Illinois To Arkansas Heavy Haulers Equipment Transport Service

Do you need to ship your heavy equipment from Illinois to Arkansas? Freedom Heavy Haul can help. If you are unsure what information you need when shipping your equipment from Illinois to Arkansas, we can provide everything you need. 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. You will get access to a transport agent who will be with you every step of the way. During the transport process, you will receive regular status updates. Once the transport is successfully completed, we’ll reach out to let you know. 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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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.

Arkansas Shipping FAQs

What Are Arkansas's Major Cities And Roadways?

Arkansas is the 29th largest state by size in the country. It’s more than miles long and nearly miles wide. A near-perfect square, Arkansas is about 240 miles long and nearly 270 miles wide. The state has more than 90,000 miles of roadways, including nearly 900 miles of interstate highway. There are three major interstates in Arkansas. I-40 runs east/west through Little Rock, linking together Oklahoma and Tennessee. I-55 goes north/south in the northeast corner of the state, linking West Memphis with Tennessee. I-30 diagonally in the southwest portion of the state, running from Little Rock into Texas.

The state has the 33rd largest population in the union. With nearly 200,000 people, Little Rock is the most populous city in Arkansas. The second largest city in the state, Fort Smith, is about half as big as Little Rock. Rogers, a city in the Ozarks in the northwest corner of the state, was the fastest growing city in Arkansas in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Arkansas are:

  1. Little Rock;
  2. Fort Smith;
  3. Fayetteville;
  4. Springdale;
  5. Jonesboro;
  6. North Little Rock;
  7. Kenner;
  8. Conway;
  9. Rogers;
  10. Bentonville.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Arkansas?

Heavy equipment shipments that exceed the maximum dimensions established by the state must obtain oversize permits to use the roads in Arkansas. Single axes are restricted to 20,000 pounds, while double axels must weigh less than 34,000 pounds.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Arkansas include:

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

Maximum height: 13 feet 6 inches;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Arkansas's Length Restrictions?

Unlike almost all states, Arkansas does not impose a total length maximum on tractor-trailer shipments. The state’s trailer length maximum is among the most permissive in the country. Passenger-car trailers are limited to 28 feet.

Trailer length maximums in Arkansas include:

Total length: No maximum length in Alabama;

Trailer length: 53 feet 6 inches;

Motor home length: 40 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Arkansas?

Permits to ship oversize loads in Arkansas can be obtained from the state Department of Transportation. Transporting oversize loads is allowed in Arkansas from sunrise to sunset each day. Morning and evening rush hours in Little Rock are restricted. Oversize shipments are not allowed to travel on major holidays.

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

Maximum Weight:   180,000 pounds;

Maximum Length:  No total length maximums in Alabama;

Maximum Height: 17 feet;

Maximum Width: 20 feet.

What Are Arkansas's Major Auction Houses?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Arkansas. None of the major auction houses maintain offices in Arkansas, which opens the field to plenty of local, independent auction houses.

The most prominent equipment auction houses in Arkansas include:

  • Blackmon Auctions, Lonoke;
  • Devazier Auctions, Forrest City;
  • Grady Auctions, Newport;
  • Robinson Auction, Pine Bluff;
  • Stafford Auction, Donaldson;
  • Stovesand Auction, Stuttgart;
  • Tommy L. Walker Auction, Mountain Home;
  • Witcher Auction, Wynne.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Arkansas?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Arkansas. United Rentals operates more than a dozen locations in the state. Sunbelt Rentals also maintains a handful of stores in Arkansas. Stribling Equipment has nine offices in Arkansas. Scott Equipment has five locations in the state.

Huggs & Hall operates eight equipment rental stores in Arkansas. Other independent equipment rental centers in Arkansas include:

  • Ditch Witch of Arkansas, Benton and Springdale;
  • Hayes Rental, Hot Springs;
  • Hertz Equipment Rental. Springdale;
  • Precision Services, Springdale;
  • Robbie;s Equipment, Widener;
  • Riggs CAT, Little Rock;
  • Scott Equipment, Little Rock;
  • Wiese USA, Little Rock.

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If you need it shipped, our heavy haul carriers can take care of you. Regardless of the type of equipment. Freedom Heavy Haul will get you set up with a turnkey transport service. Even if you need oversize transport or disaster recovery. Let our logistics professionals plan and execute the transport of your valuable heavy equipment.

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