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Do you need to ship your heavy equipment from Montana to Utah? Freedom Heavy Haul can help. Trust us to provide you with all the information you need to make your Montana to Utah transport decisions. 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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Montana Shipping FAQs

What Are Montana's Major Cities And Roadways?

Montana is the 10th biggest state in the country in terms of acreage. One of the few states that is wider than it is long, Montana is 630 miles in width and 250 miles in length. The state operates more than 150,00 miles of roadways, including nearly 1,200 miles of interstate highway. I-90, which runs east/west between Idaho and North Dakota, goes more than 550 miles in the state. I-15, the main north/south roadway in the state, travels through Helena as it connects Canada with Wyoming. I-80 runs north/south between Billings and the Wyoming border.

Montana has the 6th smallest population of any state in the country. With more than 100,000 people, Billings is the largest city in the state. Sidney, a small town on the North Dakota border, was the fastest growing city in Montana in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Montana are:

  1. Billings;
  2. Missoula;
  3. Great Falls;
  4. Bozeman;
  5. Butte;
  6. Silver Bow;
  7. Helena;
  8. Kalispell;
  9. Havre;
  10. Anaconda.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Montana?

Heavy equipment shipments that exceed the maximum dimensions established by the state must obtain oversize permits to use the roads in Montana. The weight limit for single axels is 20,000 pounds, while tandem axels are restricted t0 34,000 pounds or less.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Montana include:

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

Maximum height: 14 feet;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Montana's Length Restrictions?

Overall length restrictions in Montana are less restrictive than rules in other US states. Most US states restrict maximum length to 65 feet or less, but rural states in the West allow longer tractor trailers than do more populated states.

Trailer length maximums in Montana include:

Total length: 75 feet;

Trailer length: 53 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Montana?

Oversize shipping permits in Montana can be purchased from the state Department of Transportation. The transport of oversized heavy equipment is permitted between ½-hour before sunrise and ½-hour after sunset, seven days per week, as long load doesn’t exceed 110 feet in length, 14 feet 6 inches in height or 10 feet in width. Oversize shipping permits are valid for between three and five days. Restrictions related to the Spring thaw are enforced from February through May.

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

Maximum Weight: 120,00 pounds;

Maximum Length: 135 feet total;

Maximum Height: 17 feet;

Maximum Width: 18 feet.

What Are Montana's Major Auction Houses?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Montana. Ritchie Brothers, the national heavy equipment auction house, operates a store in Frenchtown.

The most prominent equipment auction houses in Montana include:

  • Gardner’s Auction Services, Missoula;
  • Go 2 Guys Auction, Bozeman;
  • Kinsey Auctioneers, Baker;
  • Musser Brothers, Billings;
  • Pate Auction, Helena;
  • RK Statewide Auction, Lindsay;
  • RLP Auctions, Victor;
  • Smith Sales, Miles City.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Montana?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Montana. United Rentals runs one rental store in the state. Sunbelt Rentals does not have a presence in Montana. RDO Equipment operates a half dozen rental stores in the state.  Titan Machinery has a handful of rental stores in Montana.

Other independent equipment rental centers in Montana include:

  • Big Sky General Rental, Butte;
  • Lewistown Rental, Lewistown;
  • Midway Rental, Missoula and Kalispell;
  • T&E the Cat Rental Store, Helena;
  • Tractor & Equipment, Billings and Great Falls;
  • Western States CAT, Missoula.

Utah Shipping FAQs

What Are Utah's Major Cities And Roadways?

Utah is the 13th largest state in the US by acreage. The state is about 350 miles long and nearly 260 miles wide. Utah possesses nearly 100,000 miles of roadways, with almost 1,000 of those miles covered by interstate highways. The longest highway in the state, I-5, goes north/south through Salt Lake City as it runs between the border with Idaho and the border with Arizona. I-80 also goes through Salt Lake City, travelling east/west between Nevada and Wyoming. I-84 runs a loop around Salt Lake City, and I-70 extends from I-15 and into Colorado as it runs east/west in the southern portion of Utah.

Utah is the 31st largest state in the country in terms of population. With nearly 200,000 people, Salt Lake City is the most populous town in the state. Saratoga Springs, the fastest growing city in Utah in 2017, is located on the northern edge of the Great Salt Lake. The 10 largest cities in Utah are:

  1. Salt Lake City;
  2. West Valley City;
  3. Provo;
  4. West Jordan;
  5. Orem;
  6. Sandy;
  7. Ogden;
  8. George;
  9. Layton;
  10. Mill Creek.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Utah?

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

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Utah include:

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

Maximum height: 14 feet;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Utah's Length Restrictions?

Overall length restrictions in Utah are similar to rules in other US states. Most rural western states allow longer lengths, but Utah is mountainous. Shipments are permitted to have a three-foot overhang in front and a six-foot overhang in back.

Trailer length maximums in Utah include:

Total length: 65 feet;

Trailer length: 53 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Utah?

Permits to transport oversize heavy equipment in Utah can be obtained from the state Department of Transportation. Shipments that are oversized are permitted to travel between ½-hour before sunrise and ½-hour after sunset every day of the week. Loads that exceed 105 feet in length, 10 feet in width or 14 feet in height are prohibited from traveling during morning and evening rush hours in major population areas. Permits for oversize travel in Utah are valid for five days.

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

Maximum Weight: 145,000 pounds;

Maximum Length: 120 feet total;

Maximum Height: 17 feet 6 inches;

Maximum Width: 17 feet.

What Are Utah's Major Auction Houses?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Utah. Ritchie Brothers, the national auction house, maintains an office in Lake Point. J.J. Kane works out of an office in Salt Lake City.

The most prominent equipment auction houses in Utah include:

  • Doug’s Auction, Ogden;
  • Erkelens & Olson, Salt Lake City;
  • Statewid Auction, Hurricane;
  • TNT Auction, Salt Lake City.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Utah?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Utah. United Rentals has three rental locations in the state. Sunbelt Rentals runs seven stores in Utah. Sunstate Rentals maintains a half dozen locations in Utah, while Ahern Rentals operates four stores in the state.

Wheeler Machinery has three rental stores in the state. Other independent equipment rental centers in Utah include:

  • Cat Rental Store, Salt Lake City;
  • Diamond Rental, Salt Lake City and Pleasant Grove;
  • Honnen Equipment, West Haven;
  • Howe Rental, Ogden and Murray;
  • Komatsu Equipment, Salt Lake City;
  • Rasmussen Equipment, West Valley City;
  • Universal Rent All, Ogden and Clearfield;
  • Utah Machine Rentals, Sandy.

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