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Frost line - Wikipedia

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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 ...

How deep is the frost line in Michigan? | Reference.com

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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  ...

What is... The frost depth, here in Northern Michigan? | Leelanau ...

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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  ...

foundation - How deep is the frost line for footers in Michigan ...

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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 ...

Foundation Footings Must Be Below the Frost Line

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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.

frost depth - a general prediction model - Transportation Research ...

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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.

Residential Deck Guide - City of Grand Rapids

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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 .

Predictive Modeling of Freezing and Thawing of ... - State of Michigan

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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,.

ATTENTION… MDOT Begins Monitoring Frost Depth - Michigan ...

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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.

How important is the frost line for smaller projects? | Hearth.com ...

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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.

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Decks.com. Deck Footing Frost Depth Map

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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.

Frost Extends 6+ Feet Around Michigan | www.stignacenews.com ...

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Mar 27, 2014 ... Gogebic County, four miles north of the Michigan state line on US-45: ... and measurements with that depth could mean the frost is deeper, said ...

exterior - How/where can I find out what the frost-line is for my area ...

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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 ...