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October 1, 2022


August 1, 2022

Handling Charges

Category Description Per 2,000 Pounds
A Ferrous (Iron or Steel), In Uniform Bundles, Anchors, Angles, Bars, Beams, Billets, Blooms, Cable, Channels, Coils, Ingots, Girders, Pigs, Piling, Bundled Pipe, Plates, Rails, Rope, Scrap (other than bulk), Sheets, Slabs, Wire, Wire Rope, or Wire Strands (Notes 1 thru 5) $12.00
B Manhole Covers, Grates, Meters, Valve Boxes, Grinding, Balls in drums, Flanges, or Pipe Fittings (Notes 1 thru 5) $15.00
C Bands, Barbed Wire, Bits, Bolts, Clamps, Clips, Fencing, Hasps, Mesh, Nails, Nuts, Screws, Staples, or Washers (Notes 1,3,4 and 5) $20.00
D Cylinders, Silos, Tanks (Notes 1,3 , 4 and 5)  
  55,000 lbs or less per lift $20.00
  55,001 lbs to 75,000 lbs per lift $21.00
  75,001 lbs to 100,000 lbs per lift $24.00
  100,001 lbs to 125,000 lbs per lift $26.00
  Over 125,000 lbs Call for Rate
E Nonferrous (Aluminum, Brass, Bronze, Chrome, Copper, Tin, Titanium, or Zinc), In Uniform Bundles Bars, Billets, Coils, Ingots, Pigs, Rods, Slabs (Notes 1,3,4 and 5) $13.00

Note 1: Rate does not apply in the following circumstances: (a) when cargo configuration is such that Authority equipment, either cranes or forklifts, cannot safely handle, or (b) when lift exceeds 55,000 Lbs. Crane appointments are required on any crane lift, and failure to make the required appointment may result in higher charges.

Note 2: Pipe which is not bundled may cause the Authority to refuse to unload if it is deemed unsafe. Loose pipe should be properly dunnaged between tiers.

Note 3: If the lift is made with an Authority crane, a minimum charge of $683.00, per lift, will be assessed.

Note 4: If the lift is made with an Authority toplift, a minimum charge of $611.00, per lift, will be assessed.

Note 5: If loading to a gondola car lid removal fee will apply. (See Rule 34-290)