Freedom Heavy Haul ships heavy equipment from Kentucky to Illinois. Trust us to provide you with all the information you need to make your Kentucky to Illinois transport decisions. Don’t risk your heavy equipment transport with inexperienced haulers. We have years of experience arranging heavy transport and hauling. Let our team of logistics professionals provide you with a hassle-free experience.
The key to success is communication. You will get access to a transport agent who will be with you every step of the way. During the transport process, you will receive regular status updates. Just want to know when the transport is successfully complete? No problem. Your agent is reliable, trustworthy and hard working. Ready for a punctual and hassle free equipment transport experience? Call Freedom Heavy Haul today!Learn more
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Ship your heaviest pieces of equipment on tri-axle step-deck trailers. The most cost-effective method for hauling large machines.Learn more
Choose stretch RGN trailers to ship your extra-long pieces of heavy equipment, such as excavators or articulated dump trucks.Learn more
Ask us about shipping your oversize load on a Landoll specialty trailer. Extra-easy loading and unloading! Landoll specialty trailers are great for hauling oversize equipment.Learn more
Choose flatbed trailers to ship your smaller pieces of equipment, like skid steers and forklifts.Learn more
Select step-deck trailers to transport your larger pieces of heavy equipment, such as bulldozers and wheel loaders.Learn more
Pick RGN trailers to ship your extra-large or oversize pieces of heavy equipment, such as excavators and row-crop tractors.Learn more
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Call about shipping your drilling and rigging equipment anywhere youâ€™d like in the US, Canada or Mexico.Learn more
Speak with us about hauling your motor scraper where you want it today. Great rates and super service on oversize loads.Learn more
Let us ship your motor grader between any two locations in the country. We transport road-paving equipment every day.Learn more
Pick us to ship your forklift to any place in the country. From construction forklifts to warehouse forklifts, we transport all types of forklifts.Learn more
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Ask us to ship your boom lift or scissor lift to your next work location. Weâ€™ll make you the best deal possible, as quick as we can.Learn more
Call us to transport your skid steer to its next work location. Local, regional or long-distance, weâ€™ve got you covered.Learn more
Ship your tractor efficiently anywhere in the country. Let us find the perfect trailer to haul your tractor.Learn more
Task our experienced heavy-haul drivers with transporting your wheel loader. Your equipment is in good hands with us.Learn more
Trust us to transport your hydraulic excavator safely to its destination. Ask us about shipping mini-excavators.Learn more
Contact us to haul your crane where you want it, when you want it. Mobile cranes are snap! Weâ€™ll ship your gigantic tower cranes too.Learn more
Select us to haul your dump truck anywhere you need it. Articulated, off-road, standard â€“ call us to ship any type of dump truck.Learn more
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One of the smallest states in the middle section of the country, Kentucky is the 37th largest state in the union. The state is nearly 400 miles long and almost 170 miles wide. There are nearly 78,000 miles of public roadways in Kentucky. Interstates account for 750 miles of highway in the state. I-64 runs east/west across the northern portion of the state, connecting Louisville and Lexington with Indiana and West Virginia. I-75 goes north-south between Ohio and Tennessee, running through Lexington. I-24 runs diagonally from Indiana to Tennessee in the western portion of the state.
With more than 600,000 people, Louisville is the largest city the in the state. Itâ€™s about twice as large as Lexington, the second largest city. Bowling Green was the fastest growing city in the state in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Kentucky are:
Shipments of heavy equipment that exceed the dimensional restrictions in Kentucky must obtain oversize shipping permits to travel in the state.
The dimensional restrictions in the state of Kentucky include:
Maximum weight: 80,000 Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW);
Maximum height: 13 feet 6 inches;
Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.
Kentucky has fairly permissive overall length restrictions. Many eastern states restrict the length of tractor-trailer loads to 60 feet. Kentucky allows six feet of overhang on the front bumper, and five feet of overhang on the rear bumper.
Trailer length maximums in Kentucky include:
Total length: 65 feet;
Trailer length: 53 feet;
Motor home length: 45 feet.
Permits to ship oversize loads in Kentucky can be obtained from the Department of Transportation. Movement of oversize shipments is permitted from a Â½-hour before sunrise to a Â½-hour after sunrise on weekdays. On Saturday, oversize transports must conclude by noon. Shipping oversize loads is not permitted on Sunday or major holidays. Oversize length is limited to 95 feet on two-lane roads.
If your shipment exceeds the oversize regulations in Kentucky, you must obtain a Super Load permit to travel in the state. The maximum dimensions permitted for oversize travel in Kentucky include:
Maximum Weight: 160,000 pounds;
Maximum Length: 110 feet total (four-lane roads);
Maximum Height:Â 15 feet;
Maximum Width:Â Â 14 feet.
Freedom Heavy Haul will ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Kentucky. Ritchie Brothers has an office in Lexington. J.J. Kane, the only other national auction house with an office in Kentucky, is located in Verona. Ford Brothers has locations in Mt. Vernon, Somerset and London.
Other prominent independent equipment auction houses in Kentucky include:
Contact Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Kentucky. United Rentals operates at nearly 10 locations in the state. Sunbelt Rentals also has around 10 stores in Kentucky. General Rental Center has offices in Frankfort and Somerset. Whayne Supply operates in Somerset and Pikeville. Herc Rentals has a store in Middletown.
Other equipment rental centers in Kentucky include:
The 25th largest state in the nation, Illinois is nearly 400 miles long and more than 200 miles wide. Itâ€™s the sixth most populous state in the country. Illinois has more than 18,000 miles of roadways. With more than 2,000 of those miles on interstate highways, Illinois ranks third in the country in terms of interstate exposure. The major north/south interstates in Illinois include I-57, which runs from Chicago to Missouri, and I-86, which runs diagonally from Chicago and into Missouri. On the east/west axis, I-80 goes between Chicago and Iowa; I-76 runs through Champaign and Springfield in the middle of the state; and I-64 and I-70 traverse the lower portions of Illinois.
With more than 2 1/2 million people, Chicago is by far the largest city in Illinois. But Sumner, a small town on the Indiana border, was the fastest growing city in the state in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Illinois are:
If your load exceeds the basic dimensional maximums set by Illinois, youâ€™ll need to apply for oversize permit to operate in the state. The requirements in Illinois are similar to the basic maximums for other states. Watch out for old bridges in the state. On non-designated highways, height limits are only eight feet.
The dimensional restrictions in the state of Illinois include:
Maximum weight: 80,000 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW);
Maximum height: 13 feet 6 inches;
Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.
Length restrictions in Illinois are slightly shorter than they are in the rest of the country. For tractor trailers, Illinois allows three feet of overhang on each bumper. No passenger-vehicle combinations can exceed 42 feet in total length. The maximum allowable length for trailers towed by passenger vehicles is 28 feet 6 inches.
Trailer length maximums in Illinois include:
Total length: 60 feet;
Trailer length: 42 feet;
Motor home length: 45 feet.
The Illinois Department of Transportation issues permits for oversized shipments. Loads that exceed the overweight maximums in Illinois must apply for Super Load permits. The state allows oversize loads to travel beginning Â½-hour before sunrise every day of the week. On weekdays, transport must be completed by Â½-hour after sunset. Sunday transports need to finish by noon. Major holidays are blacked out.
The maximum dimensions to qualify for an overweight permit in Illinois include:
Maximum Weight: 120,000 pounds;
Maximum Length: 145 feet total;
Maximum Height: 15 feet 6 inches;
Maximum Width: 14 feet 6 inches.
Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Illinois. One of the largest equipment companies in the world, Ritchie Brothers, has an office in Morris. Another nationwide auction house, J.J. Kane, maintains a location in South Beloit.
Other equipment auction houses in Illinois include:
Turn to Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from rental centers located in Illinois. United Rentals operates more than 20 stores in Illinois. One location in Chicago specializes in aerial platform rentals. Sunbelt Rentals has more than a dozen locations in Illinois, including a rental service center in Sugar Grove.
Other equipment rental centers in Illinois include:
Do you have heavy equipment, farm machinery, or construction equipment that you need to transport safely? We specialize in helping you choose the right trailer to fit your requirements. Whether it’s a flatbed trailer, a step-deck trailer, or an RGN trailer you need, we have the expert knowledge to guide you.
Our heavy-haul carriers can handle any type of equipment you need shipped. 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.
Dump truck? Excavator? Bulldozer? We got you covered. We have extensive experience shipping heavy construction equipment too. Our carriers also ship smaller equipment as well. 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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You always get the straight story from Freedom Heavy Haul. They know I like to shop around for the best deal, but theyâ€™re always straightforward about what they can do for me. I always call Freedom first, because I trust them to get the job done. Theyâ€™re ready to speak with me any time I call, which I value because Iâ€™m busy. If you want professional service, call Freedom Heavy Haul.
We use Freedom Heavy Haul to ship all of our heavy equipment. We trust them to find us the best price possible every time we call. They always get back to us immediately, whether theyâ€™re in the office of not. Thatâ€™s what I like, the personal attention they provide. I recommend Freedom Heavy Haul to all of my associates who need to ship equipment. They deliver for us every time!
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