Florida To Maryland Heavy Haulers Equipment Transport Service

Freedom Heavy Haul ships heavy equipment from Florida to Maryland. If you are unsure what information you need when shipping your equipment from Florida to Maryland, we can provide everything you need. Don’t risk your heavy equipment transport with inexperienced haulers. We have years of experience arranging heavy transport and hauling. We can make your experience hassle free. Our logistics professionals will give you peace of mind.

We provide our heavy haul customers with a high level of 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. We’ll also confirm with you as soon as your transport is complete. Your agent is reliable, trustworthy and hard working. When you need your heavy equipment delivered on-time with no hassles, call Freedom Heavy Haul.

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Florida Shipping FAQs

Trust Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment safely between Florida and any other state in the country. As one of the leading agriculture production states in the nation, plenty of farm equipment is shipped into and out of Florida. The state also features a booming construction industry that depends upon efficient construction equipment transportation to thrive. The maximum speed allowed in Florida when towing a trailer is 65 miles per hour. Florida does not permit double-tandem towing. According the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2016 Florida employed the fourth most heavy and tractor trailer truck drivers in the country. Only Texas, California and Pennsylvania have more heavy-haul truck drivers. Florida has 14 ports in total, eight on the Gulf of Mexico and six on the Atlantic Ocean:

  • Jaxport;
  • Port Canaveral;
  • Port Everglades;
  • Port of Key West;
  • Port of Fort Pierce;
  • Port of Fernandina;
  • Port of Palm Beach;
  • Port of Pensacola;
  • Port of Port St. Joe;
  • Port of St. Petersburg;
  • Port of Tampa Bay;
  • Port Manatee;
  • Port Miami;
  • Port Panama City.

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.

Maryland Shipping FAQs

Choose Freedom Heavy Haul to haul your heavy equipment between Maryland and any other state in the union. Maryland employs the 12th largest number of construction workers of any state in the country. Therefore, there’s a great need for heavy construction equipment transportation in the state. Boosted by an ever-expanding federal workforce, the Maryland suburbs around Washington, D.C., represents one of the fastest growing regions in the country. As an agricultural state, Maryland ranks seventh in the nation in the production of broiler chickens. The state also is the twelfth largest producer of tobacco in the nation. With more than 12,000 farms in the state, the need for the transportation of farm equipment within the state continues to rise. Maryland maintains three ports, including one deep-water port on the Atlantic Ocean:

  • Port of Annapolis
  • Port of Baltimore;
  • Port of Cambridge.

What Are Maryland's Major Cities And Roadways?

Maryland is the 42nd largest state in America. Still, the state has more than 70,000 miles of roads, including more than 1,300 miles of interstate. Maryland is part of the busy east coast transportation corridor. I-95, the busiest road in the country, runs north/south through Baltimore, connection Virginia with Delaware. I-97 also goes north/south, running between Baltimore and the capital of Annapolis. I-83 also travels north/south in the state, linking Pennsylvania with Baltimore. In the northwest corner of the state, I-68 goes east/west until it blends into I-81 and heads south between Hagerstown and Frederick. I-70 goes east/west to connect Frederick and Baltimore.

The state is the 19th largest in the country by population. With more than 620,000 people, Baltimore remains the most populous city in Maryland. The next largest city, Columbia, has about 100,000 residents. Gaithersburg, a suburb of Washington, D.C., was the fastest growing city in Maryland in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Maryland are:

  1. Baltimore;
  2. Columbia;
  3. Germantown;
  4. Silver Spring;
  5. Waldorf;
  6. Ellicott City;
  7. Glen Burnie;
  8. Frederick;
  9. Gaithersburg;
  10. Rockville.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Maryland?

Heavy equipment shipments that exceed the maximum dimensions established by the state must obtain oversize permits to use the roads in Maryland. Single axels are limited to 27,000 pounds each, while tandem axels can weight as much as 52,000 pounds.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Maryland include:

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

Maximum height: 13 feet 6 inches;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Maryland's Length Restrictions?

Overall length restrictions in Maryland are slightly more restrictive than other states. On interstate highways, trailers can be as long as 53-feet in length. Maximum overhangs are three feet in the front and six feet in the rear.

Trailer length maximums in Maryland include:

Total length: 65 feet;

Trailer length: 48 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Maryland?

Maryland permits to ship oversize loads are available from the state Department of Transportation. Movement of oversize loads is permitted to occur from ½-hour after sunrise to ½-hour before sunset on Monday through Saturday. If your load weighs less than 150,00 pounds, stands less than 14-feet 6 -inches high and is less than 13-feet wide, your oversize load is allowed to travel around the clock.

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

Maximum Weight: 150,000 pounds;

Maximum Length: 120 feet total;

Maximum Height: 15 feet;

Maximum Width: 15 feet.

What Are Maryland's Major Auction Houses?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Maryland. Ritchie Brothers has an office located in North East. Alex Lyons & Sons has an office in Laurel.

Other prominent equipment auction houses in Maryland include:

  • Associated Auctioneers, West Friendship;
  • Bruce Witte Enterprises, Mt. Airy;
  • Gregory Associates, West Friendship;
  • G. Cochran Auctions, Boonsboro;
  • Hayes Auction Services, Mechanicsville;
  • Pete Richardson Auction, Willards;
  • Southern Sales Services, Baltimore;
  • Wolfe Industrial Auctions, Frederick.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Maryland?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Maryland. United Rentals has more than a dozen locations in the state. Sunbelt Rentals also operates nearly 15 stores in Maryland. Herc Rentals runs three stores in Maryland.

Ahern Rentals has a pair of stores in Maryland. Other independent equipment rental centers in Maryland include:

  • Alban CAT Rental, Abingdon;
  • Brandywine Trucks & Equipment, Brandywine;
  • Beltsville Construction, Beltsville;
  • H&E Equipment, Dundalk;
  • LESCO Equipment, Frederick;
  • McClung-Logan Equipment, Baltimore;
  • Mid-Maryland Rentals, Middletown;
  • Northwest Equipment Rental, Baltimore.

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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.

Our heavy-haul carriers can handle any type of equipment you need shipped. Disaster recovery? Oversize transport? No problem! Our turnkey transport service will leave you with peace of mind. Let our logistics professionals plan and execute the transport of 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. No matter what type of equipment you need transported, let Freedom Heavy Haul provide you with a free assessment and free quote. Contact us right away

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