Arizona To Alaska Heavy Haulers Equipment Transport Service

Do you need to ship your heavy equipment from Arizona to Alaska? Freedom Heavy Haul can help. Trust us to provide you with all the information you need to make your Arizona to Alaska transport decisions. It’s important that your heavy equipment haul transport is successful. Our knowledgeable heavy-haul agents have year of experience with arranging heavy equipment transports. Let our team of logistics professionals provide you with a hassle-free experience.

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Arizona Shipping FAQs

What Are Arizona's Major Cities And Roadways?

Arizona is the 6th largest state in the union by acreage. Arizona is almost 400 miles wide and nearly 310 miles long. The state has almost 145,000 miles of highway to take care of. That includes nearly 1.200 miles of interstate highways. In Arizona, I-40 runs east/west through Flagstaff in the northern portion of the state. I-10, which also runs east/west connects California with Phoenix. To the south, I-8 runs east west between California and I-10, which bends south from Phoenix and heads toward Mexico. I-17 runs north/south between 1-40 and Phoenix. I-15 slices diagonally for a few miles in the state’s northwest corner.

Arizona possesses the 14th largest number of residents of any state in the country. With more than a million and half people, Phoenix is more than three times as large as the second-biggest city in the state. Gilbert, a town outside of Phoenix, was the fastest growing city in Arizona in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Arizona are:

  1. Phoenix;
  2. Tucson;
  3. Mesa;
  4. Chandler;
  5. Scottsdale;
  6. Glendale;
  7. Gilbert;
  8. Tempe;
  9. Peoria;
  10. Surprise.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Arizona?

Heavy equipment shipments that exceed the maximum dimensions established by the state must obtain oversize permits to use the roads in Arizona. Single axles must weigh 28,000 pounds or less, while double axels are limited to 46,000 pounds each. Loads are restricted to 13 feet 6 inches on designated roadways.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Arizona include:

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

Maximum height: 14 feet;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Arizona's Length Restrictions?

Overall length restrictions in Arizona are similar to rules in other southern states. On interstate highways only, trailers can be as long as 57 feet 6 inches. The state permits a three-foot overhang in the front and a six-foot overhang in the rear.

Trailer length maximums in Arizona include:

Total length: 65 feet;

Trailer length: 53 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Arizona?

The Arizona Department of Transportation issues permits to ship oversize loads in the state. Permitted oversize loads can travel on state roadways from ½-hour before sunrise until ½-hour after sunset on each day of the week. Oversize transportation is not permitted on major holidays. Morning and evening rush hours are travel restricted in Phoenix and Tucson.

Oversize shipments that exceed dimensional regulations must apply for Super Load permits. The maximum oversize dimensions that Arizona allows include:

Maximum Weight:  250,000 pounds;

Maximum Length: 120 feet total;

Maximum Height:  16 feet;

Maximum Width:   14 feet.

What Are Arizona's Major Auction Houses?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Arizona. Nationwide auction leader Ritchie Brothers maintains a location in Phoenix.

The most prominent equipment auction houses in Arizona include:

  • Arizona Auctioneers, Phoenix;
  • Auction Tucson, Tucson;
  • Cunningham & Associates, Phoenix;
  • Sierra Auction, Phoenix;
  • Surplus Asset Management, Phoenix;
  • WSM Auctioneers, Phoenix.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Arizona?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Arizona. United Rentals has more than 15 locations in the state. Sunbelt Rentals also operates nearly 15 stores in Arizona. RDO Equipment operates eight locations in the state, while Sunstate Equipment has nine stores in Arizona.

Other independent equipment rental centers in Arizona include:

  • Apache Equipment Rentals, Phoenix;
  • Bobcat of Phoenix, Phoenix;
  • Flagstaff Equipment, Flagstaff;
  • EMPIRE Rentals, Phoenix and Kingman;
  • Herc Rentals, Phoenix;
  • RDO Equipment, Phoenix;
  • Titan Machinery, Phoenix;
  • Tri State Equipment Rentals, Kingman.

Alaska Shipping FAQs

What Are Alaska's Major Cities And Roadways?

Alaska is the largest state in the country in terms of acreage. The state is more than 2,200 miles long and more than 1,400 miles wide. It’s more than twice the size of Texas. But with just slightly more than 30,000 miles of roadway in the state, Alaska operates the fifth least amount of highway miles in the country. The state has 12 major highways. Only half of those roads – Alaska Highway, Glenn Highway, Parks Highway, Richardson Highway, Seward Highway, Sterling Highway – are fully paved. Most are open year-round, but some are closed during the winter.

Alaska has the third-smallest state population in the country, ahead of only Wyoming and Vermont. With nearly 300,000 residents, Anchorage is by far the most populous town in the state. No other city in the state has as many as 50,000 people. As a result, Anchorage was the fastest growing city in Alaska in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Alaska are:

  1. Anchorage;
  2. Juneau;
  3. Fairbanks;
  4. Wasilla;
  5. Sitka;
  6. Ketchikan;
  7. Kenai;
  8. Palmer;
  9. Bethel;

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Alaska?

Heavy equipment shipments that exceed the maximum dimensions established by the state must obtain oversize permits to use the roads in Alaska. Single axels are limited to 30,000 pounds each, while tandem axels can carry a maximum of 56,000 pounds each.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Alaska include:

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

Maximum height: 14 feet;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Alaska's Length Restrictions?

Overall length restrictions in Alaska are similar to most other rural states.  Other states restrict maximum length to 65 feet.

Trailer length maximums in Alaska include:

Total length: 75 feet;

Trailer length: 53 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Alaska?

Permits to ship oversize heavy equipment in Alaska are available from the Department of Transportation & Public Facilities. Movement of oversize shipments of heavy equipment are permitted from ½-hour before sunrise until ½-hour after sunset on Monday through Saturday. Permits are valid for three days, but can be extended depending upon the season.

Oversize shipments that exceed dimensional regulations must apply for Super Load permits. Most limits are decided on a case-by-case basis, where expected weather and road conditions are considered.  The maximum oversize dimensions that Alaska allows include:

Maximum Weight: case-by-case basis;

Maximum Length: case-by-case basis;

Maximum Height: 14 feet;

Maximum Width: 17 feet.

What Are Alaska's Major Auction Houses?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Alaska. Ritchie Brothers, the national auction house, has an outpost in Wasilla.

The most prominent equipment auction houses in Alaska include:

  • 1st Strike Asset Management, Fairbanks;
  • Alaska Auction Company, Anchorage;
  • Alaska Premier Auctions, Anchorage;
  • D&D Auction, Wasilla;
  • Grubstake Auction Company, Anchorage;
  • Fairbanks Auction Company, Fairbanks;
  • Great North Auction, North Pole;
  • North Pacific Auctioneers, Anchorage.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Alaska?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Alaska. United Rentals has two rental locations in the state.

Craig Taylor Equipment operates four rental stores in the state. Airport Equipment Rentals has locations in Fairbanks and Anchorage. Other independent equipment rental centers in Alaska include:

  • ABC Rentals, Wasilla;
  • Alaska Pacific Rental, Palmer;
  • Bobcat of Juneau, Juneau;
  • Construction Machinery, Fairbanks;
  • Kodiak Rental Center, Kodiak;
  • Tyler Rental, Juneau;
  • Rental Zone, Fairbanks;
  • Yukon Equipment, Anchorage.

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Our heavy-haul carriers can handle any type of equipment you need shipped. Freedom Heavy Haul will get you set up with a turnkey transport service. Even if you need oversize transport or disaster recovery. Let our logistics professionals plan and execute the transport of your valuable heavy equipment.

Freedom Heavy Haul ships heavy construction equipment such as bulldozers, excavators and dump trucks. Our dedicated carriers also transport smaller equipment like skid steers and forklifts. No matter what type of equipment you need transported, let Freedom Heavy Haul provide you with a free assessment and free quote. Call us today. What do you have to lose?

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