Florida To Wisconsin Heavy Haulers Equipment Transport Service

Do you need to ship your heavy equipment from Florida to Wisconsin? Freedom Heavy Haul can help. Trust us to provide you with all the information you need to make your Florida to Wisconsin transport decisions. Our knowledgeable heavy-haul agents have years of experience arranging and shepherding heavy-equipment transport to successful conclusions. Our logistics professionals can put a hassle free hauling experience within reach.

We provide our heavy haul customers with a high level of communication. Your transport agent is available for consult the entire time your shipment remains in transit. You’ll get regular status updates during the shipping process. We’ll also confirm with you as soon as your transport is complete. Your agent is reliable, trustworthy and hard working. When you need your heavy equipment delivered on-time with no hassles, call Freedom Heavy Haul.

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Florida Shipping FAQs

What Are Florida's Major Cities And Roadways?

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:

  1. Jacksonville;
  2. Miami;
  3. Tampa;
  4. Orlando;
  5. Petersburg;
  6. Hialeah;
  7. Tallahassee;
  8. Port St. Lucie;
  9. Fort Lauderdale;
  10. Cape Coral.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Florida?

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.

What Are Florida's Length Restrictions?

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.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Florida?

The Florida Department of Transportation issues permits for hauling oversized loads within the state. Oversize load transport is allowed from ½-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:  199,000 for 11 axels;

Maximum Length: 150 feet total;

Maximum Height: 16 feet;

Maximum Width: 16 feet.

What Are Florida's Major Auction Houses?

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:

  • J. Kane, Riviera Beach;
  • First Coast Auction, Jacksonville;
  • Garner & Associates, Bartow;
  • Graham Auction, Tequesta;
  • Insight Auctioneers, Sebring;
  • Midway Machinery and Auction, Midway;
  • Tampa Machinery Auction, Thonotosassa;
  • Weeks Auction, Ocala.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Florida?

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 Andy’s, Ormond Beach.

Wisconsin Shipping FAQs

What Are Wisconsin's Major Cities And Roadways?

Wisconsin is more than 300 miles long and more than 250 miles wideWisconsin maintains more than 110,00 miles of public roadways. Interstate highways account for just 750 miles of highway in the state, but nearly 12,000 miles of federal and state highways are connected to the interstates. I-94, the major interstate in Wisconsin, runs diagonally east/west between the Minnesota border and Milwaukee, then heads south into Illinois. I-43 goes north/south between Green Bay and Milwaukee. I-94 links Madison and Milwaukee.

Wisconsin has almost 6 million residents. It’s the 23rd largest state. With more than 600,000 people, Milwaukee is the largest city in Wisconsin. Madison, the second most populous city in the state, has less than half the population of Milwaukee. Hobart, a small village near Green Bay, was the fastest growing city in the state in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Wisconsin are:

  1. Milwaukee;
  2. Madison;
  3. Green Bay;
  4. Kenosha;
  5. Racine;
  6. Appleton;
  7. Waukesha;
  8. Eau Claire;
  9. Oshkosh;
  10. Janesville.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Wisconsin?

Heavy equipment shipments that exceed the dimensional maximums must apply for travel permits to operate in Wisconsin. Some counties in the state don’t allow travel after noon on Saturday through Sunday. Friday rush hours are restricted, too. On weekdays, oversize travel is allowed between sunrise and sunset. The state has Frost Laws that restrict the transportation of oversize loads during periods of cold and ice from March 15 until May 15.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Wisconsin include:

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

Maximum height: 13 feet 6 inches;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Wisconsin's Length Restrictions?

Rules restricting the length of tractor-trailer combinations are slightly more lenient in Wisconsin than in other states. Though single vehicles are restricted to 45-foot long trailers, double trailers are allowed to be as long as 75 feet. The state allows a 3-foot overhang in the front and a 4-foot overhang in the rear.

Trailer length maximums in Wisconsin include:

Total length: 75 feet;

Trailer length: 48 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Wisconsin?

You can obtain oversize permits to travel on Wisconsin roads from the Department of Transportation. As long as they’re less than 100-feet long, 12-feet wide and 14-fett 6-inches tall, oversize loads are allowed to travel at any time. Larger loads are restricted to daylight hours, with further rules governing the movement of oversize loads in the state’s large cities. With special route planning, you can ship loads as tall as 15 feet 6 inches.

The maximum dimensions for oversize loads in Wisconsin include:

Maximum Weight: 150,000 pounds;

Maximum Length: 130 feet total;

Maximum Height: 16 feet;

Maximum Width: 14 feet.

What Are Wisconsin's Major Auction Houses?

Let Freedom Heavy Haul ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Wisconsin. Two nationwide auction services companies maintain auction showrooms in the state: Alex Lyons & Sons operates out of Mt. Pleasant, while J.J. Kane has an operation in South Beloit

Other independent equipment auction houses in Wisconsin include:

  • Auction Specialists, Fond du Lac;
  • Badger Corporation, Lomira;
  • Bruce Hill, Viroqua;
  • Great Lakes Auction, Milwaukee;
  • Hanson & Young, Prairie Farm;
  • Nitke Auction Center, Kronenwetter;
  • Powers Auctions, South Wayne;
  • Wisconsin Tractor, Columbus.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Wisconsin?

Contact Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to any rental center in Wisconsin. United Rentals, the largest rental-center company in the country, runs nearly 10 stores in Wisconsin. Sunbelt Rentals has about a half dozen locations in the state. Farrell Equipment also operates six rental equipment stores in the Wisconsin.

Other major equipment rental centers in Wisconsin include:

  • 1st Choice Equipment, Kenosha;
  • Badgers Contractors Rentals, Madison;
  • Boss Equipment, St. Croix Falls;
  • Brooks Tractor, Plover;
  • Kelbe Brothers, Madison and Butler;
  • Midstate Equipment Rental, Columbus;
  • Wood Street Rental Center, Stevens Point;
  • YES-JCB, Milwaukee.

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