe digging practices and the latest topics in damage prevention so that you can continue working safely and efficiently. With Indiana… Read more

Indiana 811 Scheduled Phone Maintenance June 19 10 p.m.

Indiana 811 Stakeholders, On Friday, June 19, 2020 beginning at 10 p.m. EDT, Indiana 811 will be conducting maintenance on our phone system. Starting at 10 p.m. tomorrow night, our phone system will be unavailable for approximately two hours. If you are unable to get through to us by dialing 800-382-5544 or 811 and need an emergency locate, please… Read more

Save Time – Go Online with the “I Dig Summer” Contest for Excavators

The “I Dig Summer” contest is back! This summer, join Indiana 811 for the third annual “I Dig Summer” contest by submitting your utility locate requests online. With the Indiana 811 Web Ticket Entry system, excavators can submit information about planned excavation online, allowing them to focus on the actual job at hand and bypass… Read more

MAY 2020 DIRT

The New and Improved Indiana811.org! We’re happy to share that Indiana 811’s new website has officially launched! This brand-new site, complete with a fresh design and user-friendly navigation, is jam-packed with all things damage prevention. But don’t take our word for it. Check out the new website yourself! The website is designed to make it easier… Read more

Underground Safety Alliance and 4iQ Solutions Announce Software Partnership for Indiana 811 and Kentucky 811 Notification Centers

GREENWOOD, Ind., and DUBLIN, Ohio (April 22, 2020) – Underground Safety Alliance (USA), the umbrella not-for-profit organization for Indiana 811 and Kentucky 811, and 4iQ Solutions, a developer of call center software and cloud-based services, today announced a partnership to bring 4iQ’s leading software platform to USA’s 811 notification centers. Terms of the partnership were… Read more

Important Changes to Indiana 811 Holiday Schedule

APRIL 2, 2020 – Due to the postponement of the Primary Elections, Indiana 811 has updated our information to reflect the change below. The 2020 Primary Election Day will now be observed on June 2, 2020. For our members who had previously notified us that your offices would be closed for Primary Election Day, this… Read more

COVID-19 RESPONSE UPDATE

We want to update our valued partners on the current operational state of Underground Safety Alliance in the midst of the COVID-19 global pandemic. The health and well-being of our staff, community, and stakeholders is forefront in our minds during these difficult and challenging times. We recognize the life-saving notification service we provide must continue… Read more

COVID-19 RESPONSE

Underground Safety Alliance, the umbrella non-profit organization for Indiana 811 and Kentucky 811, has cancelled all meetings and events effective immediately and until further notice, due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) public health emergency. At this time, both Indiana 811 and Kentucky 811 will continue to operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to… Read more