blue stake

blue stake

When a utility company (telephone, gas, electric, cable TV, sewer, or water, etc.) comes to the job site and locates and spray paints the ground and/or installs little flags or blue stakes to show where their service is located underground.See utility notification.

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Toll Holdings Sale Of Virgin Blue Stake Unlikely Soon Report.
Meanwhile, I would suggest that our boys in blue stake out London Fashion Week with sniffer dogs.
Sky Blues legend and FA Cup-winning manager John Sillett drove a sky blue stake into the ground of what will be the centre-spot of the new football pitch to officially mark the start of work on site.
Gregg, along with fellow director and True Blue stake holder Jon Woods, was at Goodison Park yesterday to help with the day-to-day operations at the club.
Toll Says Won't Sell Virgin Blue Stake Toll Holdings.
Birch left Everton on Friday after the board rejected his plans to sell the club outright, a move that would have seen the True Blue stake holders lose millions on their original investment.