5.5 Facility Relocations

Facility Owner Excavator Project Owner

Practice Statement:

The excavator coordinates work that requires temporary or permanent interruption of a facility owner/operator’s service with the affected facility owner/operator in all cases.

Practice Description:

Any temporary or permanent interruption requires the active participation by the facility owner/operator and the excavator to ensure protection of facilities through a joint preplanning meeting or conference call. One call centers note on the ticket any special contractor requests for a joint meeting that require the facility owner/operator to initiate the process.


  • Existing practice among one call centers


One Call Center One Call Center

Facility Owner Facility Owner

Excavator Excavator

Locator Locator

Project Owner Project Owner

Designer Designer