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Freedom Heavy Haul has experience with Minnesota to Washington heavy equipment hauling. Shipping heavy equipment from Minnesota to Washington can be a complex process. Let us get you the information you need. Our knowledgeable heavy-haul agents have years of experience arranging and shepherding heavy-equipment transport to successful conclusions. Let our team of logistics professionals provide you with a hassle-free experience.

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What Are Minnesota's Major Cities And Roadways?

Minnesota is the 12th largest state in the country by area. The state is nearly 600 miles ling and almost 350 miles wide. Minnesota has more than 130,000 miles of streets and highways, near the most in the nation. The state operates more than 900 miles of interstate highway. I-90 traverses the southern portion of the state on an east/west path. I-94 runs diagonally from the Iowa border in the northwest to Minneapolis-St. Paul in the southeast. I-35 runs north/south through Minneapolis-St. Paul in the eastern part of the state, between Duluth and the Wisconsin border.

With more nearly 700,000 people, the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul have a larger population than the rest of the top 10 cities in the state. Maple Grove, home to one of the largest shopping malls in the country, was the fastest growing city in the state in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Minnesota are:

  1. Minneapolis;
  2. Paul;
  3. Rochester;
  4. Bloomington;
  5. Duluth;
  6. Brooklyn Park;
  7. Plymouth;
  8. Maple Grove;
  9. Woodbury;
  10. Eagan.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Minnesota?

Heavy equipment transports that exceed the dimensional limits in Minnesota must apply for oversize permits to travel on roads in the state. The basic dimensional restrictions in Minnesota are similar to those in most states. The state has Frost Laws that restrict the movement of oversize loads during periods of snow and ice.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Minnesota include:

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

Maximum height: 13 feet 6 inches;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Minnesota's Length Restrictions?

Rules regarding the length of tractor trailers and recreational vehicles are less restrictive in Minnesota than in most states of the nation. Most states restrict overall length to less than 70 feet. You’re allowed three feet of overhang in the front and four feet of overhang in the rear. RV combos are limited to 70 feet.

Trailer length maximums in Minnesota include:

Total length: 75 feet;

Trailer length: 53 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Minnesota?

Permits to transport non-divisible, oversize loads in Minnesota are available from the Department of Transportation. As long as your load is less than 110-feet long, 16-feet long and 14-feet 6 inches wide, you can transport your oversize load on any day of the week. Travel is allowed between 2 a.m. until 10 p.m. Holiday weekends are restricted between 2 p.m. the day for the until 2 p.m. the day after.

Loads that exceed oversize limits must apply for Super Load permits. The maximum measurements of oversize loads in Minnesota are:

Maximum Weight: 150,000 pounds;

Maximum Length: 130 feet total;

Maximum Height: over 15 feet 6 inches requires a route survey;

Maximum Width: 16 feet.

What Are Minnesota's Major Auction Houses?

Trust Freedom Heavy Haul to haul your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Minnesota. National heavy-equipment auction leader Ritchie Brothers has offices in Medford and Blooming Prairie. Local auctioneer Wayne Pike Auction has offices in Princeton.

Other equipment auction houses in Minnesota include:

  • Auctionblock, Audobon;
  • Heidelberger Farm Equipment, Pine City;
  • R.A.Y., Foley;
  • Loretto Equipment, Loretto;
  • Maring Auction, Kenyon;
  • Midwest Equipment, St. Charles;
  • Pfifer’s Auction, Moorehead;
  • Steffes Group, Litchfield.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Minnesota?

Speak with Freedom Heavy Haul about shipping your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Minnesota. United Rentals has eight locations in the state. There are no Sunbelt Rentals in Minnesota. RDO Equipment operates at 10 locations throughout the state. There are two General Rental Centers in Minnesota, including one in St. Paul.

Other equipment rental centers in Minnesota include:

  • All Rental, Rice;
  • Aitkin Rental, Aitkin;
  • A-Z Rental Center, Eden Prairie;
  • Cook Building, Cook;
  • Clearwater Rental, Clearwater;
  • Lano Equipment, Loretto;
  • London Road Rental Center, Duluth;
  • Oakdale Rental Center, Oakdale.

Washington Shipping FAQs

What Are Washington's Major Cities And Roadways?

Washington is the is the 18th largest state by area in the country. Washington is 240 miles long and 360 miles wide. The state has more than 170,000 miles of roadways. Less than 600 miles of road in Washington is interstate highway. Washington features only three major interstates, I-5 runs north/south through Seattle, stretching from the Canadian border into Oregon. I-90 travels east/west from Seattle and into Idaho. In the middle of the state, I-82 breaks from I-90 and travels north/south int Oregon.

Washington is the 13th largest state in the country in terms of population. With more than 700,000 people, Seattle is more than three times as populous as any other city in the state. Auburn, a town south of Seattle, was the fastest growing city in Washington in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Washington are:

  1. Seattle;
  2. Spokane;
  3. Tacoma;
  4. Vancouver;
  5. Bellevue;
  6. Kent;
  7. Everett;
  8. Renton;
  9. Spokane Valley;
  10. Yakima.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Washington?

Heavy equipment shipments that exceed the maximum dimensions established by the state must obtain oversize permits to use the roads in Washington. Single axels are limited to 20,000 pounds each, while tandem axels must weight 34,000 pounds or less.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Washington include:

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

Maximum height: 14 feet;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Washington's Length Restrictions?

Overall length restrictions in Washington are similar to rules in other southern states. Designated roads allow trailers are long as 56 feet. A three-foot overhang is allowed in the front, and a 15-foot overhang (measured from the axel) is permitted in the rear.

Trailer length maximums in Washington include:

Total length: 65 feet;

Trailer length: 53 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Washington?

In Washington, oversize transport permits are available from the state Department of Transportation.  The movement of permitted oversize loads is allowed between ½-hour before sunrise until ½-hour after sunset each day of the week. Oversize transport is restricted at night in the major cities, such as Seattle, Tacoma and Olympia.

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

Maximum Weight: 110,000 pounds;

Maximum Length: 125 feet total;

Maximum Height: 16 feet;

Maximum Width: 16 feet.

What Are Washington's Major Auction Houses?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Washington. National auction house Ritchie Brothers operates auction houses in Olympia and Chehalis. The company also runs a location just across the border in Chilliwack, British Columbia. Online auction house biadadoo Auctions is headquartered in Kent.

The most prominent equipment auction houses in Washington include:

  • Booker Auction, Eltopia;
  • Matson Equipment, Cheney;
  • Meridian Equipment, Bellingham;
  • Gary Montague Auctioneers, Spokane Valley
  • James G. Murphy, Kenmore;
  • Musser Brothers, Pasco;
  • Stokes Auction, Port Orchard;
  • Washington State Equipment, Tumwater.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Washington?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Washington. United Rentals operates nearly 10 locations in Washington. Sunbelt Rentals also operate about seven stores in the state. Star Rentals, the largest independent rental chain in the northwest, has nearly 15 locations in Washington. Herc Rentals has a store in Seattle.

Other independent equipment rental centers in Washington include:

  • Active Excavator Rentals, Monroe;
  • Bobcat Rentals, Tacoma;
  • NC Machinery, East Wenatchee;
  • Northwest Heavy Equipment, Bellingham;
  • Rent1 Equipment Rentals, Seattle;
  • Sonsray Machinery, Auburn;
  • Sound Equipment Rental, Snohomish;
  • Star Rentals, Seattle.

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