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Reliable and experienced Heavy Haul Shipping to or from Illinois

Freedom Heavy Haul can assist with any type of sized Heavy Hauling tasks to or from the great state of Rockford Illinois 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 Rockford Illinois.

Rockford Illinois is the third largest city in the state of Illinois which sits on the banks of the Rock River. Rockford, Illinois was settled by Euro-American immigrants in 1834. The economy of Rockford has historically been largely dependent on manufacturing, and this sector still accounts for one out of every three jobs in the city. Due to this reliance on manufacturing, Rockford's economy has taken a major hit over the last decade with many factories moving overseas or closing down altogether.

Rockford Illinois is a small town in the United States located in northern Illinois. It has a population of around 35,000 people and has been called the "City of Firsts" because it was one of the first places to have electric streetlights, escalators, and many other modern conveniences. The city is home to numerous festivals including their annual Jamboree and Crawfish festival which draws over 200,000 people annually.

How it works

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Contact us for your heavy haul shipment online or call

Schedule a heavy haul delivery with Freedom Heavy Haul, and also you'll be surprised at how simple it is! All you need to do is enter your call and delivery information into our on the internet kind. Or give that details to among our committed transport agents over the phone. Just provide your pickup/delivery postal code and also the sort of item you need to be transferred with measurements.

We focus on aiding you pick the best trailer to fit your needs. Our agents have professional knowledge regarding flatbed trailers, step-deck trailers, and RGN trailers.

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Based upon the measurements, we choose the correct equipment to match your shipment.

Among our expert Heavy Haul Trucking, Transport Hauling, Shipping and also Moving planners will certainly collaborate with you to set up a tools pick-up date as well as time which works finest for you. We do our really best to function around your routine when you ship your equipment straight with Freedom Heavy Haul!

Depending on the delivery size, we could fill the very same day! For larger shipments, we could need a little even more time for trip planning and also oversized permitting. For incredibly tons, a path survey may be required to determine the service provider's course before travel. Whatever is required, we can manage it! Among our professional Heavy Haul organizers will certainly deal with you to make sure that we select the most effective choice to obtain your task done as swiftly as well as, most notably, cost-effectively.

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

You can call your heavy haul carrier any time throughout your delivery to ask inquiries about arrival times and anything else that may be on your mind. Our heavy haul truckers go through strenuous security and also procedural training to make certain that your freight is risk-free every step of the method! You or a person you select will conduct a last shipment assessment, sign off on a Bill of Lading, and also you're done!

Heavy Hauling is intricate, and you should just rely on somebody with the proper understanding and experience. Call Freedom Heavy Haul today.

Learn more about the great State of Rockford Illinois

Rockford Illinois is a city of over 150,000 residents and is the largest city in the state outside the Chicago metropolitan area. Rockford has a rich industrial past and continues to be a major manufacturing hub in the Midwest today. The Rock River cuts through the central part of town and provides some recreational opportunities for locals and visitors alike, while downtown Rockford offers something for everyone.

Shipping To These Cities Near Rockford Illinois?

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Chicago

2,709,534 residents

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Joliet

147,826 residents

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Naperville

147,501 residents

What Are Illinois's Major Cities And Roadways?

The 25th largest state in the nation, Illinois is nearly 400 miles long and more than 200 miles wide. It’s the sixth most populous state in the country. Illinois has more than 18,000 miles of roadways. With more than 2,000 of those miles on interstate highways, Illinois ranks third in the country in terms of interstate exposure. The major north/south interstates in Illinois include I-57, which runs from Chicago to Missouri, and I-86, which runs diagonally from Chicago and into Missouri. On the east/west axis, I-80 goes between Chicago and Iowa; I-76 runs through Champaign and Springfield in the middle of the state; and I-64 and I-70 traverse the lower portions of Illinois.

With more than 2 1/2 million people, Chicago is by far the largest city in Illinois. But Sumner, a small town on the Indiana border, was the fastest growing city in the state in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Illinois are:

  1. Chicago;
  2. Aurora;
  3. Joliet;
  4. Naperville;
  5. Rockford;
  6. Springfield;
  7. Peoria;
  8. Elgin;
  9. Waukegan;
  10. Champaign.

What Are The Height, Weight, & Width Restrictions In Illinois?

If your load exceeds the basic dimensional maximums set by Illinois, you’ll need to apply for oversize permit to operate in the state. The requirements in Illinois are similar to the basic maximums for other states. Watch out for old bridges in the state. On non-designated highways, height limits are only eight feet.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Illinois include:

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

Maximum height: 13 feet 6 inches;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Illinois's Length Restrictions?

Length restrictions in Illinois are slightly shorter than they are in the rest of the country. For tractor trailers, Illinois allows three feet of overhang on each bumper. No passenger-vehicle combinations can exceed 42 feet in total length. The maximum allowable length for trailers towed by passenger vehicles is 28 feet 6 inches.

Trailer length maximums in Illinois include:

Total length: 60 feet;

Trailer length: 42 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversize Transport Permits In Illinois?

The Illinois Department of Transportation issues permits for oversized shipments. Loads that exceed the overweight maximums in Illinois must apply for Super Load permits. The state allows oversize loads to travel beginning ½-hour before sunrise every day of the week. On weekdays, transport must be completed by ½-hour after sunset. Sunday transports need to finish by noon. Major holidays are blacked out.

The maximum dimensions to qualify for an overweight permit in Illinois include:

Maximum Weight: 120,000 pounds;

Maximum Length: 145 feet total;

Maximum Height: 15 feet 6 inches;

Maximum Width: 14 feet 6 inches.

What Are Illinois's Major Auction Houses?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Illinois. One of the largest equipment companies in the world, Ritchie Brothers, has an office in Morris. Another nationwide auction house, J.J. Kane, maintains a location in South Beloit.

Other equipment auction houses in Illinois include:

  • Almburg Auctioneering, Malta;
  • Dale Jones & Company, Aledo;
  • Centurion Service Group, Franklin Park;
  • Groff Equipment, Lawrence;
  • Martin Auction Services, Clinton;
  • Mowrey Auction, Milford;
  • Sullivan Auctioneers, Hamilton;
  • Anne Consignment Auction; St. Anne.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Illinois?

Turn to Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from rental centers located in Illinois. United Rentals operates more than 20 stores in Illinois. One location in Chicago specializes in aerial platform rentals. Sunbelt Rentals has more than a dozen locations in Illinois, including a rental service center in Sugar Grove.

Other equipment rental centers in Illinois include:

  • Big R Rental Center, Danville;
  • Burns Equipment, Waukegan;
  • Illinois Truck and Equipment, Morris;
  • Midwest Construction Rentals, Champaign;
  • MLB Rental Center, Charleston;
  • Rental Center USA, Mattoon;
  • RWCI Equipment, Flora;
  • Wirtz Rentals, Chicago.
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