Freedom Heavy Haul ships heavy equipment from Michigan to Alaska. Trust us to provide you with all the information you need to make your Michigan to Alaska 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.
Communication is the key. 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. You’ll work with a hard working, trustworthy, and reliable transport agent. When you need your heavy equipment delivered on-time with no hassles, call Freedom Heavy Haul.Learn more
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Choose us to transfer your heavy machinery when disaster strikes. We handle transport to the port, overseas shipping as well as final shipment.Learn more
Pick us to carry your hefty devices throughout the nation. Our agents are experts at planning and carrying out huge devices deliveries.Learn more
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Choose us to transfer your heavy machinery when disaster strikes. Our agents are professionals at planning as well as performing huge devices shipments.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
Freedom Heavy Haul wants to ship your backhoe anywhere you need it.Learn more
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
Choose us to ship your bulldozer safely to its next workstation. Let our experts find the right trailer for you, at the right cost.Learn more
Transport your military trucks from base-to-base, or point-to-point. Buying a surplus military vehicle? Ship it to your doorstep.Learn more
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Michigan is more than 450 miles long and nearly 400 miles wide. When you include the Upper Peninsula, Michigan is the 11th largest state in the country. The state has more than 120,000 miles of roadways, including 1,200 miles of interstate highways. In Michigan, I-75 goes north/south from Sault St. Marie on the Canadian border to Detroit. I-69 runs diagonally north/south from Lake Superior to the Indiana border. I-96 travels east/west from Muskegon to Detroit. I-94 also runs east/west in the lower portion of the state, from St. Joseph to Detroit. Except for a short stretch of I-75, there are no interstate highways in the Upper Peninsula.
Michigan is the 10th most populous state in the nation. Nearly 10 million people live in the state. With more than 600,000 people, Detroit remains the largest city by population in Michigan. Grand Rapids, the second largest city in the state, was the fastest growing city in the state in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Michigan are:
If your heavy equipment shipment exceeds the dimensional limits established in Michigan, youâ€™ll need to apply for oversize shipping permits to travel in the state. Oversize permits can take as long as 10 days to process. Frost and thaw regulations that restrict travel on icy roads run from February through April.
The dimensional restrictions in the state of Michigan include:
Maximum weight: 80,000 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW);
Maximum height: 13 feet 6 inches;
Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.
Michigan is one of the northern states that permits dual trailers, which can be as long as 75 feet. The maximum length for trailers, 65 feet, is longer than most states permit. On non-designated roadways, the maximum trailer length is 50 feet. The state allows a 3-foot overhang on the front bumper and a 4-foot overhang on the rear bumper, which is part of the overall length calculations. Travel trailers are restricted to 28 feet 6 inches.
Trailer length maximums in Michigan include:
Total length: 75 feet;
Trailer length: 65 feet;
Motor home length: 45 feet.
Permits to ship oversize loads on Michigan roadways are available from the state Department of Transportation. During weekdays, oversize transport is restricted to Â½-hour before sunrise until Â½-hour after sunset. On weekends, only shipments less than feet long, feet high and feet wide are allowed to travel. Motor homes longer than 105 feet are considered Super Loads.
The maximum dimensions allowed for an oversize load in Michigan include:
Maximum Weight: 150,000 pounds or more requires bridge study;
Maximum Length: 150 feet total;
Maximum Height: 15 feet;
Maximum Width: 16 feet.
Call Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Michigan. Ritchie Brothers, the largest equipment auction house in the country, runs four locations in Michigan. National competitor J.J. Kane maintains an office in Charlotte.
Repocast has three locations in Michigan. Other major equipment auction houses in Michigan include:
Trust Freedom Heavy Haul to haul your pieces of heavy equipment to or from any rental-center location in Michigan. Sunbelt Rentals operates seven equipment-rental locations in the state, including a Power and Pump dealer in Shelby Charter Township. United Rentals also has seven locations in Michigan.
AIS Construction Equipment has five rental locations in the state. Other equipment rental centers in Michigan include:
Alaska is the largest state in the country in terms of acreage. The state is more than 2,200 miles long and more than 1,400 miles wide. Itâ€™s more than twice the size of Texas. But with just slightly more than 30,000 miles of roadway in the state, Alaska operates the fifth least amount of highway miles in the country. The state has 12 major highways. Only half of those roads – Alaska Highway, Glenn Highway, Parks Highway, Richardson Highway, Seward Highway, Sterling Highway â€“ are fully paved. Most are open year-round, but some are closed during the winter.
Alaska has the third-smallest state population in the country, ahead of only Wyoming and Vermont. With nearly 300,000 residents, Anchorage is by far the most populous town in the state. No other city in the state has as many as 50,000 people. As a result, Anchorage was the fastest growing city in Alaska in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Alaska are:
Heavy equipment shipments that exceed the maximum dimensions established by the state must obtain oversize permits to use the roads in Alaska. Single axels are limited to 30,000 pounds each, while tandem axels can carry a maximum of 56,000 pounds each.
The dimensional restrictions in the state of Alaska include:
Maximum weight: 80,000 Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW);
Maximum height: 14 feet;
Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.
Overall length restrictions in Alaska are similar to most other rural states. Â Other states restrict maximum length to 65 feet.
Trailer length maximums in Alaska include:
Total length: 75 feet;
Trailer length: 53 feet;
Motor home length: 45 feet.
Permits to ship oversize heavy equipment in Alaska are available from the Department of Transportation & Public Facilities. Movement of oversize shipments of heavy equipment are permitted from Â½-hour before sunrise until Â½-hour after sunset on Monday through Saturday. Permits are valid for three days, but can be extended depending upon the season.
Oversize shipments that exceed dimensional regulations must apply for Super Load permits. Most limits are decided on a case-by-case basis, where expected weather and road conditions are considered. Â The maximum oversize dimensions that Alaska allows include:
Maximum Weight: case-by-case basis;
Maximum Length: case-by-case basis;
Maximum Height: 14 feet;
Maximum Width: 17 feet.
Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Alaska. Ritchie Brothers, the national auction house, has an outpost in Wasilla.
The most prominent equipment auction houses in Alaska include:
Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Alaska. United Rentals has two rental locations in the state.
Craig Taylor Equipment operates four rental stores in the state. Airport Equipment Rentals has locations in Fairbanks and Anchorage. Other independent equipment rental centers in Alaska include:
Trust Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your construction equipment, farm equipment and heavy machinery safely to its next workstation. 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.
If you need it shipped, our heavy haul carriers can take care of you. Regardless of the type of equipment. Disaster recovery? Oversize transport? No problem! Our turnkey transport service will leave you with peace of mind. Your valuable heavy equipment needs a professional plan and execution. Our logistics experts are the team for the job.
Freedom Heavy Haul ships heavy construction equipment such as bulldozers, excavators and dump trucks. Our dedicated carriers also transport smaller equipment like skid steers and forklifts. If you have equipment you need transported, let Freedom Heavy Haul provide you with a free, no obligation quote. Contact us right away
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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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