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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 ...

Decks.com. Deck Footing Frost Depth Map


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.

Deck Piers and Footings | Ask the Builder


Joanne C., Hanover, PA. DEAR JOANNE: The freeze or frost line is the depth to which the soil freezes or has been known to freeze at some point in the past.



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City of Pittsburgh, PA Uniform Construction Code Adoption


Jun 8, 2004 ... The provisions of this code do not apply to the items stipulated in PA Title 34, 403.1. Section 101.2.1: ..... Extending below the frost line of the locality; which is 36 inches (914 mm) below grade. ..... Frost Line Depth: 36 Inches.

chapter 65. water service - Pennsylvania Code


Annual line extension costs—The sum of a utility's additional annual ...... below the frost line to prevent freezing, and the pipe shall be installed at a depth ...

Where do I find rules or guidelines for water line depth in Texas ...


Author: SMSPlumbing (PA). Most frost lines are about 18". Most plumbers install the lines 2' down. This is below that line, and out of harms way from freezing.

Chapter 4 - Foundations - international code council...


... not required to extend below the frost line when protected from frost by insulation in accordance with Figure R403.3(1) and Table R403.3(1). Foundations protected from frost in accordance with Figure R403.3(1) and Table ... and R-values for vertical and horizontal insulation and minimum footing depth. ..... Pennsylvania ...

Permit Information - City of Erie (PA)


Payment of Cash, Check or Money Order will be accepted. News Guy. Uniform Construction Code Requirements. Frost Depth: 48 inches; Ground Snow-Load: ...

What is the frost line in phila pa - Answers


Section R-403.1.4 is amended to read as follows: "Minimum Depth. ... In western Pennsylvania the frost line falls at 36", when installing underground waterlines ...

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How deep is the frost line in southern Pennsylvania? - Ask.com


The average frost line depth in southern Pennsylvania is 36 inches. The frost line (also referred to as frost depth or freezing depth) is the average depth in which ...



Maximum freeze depth corresponds to the maximum frost depth for the year with the deepest frost penetration ... 42 (PA), 1606, 8, 0.568, 0.771, DEC, MAR.

East Whiteland Township Deck Guide


Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code (UCC) referencing the International .... ground and be dug to a depth not less than the frost line depth of 36”. No less ...