Construction work was the culprit behind two damaged gas pipes this past week in Florida, causing the evacuation of a middle school and a three-hour road closure. It could have been worse.
Yesterday, Gov. Ron DeSantis declared April to be Safe Digging Month in Florida. It serves to remind homeowner and professional excavators to always call 811 before every project that involves digging so buried utility lines can be located.
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Communication. Understanding. Respect. Trust. These are the qualities demonstrated by past Locator Excellence Award winners. Preventing damage to buried facilities is a responsibility shared by everyone involved. And those four qualities are key to a successful process. Whether you're an excavator or utility, nominate a locator who demonstrates these qualities for the Locator Excellence Award!
It was a cloudy day, but 74 players kept swinging through intermittent sprinkles to play 18 holes in Sunshine 811's annual golf tournament.
Sunshine 811 announced the names of four locator winners from an impressive slate of candidates to receive the Locator Excellence Award.