How to Place a Locate Request
There are two convenient ways to reach MISS DIG 811 to place a Locate Request:
- Via the web using OneCallAccess. place a request at oca.missdig811.org first time users may sign up for an account from the log-in page.
Video instructions on creating account
- Call Before You Dig, Call MISS DIG 811’s toll-free number 8-1-1 or 800-482-7171 for locate services. We are staffed 24 hours per day, 365 days per year.
Video instructions for placing a single address request
Once your locate request has been submitted, you will receive a confirmation email from MISS DIG 811 (OCARS_PRO@missdig811.org).
NOTE: Your locate request is not valid until you receive an email confirmation from MISS DIG 811 with a start date and time.
You will be required to answer some questions when you contact MISS DIG 811 to place a Locate Request, including:
- Your name and phone number.
- The contractor or person doing the work.
- The geographical location (county and city, village, or township) of the work area.
- The address where the work will be done.
- Nearest cross streets to the work site.
- The type of work being done; for example, installing a fence or building a deck.
- Information about the project area that identifies the boundaries for the utility representatives