The Direction, presented by 811, Partners with Mossy Oak and MOOSE Media

The Direction – an adventure-travel fishing television series in its 4th season, has formed a partnership with Mossy Oak, one of America’s premier outdoor brands, announced host and producer, Mark Stowe. “Protecting the environment – and the folks who live and work outdoors – is at the top of everything for Mossy Oak, which makes… Read more

Exactix Launch Details

Kentucky 811 Stakeholders, Thank you for your interest in Exactix, our new state-of-the-art call center software launching soon! We have been hard at work on the implementation, configuration, and testing of Exactix since April 2020. We are looking forward to launching Exactix at the end of March! You may be asking yourself: Where can I… Read more

January 2021 DIRT

Happy New Year from Kentucky 811! From all of us at Kentucky 811, we would like to wish you a happy new year. No matter the time of the year, safe digging is important. Contact 811 before you dig to ensure that 2021 is Kentucky’s safest year yet! We’re excited for the opportunities that this… Read more

Base Map Update

Kentucky 811 Members, In an effort to better serve you, Kentucky 811 will be updating the base maps used for notifications. The new maps include new streets, street name changes (I.E. County road name to 911 name) and more accurate road placements. As you know, we are currently unable to precisely identify a small percentage… Read more

Excavator News December 2020

The 2020 Virtual Midwest Damage Prevention Training Conference, held this November, brought excavation news and safety education to excavators in Kentucky and beyond. If you missed the conference, you don’t have to miss out on valuable training and educational sessions. Watch sessions that you missed, such as “Introduction to Exactix for Excavators”, where excavators were… Read more

Check Out the New MWDPTC YouTube Channel

The Midwest Damage Prevention Training Conference now has its own YouTube channel! Visit the MWDPTC YouTube channel for highlights from past conferences as well as sessions from this year’s virtual conference so you can catch up on the damage prevention education and training that you may have missed. Thank you to everyone who attended this year’s virtual conference. Be sure… Read more

November DIRT 2020

A Safety Message from Kentucky 811 This time of year, stakeholders may unintentionally cut corners in the damage prevention process in the pursuit of higher production. There’s less daylight and a shorter workday, and you may be under pressure to get projects completed before the ground freezes. In fact, according to the 2019 Damage Information… Read more

Session Recordings from the VMWDPTC Now Available

The 2020 Virtual Midwest Damage Prevention Conference (VMWDPTC) featured more than a dozen sessions on the latest and greatest in damage prevention tools and training. Whether you missed the conference or want to re-watch a session you enjoyed, session recordings are available on the conference website. Watch sessions to learn more about Indiana 811 and… Read more

Renowned Speakers You Won’t Want to Miss at the VMWDPTC

Join us next Thursday, Nov. 5 at the Virtual Midwest Damage Prevention Training Conference (VMWDPTC) for a day full of thought-provoking sessions and damage prevention training. This year, we’re thrilled to bring you two renowned speakers whose captivating, firsthand accounts shed light on the importance of safety and disaster preparedness. Keynote Speaker Commander Kirk Lippold,… Read more

ONE WEEK AWAY: Virtual Midwest Damage Prevention Training Conference

The Virtual Midwest Damage Prevention Training Conference is only one week away! Join us on Thursday, November 5 for a full day of breakout training seminars, featured safety speakers and damage prevention fun! Leading experts will delve into a variety of safety topics during live webinar sessions throughout the day. Topics range from an introduction… Read more