The frost line—also known as frost depth or freezing depth—is most commonly
the depth to which the groundwater in soil is expected to freeze. The frost depth ...
The average frost line is Massachusetts is between 30 and 35”. The best source
of information regarding your frost line depth is your local building department.
This is the depth at which the moisture present in the soil is expected to freeze.
Once your footings are buried below the frost line the ground will act as a barrier
Jun 20, 2011 ... In Massachusetts isn't the frost line 48 inches? Does this mean that my ... I am
from the midwest, frost depth is to be 36" deep. I have been in the ...
Does anybody know if northern California has a frost line and if so what is the
dept? Back to Top. David Valley. Certified Massachusetts Home Inspections ...
Rafeal, contact the local building dept for the frost line4 depth. --
Everything I read says to go past the frost line you must go 4 feet deep.
Jun 10, 2011 ... frost line. That is copied from the MA code for 2011 located at. ... Code does
require footings, in some cases you could catch a break on depth.
In order to combat this problem, footings are placed 6 inches below the frost line.
The frost line is the maximum depth where the ground will freeze in the winter.
Maximum freeze depth corresponds to the maximum frost depth for the year with
the .... Massachusetts, 25, 1002, 2, No Freeze, Deep Freeze w/ Thaw, followed by
.... The figure is an x-y scatter plot, with a solid diagonal line of equality going.
I would set the posts below the frost line. Pretty sure it's deeper then 2 feet in Ma.
.... I agree with Millertyme that frost in most of MA is 4'-0". If you set a 9'-0" .... Not
to mention the post depth an 8' span is to much for a fence IMO.