620 Excavation Communication

Functional Group EX

X12M Supply Chain Subcommittee

This Draft Standard for Trial Use contains the format and establishes the data contents of the Excavation Communication Transaction Set (620) for use within the context of an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) environment. The transaction set can be used to communicate information related to excavations for the purposes of attaining either clearance for the excavation or to have the potentially impacted parties locate any affected assets and supervise the excavation process or both.

Heading

Position
Segment
Name
Max use
0100
Transaction Set HeaderMandatory
Max 1
To indicate the start of a transaction set and to assign a control number
0200
Beginning SegmentMandatory
Max 1
To indicate the beginning of a transaction set
0300
NameMandatory
Max 2
To identify a party by type of organization, name, and code
The N1 segment is used to identify the sender and receiver.
0400
Reference IdentificationOptional
Max 1
To specify identifying information

Detail

Position
Segment
Name
Max use
EXI Loop
Repeat >1
0100
Excavation Ticket InformationMandatory
Max 1
To supply excavation ticket information
0200
Date/Time ReferenceMandatory
Max 4
To specify pertinent dates and times
The originator of the transaction set must use one iteration of the DTM segment to identify the ticket creation date or positive response creation date.
The receiver will use the additional iterations of the DTM to define a date and time of forwarding creation.
0300
Administrative Communications ContactOptional
Max 1
To identify a person or office to whom administrative communications should be directed
0400
Location ID ComponentOptional
Max >1
To define types and values of a geographic location
0500
Property LocationOptional
Max >1
To identify a physical property location
0600
TextOptional
Max 1
To specify textual data
0700
MeasurementsOptional
Max >1
To specify physical measurements or counts, including dimensions, tolerances, variances, and weights (See Figures Appendix for example of use of C001)
N1 Loop
Repeat >1
0800
NameMandatory
Max 1
To identify a party by type of organization, name, and code
The N1 segment is used to identify parties associated with the excavation.
1000
Address InformationOptional
Max 2
To specify the location of the named party
1100
Geographic LocationOptional
Max 1
To specify the geographic place of the named party
1200
Message TextOptional
Max 2
To provide a free-form format that allows the transmission of text information
1300
Administrative Communications ContactOptional
Max 2
To identify a person or office to whom administrative communications should be directed
1400
Date/Time ReferenceOptional
Max 1
To specify pertinent dates and times
LIE Loop
Repeat >1
1500
Individual or Event LocationMandatory
Max 1
To provide an accurate description of where an individual was located or an event took place
The LIE loop is used to provide physical location information related to the excavation
1600
Property LocationMandatory
Max >1
To identify a physical property location
LM Loop
Repeat >1
1700
Code Source InformationMandatory
Max 1
To transmit standard code list identification information
The LM segment is used to identify the one call agency.
1800
Industry CodeMandatory
Max >1
Code to transmit standard industry codes
1900
Transaction Set TrailerMandatory
Max 1
To indicate the end of the transaction set and provide the count of the transmitted segments (including the beginning (ST) and ending (SE) segments)

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