Michigan To North Dakota Heavy Haulers Equipment Transport Service

Do you need to ship your heavy equipment from Michigan to North Dakota? Freedom Heavy Haul can help. If you are unsure what information you need when shipping your equipment from Michigan to North Dakota, we can provide everything you need. Don’t risk your heavy equipment transport with inexperienced haulers. We have years of experience arranging heavy transport and hauling. 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.

North Dakota Shipping FAQs

What Are North Dakota's Major Cities And Roadways?

At more than 330 miles long and more than 200 miles wide, North Dakota is the 19th largest state in the union. The state contains more than 30,000 miles of roadways. Interstate highways in North Dakota account for only 1,000 miles of road in the state. Just two interstates cross North Dakota, one running east/west and one traveling north/south. On an east/west axis, I-94 connects the state’s two largest cities, Fargo and Bismarck, while running between Minnesota and Montana. Travelling north/south, I-29 goes from the border with Canada to the border with South Dakota.

The state is the 47th largest in the nation by population. Only Alaska, Vermont and Wyoming have fewer residents than North Dakota. With more than 100,000 residents, Fargo is the largest city by population in North Dakota. Fargo is nearly twice as large as either Bismarck or Grand Forks. Williston was the fastest growing city in North Dakota in 2017. The 10 largest cities in North Dakota are:

  1. Fargo;
  2. Bismarck;
  3. Grand Forks;
  4. Minot;
  5. West Fargo;
  6. Dickinson;
  7. Williston;
  8. Mandan;
  9. Jamestown;
  10. Devil’s Lake.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In North Dakota?

Heavy equipment shipments that exceed the maximum dimensions established by the state must obtain oversize permits to use the roads in North Dakota. The state allows an extra half-foot of height than most other states permit. Single axels must weigh 24,000 pounds or less. Double axels are limited to 45,000 pounds.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of North Dakota include:

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

Maximum height: 14 feet;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are North Dakota's Length Restrictions?

Overall length restrictions in North Dakota are similar to rules in other southern states. The maximum total length is 110-feet on certain designated highways.

Trailer length maximums in North Dakota include:

Total length: 75 feet total;

Trailer length:  53 feet;

Motor home length: 50 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In North Dakota?

To ship oversize loads in North Dakota, you’ll need to obtain permits from the North Dakota Highway Patrol.  Shipping oversize loads is allowed between sunrise and sunset on each day of the week.  Shipments longer than 110 feet or wider than 14 feet are restricted from traveling after noon on Saturday and all day on Sunday. Oversize permits in North Dakota are valid for three days.

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

Maximum Weight:  126,000 pounds;

Maximum Length:  110 feet total;

Maximum Height:  15 feet 6 inches;

Maximum Width:   18 feet.

What Are North Dakota's Major Auction Houses?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in North Dakota. National auction leader Ritchie Brothers has locations in Williston and Minot.

The most prominent equipment auction houses in North Dakota include:

  • Agpro Auction, Hettinger;
  • Dakota Auctioneers, Cando;
  • Orr Auctioneer’s, Jamestown;
  • Main Resource Equipment, Grand Forks;
  • Pifer’s Action, Bowman;
  • Steffes Group, West Fargo;
  • Sundsbak Auction, Minot;
  • Yoder Auction Services, Wolford.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In North Dakota?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in North Dakota. United Rentals maintains nearly 10 locations in the state. Sunbelt Rentals also operates a pair of stores in North Dakota. Herc Rentals also maintains a location in Williston.

RDO Equipment runs four stores in North Dakota, including one in Minot and one in Grand Fork. Titan Machinery has three rental stores in the state. Other independent equipment rental centers in North Dakota include:

  • Bierschbach Equipment Rentals, Fargo and Dickinson;
  • Ecco Equipment Rentals, Williston;
  • Four Seasons Equipment, Williston;
  • General Equipment, Bismarck;
  • Herc-U-Lift, Williston;
  • Ditch Witch of North Dakota, West Fargo and Mandan;
  • Swanston Equipment, Minot;
  • Tractor & Equipment, Williston.

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Regardless of the type of equipment that you need shipped, our heavy-haul carriers can handle it. 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.

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