Michigan To Mississippi Heavy Haulers Equipment Transport Service

Do you need to ship your heavy equipment from Michigan to Mississippi? Freedom Heavy Haul can help. If you are unsure what information you need when shipping your equipment from Michigan to Mississippi, we can provide everything you need. Our knowledgeable heavy-haul agents have years of experience arranging and shepherding heavy-equipment transport to successful conclusions. Our logistics professionals can put a hassle free hauling experience within reach.

The key to success is communication. You will get access to a transport agent who will be with you every step of the way. Need regular status up dates? You got it. We’ll also confirm with you as soon as your transport is complete. A trustworthy, hard working, and reliable agent is critical to a successful equipment transport. Call Freedom Heavy Haul to get your heavy equipment delivered with no hassles and on time!

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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.

Mississippi Shipping FAQs

What Are Mississippi's Major Cities And Roadways?

The 38th largest state in the nation by acreage, Mississippi is almost 350 miles long and nearly 170 miles wide. The state maintains more than miles of public roadways. Interstate highways account for nearly miles of road in the state. In the southern tip of the state, I-10 runs east/west between Alabama and Louisiana. I-20 goes eat/west in the middle of the state, through Jackson. I-55 travels north/south through Jackson, bisecting the state. I-58 runs north/south in the southeast portion of the state.

With nearly 180,000 residents, Jackson is more than twice as large as any other city in the state. Oxford, with a population of more than 20,000 people, was the fastest growing medium-sized city in the state in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Mississippi are:

  1. Jackson;
  2. Gulfport;
  3. Southaven;
  4. Hattiesburg;
  5. Biloxi;
  6. Meridian;
  7. Tupelo;
  8. Olive Branch;
  9. Greenville;
  10. Horn Lake.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Mississippi?

Non-divisible shipments of heavy equipment that exceed the state’s maximum limits for weight, height, width and length must obtain oversize permits to travel in Mississippi. Except for length, the oversize limits in Louisiana are similar to the restrictions in other states. Any oversize load must submit a bridge analysis of the proposed route of travel.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Mississippi include:

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

Maximum height: 13 feet 6 inches

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches

What Are Mississippi's Length Restrictions?

At 99 feet, Mississippi has one of the least restrictive overall length limits in the country. The rule allows easy movement of large pieces of farming equipment, as well as tandem tractor-trailers. The state allows a standard three-feet of overhand on the front. On the rear, however, your overhang can be as large as 14-feet, 11-inches.

Trailer length maximums in Mississippi include:

Total length: 99 feet;

Trailer length: 53 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Mississippi?

You can obtain permits to transport oversize loads in Mississippi from the state Department of Transportation. Loads less than 150,000 pounds, 99-feet long, 12-feet wide and 13-feet 6-inches tall can travel at all times on permitted days. Larger shipments are restricted to movement during daylight hours. No movement is permitted on Sunday. Loads that are greater than 10-feet wide require escort vehicles.

Loads that exceed the oversize limits must travel as Super Loads. The maximum dimensional limits for oversize loads in Mississippi include:

Maximum Weight:  180,000 pounds;

Maximum Length: 120 feet total;

Maximum Height:  15 feet 6 inches;

Maximum Width:  16 feet.

What Are Mississippi's Major Auction Houses?

Trust Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Mississippi. Ritchie Brothers, the national auction house, has an office in Richland. Jeff Martin Auctions is headquartered in Brooklyn. J.J. Kane has an office in Jackson.

Other equipment auction houses in Mississippi include:

  • Crenshaw Auction, Como;
  • Five Star Auctions, Senatobia;
  • Hollingsworth Enterprises, Forest;
  • Mid-South Auctioneers, Blue Mountain;
  • Taylor & Martin Auctioneers, Tunica;
  • Thomas Auction, Kosciusko;
  • Turning Point Auctions, Hattiesburg;
  • Y&L Auction; Belzoni.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Mississippi?

Contact Freedom Heavy Haul to haul your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Mississippi. United Rentals has more than 10 locations in the state. Sunbelt Rentals only operates three stores in Mississippi. Puckett Rents operates five locations in Alabama, including Biloxi, Meridian and Richland. Lyle Machinery rents equipment at four stores in the state. So does Stribling Equipment. Williams Equipment runs rental stores in Richland and Oxford.

Other major equipment rental centers in Mississippi include:

  • ABC Rental Center, Gulfport;
  • Milner Rental Center, Gulfport;
  • Pearl Rental Center, Pearl;
  • Scott Equipment, Jackson;
  • Taylor Rental, Greeneville;
  • Thompson Machinery, Greenwood.

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