Georgia To Iowa Heavy Haulers Equipment Transport Service

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

The key to success is communication. If you have questions while your equipment is in transit, we provide a transport agent who can answer all your questions. Need regular status up dates? You got it. We’ll also confirm with you as soon as your transport is complete. Your agent is reliable, trustworthy and hard working. Ready for a punctual and hassle free equipment transport experience? Call Freedom Heavy Haul today!

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Georgia Shipping FAQs

What Are Georgia's Major Cities And Roadways?

Georgia is the 24th largest state in the US. The state is nearly 300 miles long by 230 miles wide. Georgia operates more than 120,000 miles of roadways, including more than 1,200 miles of interstate highway. I-20, which links Augusta with Atlanta, runs east/west in the northern portion of the state. Running diagonally from North Carolina to Savannah on the Atlantic Ocean, I-75 goes through Macon in the center of the state. I- goes south from Macon and into Florida. I-95 runs east/west in the state’s eastern portion, between South Carolina and Florida.

With more than 450,000 people, Atlanta is the most populous city in the state. It’s more than twice as large as the second-biggest city, Columbus. Chamblee, a suburb of Atlanta, was the fastest growing city in Georgia in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Georgia are:

  1. Atlanta;
  2. Columbus;
  3. Savannah;
  4. Athens;
  5. Sandy Springs;
  6. Roswell;
  7. Macon;
  8. Johns Creek;
  9. Albany;
  10. Warner Robins.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Georgia?

Non-divisible shipments of heavy equipment that exceed the maximum dimensions allowed in Georgia must obtain oversize transport permits to travel on roads in the state. Some routes allow shipments as tall as 14 feet. Oversize transports are severely restricted within I-295 in Atlanta.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Georgia include:

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

Maximum height: 13 feet 6 inches;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Georgia's Length Restrictions?

Georgia has a fairly lenient total length regulation. Most states restrict total length to less than 70 feet. Some routes restrict length to 60 feet, so you must check your off-interstate route. At 53-feet, trailer-length limits are on par with those in the rest of the nation.

Trailer length maximums in Georgia include:

Total length: 75 feet;

Trailer length: 53 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Georgia?

Oversize transporter permits for non-divisible loads can be obtained from the state Department of Transportation. Movement of oversize loads on state roads is permitted from ½-hour before sunrise to ½-hour after sunset on Monday through Saturday. No oversize transports are permitted on Sunday or major holidays.

Loads that exceed the maximum oversize dimensions set by the state must apply for travel as Super Loads. The state’s maximum oversize dimensions include:

Maximum Weight:  150,000 pounds;

Maximum Length: 120 feet total;

Maximum Height:  14 feet;

Maximum Width:  15 feet 6 inches.

What Are Georgia's Major Auction Houses?

Hire Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Georgia. National auction house Ritchie Brothers operates three locations in Georgia. Yoder & Frey has an office in Newman. J.J. Kane is located in Villa Rica

Other equipment auction houses in Georgia include:

  • Rebel Auction, Hazlehurst;
  • DeMott Auction, Moultrie;
  • Grant & Cook Equipment, Macon;
  • Lane Brothers, Swainsboro;
  • Joey Martin Auctioneers, Carrollton;
  • TAC Auction, Moreland;
  • Vision Equipment, Covington;
  • Weeks Farm Machinery; Moultrie.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Georgia?

Freedom Heavy Haul wants to haul your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Georgia. United Rentals operates nearly 20 locations in Georgia. Sunbelt Rentals also has 20 stores in the state. Herc Rentals and Yancey Brothers each have numerous locations in the state. Nassar Heavy Equipment maintains offices in Lawrenceville and Cumming.

Other heavy equipment rental centers in Georgia include:

  • Advanced Rental Center, Canton;
  • All Seasons Rental Center, Conyers
  • Atlanta Rental Center, Tucker;
  • Compact Power, Atlanta
  • Cowin Equipment, Mableton;
  • Ellijay Tool Rental, Ellijay;
  • Harco Equipment Rental, Buford;
  • Southern Rental, Statesboro.

Iowa Shipping FAQs

What Are Iowa's Major Cities And Roadways?

Iowa is the 26th largest state. The state is 300 miles long and 200 miles wide. Iowa maintains more than 110,00 miles of roadway, but less than 800 miles of roads in the state are interstate highways. An extensive network of state highways intersects with Iowa’s interstates to provide access to towns and cities. There are more public roadways in Iowa than there are interstate highways in the rest of the country. I-80, the state’s only east/west interstate, goes between Illinois and Nebraska, running through Des Moines. I-35 runs perpendicular to I-80 in the middle of the state, traveling between the borders with Minnesota and Missouri. I-28 also runs north/south in the western portion of the state, connecting Sioux City with Missouri.

Iowa has the 30th largest state population in the country. A little more than 3 million people live in Iowa. With more than 200,000 people, Des Moines is the most populous city in Iowa. Tiffin, a small town in eastern Iowa, was the fastest growing city in the state in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Iowa are:

  1. Des Moines;
  2. Cedar Rapids;
  3. Davenport;
  4. Sioux City;
  5. Iowa City;
  6. Waterloo;
  7. Ames;
  8. West Des Moines;
  9. Council Bluffs;
  10. Dubuque.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Iowa?

Non-divisible loads that exceed the state’s maximum dimensions must apply for oversize permits to operate in Iowa. Oversize loads must be equipped with flashing strobe lights and warning banners on the front and back. The banners must be at least 7-feet long with lettering at least 10-inches tall.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Iowa include:

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

Maximum height: 13 feet 6 inches;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Iowa's Length Restrictions?

The length restrictions for tractor-trailer transport in Iowa are similar to laws in the rest of the nation. The state allows tandem tractor-trailers up to 70 feet in length. Like motor homes, travel trailers are restricted to 45 feet in length.

Trailer length maximums in Iowa include:

Total length: 60 feet;

Trailer length: 53 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Iowa?

Permits to ship oversize loads on Iowa roadways can be obtained from the Department of Transportation. If the vehicle is less than 100-feet long, 11-feet wide and 14-feet 4-inches tall, your oversize load can travel at any hour. Otherwise, operations are restricted to ½-hour before sunrise until ½-hour after sunset each day. Shipments that exceed oversize load maximums must travel as Super Loads.

Maximum dimensions for oversize loads in Iowa include:

Maximum Weight: 132,000 pounds on seven axles;

Maximum Length: 120 feet total;

Maximum Height: 16 feet;

Maximum Width: 18 feet.

What Are Iowa's Major Auction Houses?

Turn to Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Iowa. Ritchie Brothers has offices in Des Moines and Burlington. Steffes Group and Sullivan Auctioneers, two prominent midwestern auction houses, both are located in Mt. Pleasant. Jeff Martin Auctioneers has an office in Ottumwa

Other equipment auction houses in Iowa include:

  • Carroll Machinery Auction, Carroll;
  • Dick Backes Auctioneers, Raymond;
  • Hallberg Auction Services, Ogden;
  • Hilpipre Auction, Waterloo;
  • Taylor & Martin Auctioneers, Sioux City;
  • Yoder Auction Services; Kalona.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Iowa?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Iowa. Sunbelt Rentals has four locations, including one in Des Moines and one in Cedar Rapids. United Rentals nine locations spread throughout the state. Rent-All operates a pair of equipment rental centers, in Sioux Center and Storm Lake

Other equipment rental centers in Iowa include:

  • A-1 Rental Equipment, Cedar Rapids;
  • Altorfer, Cedar Rapids;
  • Bierschbach Equipment, Sioux City;
  • Black Hawk Rental, Waterloo;
  • Mason City RentAll, Mason City;
  • Resource Rental Center, Council Bluffs;
  • Reuter’s Equipment, Council Bluffs;
  • Titan Machinery, Des Moines.

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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 will work to understand your needs and recommend the right trailer for the job.

Our heavy-haul carriers can handle any type of equipment you need shipped. From oversize transport to disaster recovery, Freedom Heavy Haul offers complete turnkey transport services for heavy-haul customers. 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. Our carriers also ship smaller equipment as well. If you have equipment you need transported, let Freedom Heavy Haul provide you with a free, no obligation quote. Call us today. What do you have to lose?

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