Do you need to ship your heavy equipment from Florida to Illinois? Freedom Heavy Haul can help. If you are unsure what information you need when shipping your equipment from Florida to Illinois, we can provide everything you need. 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. We can make your experience hassle free. Our logistics professionals will give you peace of mind.
Communication is the key. You will get access to a transport agent who will be with you every step of the way. 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. When you need your heavy equipment delivered on-time with no hassles, call Freedom Heavy Haul.Learn more
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Choose us to carry your hefty tools throughout the country. Safe and efficient equipment transport at wonderful prices!Learn more
Consult us concerning organizing transport for your Super Load. Let's review our full turnkey package, featuring logistics and also carrying.Learn more
Consult us regarding setting up transportation for your Super Load. We handle transport to the port, abroad delivery and also last shipment.Learn more
Consult us about preparing transportation for your Super Load. We deal with transportation to the port, abroad shipping and also last distribution.Learn more
Look to the professionals to deliver your hefty devices across the US. Our agents are specialists at planning and also carrying out oversize devices shipments.Learn more
Work with us to export your hefty equipment overseas. You'll get immediate help delivery devices out of and right into the location.Learn more
Collaborate with us to export your hefty equipment overseas. We take care of transport to the port, overseas shipping and also last delivery.Learn more
Consult us regarding arranging transportation for your Super Load. Our agents are experts at preparation and also carrying out huge devices deliveries.Learn more
Let us take care of the transport of your oversize tools. Allow's review our complete turnkey package, including logistics and transporting.Learn more
Consult us about arranging transportation for your Super Load. Our agents are professionals at planning and also performing oversize tools deliveries.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
Choose flatbed trailers to ship your smaller pieces of equipment, like skid steers and forklifts.Learn more
Select step-deck trailers to transport your larger pieces of heavy equipment, such as bulldozers and wheel loaders.Learn more
Pick RGN trailers to ship your extra-large or oversize pieces of heavy equipment, such as excavators and row-crop tractors.Learn more
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Call about shipping your drilling and rigging equipment anywhere youâ€™d like in the US, Canada or Mexico.Learn more
Speak with us about hauling your motor scraper where you want it today. Great rates and super service on oversize loads.Learn more
Let us ship your motor grader between any two locations in the country. We transport road-paving equipment every day.Learn more
Pick us to ship your forklift to any place in the country. From construction forklifts to warehouse forklifts, we transport all types of forklifts.Learn more
Freedom Heavy Haul wants to ship your backhoe anywhere you need it.Learn more
Ask us to ship your boom lift or scissor lift to your next work location. Weâ€™ll make you the best deal possible, as quick as we can.Learn more
Call us to transport your skid steer to its next work location. Local, regional or long-distance, weâ€™ve got you covered.Learn more
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
Trust us to transport your hydraulic excavator safely to its destination. Ask us about shipping mini-excavators.Learn more
Contact us to haul your crane where you want it, when you want it. Mobile cranes are snap! Weâ€™ll ship your gigantic tower cranes too.Learn more
Select us to haul your dump truck anywhere you need it. Articulated, off-road, standard â€“ call us to ship any type of dump truck.Learn more
Choose us to ship your bulldozer safely to its next workstation. Let our experts find the right trailer for you, at the right cost.Learn more
Transport your military trucks from base-to-base, or point-to-point. Buying a surplus military vehicle? Ship it to your doorstep.Learn more
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Florida is the 22nd largest state in the country. From north to south, the state is nearly 450 miles long. Florida also is almost 330 miles long at its widest, in the north. The major north-south roadways are I-95 and I-75, both of which run from Georgia to Miami. The main east-west highways include 1-10, between Orlando and Tampa, and I-4, which travels between Daytona Beach and Orlando.
Florida continues to grow by leaps and bounds. In 2017, seven cities in Florida were among the 25 fastest growing towns in America (Orlando, Cape Coral, West Palm Beach, Sarasota, Lakeland, Jacksonville and Fort Lauderdale). The 10 largest cities in the state are:
Loads that exceed any of the dimensional limits set by the state require oversize permits. Trailers weighing 3,000 pounds or more need separate brake systems to operate legally in Florida. In addition to brake lights, all trailers must have lights for the tail, the turn signal and the license plates. Trailers also are required to display reflectors and tote safety chains.
The dimensional restrictions in the state of Florida include:
Maximum weight: 80,000 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight;
Maximum height: 13 feet 6 inches;
Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.
Regulations regarding the length of towed trailers in Florida are near the standards set by most states, except for trailer length. For 53-foot trailers, the kingpin must be set at least 41 feet from the center axel. Most states limit trailer length to less than 30 feet, but Florida allows longer trailers than most states. Travel trailers are limited to 40 feet in length.
Trailer length maximums in Florida include:
Total length: 75 feet;
Trailer length: 48 feet;
Motor home length: 40 feet.
The Florida Department of Transportation issues permits for hauling oversized loads within the state. Oversize load transport is allowed from Â½-hour before sunrise to 1/2-hour after sunset during weekdays. Oversize transport is not allowed during major holiday weekends. Escort vehicles are required if the load is more than 95-feet long, or more than 14-feet tall, or more than 12-feet wide.
Restrictions for permitted oversize loads in Florida include:
Maximum Weight:Â 199,000 for 11 axels;
Maximum Length: 150 feet total;
Maximum Height: 16 feet;
Maximum Width: 16 feet.
Let Freedom Heavy Haul ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction in Florida. The Florida Winter Auctions in March feature major heavy equipment auctions by Ritchie Brothers (Davenport), Yoder & Frey (Kissimmee), and Alex Lyons and Sons (Winter Garden). Operated in conjunction with Iron Planet, the Richie Brothers Winter auction is one of the largest heavy equipment auctions in the world.
Other equipment auction houses in Florida include:
Freedom Heavy Haul ships equipment to and from every rental center in Florida. United Rentals and Sunbelt Rentals each have more than 50 locations in Florida. Compact Power Equipment also has several branches in Florida.
Other heavy equipment rental centers in Florida include:
Allstar Equipment, West Palm Beach;
Alltool Rental, Fort Lauderdale;
B&M Equipment, Jacksonville;
Beard Equipment, Tallahassee;
Briggs Equipment, Orlando;
Herc Rentals, Tampa;
Miami Tool Rental, Miami;
Sandy Andyâ€™s, Ormond Beach.
The 25th largest state in the nation, Illinois is nearly 400 miles long and more than 200 miles wide. Itâ€™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:
If your load exceeds the basic dimensional maximums set by Illinois, youâ€™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.
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.
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 Â½-hour before sunrise every day of the week. On weekdays, transport must be completed by Â½-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.
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:
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:
Do you have heavy equipment, farm machinery, or construction equipment that you need to transport safely? We can help you choose the right trailer for your needs Whether it’s a flatbed trailer, a step-deck trailer, or an RGN trailer you need, we have the expert knowledge to guide you.
Regardless of the type of equipment that you need shipped, our heavy-haul carriers can handle it. Disaster recovery? Oversize transport? No problem! Our turnkey transport service will leave you with peace of mind. We have logistics experts standing by ready to help you execute a professional plan to transport your valuable heavy equipment.
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. Contact us right away
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We use Freedom Heavy Haul to ship all of our heavy equipment. We trust them to find us the best price possible every time we call. They always get back to us immediately, whether theyâ€™re in the office of not. Thatâ€™s what I like, the personal attention they provide. I recommend Freedom Heavy Haul to all of my associates who need to ship equipment. They deliver for us every time!
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