Iowa To Vermont Heavy Haulers Equipment Transport Service

Freedom Heavy Haul has experience with Iowa to Vermont heavy equipment hauling. If you are unsure what information you need when shipping your equipment from Iowa to Vermont, we can provide everything you need. Our knowledgeable heavy-haul agents have years of experience arranging and shepherding heavy-equipment transport to successful conclusions. Our logistics professionals can put a hassle free hauling experience within reach.

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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.

Vermont Shipping FAQs

What Are Vermont's Major Cities And Roadways?

Vermont is the 6th smallest state in the nation in square miles. It’s only 150 miles long and 50 miles wide. The state maintains around 30,000 miles of highways, fourth lowest total in the country. Vermont only operates 700 miles of interstate roads. The state has three main intestates. I-93 runs north/south between Boston and I-91 in St. Johnsbury. I-91 runs north/south through the center of the state, stretching from Massachusetts into Canada. I-89 also travels basically north/south, connecting New Hampshire with Canada.

In terms of population, Vermont is the 2nd smallest state. Only Wyoming contains fewer residents. Burlington is the most populous town in the state. It’s twice as large as any other city in Vermont. Essex Junction, near Burlington, was the fastest growing city in Vermont in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Vermont are:

  1. Burlington;
  2. South Burlington;
  3. Colchester;
  4. Rutland;
  5. Essex Junction;
  6. Hartford;
  7. Bennington;
  8. Barre;
  9. Williston;
  10. Montpelier.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Vermont?

Heavy equipment shipments that exceed the maximum dimensions established by the state must obtain oversize permits to use the roads in Vermont. Single axles must weigh 22,400 pounds or less, while tandem axels are limited to 36,000 pounds each.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Vermont include:

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

Maximum height: 13 feet 6 inches;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Vermont's Length Restrictions?

Vermont’s overall length restrictions are more permissive than most states’ rules. Trailers are limited to 48 feet in length on non-designated highways.

Trailer length maximums in Vermont include:

Total length: 75 feet;

Trailer length: 53 feet;

Motor home length: 46 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Vermont?

In Vermont, the state Department of Motor Vehicles issues oversize shipping permits. The movement of oversize loads in the state is permitted between ½-hour before sunrise until ½-hour after sunset every day. Loads that exceed 110-feet in length, weigh more than 110,000 pounds or are wider than 10 feet 6 inches are restricted from travel on the weekends. Oversize permits are valid for 10 days.

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

Maximum Weight: case-by-case decisions;

Maximum Length: 99 feet total;

Maximum Height: 13 feet 11 inches;

Maximum Width: 14 feet 11 inches.

What Are Vermont's Major Auction Houses?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Vermont. Alex Lyons & Sons maintains an office in Westminster.

The most prominent equipment auction houses in Vermont include:

  • Al’s Auction Barn, Wallingford;
  • CW Gray & Sons, East Thetford;
  • Degre Auction Services, Westfield;
  • Duane Merrill and Company, Williston;
  • Prozzo Auctions, Rutland;
  • Putnam Auction, Dorset;
  • Thomas Hirchak Company, Morristown;
  • White Wolf Auctions, Wilmington.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Vermont?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Vermont. United Rentals has two rental locations in the state.

Rental & Sales Center has locations in Milton and St. Albans City, Other independent equipment rental centers in Vermont include:

  • All Around Rental, St. Johnsbury;
  • Anderson Equipment, East Montpelier;
  • Essex Equipment, Essex Junction;
  • E-Z Way Rental Center, Bennington;
  • Milton CAT, Richmond;
  • Newport Rental Center, Newport;
  • Pete’s Equipment, Morristown;
  • Taylor Rental Center, Middlebury.

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