What is the frost line in Kentucky?
Hereof, what is the frost line for my area?
Whereas the average depth of frost for our region is between 15 and 20 inches, the established depth frost line varies from 36 to 48 inches. So, the frost line is a "safe" distance beneath the surface of the ground where soil and anything layed within it will not be affected by freezing temperatures.
Likewise, how deep is the frost line in Rhode Island? New Shoreham frost depth is 30” and Ground Snow Load is 25 psf.
Accordingly, how deep should water lines be buried in Kentucky?
Trenches for water lines shall be of a depth that will provide a minimum cover over the top of pipe of three (3) feet and a maximum of four (4) feet from the final finished grade. Cover over four feet in depth will not be allowed unless approved by the District to avoid interference with other utilities. Kentucky Dept.
How deep do you dig footers?
Depth: Footings should extend to a minimum depth of 12 inches below previously undisturbed soil. Footings also must extend at least 12 inches below the frost line (the depth to which the ground freezes in winter) or must be frost-protected. Width: Footings should have a minimum width of 12 inches.