NY 75 To NY 5 From I-90 Truck Legal?

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Unholychaos's Comment
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I have a load going up to Buffalo NY which I've done before. Last time, Qualcomm took me through Buffalo with a sharp left turn onto a one way street, almost hitting a light post. I don't want to go that way, so I was thinking NY 75 to 5. I checked the street view at the railroad bridge, but couldn't find a clearance sign anywhere. Anyone know if this is a legal route?

Qualcomm:

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C T.'s Comment
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Check the Atlas bro

C T.'s Comment
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This the one? It does look awfully low. I don't see any signs either.

C T.'s Comment
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Keith G.'s Comment
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My gut says that's to tight. My paper and measuring based off the cart/trailer above, measured against the gap presented say no too by about 2ft.

Could be wrong but I don't got a Atlas with me atm

C T.'s Comment
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75 wasn't on the restricted or low clearance list. Maybe you could check NY Dot or something

DOT:

Department Of Transportation

A department of the federal executive branch responsible for the national highways and for railroad and airline safety. It also manages Amtrak, the national railroad system, and the Coast Guard.

State and Federal DOT Officers are responsible for commercial vehicle enforcement. "The truck police" you could call them.

Keith G.'s Comment
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I-90 to Southwestern blvd to bayview connecting back to Ny-75 looks safe and legal.

It shows a 11.9 clearance, but that appears to be for a bridge that connects on Bigtree. So if you stay on Bayview it goes over the tracks.

Jeremy's Comment
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Ive passed under this bridge i made it but was scared and dropped my bags and went slow

Keith G.'s Comment
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Ive passed under this bridge i made it but was scared and dropped my bags and went slow

I've dropped my bags a few times. I approached a 14" that made me second guess. Dropped bags still could barely see any light between trailer and bridge..14" my ars.

Brett Aquila's Comment
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I'd recommend calling the customer to ask for directions. Make sure you specify that you need them from someone who is certain about the truck routing. Customers deal with this same problem every day and they normally have truck-safe directions for you.

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