It is recommended that underground warning/marketing tape be buried at a depth of 12 in (30 cm) or less below grade. The minimum distance from the top of the pipeline should be 12 in (30 cm), with 24 in (60 cm) -36 in (90 cm).
Each run of underground warning/marking tape must be overlapped by a minimum of 20 ft (6 m) or must be joined.
For a complete installation guide, check out our Signaltape Installation Sheet.
A tracer wire integrated marking tape for open trench installation. Tracetape was designed to combine the advantages of tracer wire location with the reliable and visible installation of a marker tape.
The National Pipeline Mapping System (NPMS) Public Map Viewer is a web-based mapping application designed to assist the general public with displaying and querying data related to gas transmission and hazardous liquid pipelines, liquefied natural gas plants, and breakout tanks under Department of Transportation (DOT) Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) jurisdiction. Please note that this application does not contain distribution or gas gathering pipelines