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Information current as of: 6/10/24

The Minnesota State Statute 216D One Call Law is getting updated and changes will go into effect soon. Gopher State One Call has put together the following quick reference guide with the vital information you need to know. Keep reading to find out the five W’s of the 2024 MN one call law changes.

You can also view a summary of the changes from the Minnesota Office of Pipeline Safety (MNOPS) here:

WHO: All professional excavators, homeowners and facility operators, and contract locators, who excavate and/or operate throughout the state of Minnesota.

WHAT: Minnesota Statute 216D

Section 216D.01

Section 216D.03

Section 216D.04

Section 216D.05

  • White marking in winter (2)
  • Electronic white marking (5)

Section 216D.06

  • Civil action to appeal has been repealed

Click here to view the statute changes on the MN.gov website.

WHERE: The entire state of Minnesota

WHEN: August 1, 2024

(except geospatial mapping requirement per 216D.04 Subd. 3 (h) – January 1, 2026 OR 2027)

Electronic white marking transition period: 216D.05 (b) clause 2
Electronic white marking used prior to January 1, 2026, is accompanied by equivalent physical markings

WHY: Damage prevention and worker safety

GSOC and MNOPS are hosting virtual meetings to discuss the upcoming changes. Please join us for a one-hour educational overview on Tuesday, June 18 at noon or Wednesday, July 31 at noon. View the virtual meetings on the MNCGA Calendar: mncga.com/events/


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