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Freedom Heavy Haul has experience with Michigan to Maryland heavy equipment hauling. If you are unsure what information you need when shipping your equipment from Michigan to Maryland, we can provide everything you need. 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.

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Michigan Shipping FAQs

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.

Maryland Shipping FAQs

What Are Maryland's Major Cities And Roadways?

Maryland is the 42nd largest state in America. Still, the state has more than 70,000 miles of roads, including more than 1,300 miles of interstate. Maryland is part of the busy east coast transportation corridor. I-95, the busiest road in the country, runs north/south through Baltimore, connection Virginia with Delaware. I-97 also goes north/south, running between Baltimore and the capital of Annapolis. I-83 also travels north/south in the state, linking Pennsylvania with Baltimore. In the northwest corner of the state, I-68 goes east/west until it blends into I-81 and heads south between Hagerstown and Frederick. I-70 goes east/west to connect Frederick and Baltimore.

The state is the 19th largest in the country by population. With more than 620,000 people, Baltimore remains the most populous city in Maryland. The next largest city, Columbia, has about 100,000 residents. Gaithersburg, a suburb of Washington, D.C., was the fastest growing city in Maryland in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Maryland are:

  1. Baltimore;
  2. Columbia;
  3. Germantown;
  4. Silver Spring;
  5. Waldorf;
  6. Ellicott City;
  7. Glen Burnie;
  8. Frederick;
  9. Gaithersburg;
  10. Rockville.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Maryland?

Heavy equipment shipments that exceed the maximum dimensions established by the state must obtain oversize permits to use the roads in Maryland. Single axels are limited to 27,000 pounds each, while tandem axels can weight as much as 52,000 pounds.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Maryland include:

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

Maximum height: 13 feet 6 inches;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Maryland's Length Restrictions?

Overall length restrictions in Maryland are slightly more restrictive than other states. On interstate highways, trailers can be as long as 53-feet in length. Maximum overhangs are three feet in the front and six feet in the rear.

Trailer length maximums in Maryland include:

Total length: 65 feet;

Trailer length: 48 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Maryland?

Maryland permits to ship oversize loads are available from the state Department of Transportation. Movement of oversize loads is permitted to occur from ½-hour after sunrise to ½-hour before sunset on Monday through Saturday. If your load weighs less than 150,00 pounds, stands less than 14-feet 6 -inches high and is less than 13-feet wide, your oversize load is allowed to travel around the clock.

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

Maximum Weight: 150,000 pounds;

Maximum Length: 120 feet total;

Maximum Height: 15 feet;

Maximum Width: 15 feet.

What Are Maryland's Major Auction Houses?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Maryland. Ritchie Brothers has an office located in North East. Alex Lyons & Sons has an office in Laurel.

Other prominent equipment auction houses in Maryland include:

  • Associated Auctioneers, West Friendship;
  • Bruce Witte Enterprises, Mt. Airy;
  • Gregory Associates, West Friendship;
  • G. Cochran Auctions, Boonsboro;
  • Hayes Auction Services, Mechanicsville;
  • Pete Richardson Auction, Willards;
  • Southern Sales Services, Baltimore;
  • Wolfe Industrial Auctions, Frederick.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Maryland?

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

Ahern Rentals has a pair of stores in Maryland. Other independent equipment rental centers in Maryland include:

  • Alban CAT Rental, Abingdon;
  • Brandywine Trucks & Equipment, Brandywine;
  • Beltsville Construction, Beltsville;
  • H&E Equipment, Dundalk;
  • LESCO Equipment, Frederick;
  • McClung-Logan Equipment, Baltimore;
  • Mid-Maryland Rentals, Middletown;
  • Northwest Equipment Rental, Baltimore.

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If you have farm equipment, construction equipment, or heavy machinery that you need transported, Choosing the right trailer is paramount to a successful transport. We can help! Our agents have expert knowledge about flatbed trailers, step-deck trailers and RGN trailers.

Our heavy-haul carriers can handle any type of equipment you need shipped. Disaster recovery? Oversize transport? No problem! Our turnkey transport service will leave you with peace of mind. 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. Our quotes are free of charge. If you have equipment to transport, we can help. Call us today. What do you have to lose?

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