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 ...
Jun 15, 2009 ... The conventional wisdom, which I see no reason to doubt in this case, is that you
have to go below the frost line. If you don't, freezing ground ...
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.
Apr 17, 2015 ... Historically, the frost line has been 42" in Leelanau county, in northern Michigan (
http://www.leelanau.cc/howdoia.asp?rid=12). But with the ...
grcity.us/design-and-development-services/Development-Center/Documents/WEB Residential Deck Guide.pdf
requirements of the current Michigan State Residential. Code, which is derived
from ... below frost depth. ... power lines to be located a minimum of 10' - 0” above
Feb 10, 2015 ... MITA has just learned that the MDOT regions have begun monitoring frost depth
to determine when spring weight restrictions will be imposed.
Feb 22, 2014 ... See a map of Kalamazoo-serviced frozen water lines in Kalamazoo ... but this
year the frost line has reached 3 to 5 feet deep, according to Ritsema. ... Lake
Superior State has highest per-student athletic subsidy in Michigan ...
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.
Sep 30, 2015 ... ... water migrates through the soil voids below the freezing line ... issues in the
structure, therefore predicting the frost depth and ... The authors like to thank the
Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) for the financial.
Dig and pour your deck footings so they extend below the frost line. ... dig the
footing holes so that the bottoms of the footings are at or below the frost depth.