Freedom Heavy Haul has experience with Connecticut to Michigan heavy equipment hauling. If you are unsure what information you need when shipping your equipment from Connecticut to Michigan, we can provide everything you need. Don’t risk your heavy equipment transport with inexperienced haulers. We have years of experience arranging heavy transport and hauling. Our logistics professionals can put a hassle free hauling experience within reach.
Communication is the key. Your transport agent is available for consult the entire time your shipment remains in transit. Need regular status up dates? You got it. Just want to know when the transport is successfully complete? No problem. Your agent is reliable, trustworthy and hard working. Ready for a punctual and hassle free equipment transport experience? Call Freedom Heavy Haul today!Learn more
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Ship your heaviest pieces of equipment on tri-axle step-deck trailers. The most cost-effective method for hauling large machines.Learn more
Choose stretch RGN trailers to ship your extra-long pieces of heavy equipment, such as excavators or articulated dump trucks.Learn more
Ask us about shipping your oversize load on a Landoll specialty trailer. Extra-easy loading and unloading! Landoll specialty trailers are great for hauling oversize equipment.Learn more
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Select step-deck trailers to transport your larger pieces of heavy equipment, such as bulldozers and wheel loaders.Learn more
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Ship your tractor efficiently anywhere in the country. Let us find the perfect trailer to haul your tractor.Learn more
Task our experienced heavy-haul drivers with transporting your wheel loader. Your equipment is in good hands with us.Learn more
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Connecticut is the third smallest state in the country in terms of acreage, larger than only Delaware and Rhode Island. Connecticut has more than 45,000 miles or roadways, comparable to the miles of roads in Maine. Less than 400 miles of roads in the state consist of interstate highway. I-95, the busiest interstate in America, runs up the eastern coast of the state, connecting New York and Rhode Island. Slightly to the north, I-84 parallels I-95 as it runs through Hartford. I-91 goes north/south through Hartford as it runs between New Haven and the Massachusetts border.
Despite its size, Connecticut has the 29th largest population among US states. The five largest towns have between 100,000 and 15,000 residents each. While the state is generally losing population, Danbury is among the fastest growing cities in Connecticut. The 10 largest cities in Connecticut are:
Heavy equipment shipments that exceed the maximum dimensions established by the state must obtain oversize permits to use the roads in Connecticut. Single axels can weigh as much as 22,500 pounds each, while tandem axels are restricted to 45,000 pounds or less.
The dimensional restrictions in the state of Connecticut include:
Maximum weight: 80,000 Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW);
Maximum height: 13 feet 6 inches;
Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.
Connecticut has length regulations that are typical for the region. The state allows trailers as long as 53 feet on interstate highways, but it restricts length to 48 feet on non-designated roadways. Most states allow motor homes to be as long as 45 feet.
Trailer length maximums in Connecticut include:
Total length: 65 feet;
Trailer length: 53 feet;
Motor home length: 40 feet.
The state Department of Transportation issues permits to transport oversize loads of heavy equipment in Connecticut. Shipments of oversized heavy equipment can proceed from Â½-hour before sunrise until Â½-hour after sunset on weekdays. Loads that exceed 14-feet in height of 13 feet 6 inches in width are restricted to traveling between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. from Tuesday through Thursday. Oversize travel permits are valid for three days in Connecticut.
Oversize shipments that exceed dimensional regulations must apply for Super Load permits. The maximum oversize dimensions that Connecticut allows include:
Maximum Weight: 160,000 pounds;
Maximum Length: 130 feet total;
Maximum Height: 15 feet;
Maximum Width: 16 feet.
Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Connecticut. Since purchasing Petrowsky Auctioneers a few years ago, Ritchie Brothers operates in North Franklin.
The most prominent equipment auction houses in Connecticut include:
Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Connecticut. United Rentals offers nearly 10 rental-location options in the state. Sunbelt Rentals operates three locations in Connecticut. There are half-a-dozen Taylor Rental Center locations in Connecticut.
Other independent equipment rental centers in Connecticut include:
Michigan is more than 450 miles long and nearly 400 miles wide. When you include the Upper Peninsula, Michigan is the 11th largest state in the country. The state has more than 120,000 miles of roadways, including 1,200 miles of interstate highways. In Michigan, I-75 goes north/south from Sault St. Marie on the Canadian border to Detroit. I-69 runs diagonally north/south from Lake Superior to the Indiana border. I-96 travels east/west from Muskegon to Detroit. I-94 also runs east/west in the lower portion of the state, from St. Joseph to Detroit. Except for a short stretch of I-75, there are no interstate highways in the Upper Peninsula.
Michigan is the 10th most populous state in the nation. Nearly 10 million people live in the state. With more than 600,000 people, Detroit remains the largest city by population in Michigan. Grand Rapids, the second largest city in the state, was the fastest growing city in the state in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Michigan are:
If your heavy equipment shipment exceeds the dimensional limits established in Michigan, youâ€™ll need to apply for oversize shipping permits to travel in the state. Oversize permits can take as long as 10 days to process. Frost and thaw regulations that restrict travel on icy roads run from February through April.
The dimensional restrictions in the state of Michigan include:
Maximum weight: 80,000 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW);
Maximum height: 13 feet 6 inches;
Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.
Michigan is one of the northern states that permits dual trailers, which can be as long as 75 feet. The maximum length for trailers, 65 feet, is longer than most states permit. On non-designated roadways, the maximum trailer length is 50 feet. The state allows a 3-foot overhang on the front bumper and a 4-foot overhang on the rear bumper, which is part of the overall length calculations. Travel trailers are restricted to 28 feet 6 inches.
Trailer length maximums in Michigan include:
Total length: 75 feet;
Trailer length: 65 feet;
Motor home length: 45 feet.
Permits to ship oversize loads on Michigan roadways are available from the state Department of Transportation. During weekdays, oversize transport is restricted to Â½-hour before sunrise until Â½-hour after sunset. On weekends, only shipments less than feet long, feet high and feet wide are allowed to travel. Motor homes longer than 105 feet are considered Super Loads.
The maximum dimensions allowed for an oversize load in Michigan include:
Maximum Weight: 150,000 pounds or more requires bridge study;
Maximum Length: 150 feet total;
Maximum Height: 15 feet;
Maximum Width: 16 feet.
Call Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Michigan. Ritchie Brothers, the largest equipment auction house in the country, runs four locations in Michigan. National competitor J.J. Kane maintains an office in Charlotte.
Repocast has three locations in Michigan. Other major equipment auction houses in Michigan include:
Trust Freedom Heavy Haul to haul your pieces of heavy equipment to or from any rental-center location in Michigan. Sunbelt Rentals operates seven equipment-rental locations in the state, including a Power and Pump dealer in Shelby Charter Township. United Rentals also has seven locations in Michigan.
AIS Construction Equipment has five rental locations in the state. Other equipment rental centers in Michigan include:
Do you have heavy equipment, farm machinery, or construction equipment that you need to transport safely? We specialize in helping you choose the right trailer to fit your requirements. Our agents have expert knowledge about flatbed trailers, step-deck trailers and RGN trailers.
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. Your valuable heavy equipment needs a professional plan and execution. Our logistics experts are the team for the job.
Dump truck? Excavator? Bulldozer? We got you covered. We have extensive experience shipping heavy construction equipment too. Small equipment such as skid steers are also in our wheel house. Our dedicated carriers transport all kinds of equipment. 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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