New York To Florida Heavy Haulers Equipment Transport Service

Do you need to ship your heavy equipment from New York to Florida? Freedom Heavy Haul can help. If you are unsure what information you need when shipping your equipment from New York to Florida, we can provide everything 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.

The key to success is communication. You will get access to a transport agent who will be with you every step of the way. Need regular status up dates? You got it. Once the transport is successfully completed, we’ll reach out to let you know. Your agent is reliable, trustworthy and hard working. Ready for a punctual and hassle free equipment transport experience? Call Freedom Heavy Haul today!

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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.

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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Trust Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your construction equipment, farm equipment and heavy machinery safely to its next workstation. Choosing the right trailer is paramount to a successful transport. We can help! 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. Freedom Heavy Haul will get you set up with a turnkey transport service. Even if you need oversize transport or disaster recovery. We have logistics experts standing by ready to help you execute a professional plan to transport your valuable heavy equipment.

Freedom Heavy Haul ships heavy construction equipment such as bulldozers, excavators and dump trucks. Our carriers also ship smaller equipment as well. Our quotes are free of charge. If you have equipment to transport, we can help. Call us today. What do you have to lose?

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