Iowa To Maryland Heavy Haulers Equipment Transport Service

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

Maryland Shipping FAQs

What Are Maryland's Major Cities And Roadways?

Maryland is the 42nd largest state in America. Still, the state has more than 70,000 miles of roads, including more than 1,300 miles of interstate. Maryland is part of the busy east coast transportation corridor. I-95, the busiest road in the country, runs north/south through Baltimore, connection Virginia with Delaware. I-97 also goes north/south, running between Baltimore and the capital of Annapolis. I-83 also travels north/south in the state, linking Pennsylvania with Baltimore. In the northwest corner of the state, I-68 goes east/west until it blends into I-81 and heads south between Hagerstown and Frederick. I-70 goes east/west to connect Frederick and Baltimore.

The state is the 19th largest in the country by population. With more than 620,000 people, Baltimore remains the most populous city in Maryland. The next largest city, Columbia, has about 100,000 residents. Gaithersburg, a suburb of Washington, D.C., was the fastest growing city in Maryland in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Maryland are:

  1. Baltimore;
  2. Columbia;
  3. Germantown;
  4. Silver Spring;
  5. Waldorf;
  6. Ellicott City;
  7. Glen Burnie;
  8. Frederick;
  9. Gaithersburg;
  10. Rockville.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Maryland?

Heavy equipment shipments that exceed the maximum dimensions established by the state must obtain oversize permits to use the roads in Maryland. Single axels are limited to 27,000 pounds each, while tandem axels can weight as much as 52,000 pounds.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Maryland include:

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

Maximum height: 13 feet 6 inches;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Maryland's Length Restrictions?

Overall length restrictions in Maryland are slightly more restrictive than other states. On interstate highways, trailers can be as long as 53-feet in length. Maximum overhangs are three feet in the front and six feet in the rear.

Trailer length maximums in Maryland include:

Total length: 65 feet;

Trailer length: 48 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Maryland?

Maryland permits to ship oversize loads are available from the state Department of Transportation. Movement of oversize loads is permitted to occur from ½-hour after sunrise to ½-hour before sunset on Monday through Saturday. If your load weighs less than 150,00 pounds, stands less than 14-feet 6 -inches high and is less than 13-feet wide, your oversize load is allowed to travel around the clock.

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

Maximum Weight: 150,000 pounds;

Maximum Length: 120 feet total;

Maximum Height: 15 feet;

Maximum Width: 15 feet.

What Are Maryland's Major Auction Houses?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Maryland. Ritchie Brothers has an office located in North East. Alex Lyons & Sons has an office in Laurel.

Other prominent equipment auction houses in Maryland include:

  • Associated Auctioneers, West Friendship;
  • Bruce Witte Enterprises, Mt. Airy;
  • Gregory Associates, West Friendship;
  • G. Cochran Auctions, Boonsboro;
  • Hayes Auction Services, Mechanicsville;
  • Pete Richardson Auction, Willards;
  • Southern Sales Services, Baltimore;
  • Wolfe Industrial Auctions, Frederick.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Maryland?

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

Ahern Rentals has a pair of stores in Maryland. Other independent equipment rental centers in Maryland include:

  • Alban CAT Rental, Abingdon;
  • Brandywine Trucks & Equipment, Brandywine;
  • Beltsville Construction, Beltsville;
  • H&E Equipment, Dundalk;
  • LESCO Equipment, Frederick;
  • McClung-Logan Equipment, Baltimore;
  • Mid-Maryland Rentals, Middletown;
  • Northwest Equipment Rental, Baltimore.

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