Texas Utilities Code - Section 251.151. Duty Of An Excavator
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Section: 251.101 251.102 251.103 251.104 251.105 251.106 251.107 251.151 251.152 251.153 251.154 251.155 251.156 251.157 251.158
§ 251.151. DUTY OF AN EXCAVATOR. (a) Except as provided
by Sections 251.155 and 251.156, a person who intends to excavate
shall notify a notification center not earlier than the 14th day
before the date the excavation is to begin or later than the 48th
hour before the time the excavation is to begin, excluding
Saturdays, Sundays, and legal holidays.
(b) Notwithstanding Subsection (a), if an excavator makes a
Saturday notification, the excavator may begin the excavation the
following Tuesday at 11:59 a.m. unless the intervening Monday is a
holiday. If the intervening Monday is a holiday, the excavator may
begin the excavation the following Wednesday at 11:59 a.m.
(c) To have a representative present during the excavation,
the operator shall contact the excavator and advise the excavator
of the operator's intent to be present during excavation and
confirm the start time of the excavation. If the excavator wants to
change the start time, the excavator shall notify the operator to
set a mutually agreed-to time to begin the excavation.
Added by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 62, § 18.17(a), eff. Sept. 1,
Last modified: August 11, 2007