New York To Kentucky Heavy Haulers Equipment Transport Service

Freedom Heavy Haul ships heavy equipment from New York to Kentucky. If you are unsure what information you need when shipping your equipment from New York to Kentucky, we can provide everything you need. Our knowledgeable heavy-haul agents have years of experience arranging and shepherding heavy-equipment transport to successful conclusions. Let our team of logistics professionals provide you with a hassle-free experience.

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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.

Kentucky Shipping FAQs

What Are Kentucky's Major Cities And Roadways?

One of the smallest states in the middle section of the country, Kentucky is the 37th largest state in the union. The state is nearly 400 miles long and almost 170 miles wide. There are nearly 78,000 miles of public roadways in Kentucky. Interstates account for 750 miles of highway in the state. I-64 runs east/west across the northern portion of the state, connecting Louisville and Lexington with Indiana and West Virginia. I-75 goes north-south between Ohio and Tennessee, running through Lexington. I-24 runs diagonally from Indiana to Tennessee in the western portion of the state.

With more than 600,000 people, Louisville is the largest city the in the state. It’s about twice as large as Lexington, the second largest city. Bowling Green was the fastest growing city in the state in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Kentucky are:

  1. Louisville;
  2. Lexington;
  3. Bowling Green;
  4. Owensboro;
  5. Covington;
  6. Richmond;
  7. Hopkinsville;
  8. Florence;
  9. Georgetown;
  10. Elizabethtown.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Kentucky?

Shipments of heavy equipment that exceed the dimensional restrictions in Kentucky must obtain oversize shipping permits to travel in the state.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Kentucky include:

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

Maximum height: 13 feet 6 inches;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Kentucky's Length Restrictions?

Kentucky has fairly permissive overall length restrictions. Many eastern states restrict the length of tractor-trailer loads to 60 feet. Kentucky allows six feet of overhang on the front bumper, and five feet of overhang on the rear bumper.

Trailer length maximums in Kentucky include:

Total length: 65 feet;

Trailer length: 53 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Kentucky?

Permits to ship oversize loads in Kentucky can be obtained from the Department of Transportation. Movement of oversize shipments is permitted from a ½-hour before sunrise to a ½-hour after sunrise on weekdays. On Saturday, oversize transports must conclude by noon. Shipping oversize loads is not permitted on Sunday or major holidays. Oversize length is limited to 95 feet on two-lane roads.

If your shipment exceeds the oversize regulations in Kentucky, you must obtain a Super Load permit to travel in the state. The maximum dimensions permitted for oversize travel in Kentucky include:

Maximum Weight: 160,000 pounds;

Maximum Length: 110 feet total (four-lane roads);

Maximum Height:  15 feet;

Maximum Width:   14 feet.

What Are Kentucky's Major Auction Houses?

Freedom Heavy Haul will ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Kentucky. Ritchie Brothers has an office in Lexington. J.J. Kane, the only other national auction house with an office in Kentucky, is located in Verona. Ford Brothers has locations in Mt. Vernon, Somerset and London.

Other prominent independent equipment auction houses in Kentucky include:

  • Bunch Brothers Auctioneers, Wingo;
  • Chuck Marshall Auction, Flemingsburg;
  • Collins Auction, Louisville;
  • Harper Equipment, Scottsville;
  • Lewis Auction, Elizabethtown;
  • Mark Maddox Auctioneer, Carlisle;
  • Northern Kentucky Auction, Independence.;
  • Wardlow Auctions, Louisville.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Kentucky?

Contact Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Kentucky. United Rentals operates at nearly 10 locations in the state. Sunbelt Rentals also has around 10 stores in Kentucky. General Rental Center has offices in Frankfort and Somerset. Whayne Supply operates in Somerset and Pikeville. Herc Rentals has a store in Middletown.

Other equipment rental centers in Kentucky include:

  • B.C. Rental Center, Owensboro;
  • A Complete Rental Center, Henderson;
  • Action Rental Center, Berea;
  • Brandies Machinery, Louisville;
  • Bypass Rental Center, Winchester;
  • DC Rental, Mayfield;
  • Murray Rentals, Murray;
  • Wilson Equipment, Lexington.

Nobody Hauls Like Freedom Heavy Haulers!

Do you have heavy equipment, farm machinery, or construction equipment that you need to transport safely? 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. From oversize transport to disaster recovery, Freedom Heavy Haul offers complete turnkey transport services for heavy-haul customers. We have logistics experts standing by ready to help you execute a professional plan to transport your valuable heavy equipment.

We can ship heavy construction equipment. Freedom Heavy Haul has experience shipping bulldozers, excavators, dump trucks, and more! Our carriers also ship smaller equipment as well. 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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