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Do you need to ship your heavy equipment from Iowa to Oregon? Freedom Heavy Haul can help. Trust us to provide you with all the information you need to make your Iowa to Oregon 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.

Oregon Shipping FAQs

What Are Oregon's Major Cities And Roadways?

Oregon has the 9th most acreage of any state in the country. At 360 miles long and 400 miles wide, the state is nearly square. Overall, the state operates more than 140,000 miles of highway. The state’s three interstates provide only 700 miles of roadway in Oregon. I-5, running north/south through Portland and Salem, links Washington with California in the east. In the north, I-84 runs east/west between Portland and Idaho. I-82 connects with I-84 from Washington.

Oregon is the 27th largest state by population in the US. Portland, which has more than residents, is three times larger than any other city in the state. Happy Valley, a suburb of Portland, was the fastest growing city in Oregon in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Oregon are:

  1. Portland;
  2. Salem;
  3. Eugene;
  4. Gresham;
  5. Hillsboro;
  6. Beaverton;
  7. Bend;
  8. Medford;
  9. Corvallis;
  10. Albany.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Oregon?

Heavy equipment shipments that exceed the maximum dimensions established by the state must obtain oversize permits to use the roads in Oregon. Single axels must weigh 20,000 pounds or less, and tandem axels are restricted to 34,000 pounds or less.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Oregon include:

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

Maximum height: 14 feet;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Oregon's Length Restrictions?

Overall length restrictions in Oregon are more restrictive than rules in other southern states. Though there’s no overall length limit on designated routes, the state’s total length limit of 60-feet on Group 1 routes is less than most states permit.

Trailer length maximums in Oregon include:

Total length: 60 feet;

Trailer length: 53 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Oregon?

Oversize permits to ship heavy equipment in Oregon can be purchased from the state Department of Transportation. Permitted oversize loads are allowed to travel from ½-hour before sunrise until ½-hour after sunset between Labor Day and Memorial Day. Sunday travel, as well as movement after noon on Saturday, is prohibited between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Morning and evening rush hours are restricted in Salem, Eugene, Grants Pass and Medford.

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

Maximum Weight:  110,00 pounds;

Maximum Length:  105 feet total;

Maximum Height:  17 feet;

Maximum Width:   16 feet.

What Are Oregon's Major Auction Houses?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Oregon. Bar None Auction holds a monthly equipment auction in Portland.

Other prominent equipment auction houses in Oregon include:

  • I-5 Auctions, Sutherlin;
  • Auction Sales, The Dalles;
  • CIA, Portland;
  • Stout Auctions, Portland;
  • McLaren Auction Services, Aurora;
  • Pacific Industrial Auctions, Eugene;
  • Rogue Equipment, Medford;
  • Woodburn Auction Yard, Woodburn.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Oregon?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Oregon. United Rentals, the largest rental chain in the nations, has more than a dozen rental locations in the state. Nationwide competitor Sunbelt Rentals operates nearly 10 stores in Oregon. Peterson CAT runs rental centers in The Dalles.

Other independent equipment rental centers in Oregon include:

  • Ahearn Rentals, Eugene;
  • Bullet Rental, Medford;
  • Graddy’s Equipment, Central Point;
  • Oregon Tractor, Portland;
  • Pioneer Rental, Oregon City;
  • RDO Equipment, Portland;
  • Star Rentals, Portland and Salem;
  • Wilson Equipment, Central Point.

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