• Q:
    What is a Ticket search?
    • A ticket search is used when a ticket number has been lost or misplaced. This only applies to a locate that has already been called in and a ticket number, or confirmation number has been received. It is the responsibility of the caller to retain the ticket number for future use.

  • Q:
    If I submit locate requests, am I a member?
    • No. A Texas811 Member is a facility owner/operator that is notified by Texas811 when digging will take place near their underground facilities.

  • Q:
    I have a question about the law.
    • Please visit damage prevention laws for all questions pertaining to the law. If you need additional assistance please email info@texas811.org and we will assist you as much as possible.

  • Q:
    I have my ticket number; I just need a copy of it. How do I obtain a copy of my ticket?
    • Please be advised that if you have your ticket number, there still is a fee for a copy of a ticket and it may take up to 72 hours to release the copy. Please contact 972-231-5497 for pricing information.

  • Q:
    Who can use the advanced online ticket search feature?
    • Member companies with Texas811 only

  • Q:
    I need to update a ticket.
    • You have a few ways to process tickets. The most efficient way is through our Member Portal. You can enter your ticket number and get your confirmation right away. Please visit https://txgc.texas811.org/geocall/portal/ to sign up. You may also contact “811” to get your ticket updated by an agent.

Property Owner

When doing projects around your house, digging without knowing where underground utility lines are buried can be very risky.

Excavator

As an excavator, it is extremely important you know where underground utility lines are located whenever digging is taking place.

Utilities

Texas811 has more than 1,300 members who play a vital role in protecting underground facilities around the state.

Farm Operations

A farmer shares his first-hand experience of encountering a petroleum pipeline while installing field tile.