Nebraska To Illinois Heavy Haulers Equipment Transport Service

Do you need to ship your heavy equipment from Nebraska to Illinois? Freedom Heavy Haul can help. If you are unsure what information you need when shipping your equipment from Nebraska to Illinois, we can provide everything you need. It’s important that your heavy equipment haul transport is successful. Our knowledgeable heavy-haul agents have year of experience with arranging heavy equipment transports. We can make your experience hassle free. Our logistics professionals will give you peace of mind.

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Nebraska Shipping FAQs

What Are Nebraska's Major Cities And Roadways?

Nebraska is the16th largest state in the nation, in terms of total acreage. The state is 430 miles long and more than 200 miles wide. Nebraska has more than 95,000 miles of public roadways, which includes more than 10,000 miles of state highway. The interstate system in Oklahoma contains a little less than 500 miles of highway, as only one interstate crosses the state. I-80 links Omaha and Lincoln, the two biggest cities in the state by far, with Iowa and Wyoming.

Nebraska is the 37th largest state in the country by population. Omaha, which has more than 430,000 residents, is the largest city by population in Nebraska. It’s a little less than twice the size of Lincoln, the state capitol. The areas around Omaha and Lincoln are expanding most rapidly. Hickman, a small town south of Lincoln, was the fastest growing city in Nebraska in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Nebraska are:

  1. Omaha;
  2. Lincoln;
  3. Bellevue;
  4. Grand Island;
  5. Kearney;
  6. Fremont;
  7. Hastings;
  8. North Platte;
  9. Norfolk;
  10. Columbus.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Nebraska?

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

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Nebraska include:

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

Maximum height: 13 feet 6 inches;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Nebraska's Length Restrictions?

Overall length restrictions in Nebraska are slightly more lenient than rules in other southern states. Most states restrict length to less than 70 feet. Nebraska allows shipments as long as 85 feet on designated highways. The use of escort vehicles is required if the length of the load exceeds 90 feet.

Trailer length maximums in Nebraska include:

Total length: 75 feet;

Trailer length: 53 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Nebraska?

The Nebraska Department of Transportation issues permits to ship oversize loads in the state. The transport of oversize loads is permitted from ½-hour before sunrise until ½-hour after sunset every day of the week. Movement during the morning and evening rush hours around Lincoln and Omaha is restricted. Travel also is restricted on major holidays, including the Friday after Thanksgiving.

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

Maximum Weight:   110,000 pounds;

Maximum Length:  120 feet total;

Maximum Height:  14 feet 6 inches;

Maximum Width:   14 feet.

What Are Nebraska's Major Auction Houses?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Nebraska. Ritchie Brothers operates a location in Lincoln. Online auction house AuctionTime.com is headquartered in Lincoln.

The most prominent equipment auction houses in Nebraska include:

  • Auction Solutions, Omaha;
  • DPA Auctions. Fremont;
  • FleetRight, Lincoln;
  • Glen Martindale & Associates, Fremont;
  • Jack Nitz & Associates, Inglewood;
  • Schram Auction, Gretna;
  • Michael Wegner Implement, Corniea;
  • Taylor & Martin Auctioneers, South Sioux City.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Nebraska?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Nebraska. Sunbelt Rentals also operates nearly 10 stores in Nebraska. United Rentals has a pair of locations in the state.

NMC Rental Services operates eight locations in the state. Construction Rental has stores in Grand Island and North Platte. Other independent equipment rental centers in Nebraska include:

  • Ahern Rentals, Omaha;
  • Carroll Construction Supply, Council Bluffs;
  • Ditch Witch, Lincoln and Omaha;
  • Mid America Construction Rental, Grand Island;
  • Murphy Tractor, Lincoln;
  • NCS Equipment, Columbus;
  • Road Builders Machinery, Lincoln;
  • Titan Machinery, Lincoln.

Illinois Shipping FAQs

What Are Illinois's Major Cities And Roadways?

The 25th largest state in the nation, Illinois is nearly 400 miles long and more than 200 miles wide. It’s the sixth most populous state in the country. Illinois has more than 18,000 miles of roadways. With more than 2,000 of those miles on interstate highways, Illinois ranks third in the country in terms of interstate exposure. The major north/south interstates in Illinois include I-57, which runs from Chicago to Missouri, and I-86, which runs diagonally from Chicago and into Missouri. On the east/west axis, I-80 goes between Chicago and Iowa; I-76 runs through Champaign and Springfield in the middle of the state; and I-64 and I-70 traverse the lower portions of Illinois.

With more than 2 1/2 million people, Chicago is by far the largest city in Illinois. But Sumner, a small town on the Indiana border, was the fastest growing city in the state in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Illinois are:

  1. Chicago;
  2. Aurora;
  3. Joliet;
  4. Naperville;
  5. Rockford;
  6. Springfield;
  7. Peoria;
  8. Elgin;
  9. Waukegan;
  10. Champaign.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Illinois?

If your load exceeds the basic dimensional maximums set by Illinois, you’ll need to apply for oversize permit to operate in the state. The requirements in Illinois are similar to the basic maximums for other states. Watch out for old bridges in the state. On non-designated highways, height limits are only eight feet.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Illinois include:

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

Maximum height: 13 feet 6 inches;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Illinois's Length Restrictions?

Length restrictions in Illinois are slightly shorter than they are in the rest of the country. For tractor trailers, Illinois allows three feet of overhang on each bumper. No passenger-vehicle combinations can exceed 42 feet in total length. The maximum allowable length for trailers towed by passenger vehicles is 28 feet 6 inches.

Trailer length maximums in Illinois include:

Total length: 60 feet;

Trailer length: 42 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Illinois?

The Illinois Department of Transportation issues permits for oversized shipments. Loads that exceed the overweight maximums in Illinois must apply for Super Load permits. The state allows oversize loads to travel beginning ½-hour before sunrise every day of the week. On weekdays, transport must be completed by ½-hour after sunset. Sunday transports need to finish by noon. Major holidays are blacked out.

The maximum dimensions to qualify for an overweight permit in Illinois include:

Maximum Weight: 120,000 pounds;

Maximum Length: 145 feet total;

Maximum Height: 15 feet 6 inches;

Maximum Width: 14 feet 6 inches.

What Are Illinois's Major Auction Houses?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Illinois. One of the largest equipment companies in the world, Ritchie Brothers, has an office in Morris. Another nationwide auction house, J.J. Kane, maintains a location in South Beloit.

Other equipment auction houses in Illinois include:

  • Almburg Auctioneering, Malta;
  • Dale Jones & Company, Aledo;
  • Centurion Service Group, Franklin Park;
  • Groff Equipment, Lawrence;
  • Martin Auction Services, Clinton;
  • Mowrey Auction, Milford;
  • Sullivan Auctioneers, Hamilton;
  • Anne Consignment Auction; St. Anne.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Illinois?

Turn to Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from rental centers located in Illinois. United Rentals operates more than 20 stores in Illinois. One location in Chicago specializes in aerial platform rentals. Sunbelt Rentals has more than a dozen locations in Illinois, including a rental service center in Sugar Grove.

Other equipment rental centers in Illinois include:

  • Big R Rental Center, Danville;
  • Burns Equipment, Waukegan;
  • Illinois Truck and Equipment, Morris;
  • Midwest Construction Rentals, Champaign;
  • MLB Rental Center, Charleston;
  • Rental Center USA, Mattoon;
  • RWCI Equipment, Flora;
  • Wirtz Rentals, Chicago.

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Our heavy-haul carriers can handle any type of equipment you need shipped. Freedom Heavy Haul will get you set up with a turnkey transport service. Even if you need oversize transport or disaster recovery. Your valuable heavy equipment needs a professional plan and execution. Our logistics experts are the team for the job.

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