Florida To Delaware Heavy Haulers Equipment Transport Service

Freedom Heavy Haul has experience with Florida to Delaware heavy equipment hauling. Shipping heavy equipment from Florida to Delaware can be a complex process. Let us get you the information you need. Our knowledgeable heavy-haul agents have years of experience arranging and shepherding heavy-equipment transport to successful conclusions. We can make your experience hassle free. Our logistics professionals will give you peace of mind.

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Florida Shipping FAQs

What Are Florida's Major Cities And Roadways?

Florida is the 22nd largest state in the country. From north to south, the state is nearly 450 miles long. Florida also is almost 330 miles long at its widest, in the north. The major north-south roadways are I-95 and I-75, both of which run from Georgia to Miami. The main east-west highways include 1-10, between Orlando and Tampa, and I-4, which travels between Daytona Beach and Orlando.

Florida continues to grow by leaps and bounds. In 2017, seven cities in Florida were among the 25 fastest growing towns in America (Orlando, Cape Coral, West Palm Beach, Sarasota, Lakeland, Jacksonville and Fort Lauderdale). The 10 largest cities in the state are:

  1. Jacksonville;
  2. Miami;
  3. Tampa;
  4. Orlando;
  5. Petersburg;
  6. Hialeah;
  7. Tallahassee;
  8. Port St. Lucie;
  9. Fort Lauderdale;
  10. Cape Coral.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Florida?

Loads that exceed any of the dimensional limits set by the state require oversize permits. Trailers weighing 3,000 pounds or more need separate brake systems to operate legally in Florida. In addition to brake lights, all trailers must have lights for the tail, the turn signal and the license plates. Trailers also are required to display reflectors and tote safety chains.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Florida include:

Maximum weight: 80,000 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight;

Maximum height: 13 feet 6 inches;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Florida's Length Restrictions?

Regulations regarding the length of towed trailers in Florida are near the standards set by most states, except for trailer length. For 53-foot trailers, the kingpin must be set at least 41 feet from the center axel. Most states limit trailer length to less than 30 feet, but Florida allows longer trailers than most states. Travel trailers are limited to 40 feet in length.

Trailer length maximums in Florida include:

Total length: 75 feet;

Trailer length: 48 feet;

Motor home length: 40 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Florida?

The Florida Department of Transportation issues permits for hauling oversized loads within the state. Oversize load transport is allowed from ½-hour before sunrise to 1/2-hour after sunset during weekdays. Oversize transport is not allowed during major holiday weekends. Escort vehicles are required if the load is more than 95-feet long, or more than 14-feet tall, or more than 12-feet wide.

Restrictions for permitted oversize loads in Florida include:

Maximum Weight:  199,000 for 11 axels;

Maximum Length: 150 feet total;

Maximum Height: 16 feet;

Maximum Width: 16 feet.

What Are Florida's Major Auction Houses?

Let Freedom Heavy Haul ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction in Florida. The Florida Winter Auctions in March feature major heavy equipment auctions by Ritchie Brothers (Davenport), Yoder & Frey (Kissimmee), and Alex Lyons and Sons (Winter Garden). Operated in conjunction with Iron Planet, the Richie Brothers Winter auction is one of the largest heavy equipment auctions in the world.

Other equipment auction houses in Florida include:

  • J. Kane, Riviera Beach;
  • First Coast Auction, Jacksonville;
  • Garner & Associates, Bartow;
  • Graham Auction, Tequesta;
  • Insight Auctioneers, Sebring;
  • Midway Machinery and Auction, Midway;
  • Tampa Machinery Auction, Thonotosassa;
  • Weeks Auction, Ocala.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Florida?

Freedom Heavy Haul ships equipment to and from every rental center in Florida. United Rentals and Sunbelt Rentals each have more than 50 locations in Florida. Compact Power Equipment also has several branches in Florida.

Other heavy equipment rental centers in Florida include:

Allstar Equipment, West Palm Beach;

Alltool Rental, Fort Lauderdale;

B&M Equipment, Jacksonville;

Beard Equipment, Tallahassee;

Briggs Equipment, Orlando;

Herc Rentals, Tampa;

Miami Tool Rental, Miami;

Sandy Andy’s, Ormond Beach.

Delaware Shipping FAQs

What Are Delaware's Major Cities And Roadways?

Delaware is the second smallest state in the country by square miles, bigger only than Rhode Island. Delaware is less than 100 miles long and only 35 miles wide at its widest. The state contains a little more than 13,000 miles of roadway. Delaware has less than 100 miles of interstate highway, but that includes about 25 miles of I-95, the busiest highway in America, that runs through the northern portion of the state. I-495 and I-295 are two intestate spurs in the same region.

Delaware is the 45th largest US state by population. With more than 70,000 people, Wilmington is almost twice as big as any other city in the state. Smyrna, a town outside dover, was the fastest growing city in Delaware in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Delaware are:

  1. Wilmington;
  2. Dover;
  3. Newark;
  4. Middletown;
  5. Bear;
  6. Brookside;
  7. Glasgow;
  8. Hockessin;
  9. Smyrna;
  10. Pike Creek Valley.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Delaware?

Heavy equipment shipments that exceed the maximum dimensions established by the state must obtain oversize permits to use the roads in Delaware. Single axels are limited to 20,000 pounds each. Double axels must weight 34,000 pounds or less.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Delaware include:

Maximum weight: 80,000 Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW);

Maximum height: 13 feet 6 inches;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Delaware's Length Restrictions?

Overall length restrictions in Delaware are similar to rules in other southern states. Overhangs of three feet in the front and six feet in the rear are permitted.

Trailer length maximums in Delaware include:

Total length: 70 feet;

Trailer length: 53 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Delaware?

The state Department of Transportation issues permits to ship oversize loads in Delaware. The movement of oversized shipments of heavy equipment is permitted between sunrise and sunset on weekdays. Oversize transport is not allowed on Sunday or on major holidays.

Oversize shipments that exceed dimensional regulations must apply for Super Load permits. The maximum oversize dimensions that Delaware allows include:

Maximum Weight: 120,000 pounds;

Maximum Length: 120 feet total;

Maximum Height: 15 feet;

Maximum Width: 15 feet.

What Are Delaware's Major Auction Houses?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Delaware. Ritchie Brothers, the national heavy-equipment auction house, operates an office in New Castle.

The most prominent equipment auction houses in Delaware include:

  • Emmert Auctions, Rehoboth Beach;
  • Wilson’s Auction, Lincoln.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Delaware?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Delaware. United Rentals has four rental-center locations in the state. Sunbelt Rentals also operates three stores in Delaware.

Other independent equipment rental centers in Delaware include:

  • Albion CAT Rental, Felton;
  • Compact Power Equipment Rental, Newark;
  • Delaware Equipment Rental Center, Wilmington;
  • Foley CAT, Bear;
  • Heavy Equipment Rentals, New Castle;
  • Jesco, Middletown;
  • McClung-Logan Equipment, Bridgeville;
  • MSP Equipment, New Castle.

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Our heavy-haul carriers can handle any type of equipment you need shipped. From oversize transport to disaster recovery, Freedom Heavy Haul offers complete turnkey transport services for heavy-haul customers. Your valuable heavy equipment needs a professional plan and execution. Our logistics experts are the team for the job.

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