Michigan To Hawaii Heavy Haulers Equipment Transport Service

Freedom Heavy Haul has experience with Michigan to Hawaii heavy equipment hauling. Trust us to provide you with all the information you need to make your Michigan to Hawaii transport decisions. 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. Let our team of logistics professionals provide you with a hassle-free experience.

The key to success is communication. If you have questions while your equipment is in transit, we provide a transport agent who can answer all your questions. During the transport process, you will receive regular status updates. Once the transport is successfully completed, we’ll reach out to let you know. A trustworthy, hard working, and reliable agent is critical to a successful equipment transport. When you need your heavy equipment delivered on-time with no hassles, call Freedom Heavy Haul.

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What Are Michigan's Major Cities And Roadways?

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:

  1. Detroit;
  2. Grand Rapids;
  3. Warren;
  4. Sterling Heights;
  5. Ann Arbor;
  6. Lansing;
  7. Flint;
  8. Dearborn;
  9. Livonia;
  10. Westland.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Michigan?

If your heavy equipment shipment exceeds the dimensional limits established in Michigan, you’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.

What Are Michigan's Length Restrictions?

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.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Michigan?

Permits to ship oversize loads on Michigan roadways are available from the state Department of Transportation. During weekdays, oversize transport is restricted to ½-hour before sunrise until ½-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.

What Are Michigan's Major Auction Houses?

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:

  • Art Smith Auctioneers, Cedar Springs;
  • Assets Now, Ferndale;
  • Big Bear Auction, Eau Claire;
  • Brian Hasty Auction, Tekonsha;
  • Miedema Auctioneering, Wayland;
  • RJ Montgomery, Plymouth;
  • Rowley’s Auction Services; Attica
  • Vander Kolk Auction, Dorr.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Michigan?

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:

  • Herc Rentals, Erie;
  • Carleton Equipment, Kalamazoo;
  • Cloverdale Equipment, Norton Shores;
  • Fader Equipment, Kalamazoo;
  • Grand Equipment, Huntington;
  • McAllister Rentals, Midland and Traverse City;
  • Southeastern Equipment, Holt;
  • Universal Rent All, Cadillac.

Hawaii Shipping FAQs

Choose Freedom Heavy Haul to haul your heavy equipment between Hawaii and any other state in the union. Hawaii depends upon tourism to balance its budget. Nearly 10 million people visit the islands each year, generating an estimated for the state’s economy. As a result, the skyline continues to grow. Non-residential building starts in the state are worth nearly $2 billion every year. There are nearly3,000 construction firms in the state. More than 30,000 people work in the construction industry in Hawaii. The demand for quality transportation of heavy construction equipment continues to grow. Agriculture also is important to Hawaii. The state is the nation’s leading grower of pineapples and macadamia nuts, and it ranks second to Florida in the production of sugar cane. Coffee, bananas, guava and other fruits are grown and exported from Hawaii. There is a steady need for shipping heavy farming equipment throughout the Hawaiian Islands. Hawaii maintains two ports on the Pacific Ocean, including one deep-water port: Port of Honolulu; Port of Kailua Kona.

What Are Hawaii's Major Cities And Roadways?

Hawaii is ranked 43rd in the country in terms of square mileage. Throughout the islands, there is less than 10,00 miles of roadway. That’s the least of any state. There is no interstate highway system in Hawaii. Each of the largest four islands. SR-19 and SR-11 connect to run around the island of Hawaii, while SR-30, SR-36 and SR-37 serve Maui. SR-83 and SR-93 are on Oahu, and SR-50 and SR-56 cover Kauai.

Hawaii is the 10th smallest state in the country in terms of population. With nearly 350,000 people, Honolulu is nearly seven times as large as any city in the state. Kahului, on the island of Maui, is the fastest growing city in Hawaii. The 10 largest cities in Hawaii are:

  1. Honolulu;
  2. Pearl City;
  3. Hilo;
  4. Kailua;
  5. Kahului;
  6. Kihei;
  7. Kapolei;
  8. Ewa Beach;
  9. Waianae;
  10. Lahaina.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Hawaii?

Heavy equipment shipments that exceed the maximum dimensions established by the state must obtain oversize permits to use the roads in Hawaii. The state’s maximum width rule is ½-foot wider than other regulations in most other states. Single axles are restricted to carrying a maximum of 24,000 pounds, while tandem axles each must weigh 34,000 pounds or less.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Hawaii include:

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

Maximum height: 13 feet 6 inches;

Maximum width: 9 feet.

What Are Hawaii's Length Restrictions?

Unlike most state, Hawaii does not restrict overall length. Trailer-length regulations are on par with the rules in the rest of the country.

Trailer length maximums in Hawaii include:

Total length: no restrictions;

Trailer length: 58 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Hawaii?

Oversize permits to ship heavy equipment in Hawaii can be obtained from the state Department of Transportation. Oversize loads are permitted to travel between ½-hour before sunrise and ½-hour after sunset. Weekend and evening movement is at the discretion of the district engineer.

Oversize shipments that exceed dimensional regulations must apply for Super Load permits. Because of the nature of the state’s terrain, applications for Super Load transports are decided on a case-by-case basis. The maximum oversize dimensions that Hawaii allows include:

Maximum Weight: case-by-case basis;

Maximum Length: 70 feet total;

Maximum Height: case-by-case basis;

Maximum Width: 14 feet.

What Are Hawaii's Major Auction Houses?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Hawaii. The major national auction houses don’t maintain a presence in the islands.

The most prominent equipment auction houses in Hawaii include:

  • Mark Glen Auctions, Honolulu;
  • Murphy Auction, Pearl City;
  • Oahu Auctions & Liquidations, Honolulu;
  • Paradise Auctions, Keaau.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Hawaii?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Hawaii. Sunbelt Rentals runs three rental stores in Hawaii. Allied Machinery operates three rental locations in Hawaii, and American Machinery runs two rental stores on the islands.

Other independent equipment rental centers in Hawaii include:

  • Bacon Universal, Hilo and Wailuku;
  • Bob’s Equipment, Honolulu;
  • Doc Bailey Cranes & Equipment, Kapolei;
  • GP Roadway Solutions, Honolulu;
  • Kim’s Equipment, Honolulu;
  • Pro Rental Hawaii, Waimea;
  • Service Rentals and Supplies, Kailua-Kona;
  • Toolmaster Hawaii, Lihue.

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Do you have heavy equipment, farm machinery, or construction equipment that you need to transport safely? Choosing the right trailer is paramount to a successful transport. We can help! 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. Freedom Heavy Haul will get you set up with a turnkey transport service. Even if you need oversize transport or disaster recovery. We have logistics experts standing by ready to help you execute a professional plan to transport your valuable heavy equipment.

Freedom Heavy Haul ships heavy construction equipment such as bulldozers, excavators and dump trucks. Small equipment such as skid steers are also in our wheel house. Our dedicated carriers transport all kinds of equipment. If you have equipment you need transported, let Freedom Heavy Haul provide you with a free, no obligation quote. Call us today. What do you have to lose?

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