Iowa To Mississippi Heavy Haulers Equipment Transport Service

Do you need to ship your heavy equipment from Iowa to Mississippi? Freedom Heavy Haul can help. If you are unsure what information you need when shipping your equipment from Iowa to Mississippi, 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. Our logistics professionals can put a hassle free hauling experience within reach.

We provide our heavy haul customers with a high level of communication. Your transport agent is available for consult the entire time your shipment remains in transit. You’ll get regular status updates during the shipping process. 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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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.

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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Regardless of the type of equipment that you need shipped, our heavy-haul carriers can handle it. Freedom Heavy Haul will get you set up with a turnkey transport service. Even if you need oversize transport or disaster recovery. Let our logistics professionals plan and execute the transport of your valuable heavy equipment.

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