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Using a Vacuum Excavation Truck Safely

Using a Vacuum Excavation Truck Safely In honor of the National Construction Safety Week campaign, we want to share some tips on how to safely use a vacuum excavation truck. Educate and train the staff on the proper way to operate the truck and equipment. Job Site Safety Wear the proper PPE including long pants, […]


SUE Quality Levels: What You Need to Know + How UPI Helps

SUE Quality Levels: What You Need to Know + How UPI Helps UPI follows the American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) standards when performing Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE) services. Under these standards, there are four different Quality Levels we provide: Quality Level D provides utility records research and/or as-builts for the vendor or county/city research. […]


Kate Drexel Joins UPI as Marketing and Business Development Manager

Kate Drexel Joins UPI as Marketing and Business Development Manager UPI (Utility Professionals Inc.) welcomes Kate Drexel to the firm as Marketing and Business Development Manager. We are excited to bring her on board. Kate’s core responsibilities include developing and implementing all marketing strategies for the firm to continue positioning ourselves as a leading Subsurface […]


UPI Has Moved to Gainesville!

  UPI Has a New Home!       We are excited to announce our office has moved to Gainesville, VA. Our new space accommodates the tremendous growth we’ve experienced in the last year thanks to our wonderful clients and partners. Please be sure to note our new address for any future mailings: 7130 Heritage […]


Under the Surface: Utility Designating on Military Facilities

Under the Surface: Utility Designating on Military Facilities How did UPI become the go-to SUE provider for military facilities throughout the DC/Maryland/Virginia region? Your condensed timeline is met when UPI is on the job Timelines are often condensed to meet the needs of the agency. Military facility projects tend to have more stakeholders involved than […]