A frost line depth chart is a map or graphical representation that indicates the depth at which water in the ground freezes, or the depth to which ice or frost penetrates the soil in a location. Governments and engineers... More »

The purpose of a frost-depth chart or map is to show the depth at which water in the soil freezes or frost penetrates the ground, information that affects the cost and construction of buildings, roads and bridges. Some j... More »

The average depth of the frost line in Iowa is 58 inches. In the northern part of the state, the frost line can be up to 70 inches deep, while in the southern part the line may be less than 40 inches deep. More »

The purpose of a frost-depth chart or map is to show the depth at which water in the soil freezes or frost penetrates the ground, information that affects the cost and construction of buildings, roads and bridges. Some j... More »

To keep a water line from freezing, it needs to be buried below the frost line.The frost line is the depth below the surface of the ground at which the water in soil is expected to freeze. More »

The frost line is the maximum depth at which soil is frozen, or the lower limit of permafrost. The depth of the frost depends on the local climate, the heat transfer properties of the soil, and the adjacent materials and... More »

The frost line in Indiana is the depth that groundwater in the soil freezes during the winter. The frost line depth in Indiana ranges from 30 to 60 inches, with 30 inches being the frost line depth in the southern part o... More »