Illinois To Kansas Heavy Haulers Equipment Transport Service

Freedom Heavy Haul has experience with Illinois to Kansas heavy equipment hauling. If you are unsure what information you need when shipping your equipment from Illinois to Kansas, we can provide everything you need. It’s important that your heavy equipment haul transport is successful. Our knowledgeable heavy-haul agents have year of experience with arranging heavy equipment transports. Our logistics professionals can put a hassle free hauling experience within reach.

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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.

Kansas Shipping FAQs

Choose Freedom Heavy Haul to haul your heavy equipment between Kansas and any other state in the union. As one of the leading agricultural nations in the country, there’s a great need in Kansas for transporting farm equipment. The state has more than 60,00 farms, with an average size of 747 acres. Kansas produces the most wheat and grain sorghum in the country, and the state is one of the top producers of beef cattle in the country. Kansas remains one of the busiest meat-packing states in the country. As a result of its location in the middle of the country, Kansa is one of the five most important trucking states in the country. The Kansas City railroad depot is one of the most active in the nation, and Kansas City International Airport acts as a regional hub. Wichita manufactures the most private aircraft in the country. Kansas maintains one inland port on the Missouri River; Port of Kansas City.

What Are Kansas's Major Cities And Roadways?

Kansas is the 15th largest state in America in terms of total square miles. At almost 210 miles long and nearly 410 miles wide, the state is almost twice as wide as it is long. The state has almost 400,000 miles of roadways, fourth in the nation after Texas, California and Illinois. I-70 goes east/west through Kansas City and Topeka, connecting Colorado and Missouri. I-35 runs diagonally from Kansas City to Wichita in the southern portion of the state, then runs north/south between Wichita and the Oklahoma border. I-135 connects I-70 with Wichita.

Among states, Kansas is 35th in population. With more than 380,000 people, Wichita is the most populous city in Kansas. It’s about twice as large as the next biggest city in the state, Overland Park. Junction City, in the middle of the state, was the fastest growing city in Kansas in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Kansas are:

  1. Wichita;
  2. Overland Park;
  3. Kansas City;
  4. Olathe;
  5. Topeka;
  6. Lawrence;
  7. Shawnee;
  8. Manhattan;
  9. Lenexa;
  10. Salina.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Kansas?

Heavy equipment shipments that exceed the maximum dimensions established by the state must obtain oversize permits to use the roads in Kansas.  Single axles are limited to 20,000 pounds, while tandem axels must weigh 34,000 pounds or less.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Kansas include:

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

Maximum height: 14 feet;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Kansas's Length Restrictions?

Kansas is a trucking state. At 85 feet, the overall length restriction in Kansas are is among the most permissive in the country. Regulations regarding trailer length also are less restrictive than rules most states impose.

Trailer length maximums in Kansas include:

Total length: 85 feet;

Trailer length: 59 feet 6 inches;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Kansas?

Permits to ship oversize loads in Kansas are available from the state Department of Revenue. The shipping of oversize loads in the state is permitted between ½-hour before sunrise until ½-hour after sunset each day of the week, including holidays. Night-travel permits are available for loads that exceed only the weight limit. Oversize shipping permits are valid for seven days in Kansas.

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

Maximum Weight: 150,000 pounds;

Maximum Length: 126 feet total;

Maximum Height: 17 feet;

Maximum Width: 16 feet 6 inches.

What Are Kansas's Major Auction Houses?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Kansas. Purple Wave Auctions, an online auction house, is headquartered in Manhattan. Another online auction house, Equip-bid Auctions, is based in Paola.

Other prominent independent equipment auction houses in Kansas include:

  • Dennis Wendt Auctioneer, Parker;
  • Franklin County Auctions, Princeton;
  • Gerdes Equipment and Auction, Lyndon;
  • Hoffman Auction Services, Effingham;
  • Kansas Auctions, Leavenworth;
  • Lay’s Auction Services, Coffeyville.
  • Palmer Auction, Wichita;
  • Schulman Auction, Kansas City.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Kansas?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Kansas. United Rentals has more than 15 locations in the state. Sunbelt Rentals also operates four stores in Kansas. Foley Equipment runs more than a dozen stores in Kansas.

KC Bobcat has three locations in Kansas. Other independent equipment rental centers in Kansas include:

  • Ahern Rentals, Kansas City;
  • Gerken Rent-All, Kansas City;
  • Construction Rental, Salina;
  • CPI Concrete Pumps, Lenexa;
  • Kirby Smith Machinery, Kansas City;
  • Logan Contractors Supply, Olathe;
  • Road Builders Machinery, Kansas City;
  • The Victor L. Phillips Company, Wichita.

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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 have expert knowledge about flatbed trailers, step-deck trailers and RGN trailers.

Our heavy-haul carriers can handle any type of equipment you need shipped. Disaster recovery? Oversize transport? No problem! Our turnkey transport service will leave you with peace of mind. We have logistics experts standing by ready to help you execute a professional plan to transport your valuable heavy equipment.

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