Do you need to ship your heavy equipment from Illinois to California? Freedom Heavy Haul can help. If you are unsure what information you need when shipping your equipment from Illinois to California, we can provide everything you need. Don’t risk your heavy equipment transport with inexperienced haulers. We have years of experience arranging heavy transport and hauling. We can make your experience hassle free. Our logistics professionals will give you peace of mind.
We provide our heavy haul customers with a high level of communication. If you have questions while your equipment is in transit, we provide a transport agent who can answer all your questions. 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. Call Freedom Heavy Haul to get your heavy equipment delivered with no hassles and on time!Learn more
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Choose us to transfer your heavy machinery when disaster strikes. Let's discuss our full turnkey bundle, featuring logistics as well as transporting.Learn more
Let us handle the transport of your oversize equipment. Call us today absolutely free suggestions and totally free quotes.Learn more
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Resort to the specialists to deliver your hefty tools throughout the United States. You'll obtain immediate help shipping equipment out of and right into the location.Learn more
Choose us to transport your hefty tools throughout the nation. Let's discuss our full turnkey plan, including logistics and carrying.Learn more
Collaborate with us to export your hefty tools overseas. You'll get immediate help shipping devices out of as well as into the location.Learn more
Work with us to export your hefty equipment overseas. You'll obtain immediate aid delivery tools out of and right into the location.Learn more
Pick us to carry your hefty devices anywhere in the country. We take care of transport to the port, overseas shipping and also last distribution.Learn more
Turn to the specialists to deliver your hefty equipment across the United States. Our representatives are specialists at planning as well as executing large-scale equipment shipments.Learn more
Consult us regarding setting up transportation for your Super Load. We manage transport to the port, overseas shipping and last shipment.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
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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:
California is the countryâ€™s third largest state, after Alaska and Texas. The state of California is almost 900 miles long, but only 350 miles wide at its widest.
California has more than 170,000 miles of public roadways. The major north-south highway is I-5, which travels between Oregon and the border with Mexico. I-80 runs basically east/west through San Francisco and Sacramento and into Nevada, while I-10 goes from Los Angeles to Nevada. In San Diego, I-8 runs east/west from the ocean into Nevada.
Nearly 40 million people live in California. With more than 4 million people, Los Angeles is by far the largest city in California. But Sacramento is the fastest growing large city in the state. The 10 largest cities in California are:
Transports that exceed the maximum regulations in California must apply for oversize permits. California allows about a half-foot more in legal height than other states. The limit is 14-feet in height, while most states restrict height to 13 feet 6 inches. Otherwise, the maximum weight and maximum width restrictions in the state are the same as most states in the country.
The dimensional restrictions in the state of California include:
California length restrictions are on par with the rest of the country. Tractor trailers are allowed up to 75 feet total length in special circumstances, such as when a combo trailer is used. Motor homes regulations are five feet shorter than most states. Travel trailers are restricted to 28 feet 6 inches in length. Fifth wheels are limited to 38 feet.
Trailer length maximums in Texas include:
California issues more than 120,000 permits for oversize transport each year through Caltrans. Oversize travel is permitted from Â½-huor before sunrise to Â½-hour after sunset each day of the week, as long as you donâ€™t need escorts. Also, morning and afternoon rush hours are restricted in Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Diego and San Francisco. If your load surpasses 100 feet in length, youâ€™ll need to look into using escort vehicles.
The regulations for permitted oversize loads in California include:
Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport heavy equipment to or from any auction house in California. Ritchie Brothers has three locations in the state (Perris, Dunnigan, Tipton). Iron Planet, which is owned by Ritchie Brothers, is headquartered in Pleasanton.
J.J. Kane Auctions has an office in Dixon. Other prominent equipment auction houses in California include:
Talk to Freedom Heavy Haul about shipping your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in California. Sunbelt Rentals operates nearly 20 equipment rental locations in California, whole United Rentals has more than 15 locations in the state.
Rent-A-Center runs numerous locations in northern California, around San Francisco. Wallyâ€™s Rental Center operates two locations in northern California, near Sacramento. Clairmont Equipment Rental also has a pair of locations outside Los Angeles. Other major equipment rental centers in California include:
Trust Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your construction equipment, farm equipment and heavy machinery safely to its next workstation. Choosing the right trailer is paramount to a successful transport. We can help! Our agents have expert knowledge about flatbed trailers, step-deck trailers and RGN trailers.
Regardless of the type of equipment that you need shipped, our heavy-haul carriers can handle it. Freedom Heavy Haul will get you set up with a turnkey transport service. Even if you need oversize transport or disaster recovery. Your valuable heavy equipment needs a professional plan and execution. Our logistics experts are the team for the job.
We can ship heavy construction equipment. Freedom Heavy Haul has experience shipping bulldozers, excavators, dump trucks, and more! Our dedicated carriers also transport smaller equipment like skid steers and forklifts. 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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