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New Mexico Excavation Law Class

New Mexico 811, in partnership with the Public Regulation Commission Pipeline Safety Bureau offers free safety instruction on how to complete safer, more cost-effective projects! Trained instructors will teach you to: understand the state law, safely expose underground facilities, request line locates successfully, and correctly prepare a dig site. This class will also assist facility owners in understanding the legal requirements for line locating and for managing the locate process.

2018 Excavation Law Class Schedule

Classes start at 1:00pm (unless otherwise noted) and are held a the New Mexico 811 Center located at:

1021 Eubank Blvd. NE Albuquerque, NM 87112.

Classes are free to attend, but RSVP is Required.  Please RSVP to

Please include Name of attendees, physical mailing address, contact phone number, and if you are attending the course to fill the requirements of a notice of probable violation from the Pipeline Safety Bureau- please include the case number in your email.  We recommend anybody involved with the design, planning, or conducting excavation projects is the appropriate audience.  It’s good knowledge to have. The training includes a pre and post test and attendees must score an 80% or better to be considered successful.  Certificates will be issued to those scoring 80% or better. 

Attendees must park in the South Parking lot only.

Excavation Law Classes at NM811 Facility

January 8, 2018

February 12, 2018

March 12, 2018

April 9, 2018

May 14, 2018

June 11, 2018

July 9, 2018

August 13, 2018

September 10, 2018

October 8, 2018

November 12, 2018

December 10, 2018

Certificates of completion will be provided within two weeks after the class, using the contact info provided during the class.



Locate Request

For locate requests call: 811 or 1- 800-321-ALERT (2537)

Homeowners choose option 3

Excavators/Contractors choose option 2

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