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Harold,
 
        This is also the case in Calgary, however, in rural areas for industrial projects we get it as part of the soil report along with cement type (for soluble sulphates, etc.).
 
Regards,
 
H. Daryl

Richardson
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Wednesday, October 24, 2007 12:43 PM
Subject: RE: Frost Line

In general it is up to the local municipality to define frost penetration.  The UFC 3-310-04 available on line at the Whole Building Design Guide lists Seattle at 9" for frost penetration. 
http://www.wbdg.org/ccb/DOD/UFC/ufc_3_310_04.pdf

Regards,
Harold Sprague



Subject: Frost Line
Date: Wed, 24 Oct 2007 11:45:42 -0500
From: jmicayas(--nospam--at)riverconsulting.com
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org

Anybody from Seattle area can tell me how deep is the frost line?

 

Engr. Julius Micayas

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