Illinois To Mississippi Heavy Haulers Equipment Transport Service

Do you need to ship your heavy equipment from Illinois to Mississippi? Freedom Heavy Haul can help. If you are unsure what information you need when shipping your equipment from Illinois to Mississippi, we can provide everything you need. 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.

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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.

Mississippi Shipping FAQs

What Are Mississippi's Major Cities And Roadways?

The 38th largest state in the nation by acreage, Mississippi is almost 350 miles long and nearly 170 miles wide. The state maintains more than miles of public roadways. Interstate highways account for nearly miles of road in the state. In the southern tip of the state, I-10 runs east/west between Alabama and Louisiana. I-20 goes eat/west in the middle of the state, through Jackson. I-55 travels north/south through Jackson, bisecting the state. I-58 runs north/south in the southeast portion of the state.

With nearly 180,000 residents, Jackson is more than twice as large as any other city in the state. Oxford, with a population of more than 20,000 people, was the fastest growing medium-sized city in the state in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Mississippi are:

  1. Jackson;
  2. Gulfport;
  3. Southaven;
  4. Hattiesburg;
  5. Biloxi;
  6. Meridian;
  7. Tupelo;
  8. Olive Branch;
  9. Greenville;
  10. Horn Lake.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Mississippi?

Non-divisible shipments of heavy equipment that exceed the state’s maximum limits for weight, height, width and length must obtain oversize permits to travel in Mississippi. Except for length, the oversize limits in Louisiana are similar to the restrictions in other states. Any oversize load must submit a bridge analysis of the proposed route of travel.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Mississippi include:

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

Maximum height: 13 feet 6 inches

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches

What Are Mississippi's Length Restrictions?

At 99 feet, Mississippi has one of the least restrictive overall length limits in the country. The rule allows easy movement of large pieces of farming equipment, as well as tandem tractor-trailers. The state allows a standard three-feet of overhand on the front. On the rear, however, your overhang can be as large as 14-feet, 11-inches.

Trailer length maximums in Mississippi include:

Total length: 99 feet;

Trailer length: 53 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Mississippi?

You can obtain permits to transport oversize loads in Mississippi from the state Department of Transportation. Loads less than 150,000 pounds, 99-feet long, 12-feet wide and 13-feet 6-inches tall can travel at all times on permitted days. Larger shipments are restricted to movement during daylight hours. No movement is permitted on Sunday. Loads that are greater than 10-feet wide require escort vehicles.

Loads that exceed the oversize limits must travel as Super Loads. The maximum dimensional limits for oversize loads in Mississippi include:

Maximum Weight:  180,000 pounds;

Maximum Length: 120 feet total;

Maximum Height:  15 feet 6 inches;

Maximum Width:  16 feet.

What Are Mississippi's Major Auction Houses?

Trust Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Mississippi. Ritchie Brothers, the national auction house, has an office in Richland. Jeff Martin Auctions is headquartered in Brooklyn. J.J. Kane has an office in Jackson.

Other equipment auction houses in Mississippi include:

  • Crenshaw Auction, Como;
  • Five Star Auctions, Senatobia;
  • Hollingsworth Enterprises, Forest;
  • Mid-South Auctioneers, Blue Mountain;
  • Taylor & Martin Auctioneers, Tunica;
  • Thomas Auction, Kosciusko;
  • Turning Point Auctions, Hattiesburg;
  • Y&L Auction; Belzoni.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Mississippi?

Contact Freedom Heavy Haul to haul your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Mississippi. United Rentals has more than 10 locations in the state. Sunbelt Rentals only operates three stores in Mississippi. Puckett Rents operates five locations in Alabama, including Biloxi, Meridian and Richland. Lyle Machinery rents equipment at four stores in the state. So does Stribling Equipment. Williams Equipment runs rental stores in Richland and Oxford.

Other major equipment rental centers in Mississippi include:

  • ABC Rental Center, Gulfport;
  • Milner Rental Center, Gulfport;
  • Pearl Rental Center, Pearl;
  • Scott Equipment, Jackson;
  • Taylor Rental, Greeneville;
  • Thompson Machinery, Greenwood.

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