With more than 27,000 route miles of fiber and speeds up to 100 Gbps, Everstream’s enterprise-grade network delivers robust business fiber services, including internet, WAN, data center connectivity and dark fiber.
Since breaking ground on its St. Louis network 24 months ago, Everstream has constructed hundreds of new route miles of fiber. That’s a lot of fiber – a few thousand feet of brand-new fiber network constructed every day.
Construction at this scale requires extensive planning and coordination. From pre-engineering and design, permitting with local entities to requesting One-Call tickets for stakeholder notification and coordination, Everstream’s “Do What You Say You Will Do” (DWYSYWD) approach is at the heart of our construction process. DWYSYWD translates to accountability – operating with safe digging and damage prevention at the forefront – every step of the way.
For Team Everstream, damage prevention starts during the planning phase of any new build and extends through restoration. The team employs these best practices:
- Open locate request well in advance of the project start date to allow ample time for utilities to mark their respected underground lines with accuracy.
- Detailed white line of excavation area to ensure locator accuracy
- Leverage partnerships with other utilities and locate vendors to coordinate safe drilling and excavations
Everstream requests all contractors working under our name to follow the CGA Best Practices Guide, respect public and private property, and partner with local Missouri One-Call damage prevention managers to ensure all work is completed safely while exceeding construction and restoration standards.
From the DWYSYWD Crew – Safe digging is everyone’s responsibility.