Georgia To Kentucky Heavy Haulers Equipment Transport Service

Freedom Heavy Haul ships heavy equipment from Georgia to Kentucky. Trust us to provide you with all the information you need to make your Georgia to Kentucky transport decisions. 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.

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. You’ll get regular status updates during the shipping process. Once the transport is successfully completed, we’ll reach out to let you know. A trustworthy, hard working, and reliable agent is critical to a successful equipment transport. 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.

Kentucky Shipping FAQs

What Are Kentucky's Major Cities And Roadways?

One of the smallest states in the middle section of the country, Kentucky is the 37th largest state in the union. The state is nearly 400 miles long and almost 170 miles wide. There are nearly 78,000 miles of public roadways in Kentucky. Interstates account for 750 miles of highway in the state. I-64 runs east/west across the northern portion of the state, connecting Louisville and Lexington with Indiana and West Virginia. I-75 goes north-south between Ohio and Tennessee, running through Lexington. I-24 runs diagonally from Indiana to Tennessee in the western portion of the state.

With more than 600,000 people, Louisville is the largest city the in the state. It’s about twice as large as Lexington, the second largest city. Bowling Green was the fastest growing city in the state in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Kentucky are:

  1. Louisville;
  2. Lexington;
  3. Bowling Green;
  4. Owensboro;
  5. Covington;
  6. Richmond;
  7. Hopkinsville;
  8. Florence;
  9. Georgetown;
  10. Elizabethtown.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Kentucky?

Shipments of heavy equipment that exceed the dimensional restrictions in Kentucky must obtain oversize shipping permits to travel in the state.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Kentucky include:

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

Maximum height: 13 feet 6 inches;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Kentucky's Length Restrictions?

Kentucky has fairly permissive overall length restrictions. Many eastern states restrict the length of tractor-trailer loads to 60 feet. Kentucky allows six feet of overhang on the front bumper, and five feet of overhang on the rear bumper.

Trailer length maximums in Kentucky include:

Total length: 65 feet;

Trailer length: 53 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Kentucky?

Permits to ship oversize loads in Kentucky can be obtained from the Department of Transportation. Movement of oversize shipments is permitted from a ½-hour before sunrise to a ½-hour after sunrise on weekdays. On Saturday, oversize transports must conclude by noon. Shipping oversize loads is not permitted on Sunday or major holidays. Oversize length is limited to 95 feet on two-lane roads.

If your shipment exceeds the oversize regulations in Kentucky, you must obtain a Super Load permit to travel in the state. The maximum dimensions permitted for oversize travel in Kentucky include:

Maximum Weight: 160,000 pounds;

Maximum Length: 110 feet total (four-lane roads);

Maximum Height:  15 feet;

Maximum Width:   14 feet.

What Are Kentucky's Major Auction Houses?

Freedom Heavy Haul will ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Kentucky. Ritchie Brothers has an office in Lexington. J.J. Kane, the only other national auction house with an office in Kentucky, is located in Verona. Ford Brothers has locations in Mt. Vernon, Somerset and London.

Other prominent independent equipment auction houses in Kentucky include:

  • Bunch Brothers Auctioneers, Wingo;
  • Chuck Marshall Auction, Flemingsburg;
  • Collins Auction, Louisville;
  • Harper Equipment, Scottsville;
  • Lewis Auction, Elizabethtown;
  • Mark Maddox Auctioneer, Carlisle;
  • Northern Kentucky Auction, Independence.;
  • Wardlow Auctions, Louisville.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Kentucky?

Contact Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Kentucky. United Rentals operates at nearly 10 locations in the state. Sunbelt Rentals also has around 10 stores in Kentucky. General Rental Center has offices in Frankfort and Somerset. Whayne Supply operates in Somerset and Pikeville. Herc Rentals has a store in Middletown.

Other equipment rental centers in Kentucky include:

  • B.C. Rental Center, Owensboro;
  • A Complete Rental Center, Henderson;
  • Action Rental Center, Berea;
  • Brandies Machinery, Louisville;
  • Bypass Rental Center, Winchester;
  • DC Rental, Mayfield;
  • Murray Rentals, Murray;
  • Wilson Equipment, Lexington.

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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.

If you need it shipped, our heavy haul carriers can take care of you. Regardless of the type of equipment. From oversize transport to disaster recovery, Freedom Heavy Haul offers complete turnkey transport services for heavy-haul customers. Let our logistics professionals plan and execute the transport of your valuable heavy equipment.

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