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Freedom Heavy Haul ships heavy equipment from Michigan to New York. Trust us to provide you with all the information you need to make your Michigan to New York transport decisions. Don’t risk your heavy equipment transport with inexperienced haulers. We have years of experience arranging heavy transport and hauling. Our logistics professionals can put a hassle free hauling experience within reach.

We provide our heavy haul customers with a high level of communication. If you have questions while your equipment is in transit, we provide a transport agent who can answer all your questions. You’ll get regular status updates during the shipping process. Just want to know when the transport is successfully complete? No problem. A trustworthy, hard working, and reliable agent is critical to a successful equipment transport. Call Freedom Heavy Haul to get your heavy equipment delivered with no hassles and on time!

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What Are Michigan's Major Cities And Roadways?

Michigan is more than 450 miles long and nearly 400 miles wide. When you include the Upper Peninsula, Michigan is the 11th largest state in the country. The state has more than 120,000 miles of roadways, including 1,200 miles of interstate highways. In Michigan, I-75 goes north/south from Sault St. Marie on the Canadian border to Detroit. I-69 runs diagonally north/south from Lake Superior to the Indiana border. I-96 travels east/west from Muskegon to Detroit. I-94 also runs east/west in the lower portion of the state, from St. Joseph to Detroit. Except for a short stretch of I-75, there are no interstate highways in the Upper Peninsula.

Michigan is the 10th most populous state in the nation. Nearly 10 million people live in the state. With more than 600,000 people, Detroit remains the largest city by population in Michigan. Grand Rapids, the second largest city in the state, was the fastest growing city in the state in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Michigan are:

  1. Detroit;
  2. Grand Rapids;
  3. Warren;
  4. Sterling Heights;
  5. Ann Arbor;
  6. Lansing;
  7. Flint;
  8. Dearborn;
  9. Livonia;
  10. Westland.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Michigan?

If your heavy equipment shipment exceeds the dimensional limits established in Michigan, you’ll need to apply for oversize shipping permits to travel in the state. Oversize permits can take as long as 10 days to process. Frost and thaw regulations that restrict travel on icy roads run from February through April.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Michigan include:

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

Maximum height: 13 feet 6 inches;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Michigan's Length Restrictions?

Michigan is one of the northern states that permits dual trailers, which can be as long as 75 feet. The maximum length for trailers, 65 feet, is longer than most states permit. On non-designated roadways, the maximum trailer length is 50 feet. The state allows a 3-foot overhang on the front bumper and a 4-foot overhang on the rear bumper, which is part of the overall length calculations. Travel trailers are restricted to 28 feet 6 inches.

Trailer length maximums in Michigan include:

Total length: 75 feet;

Trailer length: 65 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Michigan?

Permits to ship oversize loads on Michigan roadways are available from the state Department of Transportation. During weekdays, oversize transport is restricted to ½-hour before sunrise until ½-hour after sunset. On weekends, only shipments less than feet long, feet high and feet wide are allowed to travel. Motor homes longer than 105 feet are considered Super Loads.

The maximum dimensions allowed for an oversize load in Michigan include:

Maximum Weight: 150,000 pounds or more requires bridge study;

Maximum Length: 150 feet total;

Maximum Height: 15 feet;

Maximum Width: 16 feet.

What Are Michigan's Major Auction Houses?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Michigan. Ritchie Brothers, the largest equipment auction house in the country, runs four locations in Michigan. National competitor J.J. Kane maintains an office in Charlotte.

Repocast has three locations in Michigan. Other major equipment auction houses in Michigan include:

  • Art Smith Auctioneers, Cedar Springs;
  • Assets Now, Ferndale;
  • Big Bear Auction, Eau Claire;
  • Brian Hasty Auction, Tekonsha;
  • Miedema Auctioneering, Wayland;
  • RJ Montgomery, Plymouth;
  • Rowley’s Auction Services; Attica
  • Vander Kolk Auction, Dorr.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Michigan?

Trust Freedom Heavy Haul to haul your pieces of heavy equipment to or from any rental-center location in Michigan. Sunbelt Rentals operates seven equipment-rental locations in the state, including a Power and Pump dealer in Shelby Charter Township. United Rentals also has seven locations in Michigan.

AIS Construction Equipment has five rental locations in the state. Other equipment rental centers in Michigan include:

  • Herc Rentals, Erie;
  • Carleton Equipment, Kalamazoo;
  • Cloverdale Equipment, Norton Shores;
  • Fader Equipment, Kalamazoo;
  • Grand Equipment, Huntington;
  • McAllister Rentals, Midland and Traverse City;
  • Southeastern Equipment, Holt;
  • Universal Rent All, Cadillac.

New York Shipping FAQs

Choose Freedom Heavy Haul to haul your heavy equipment between New York and any other state in the union. Construction is big business in New York. There’s a continual need for the transportation of heavy construction machinery throughout New York. Construction spending in New York City each year amounts to more than $50 billion. About two-thirds of yearly construction spending in the City is for non-residential housing. Nearly 20,000 new residential units are added each year. On the agricultural side, nearly two-thirds of the state’s farming income comes from dairy production. New York is the second leading dairy producer in the nation, behind only Wisconsin. New York also is one of the top fruit and vegetable producers in the northeast. The state is the second leading apple producer in the nation. With all this farming, the need for transportation of heavy farm equipment has been on the rise. New York operates nearly a dozen ports, including one on the Atlantic Ocean: Port of Albany; Port of Buffalo; Port of Cape Vincent; Port of Caskill; Port of Newburgh; Port of New York and New Jersey; Port of Ogdensburg; Port of Oswego; Port of Poughkeepsie; Port of Rochester; Port of Troy; Port of Yonkers.

What Are New York's Major Cities And Roadways?

New York is the 27th largest state in terms of area. The state is 330 miles wide and 300 miles long. Total roadway miles in New York are around 250,000 miles, tied for tenth in the nation. The state interstate system is nearly 1,700 miles long. I-95, the most travelled interstate in America, slices through the lower corner of the state. I-195 takes you into and out of New York City. I-87 goes north/south between New York City and Massachusetts. Slightly to the west, I-81 takes the same north/south path, linking Pennsylvania to Canada. I-88 runs east west to link I-81 with Albany. I-84 runs across the southern portion of the state from east to west.

New York is the 4th largest state in the country in terms of population, trailing only California, Texas and Florida. With more than 8 ½ million people, New York City dwarfs any other city in the nation. Hempstead, on Long Island, boasts nearly 775,000 residents. Buffalo and Rochester each have more than 250,000 people in town. Cohoes, just east of Albany, was the fastest growing city in New York in 2017. The 10 largest cities in New York are:

  1. New York City;
  2. Hempstead;
  3. Buffalo;
  4. Rochester;
  5. Yonkers;
  6. Syracuse;
  7. Albany;
  8. New Rochelle;
  9. Mount Vernon;
  10. Schenectady.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In New York?

Heavy equipment shipments that exceed the maximum dimensions established by the state must obtain oversize permits to use the roads in New York. Maximum width is restricted to 8-feet in New York City. Single axels must weigh 22,400 pounds less, while double axels are limited to 36,000 pounds.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of New York include:

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

Maximum height: 13 feet 6 inches;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are New York's Length Restrictions?

Overall length restrictions in New York are ae right in line with the regulations in most northeast states.  On designated highways trailers are limited to 48 feet in length.

Trailer length maximums in New York include:

Total length: 65 feet;

Trailer length: 53 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In New York?

Permits to move oversize loads in New York are issued by state Department of Transportation. The transportation of oversize loads is permitted from ½-hour before sunrise until ½-hour after sunset on weekdays. On Saturday, oversize shipping must cease at noon. Oversize shipments are not allowed on Sunday or major holidays. Oversize shipping permits in New York City last only a few hours. In the rest of the state, oversize shipping permits are valid for five days.

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

Maximum Weight: 132,000 pounds;

Maximum Length: 100 feet total;

Maximum Height: 13 feet 11 inches;

Maximum Width: 14 feet.

What Are New York's Major Auction Houses?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in New York. Alex Lyons & Sons, the national auction house, maintains an office in Bridgeport.

The most prominent equipment auction houses in New York include:

  • Auctions International, East Aurora;
  • Best Buy Auctioneers, New York;
  • Lambrecht Auctions, Bainbridge;
  • McFadden & Sons, Sharon Springs;
  • Mel Manasse & Son, Whitney Point;
  • Michael Amodeo & Company, New York;
  • Roy Teitsworth, Geneseo;
  • Weiss Auctions, Lynbrook.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In New York?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in New York. United Rentals operates more than 20 equipment rental stores in the state. Sunbelt Rentals has about 10 locations in New York.

Durante Rentals has six locations in or near New York City. Other independent equipment rental centers in New York include:

  • A1 Tool Rental, Brooklyn;
  • Big Sasco Tool & Equipment Rentals, Brooklyn;
  • Blakley Equipment, Mt. Vernon;
  • Bobcat of New York, Maspeth;
  • T. Rentals, Brooklyn;
  • O. Penn Machinery, Bronx;
  • Hoffman Equipment, Bronx;
  • Island Equipment, Staten Island.

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Trust Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your construction equipment, farm equipment and heavy machinery safely to its next workstation. We specialize in helping you choose the right trailer to fit your requirements. Our agents have expert knowledge about flatbed trailers, step-deck trailers and RGN trailers.

Regardless of the type of equipment that you need shipped, our heavy-haul carriers can handle it. Disaster recovery? Oversize transport? No problem! Our turnkey transport service will leave you with peace of mind. We have logistics experts standing by ready to help you execute a professional plan to transport your valuable heavy equipment.

Dump truck? Excavator? Bulldozer? We got you covered. We have extensive experience shipping heavy construction equipment too. Small equipment such as skid steers are also in our wheel house. Our dedicated carriers transport all kinds of equipment. If you have equipment you need transported, let Freedom Heavy Haul provide you with a free, no obligation quote. Contact us right away

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