364.501 Telecommunications company underground excavation damage prevention.—All telecommunications companies with underground fiber optic facilities shall operate their own, or be a member of a, one-call cable location notification system providing telephone numbers which shall be called by excavating contractors and the general public for the purpose of notifying the telecommunications company of such person’s intent to engage in excavating or any other similar work. It is the purpose of this section to aid the public by preventing the interruption of telecommunications company services resulting from damage to telecommunications company underground facilities, including fiber optic facilities.
History.—ss. 46, 49, ch. 90-244; s. 4, ch. 91-429.