What Julie means?

What Julie means?

Joint Utility Locating Information for Excavators
J.U.L.I.E. (Joint Utility Locating Information for Excavators) is a not-for-profit corporation that provides contractors, excavators, homeowners, and others who may be disturbing the earth, with a free service phone number to call for the locating and marking of underground utility facilities.

When should you call Julie?

It’s The Law. Always call JULIE before you dig at 811 or 800.892. 0123. Wait the required amount of time (2 working days).

How do I contact Julie for digging?

Call JULIE (800) 892-0123 before you dig.

Who to call before you dig near me?

811 is the national call-before-you-dig phone number. Anyone who plans to dig should call 811 or go to their state 811 center’s website before digging to request that the approximate location of buried utilities be marked with paint or flags so that you don’t unintentionally dig into an underground utility line.

What lines does Julie Mark?

J.U.L.I.E Information

  • Red Electric.
  • Yellow-gas, Oil, or Petroleum.
  • Orange – Communications (cable TV, phone, etc.)
  • Blue – Potable Water.
  • Green – Sewer.
  • White – Used to mark outline of area to be checked for excavation.

    Does Julie Mark cable lines?

    No one from J.U.L.I.E. will come out and mark the underground utilities. J.U.L.I.E. is really what it says it is: One-stop calling for the locating of underground utilities. After getting the needed information from the caller they then call all utilities that service that location.

    How long is a Julie locate good for?

    28 calendar days
    JULIE locate requests are valid for 28 calendar days including the day of the call. For example, a locate request called in on the first day of the month would last until 11:59 PM on the 28th day of the same month. Excavation MUST begin within 14 calendar days of the initial locate request.

    How long is a Julie GOOD FOR?

    These utilities will have 48 hours (two business days) for non-emergency digging or 2 hours for any emergency excavations to check the area and mark their utilities if any are present. I do want to clarify some misconceptions and “urban legends” about J.U.L.I.E.

    How do I call Julie in Illinois?

    JULIE serves as a notification service for underground utility facilities. By calling 811 (or 1-800-892-0123), contractors, excavators, homeowners, and others who may be digging can contact JULIE to notify all of the utilities: gas, electric and phone.

    What do the 811 colors mean?

    White: Pre-marking of the outer limits of the proposed excavation or marking the centerline and width of proposed lineal installations of buried facilities. Pink: Temporary Survey Markings. Red: Electric power lines, cables or conduit, and lighting cables. Yellow: Gas, oil, steam, petroleum, or gaseous materials.

    Does 811 mark gas lines?

    You’ll reach an 811 call center, which will coordinate with Atmos Energy, your electric company and other utilities to mark all the utility-owned underground pipes and cables. Utility lines are located and marked with color-coded flags. Respect the flags by not digging close to them. It’s free.

    Why is it called call Julie?

    JULIE stands for Joint Utility Locating Information for Excavators.

    Who marks power lines?

    Representatives will mark any buried utility lines so you can dig around them. Hitting a buried utility line may cause property damage, injury or even death. Sometimes utility lines are buried at a shallow depth. The law requires a call to 811 before digging.

    How long are locates good for?

    Those are utility location flags. Gunbuilder is right, they are good for 10 days to 2 weeks before requiring a relocate.

    What color is a gas line?

    Color Code for Marking Underground Utility Lines

    Red Electric power lines, cables, conduit, and lighting cables
    Orange Telecommunication, alarm or signal lines, cables, or conduit
    Yellow Natural gas, oil, steam, petroleum, or other gaseous or flammable material
    Green Sewers and drain lines
    Blue Drinking water

    What color is sewer water?


    Water Lines: Raw water Olive Green
    Waste Lines: Sewer (sanitary or other) Dark Gray
    Other Lines: Compressed Air Dark Green
    Gas Red
    Other Pipes Light Gray

    What happens if I dont call 811?

    It’s required by law to call 811, so failure to notify can also result in fines, something that’s sure to grab homeowners’ attention. Of course, the worst-case scenario is that damage resulting from a no call excavation leads to serious injury or death.

    Does JULIE Mark cable lines?

    Is calling JULIE a law?

    JULIE was formed by the owners and operators of underground utility facilities as a means of reducing damage to those facilities. The law requires anyone excavating to contact the Illinois One-Call System before digging and requires owners and operators of underground utilities to be members of the one-call system.

    Why is USIC at my house?

    The primary reason is because there is a planned excavation in the vicinity of your property. Instead, they will call in several properties for one small excavation just to make sure that the locators have marked the proposed work area.

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