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A cross bore is the intersection of an existing underground utility or underground structure by a second utility installed using trench-less technology. This results in an intersection of the utilities, compromising the integrity of either or both utility or underground structure.
In rare cases, a gas pipeline may cross through a sewer pipe. If a plumber unknowingly strikes a gas line while cutting through a sewer blockage, natural gas could enter the sewer system, creating a dangerous situation.
Have you ever pulled up to a job site ready to dig only to be frustrated by a lack of necessary locates? What can you do to make sure you get the service you want the next time around?
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