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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.

2017 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 9, 2017

February 13, 2017

March 13, 2017

April 10, 2017

May 8, 2017

June 14, 2017

July 10, 2017

August 14, 2017

September 11, 2017

October 9, 2017

November 13, 2017

December 11, 2017

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



Locate Request

For locate request call: 811

In Albuquerque: Dial 811 or 260-1990 during regular business hours.

Statewide: Dial 811 or 800-321-ALERT (2537) during regular business hours.

By Fax: (505)260-1248 or (800)727-8809 24 Hours a day.

By Web at: Request a Line Spot 24 Hours a day.

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