• 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:
    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:
    What happens if I pay for the search, but no results are found?
    • You will be contacted and given the option to expand the search for an additional fee.

  • Q:
    What is a “Member”?
    • 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 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:
    If I am with a company that is a Texas811 member, how do I obtain a login for ticket searches?
    • https://txgc.texas811.org/geocall/portal/


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


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


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

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