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We have the experience to ship your heavy haul reliably to or from Ford Kentucky

Freedom Heavy Haul can help with any sized Heavy Hauling tasks to or from the wonderful state of Ford Kentucky or anywhere within the USA.

Freedom Heavy Haul Trucking, Transport Hauling, Shipping and Movers is an industry leader in safe and efficient heavy haul shipments to and from Ford Kentucky.

Ford Kentucky is the only Ford manufacturing plant in the world located in the Bluegrass region of Kentucky. The plant has a long history, dating back to 1914 when Henry Ford built a small car factory on the site. In 1925, the Ford Motor Company expanded the plant and began making Model T's there. The plant continued to grow through the years, becoming one of the largest car factories in the world.

Ford Kentucky began production in 1917 and by 1941, the Ford Motor Company had a plant in Louisville producing wartime materiel. After World War II, the plant became a center of automotive production for Ford. In 2008, Ford announced that it would be closing the Louisville plant.

How it works

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Contact us for your heavy haul shipment online or call

Arrange a heavy haul shipment with Freedom Heavy Haul, and you'll be amazed at exactly how very easy it is! All you have to do is enter your contact and delivery details into our on-line form. Or consider that information to one of our dedicated transportation representatives over the phone. Just provide your pickup/delivery postal code as well as the sort of thing you need to be carried with dimensions.

We focus on helping you pick the best trailer to fit your needs. Our representatives have experienced understanding concerning flatbed trailers, step-deck trailers, and also RGN trailers.

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Based on the measurements, we select the correct equipment to match your shipment.

One of our expert Heavy Haul Trucking, Transport Hauling, Shipping and also Moving organizers will collaborate with you to prepare a devices pick-up date and also time which functions ideal for you. When you deliver your devices straight with Freedom Heavy Haul, we do our very best to work around your routine!

Depending on the shipment size, we could fill the very same day! For bigger shipments, we may require a little bit even more time for journey preparation and oversized allowing. For extremely loads, a route study could be necessary to determine the provider's route before travel. Whatever is needed, we can manage it! One of our expert Heavy Haul coordinators will certainly deal with you to make sure that we pick the most effective alternative to obtain your work done as rapidly and also, most importantly, cost-effectively.

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Our carriers will ensure your Heavy Hauling Trucking shipment will reach its destination.

You can contact your heavy haul transporter at any time during your shipment to ask inquiries regarding arrival times as well as anything else that may be on your mind. Our heavy haul truckers go through rigorous security and step-by-step training to ensure that your cargo is secure every step of the way! You or a person you designate will conduct a final delivery examination, accept a Bill of Lading, as well as you're done!

Heavy Hauling is complex, and also you need to just trust a person with the appropriate understanding and also experience. Contact Freedom Heavy Haul today.

Learn more about the great State of Ford Kentucky

Ford Kentucky is a manufacturing plant located in Louisville, Kentucky. The plant was founded in 1917 and has since produced automobiles, trucks, SUVs, and vans. Ford Kentucky is the only manufacturing plant in the United States that manufactures both the Mustang and the Explorer SUV.

Shipping To These Cities Near Ford Kentucky?

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Louisville

615,924 residents

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Lexington

324,604 residents

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Owensboro

59,536 residents

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 Oversize 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.
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