Kansas To California Heavy Haulers Equipment Transport Service

Do you need to ship your heavy equipment from Kansas to California? Freedom Heavy Haul can help. If you are unsure what information you need when shipping your equipment from Kansas to California, we can provide everything you need. It’s important that your heavy equipment haul transport is successful. Our knowledgeable heavy-haul agents have year of experience with arranging heavy equipment transports. We can make your experience hassle free. Our logistics professionals will give you peace of mind.

We provide our heavy haul customers with a high level of communication. If you have questions while your equipment is in transit, we provide a transport agent who can answer all your questions. You’ll get regular status updates during the shipping process. Just want to know when the transport is successfully complete? No problem. You’ll work with a hard working, trustworthy, and reliable transport agent. Ready for a punctual and hassle free equipment transport experience? Call Freedom Heavy Haul today!

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Kansas Shipping FAQs

Choose Freedom Heavy Haul to haul your heavy equipment between Kansas and any other state in the union. As one of the leading agricultural nations in the country, there’s a great need in Kansas for transporting farm equipment. The state has more than 60,00 farms, with an average size of 747 acres. Kansas produces the most wheat and grain sorghum in the country, and the state is one of the top producers of beef cattle in the country. Kansas remains one of the busiest meat-packing states in the country. As a result of its location in the middle of the country, Kansa is one of the five most important trucking states in the country. The Kansas City railroad depot is one of the most active in the nation, and Kansas City International Airport acts as a regional hub. Wichita manufactures the most private aircraft in the country. Kansas maintains one inland port on the Missouri River; Port of Kansas City.

What Are Kansas's Major Cities And Roadways?

Kansas is the 15th largest state in America in terms of total square miles. At almost 210 miles long and nearly 410 miles wide, the state is almost twice as wide as it is long. The state has almost 400,000 miles of roadways, fourth in the nation after Texas, California and Illinois. I-70 goes east/west through Kansas City and Topeka, connecting Colorado and Missouri. I-35 runs diagonally from Kansas City to Wichita in the southern portion of the state, then runs north/south between Wichita and the Oklahoma border. I-135 connects I-70 with Wichita.

Among states, Kansas is 35th in population. With more than 380,000 people, Wichita is the most populous city in Kansas. It’s about twice as large as the next biggest city in the state, Overland Park. Junction City, in the middle of the state, was the fastest growing city in Kansas in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Kansas are:

  1. Wichita;
  2. Overland Park;
  3. Kansas City;
  4. Olathe;
  5. Topeka;
  6. Lawrence;
  7. Shawnee;
  8. Manhattan;
  9. Lenexa;
  10. Salina.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Kansas?

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

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Kansas include:

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

Maximum height: 14 feet;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Kansas's Length Restrictions?

Kansas is a trucking state. At 85 feet, the overall length restriction in Kansas are is among the most permissive in the country. Regulations regarding trailer length also are less restrictive than rules most states impose.

Trailer length maximums in Kansas include:

Total length: 85 feet;

Trailer length: 59 feet 6 inches;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Kansas?

Permits to ship oversize loads in Kansas are available from the state Department of Revenue. The shipping of oversize loads in the state is permitted between ½-hour before sunrise until ½-hour after sunset each day of the week, including holidays. Night-travel permits are available for loads that exceed only the weight limit. Oversize shipping permits are valid for seven days in Kansas.

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

Maximum Weight: 150,000 pounds;

Maximum Length: 126 feet total;

Maximum Height: 17 feet;

Maximum Width: 16 feet 6 inches.

What Are Kansas's Major Auction Houses?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Kansas. Purple Wave Auctions, an online auction house, is headquartered in Manhattan. Another online auction house, Equip-bid Auctions, is based in Paola.

Other prominent independent equipment auction houses in Kansas include:

  • Dennis Wendt Auctioneer, Parker;
  • Franklin County Auctions, Princeton;
  • Gerdes Equipment and Auction, Lyndon;
  • Hoffman Auction Services, Effingham;
  • Kansas Auctions, Leavenworth;
  • Lay’s Auction Services, Coffeyville.
  • Palmer Auction, Wichita;
  • Schulman Auction, Kansas City.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Kansas?

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

KC Bobcat has three locations in Kansas. Other independent equipment rental centers in Kansas include:

  • Ahern Rentals, Kansas City;
  • Gerken Rent-All, Kansas City;
  • Construction Rental, Salina;
  • CPI Concrete Pumps, Lenexa;
  • Kirby Smith Machinery, Kansas City;
  • Logan Contractors Supply, Olathe;
  • Road Builders Machinery, Kansas City;
  • The Victor L. Phillips Company, Wichita.

California Shipping FAQs

What Are California's Major Cities And Roadways?

California is the country’s third largest state, after Alaska and Texas. The state of California is almost 900 miles long, but only 350 miles wide at its widest.

California has more than 170,000 miles of public roadways. The major north-south highway is I-5, which travels between Oregon and the border with Mexico. I-80 runs basically east/west through San Francisco and Sacramento and into Nevada, while I-10 goes from Los Angeles to Nevada. In San Diego, I-8 runs east/west from the ocean into Nevada.

Nearly 40 million people live in California. With more than 4 million people, Los Angeles is by far the largest city in California. But Sacramento is the fastest growing large city in the state. The 10 largest cities in California are:

  1. Los Angeles;
  2. San Diego;
  3. San Jose;
  4. San Francisco;
  5. Fresno;
  6. Sacramento;
  7. Long Beach;
  8. Oakland;
  9. Bakersfield;
  10. Anaheim.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In California?

Transports that exceed the maximum regulations in California must apply for oversize permits. California allows about a half-foot more in legal height than other states. The limit is 14-feet in height, while most states restrict height to 13 feet 6 inches. Otherwise, the maximum weight and maximum width restrictions in the state are the same as most states in the country.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of California include:

  • Maximum weight: 80,000 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight (GVR);
  • Maximum height: 14 feet;
  • Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are California's Length Restrictions?

California length restrictions are on par with the rest of the country. Tractor trailers are allowed up to 75 feet total length in special circumstances, such as when a combo trailer is used. Motor homes regulations are five feet shorter than most states. Travel trailers are restricted to 28 feet 6 inches in length. Fifth wheels are limited to 38 feet.

Trailer length maximums in Texas include:

  • Total length: 65 feet;
  • Trailer length: 53 feet;
  • Motor home length: 40 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In California?

California issues more than 120,000 permits for oversize transport each year through Caltrans. Oversize travel is permitted from ½-huor before sunrise to ½-hour after sunset each day of the week, as long as you don’t need escorts. Also, morning and afternoon rush hours are restricted in Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Diego and San Francisco. If your load surpasses 100 feet in length, you’ll need to look into using escort vehicles.

The regulations for permitted oversize loads in California include:

  • Maximum Weight: 250,000 pounds;
  • Maximum Length: 135 feet total;
  • Maximum Height: 17 feet;
  • Maximum Width: 15 feet.

What Are California's Major Auction Houses?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport heavy equipment to or from any auction house in California. Ritchie Brothers has three locations in the state (Perris, Dunnigan, Tipton). Iron Planet, which is owned by Ritchie Brothers, is headquartered in Pleasanton.

J.J. Kane Auctions has an office in Dixon. Other prominent equipment auction houses in California include:

  • Bar None Auctions, Sacramento;
  • Central Valley Auctions, Hanford;
  • Mulrooney Auction, Lodi;
  • Tauber-Arons, Sherman Oaks;
  • The Auction Company, Perris;
  • Western Construction Auctions, Perris.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In California?

Talk to Freedom Heavy Haul about shipping your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in California. Sunbelt Rentals operates nearly 20 equipment rental locations in California, whole United Rentals has more than 15 locations in the state.

Rent-A-Center runs numerous locations in northern California, around San Francisco. Wally’s Rental Center operates two locations in northern California, near Sacramento. Clairmont Equipment Rental also has a pair of locations outside Los Angeles. Other major equipment rental centers in California include:

  • A Rental Center, San Jose;
  • A-1 Rental Center, Redwood City;
  • Cresco Equipment Rentals, Redding;
  • Dixon Rental Center, Dixon;
  • Simi-U-Rent, Simi;
  • Trinity Equipment Rentals, Chino.

Nobody Hauls Like Freedom Heavy Haulers!

Trust Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your construction equipment, farm equipment and heavy machinery safely to its next workstation. Choosing the right trailer is paramount to a successful transport. We can help! Our agents will work to understand your needs and recommend the right trailer for the job.

If you need it shipped, our heavy haul carriers can take care of you. Regardless of the type of equipment. 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.

We can ship heavy construction equipment. Freedom Heavy Haul has experience shipping bulldozers, excavators, dump trucks, and more! Small equipment such as skid steers are also in our wheel house. Our dedicated carriers transport all kinds of equipment. No matter what type of equipment you need transported, let Freedom Heavy Haul provide you with a free assessment and free quote. Call us today. What do you have to lose?

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