Before digging, call J.U.L.I.E. (Joint Utility Locating Information for Excavators) to locate all underground utilities in that area. You can visit the J.U.L.I.E. Illinois Website and submit e-requests or contact J.U.L.I.E. by telephone at 8-1-1 or toll free (800)-892-0123, twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. Please be sure to call at least forty-eight hours in advance.
J.U.L.I.E. Flag & Paint Markers
When underground utilities have been located near your area, you will see colored flags, stakes, and paint markers. Every color signifies or marks which utility line is below. To learn about identifying markers, please visit the J.U.L.I.E. Illinois Website, which also offers a complete resource guide.