Illinois To Oklahoma Heavy Haulers Equipment Transport Service

Freedom Heavy Haul has experience with Illinois to Oklahoma heavy equipment hauling. Shipping heavy equipment from Illinois to Oklahoma can be a complex process. Let us get you the information 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.

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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.

Oklahoma Shipping FAQs

What Are Oklahoma's Major Cities And Roadways?

Oklahoma is the 20th largest state by square miles. The state is 460 miles long and more than 200 miles wide. Oklahoma has nearly 30,000 total miles of roadway, but less than 1,000 miles of interstate highway. Three major interstates operate in Oklahoma. All of them travel through Oklahoma City. Running east/west, I-40 connects Texas with Arkansas. I-39 travels north/south through the state, linking Kansas with Texas.

By population, Oklahoma is the 28th biggest state in the nation. With more than 6000,000 people, Oklahoma City is the most populous city in the state. Tulsa is second with nearly 400,000 residents. Jenks, a Tulsa suburb, was the fastest growing city in Oklahoma in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Oklahoma are:

  1. New Orleans;
  2. Baton Rouge;
  3. Norman;
  4. Broken Arrow;
  5. Lawton;
  6. Edmond;
  7. Moore;
  8. Midwest City;
  9. Enid;
  10. Stillwater.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Oklahoma?

Heavy equipment shipments that exceed the maximum dimensions established by the state must obtain oversize permits to use the roads in Oklahoma. Single axles are limited to 20,000 pounds, while double axles can carry 34,000 pounds each. The weight limit for triple axels is 42,000 pounds.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Oklahoma include:

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

Maximum height: 13 feet 6 inches;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Oklahoma's Length Restrictions?

Overall length restrictions in Oklahoma are similar to rules in other southern states. Trailer length limits in the state are about average with the rest of the country. On certain designated highways, trailers can be as long as 59-feet 6-inches. Trailers for passenger vehicles are limited to 40 feet.

Trailer length maximums in Oklahoma include:

Total length: 65 feet;

Trailer length: 53 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Oklahoma?

Oversize load permits are available from the Oklahoma state Department of Transportation. The transport of permitted oversize loads is allowed from ½-hour before sunrise until ½-hour after sunrise an every day of the week. One escort vehicle is required if your load is longer than 80 feet. If your load exceeds 100-feet in length, you’ll need escort vehicles in front and in back. Loads taller than 15-feet 9-inches require escort vehicles with poles to lift wires.

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

Maximum Weight: 150,000 pounds;

Maximum Length: 120 feet total;

Maximum Height: 21 feet;

Maximum Width: 16 feet.

What Are Oklahoma's Major Auction Houses?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Oklahoma. Ritchie Brothers, the national auction house, operates a location in Broken Arrow.

The most prominent equipment auction houses in Oklahoma include:

  • Bridges Auction, Elgin;
  • Brinkley Auctions, Isabel;
  • Cannon Sales, Oklahoma City;
  • Dahl Auctioneers, Oklahoma City;
  • Enlow Tractor Auctions, Tulsa;
  • Mike Graham Auctions, Marlow;
  • Kruse Energy & Equipment, Oklahoma City;
  • Wiggins Auctioneers, Enid.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Oklahoma?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Oklahoma. United Rentals has nearly 10 locations in the state. Sunbelt Rentals also operates five outlets in Oklahoma. Herc Rentals also runs a location in Oklahoma City.

O.T.C. Equipment runs stores in Oklahoma City and Tulsa. Kirby Smith Machinery also rents heavy equipment in those two cities. Other independent equipment rental centers in Oklahoma include:

  • Ahern Rentals, Oklahoma City;
  • Bobcat of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma City;
  • Ditch Witch of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City;
  • Hugg & Half Equipment, Oklahoma City;
  • Medley Equipment, Oklahoma City;
  • Sunstate Equipment, Moore;
  • Waco of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City;
  • Warren CAT, Oklahoma City.

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