• Contractors

  • BackhoeWhen should lines be marked?

    Contractors must contact the Ohio Oil & Gas Underground Protection service at least 48 hours but not more than ten days before commencing excavation. Excavation is defined as “…the use of tools, powered equipment or explosives to move earth, rock, or other materials in order to penetrate or bore or drill into the earth…” – ORC 3781.25(H)

    Types of excavation:

    Excavations include, but are not limited to: