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Freedom Heavy Haul ships heavy equipment from Georgia to Florida. Trust us to provide you with all the information you need to make your Georgia to Florida transport decisions. It’s important that your heavy equipment haul transport is successful. Our knowledgeable heavy-haul agents have year of experience with arranging heavy equipment transports. We can make your experience hassle free. Our logistics professionals will give you peace of mind.

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What Are Georgia's Major Cities And Roadways?

Georgia is the 24th largest state in the US. The state is nearly 300 miles long by 230 miles wide. Georgia operates more than 120,000 miles of roadways, including more than 1,200 miles of interstate highway. I-20, which links Augusta with Atlanta, runs east/west in the northern portion of the state. Running diagonally from North Carolina to Savannah on the Atlantic Ocean, I-75 goes through Macon in the center of the state. I- goes south from Macon and into Florida. I-95 runs east/west in the state’s eastern portion, between South Carolina and Florida.

With more than 450,000 people, Atlanta is the most populous city in the state. It’s more than twice as large as the second-biggest city, Columbus. Chamblee, a suburb of Atlanta, was the fastest growing city in Georgia in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Georgia are:

  1. Atlanta;
  2. Columbus;
  3. Savannah;
  4. Athens;
  5. Sandy Springs;
  6. Roswell;
  7. Macon;
  8. Johns Creek;
  9. Albany;
  10. Warner Robins.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Georgia?

Non-divisible shipments of heavy equipment that exceed the maximum dimensions allowed in Georgia must obtain oversize transport permits to travel on roads in the state. Some routes allow shipments as tall as 14 feet. Oversize transports are severely restricted within I-295 in Atlanta.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Georgia include:

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

Maximum height: 13 feet 6 inches;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Georgia's Length Restrictions?

Georgia has a fairly lenient total length regulation. Most states restrict total length to less than 70 feet. Some routes restrict length to 60 feet, so you must check your off-interstate route. At 53-feet, trailer-length limits are on par with those in the rest of the nation.

Trailer length maximums in Georgia include:

Total length: 75 feet;

Trailer length: 53 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Georgia?

Oversize transporter permits for non-divisible loads can be obtained from the state Department of Transportation. Movement of oversize loads on state roads is permitted from ½-hour before sunrise to ½-hour after sunset on Monday through Saturday. No oversize transports are permitted on Sunday or major holidays.

Loads that exceed the maximum oversize dimensions set by the state must apply for travel as Super Loads. The state’s maximum oversize dimensions include:

Maximum Weight:  150,000 pounds;

Maximum Length: 120 feet total;

Maximum Height:  14 feet;

Maximum Width:  15 feet 6 inches.

What Are Georgia's Major Auction Houses?

Hire Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Georgia. National auction house Ritchie Brothers operates three locations in Georgia. Yoder & Frey has an office in Newman. J.J. Kane is located in Villa Rica

Other equipment auction houses in Georgia include:

  • Rebel Auction, Hazlehurst;
  • DeMott Auction, Moultrie;
  • Grant & Cook Equipment, Macon;
  • Lane Brothers, Swainsboro;
  • Joey Martin Auctioneers, Carrollton;
  • TAC Auction, Moreland;
  • Vision Equipment, Covington;
  • Weeks Farm Machinery; Moultrie.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Georgia?

Freedom Heavy Haul wants to haul your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Georgia. United Rentals operates nearly 20 locations in Georgia. Sunbelt Rentals also has 20 stores in the state. Herc Rentals and Yancey Brothers each have numerous locations in the state. Nassar Heavy Equipment maintains offices in Lawrenceville and Cumming.

Other heavy equipment rental centers in Georgia include:

  • Advanced Rental Center, Canton;
  • All Seasons Rental Center, Conyers
  • Atlanta Rental Center, Tucker;
  • Compact Power, Atlanta
  • Cowin Equipment, Mableton;
  • Ellijay Tool Rental, Ellijay;
  • Harco Equipment Rental, Buford;
  • Southern Rental, Statesboro.

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.

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