Digger’s Hotline of Nebraska
800-331-5666 Toll Free Statewide
402-344-3565 Omaha Metro

Everyone who excavates or disturbs the surface of the ground in the state of Nebraska, must first contact Digger’s Hotline of Nebraska¬†2 business days in advance to have all underground utilities located. This includes, but is not limited to contractors, homeowners and personal property owners. Nebraska Legislature passed this law called The One-Call Notification System Act in 1994. You can either call or place your request on their website.

Digger’s Hotline of Nebraska will request the following information.

  • Your name and phone number
  • Depth of planned excavation
  • Type of excavation
  • Will you be tunneling or boring?
  • Will you be using explosives?
  • County
  • City
  • Address or Intersection
  • Precise instructions on the exact location

Once you have placed your request, Digger’s Hotline will send out a notification to all utilities in that area to mark their facilities.

The request must be made at least 48 hours before starting work, but no more than 10 business days in advance. Digger’s Hotline will provide a work begin date.

If you have an emergency and cannot wait the 48 hours, please contact Digger’s Hotline immediately for assistance.

If you have any other questions, you can go to their website (www.ne-diggers.com) or give them a call at 800-331-5666.