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Offline wvwoodsman

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How deep is the frost line in West Virginia ?
« on: March 05, 2010, 06:14:27 AM »
Does anyone how deep the frost line is in West Virginia ? I 'm north- west in the state , between Clarksburg & Parkersburg .

Offline archimedes

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Re: How deep is the frost line in West Virginia ?
« Reply #1 on: March 05, 2010, 09:06:18 AM »
Do you have a permitting authority in your area?   If so, you can ask them.  My guess would be 24", but if your just digging post holes, the deeper the better..

Look here:
http://www.soundfootings.com/pdf/US_Map_Frost_DepthAVG.pdf

I'd be just as concerned about lateral movement in your soil type.
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Offline Redoverfarm

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Re: How deep is the frost line in West Virginia ?
« Reply #2 on: March 05, 2010, 09:31:11 AM »
You are between 18-24". So I would go with the later. I also sent you a PM earlier.