Illinois To North Dakota Heavy Haulers Equipment Transport Service

Do you need to ship your heavy equipment from Illinois to North Dakota? Freedom Heavy Haul can help. If you are unsure what information you need when shipping your equipment from Illinois to North Dakota, 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. We can make your experience hassle free. Our logistics professionals will give you peace of mind.

Communication is the key. 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. We’ll also confirm with you as soon as your transport is complete. 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.

North Dakota Shipping FAQs

What Are North Dakota's Major Cities And Roadways?

At more than 330 miles long and more than 200 miles wide, North Dakota is the 19th largest state in the union. The state contains more than 30,000 miles of roadways. Interstate highways in North Dakota account for only 1,000 miles of road in the state. Just two interstates cross North Dakota, one running east/west and one traveling north/south. On an east/west axis, I-94 connects the state’s two largest cities, Fargo and Bismarck, while running between Minnesota and Montana. Travelling north/south, I-29 goes from the border with Canada to the border with South Dakota.

The state is the 47th largest in the nation by population. Only Alaska, Vermont and Wyoming have fewer residents than North Dakota. With more than 100,000 residents, Fargo is the largest city by population in North Dakota. Fargo is nearly twice as large as either Bismarck or Grand Forks. Williston was the fastest growing city in North Dakota in 2017. The 10 largest cities in North Dakota are:

  1. Fargo;
  2. Bismarck;
  3. Grand Forks;
  4. Minot;
  5. West Fargo;
  6. Dickinson;
  7. Williston;
  8. Mandan;
  9. Jamestown;
  10. Devil’s Lake.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In North Dakota?

Heavy equipment shipments that exceed the maximum dimensions established by the state must obtain oversize permits to use the roads in North Dakota. The state allows an extra half-foot of height than most other states permit. Single axels must weigh 24,000 pounds or less. Double axels are limited to 45,000 pounds.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of North Dakota include:

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

Maximum height: 14 feet;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are North Dakota's Length Restrictions?

Overall length restrictions in North Dakota are similar to rules in other southern states. The maximum total length is 110-feet on certain designated highways.

Trailer length maximums in North Dakota include:

Total length: 75 feet total;

Trailer length:  53 feet;

Motor home length: 50 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In North Dakota?

To ship oversize loads in North Dakota, you’ll need to obtain permits from the North Dakota Highway Patrol.  Shipping oversize loads is allowed between sunrise and sunset on each day of the week.  Shipments longer than 110 feet or wider than 14 feet are restricted from traveling after noon on Saturday and all day on Sunday. Oversize permits in North Dakota are valid for three days.

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

Maximum Weight:  126,000 pounds;

Maximum Length:  110 feet total;

Maximum Height:  15 feet 6 inches;

Maximum Width:   18 feet.

What Are North Dakota's Major Auction Houses?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in North Dakota. National auction leader Ritchie Brothers has locations in Williston and Minot.

The most prominent equipment auction houses in North Dakota include:

  • Agpro Auction, Hettinger;
  • Dakota Auctioneers, Cando;
  • Orr Auctioneer’s, Jamestown;
  • Main Resource Equipment, Grand Forks;
  • Pifer’s Action, Bowman;
  • Steffes Group, West Fargo;
  • Sundsbak Auction, Minot;
  • Yoder Auction Services, Wolford.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In North Dakota?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in North Dakota. United Rentals maintains nearly 10 locations in the state. Sunbelt Rentals also operates a pair of stores in North Dakota. Herc Rentals also maintains a location in Williston.

RDO Equipment runs four stores in North Dakota, including one in Minot and one in Grand Fork. Titan Machinery has three rental stores in the state. Other independent equipment rental centers in North Dakota include:

  • Bierschbach Equipment Rentals, Fargo and Dickinson;
  • Ecco Equipment Rentals, Williston;
  • Four Seasons Equipment, Williston;
  • General Equipment, Bismarck;
  • Herc-U-Lift, Williston;
  • Ditch Witch of North Dakota, West Fargo and Mandan;
  • Swanston Equipment, Minot;
  • Tractor & Equipment, Williston.

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