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We have the experience to ship your heavy haul reliably to or from Springfield Illinois

Freedom Heavy Haul can help with any type of sized Heavy Hauling projects to or from the fantastic state of Springfield Illinois or anywhere within the USA.

Looking for safe and effective heavy haul shipping to and from Springfield Illinois? Freedom Heavy Haul Trucking, Transport Hauling, Shipping and Movers is an industry leader.

The town of Springfield, Illinois was founded in 1821 and is the birthplace of Abraham Lincoln. Springfield is home to the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, which contains more than 60,000 artifacts; 200,000 books; 4 million photographs; 13 million pieces of art; and 700,000 pieces of American folk art. It also is home to Southern Illinois University-Springfield (SIU) which has over 10,000 students enrolled.

It was in 1821 when John Campbell, founder of the city of Springfield Illinois, sold his land to the U.S. Government for $5,000 in order to establish a permanent military presence in the county. With this purchase, Campbell agreed that the government could set up an arsenal in Springfield and maintain it there for 15 years. The first occupants of Pecan Row arrived just a few months after that date and began construction on their homes.

How it works

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Schedule online or by phone for your heavy haul shipment

Schedule a heavy haul delivery with Freedom Heavy Haul, and you'll be shocked at exactly how very easy it is! All you have to do is enter your contact and shipping information right into our on the internet type. Or give that info to among our committed transportation representatives over the phone. Just supply your pickup/delivery postal code and the type of product you require to be transported with dimensions.

We focus on aiding you pick the appropriate trailer to fit your needs. Our representatives have skilled understanding regarding flatbed trailers, step-deck trailers, and RGN trailers.

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Based on the dimensions, we select the appropriate equipment to match your shipment.

One of our specialist Heavy Haul Trucking, Transport Hauling, Shipping as well as Moving planners will deal with you to organize a devices pickup date and also time which works ideal for you. When you deliver your equipment straight with Freedom Heavy Haul, we do our very best to work around your routine!

Depending on the shipment dimension, we can fill the exact same day! For larger shipments, we could require a bit even more time for trip planning and also oversized permitting. For super tons, a path survey might be required to identify the service provider's path prior to traveling. Whatever is required, we can manage it! One of our specialist Heavy Haul planners will certainly collaborate with you to guarantee that we choose the best option to obtain your task done as promptly and also, 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 transporter at any time during your delivery to ask concerns concerning arrival times and also anything else that might be on your mind. Our heavy haul truckers go through strenuous security as well as step-by-step training to make sure that your cargo is safe every step of the way! You or someone you assign will certainly carry out a last shipment evaluation, accept a Bill of Lading, and also you're done!

Heavy Hauling is intricate, and also you must only rely on a person with the appropriate understanding and experience. Get In Touch With Freedom Heavy Haul today.

Learn more about the great State of Springfield Illinois

Springfield, Illinois is a city of 143,000 people in the heart of the Midwest. Springfield is one of the best places to retire if you are looking for affordable housing and low crime rates. This town features plenty of opportunities for entertainment with an amusement park, beautiful botanical gardens, and even a brewery. There are also many scenic riverside trails to explore. Springfield is a great place to call home for families while still maintaining an affordable living space.

Shipping To These Cities Near Springfield 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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