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 frost line depth for most of Michigan is 42 inches. This is the depth at which
groundwater present in the soil freezes. Though this is the standard depth, other
Jun 17, 2015 ... The frost depth, here in Northern Michigan? The frost depth for this area, and
most of the state of Michigan, is 42". Footings are required to be a ...
When you excavate your footings you will need to dig below the frost line.This is
the depth at which the moisture present in the soil is expected to freeze.
There will be a walk out on the lake side, otherwise back filled to depth. ... Since
you are building in Michigan, footings must be at least 42" below grade in order
to ... A footing is placed below the frost line and then the walls are added on top.
Aug 4, 2013 ... In SW Michigan, for example, this says 3 feet, whereas other sources ... The
Santa Cruz County Municipal Code states "Frost line depth = 12 ...
Items 1 - 10 ... Code, Michigan Residential Code, Michigan Uniform Energy Code, Michigan
Electrical ..... and other permanent supports of buildings and structures shall be
protected from frost by at least ... modify the footing depth accordingly: a.
Nov 30, 2006 ... Your frost depth is 24" so your minimum line depth is 30". The line must pass ....
The frost line is 42 inches here (Michigan). My point is if you're ...
Lake Michigan averages 279 feet deep, and is 925 feet at its deepest point. ...
Nearby Wheaton has a frostline depth of 42 inches, so Naperville should have ...
May 8, 1994 ... In Michigan, below-normal snowfall contributed to the damage. Without the
insulation of a heavy blanket of snow, the frost line sinks deeper.