Delaware To Illinois Heavy Haulers Equipment Transport Service

Freedom Heavy Haul ships heavy equipment from Delaware to Illinois. Trust us to provide you with all the information you need to make your Delaware to Illinois 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. Our logistics professionals can put a hassle free hauling experience within reach.

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Delaware Shipping FAQs

What Are Delaware's Major Cities And Roadways?

Delaware is the second smallest state in the country by square miles, bigger only than Rhode Island. Delaware is less than 100 miles long and only 35 miles wide at its widest. The state contains a little more than 13,000 miles of roadway. Delaware has less than 100 miles of interstate highway, but that includes about 25 miles of I-95, the busiest highway in America, that runs through the northern portion of the state. I-495 and I-295 are two intestate spurs in the same region.

Delaware is the 45th largest US state by population. With more than 70,000 people, Wilmington is almost twice as big as any other city in the state. Smyrna, a town outside dover, was the fastest growing city in Delaware in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Delaware are:

  1. Wilmington;
  2. Dover;
  3. Newark;
  4. Middletown;
  5. Bear;
  6. Brookside;
  7. Glasgow;
  8. Hockessin;
  9. Smyrna;
  10. Pike Creek Valley.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Delaware?

Heavy equipment shipments that exceed the maximum dimensions established by the state must obtain oversize permits to use the roads in Delaware. Single axels are limited to 20,000 pounds each. Double axels must weight 34,000 pounds or less.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Delaware include:

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

Maximum height: 13 feet 6 inches;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Delaware's Length Restrictions?

Overall length restrictions in Delaware are similar to rules in other southern states. Overhangs of three feet in the front and six feet in the rear are permitted.

Trailer length maximums in Delaware include:

Total length: 70 feet;

Trailer length: 53 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Delaware?

The state Department of Transportation issues permits to ship oversize loads in Delaware. The movement of oversized shipments of heavy equipment is permitted between sunrise and sunset on weekdays. Oversize transport is not allowed on Sunday or on major holidays.

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

Maximum Weight: 120,000 pounds;

Maximum Length: 120 feet total;

Maximum Height: 15 feet;

Maximum Width: 15 feet.

What Are Delaware's Major Auction Houses?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Delaware. Ritchie Brothers, the national heavy-equipment auction house, operates an office in New Castle.

The most prominent equipment auction houses in Delaware include:

  • Emmert Auctions, Rehoboth Beach;
  • Wilson’s Auction, Lincoln.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Delaware?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Delaware. United Rentals has four rental-center locations in the state. Sunbelt Rentals also operates three stores in Delaware.

Other independent equipment rental centers in Delaware include:

  • Albion CAT Rental, Felton;
  • Compact Power Equipment Rental, Newark;
  • Delaware Equipment Rental Center, Wilmington;
  • Foley CAT, Bear;
  • Heavy Equipment Rentals, New Castle;
  • Jesco, Middletown;
  • McClung-Logan Equipment, Bridgeville;
  • MSP Equipment, New Castle.

Illinois Shipping FAQs

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 Oversized 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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Regardless of the type of equipment that you need shipped, our heavy-haul carriers can handle it. From oversize transport to disaster recovery, Freedom Heavy Haul offers complete turnkey transport services for heavy-haul customers. Your valuable heavy equipment needs a professional plan and execution. Our logistics experts are the team for the job.

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