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
The frost depth for this area, and most of the state of Michigan, is 42". Footings
are required to be a minimum of 42" deep., measured from the finish grade to the
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 ...
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.
Jan 4, 2015 ... Michigan State University, College of Engineering ... different analytical and semi
-empirical frost depth prediction models including Stefan ... effects of frost depth
are neutralized by building the foundations below the frost line.
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
Sep 30, 2015 ... susceptible soils, as soils freezes, water migrates through the soil voids below
the freezing line ... issues in the structure, therefore predicting the frost depth and
resulting frost ... Freezing Index, Frost Depth, Analytical Models,.
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.
The frost line in my area is 36 inches,... ... I keep hearing that the frost line is set
artificially deep, to cover the very rare ... Loc: West Michigan.