Madison Office: 122 South, State Capitol  Phone: (608) 266-7745  E-mail:

Diggers Hotline, 8-1-1

Most residents know that a 34Diggers Hotline34 exists, but not everyone is aware of the ease to reach this service. Dialing 8-1-1 from any phone will direct your call to your local one-call center. This free and easy call will alert pipelines, cable providers, and utilities of your planned excavation. The underground facility companies will come to identify areas of excavation and flag the underground facilities. This easy call improves safety and helps protect the environment and avoids unnecessary mistakes.