Iowa To Arizona Heavy Haulers Equipment Transport Service

Do you need to ship your heavy equipment from Iowa to Arizona? Freedom Heavy Haul can help. Trust us to provide you with all the information you need to make your Iowa to Arizona transport decisions. Our knowledgeable heavy-haul agents have years of experience arranging and shepherding heavy-equipment transport to successful conclusions. We can make your experience hassle free. Our logistics professionals will give you peace of mind.

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Iowa Shipping FAQs

What Are Iowa's Major Cities And Roadways?

Iowa is the 26th largest state. The state is 300 miles long and 200 miles wide. Iowa maintains more than 110,00 miles of roadway, but less than 800 miles of roads in the state are interstate highways. An extensive network of state highways intersects with Iowa’s interstates to provide access to towns and cities. There are more public roadways in Iowa than there are interstate highways in the rest of the country. I-80, the state’s only east/west interstate, goes between Illinois and Nebraska, running through Des Moines. I-35 runs perpendicular to I-80 in the middle of the state, traveling between the borders with Minnesota and Missouri. I-28 also runs north/south in the western portion of the state, connecting Sioux City with Missouri.

Iowa has the 30th largest state population in the country. A little more than 3 million people live in Iowa. With more than 200,000 people, Des Moines is the most populous city in Iowa. Tiffin, a small town in eastern Iowa, was the fastest growing city in the state in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Iowa are:

  1. Des Moines;
  2. Cedar Rapids;
  3. Davenport;
  4. Sioux City;
  5. Iowa City;
  6. Waterloo;
  7. Ames;
  8. West Des Moines;
  9. Council Bluffs;
  10. Dubuque.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Iowa?

Non-divisible loads that exceed the state’s maximum dimensions must apply for oversize permits to operate in Iowa. Oversize loads must be equipped with flashing strobe lights and warning banners on the front and back. The banners must be at least 7-feet long with lettering at least 10-inches tall.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Iowa include:

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

Maximum height: 13 feet 6 inches;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Iowa's Length Restrictions?

The length restrictions for tractor-trailer transport in Iowa are similar to laws in the rest of the nation. The state allows tandem tractor-trailers up to 70 feet in length. Like motor homes, travel trailers are restricted to 45 feet in length.

Trailer length maximums in Iowa include:

Total length: 60 feet;

Trailer length: 53 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Iowa?

Permits to ship oversize loads on Iowa roadways can be obtained from the Department of Transportation. If the vehicle is less than 100-feet long, 11-feet wide and 14-feet 4-inches tall, your oversize load can travel at any hour. Otherwise, operations are restricted to ½-hour before sunrise until ½-hour after sunset each day. Shipments that exceed oversize load maximums must travel as Super Loads.

Maximum dimensions for oversize loads in Iowa include:

Maximum Weight: 132,000 pounds on seven axles;

Maximum Length: 120 feet total;

Maximum Height: 16 feet;

Maximum Width: 18 feet.

What Are Iowa's Major Auction Houses?

Turn to Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Iowa. Ritchie Brothers has offices in Des Moines and Burlington. Steffes Group and Sullivan Auctioneers, two prominent midwestern auction houses, both are located in Mt. Pleasant. Jeff Martin Auctioneers has an office in Ottumwa

Other equipment auction houses in Iowa include:

  • Carroll Machinery Auction, Carroll;
  • Dick Backes Auctioneers, Raymond;
  • Hallberg Auction Services, Ogden;
  • Hilpipre Auction, Waterloo;
  • Taylor & Martin Auctioneers, Sioux City;
  • Yoder Auction Services; Kalona.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Iowa?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Iowa. Sunbelt Rentals has four locations, including one in Des Moines and one in Cedar Rapids. United Rentals nine locations spread throughout the state. Rent-All operates a pair of equipment rental centers, in Sioux Center and Storm Lake

Other equipment rental centers in Iowa include:

  • A-1 Rental Equipment, Cedar Rapids;
  • Altorfer, Cedar Rapids;
  • Bierschbach Equipment, Sioux City;
  • Black Hawk Rental, Waterloo;
  • Mason City RentAll, Mason City;
  • Resource Rental Center, Council Bluffs;
  • Reuter’s Equipment, Council Bluffs;
  • Titan Machinery, Des Moines.

Arizona Shipping FAQs

What Are Arizona's Major Cities And Roadways?

Arizona is the 6th largest state in the union by acreage. Arizona is almost 400 miles wide and nearly 310 miles long. The state has almost 145,000 miles of highway to take care of. That includes nearly 1.200 miles of interstate highways. In Arizona, I-40 runs east/west through Flagstaff in the northern portion of the state. I-10, which also runs east/west connects California with Phoenix. To the south, I-8 runs east west between California and I-10, which bends south from Phoenix and heads toward Mexico. I-17 runs north/south between 1-40 and Phoenix. I-15 slices diagonally for a few miles in the state’s northwest corner.

Arizona possesses the 14th largest number of residents of any state in the country. With more than a million and half people, Phoenix is more than three times as large as the second-biggest city in the state. Gilbert, a town outside of Phoenix, was the fastest growing city in Arizona in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Arizona are:

  1. Phoenix;
  2. Tucson;
  3. Mesa;
  4. Chandler;
  5. Scottsdale;
  6. Glendale;
  7. Gilbert;
  8. Tempe;
  9. Peoria;
  10. Surprise.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Arizona?

Heavy equipment shipments that exceed the maximum dimensions established by the state must obtain oversize permits to use the roads in Arizona. Single axles must weigh 28,000 pounds or less, while double axels are limited to 46,000 pounds each. Loads are restricted to 13 feet 6 inches on designated roadways.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Arizona include:

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

Maximum height: 14 feet;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Arizona's Length Restrictions?

Overall length restrictions in Arizona are similar to rules in other southern states. On interstate highways only, trailers can be as long as 57 feet 6 inches. The state permits a three-foot overhang in the front and a six-foot overhang in the rear.

Trailer length maximums in Arizona include:

Total length: 65 feet;

Trailer length: 53 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Arizona?

The Arizona Department of Transportation issues permits to ship oversize loads in the state. Permitted oversize loads can travel on state roadways from ½-hour before sunrise until ½-hour after sunset on each day of the week. Oversize transportation is not permitted on major holidays. Morning and evening rush hours are travel restricted in Phoenix and Tucson.

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

Maximum Weight:  250,000 pounds;

Maximum Length: 120 feet total;

Maximum Height:  16 feet;

Maximum Width:   14 feet.

What Are Arizona's Major Auction Houses?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Arizona. Nationwide auction leader Ritchie Brothers maintains a location in Phoenix.

The most prominent equipment auction houses in Arizona include:

  • Arizona Auctioneers, Phoenix;
  • Auction Tucson, Tucson;
  • Cunningham & Associates, Phoenix;
  • Sierra Auction, Phoenix;
  • Surplus Asset Management, Phoenix;
  • WSM Auctioneers, Phoenix.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Arizona?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Arizona. United Rentals has more than 15 locations in the state. Sunbelt Rentals also operates nearly 15 stores in Arizona. RDO Equipment operates eight locations in the state, while Sunstate Equipment has nine stores in Arizona.

Other independent equipment rental centers in Arizona include:

  • Apache Equipment Rentals, Phoenix;
  • Bobcat of Phoenix, Phoenix;
  • Flagstaff Equipment, Flagstaff;
  • EMPIRE Rentals, Phoenix and Kingman;
  • Herc Rentals, Phoenix;
  • RDO Equipment, Phoenix;
  • Titan Machinery, Phoenix;
  • Tri State Equipment Rentals, Kingman.

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Regardless of the type of equipment that you need shipped, our heavy-haul carriers can handle it. From oversize transport to disaster recovery, Freedom Heavy Haul offers complete turnkey transport services for heavy-haul customers. We have logistics experts standing by ready to help you execute a professional plan to transport your valuable heavy equipment.

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