Michigan To Vermont Heavy Haulers Equipment Transport Service

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

We provide our heavy haul customers with a high level of 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. 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.

Vermont Shipping FAQs

What Are Vermont's Major Cities And Roadways?

Vermont is the 6th smallest state in the nation in square miles. It’s only 150 miles long and 50 miles wide. The state maintains around 30,000 miles of highways, fourth lowest total in the country. Vermont only operates 700 miles of interstate roads. The state has three main intestates. I-93 runs north/south between Boston and I-91 in St. Johnsbury. I-91 runs north/south through the center of the state, stretching from Massachusetts into Canada. I-89 also travels basically north/south, connecting New Hampshire with Canada.

In terms of population, Vermont is the 2nd smallest state. Only Wyoming contains fewer residents. Burlington is the most populous town in the state. It’s twice as large as any other city in Vermont. Essex Junction, near Burlington, was the fastest growing city in Vermont in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Vermont are:

  1. Burlington;
  2. South Burlington;
  3. Colchester;
  4. Rutland;
  5. Essex Junction;
  6. Hartford;
  7. Bennington;
  8. Barre;
  9. Williston;
  10. Montpelier.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Vermont?

Heavy equipment shipments that exceed the maximum dimensions established by the state must obtain oversize permits to use the roads in Vermont. Single axles must weigh 22,400 pounds or less, while tandem axels are limited to 36,000 pounds each.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Vermont include:

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

Maximum height: 13 feet 6 inches;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Vermont's Length Restrictions?

Vermont’s overall length restrictions are more permissive than most states’ rules. Trailers are limited to 48 feet in length on non-designated highways.

Trailer length maximums in Vermont include:

Total length: 75 feet;

Trailer length: 53 feet;

Motor home length: 46 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Vermont?

In Vermont, the state Department of Motor Vehicles issues oversize shipping permits. The movement of oversize loads in the state is permitted between ½-hour before sunrise until ½-hour after sunset every day. Loads that exceed 110-feet in length, weigh more than 110,000 pounds or are wider than 10 feet 6 inches are restricted from travel on the weekends. Oversize permits are valid for 10 days.

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

Maximum Weight: case-by-case decisions;

Maximum Length: 99 feet total;

Maximum Height: 13 feet 11 inches;

Maximum Width: 14 feet 11 inches.

What Are Vermont's Major Auction Houses?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Vermont. Alex Lyons & Sons maintains an office in Westminster.

The most prominent equipment auction houses in Vermont include:

  • Al’s Auction Barn, Wallingford;
  • CW Gray & Sons, East Thetford;
  • Degre Auction Services, Westfield;
  • Duane Merrill and Company, Williston;
  • Prozzo Auctions, Rutland;
  • Putnam Auction, Dorset;
  • Thomas Hirchak Company, Morristown;
  • White Wolf Auctions, Wilmington.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Vermont?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Vermont. United Rentals has two rental locations in the state.

Rental & Sales Center has locations in Milton and St. Albans City, Other independent equipment rental centers in Vermont include:

  • All Around Rental, St. Johnsbury;
  • Anderson Equipment, East Montpelier;
  • Essex Equipment, Essex Junction;
  • E-Z Way Rental Center, Bennington;
  • Milton CAT, Richmond;
  • Newport Rental Center, Newport;
  • Pete’s Equipment, Morristown;
  • Taylor Rental Center, Middlebury.

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