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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.

Kentucky Shipping FAQs

What Are Kentucky's Major Cities And Roadways?

One of the smallest states in the middle section of the country, Kentucky is the 37th largest state in the union. The state is nearly 400 miles long and almost 170 miles wide. There are nearly 78,000 miles of public roadways in Kentucky. Interstates account for 750 miles of highway in the state. I-64 runs east/west across the northern portion of the state, connecting Louisville and Lexington with Indiana and West Virginia. I-75 goes north-south between Ohio and Tennessee, running through Lexington. I-24 runs diagonally from Indiana to Tennessee in the western portion of the state.

With more than 600,000 people, Louisville is the largest city the in the state. It’s about twice as large as Lexington, the second largest city. Bowling Green was the fastest growing city in the state in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Kentucky are:

  1. Louisville;
  2. Lexington;
  3. Bowling Green;
  4. Owensboro;
  5. Covington;
  6. Richmond;
  7. Hopkinsville;
  8. Florence;
  9. Georgetown;
  10. Elizabethtown.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Kentucky?

Shipments of heavy equipment that exceed the dimensional restrictions in Kentucky must obtain oversize shipping permits to travel in the state.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Kentucky include:

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

Maximum height: 13 feet 6 inches;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Kentucky's Length Restrictions?

Kentucky has fairly permissive overall length restrictions. Many eastern states restrict the length of tractor-trailer loads to 60 feet. Kentucky allows six feet of overhang on the front bumper, and five feet of overhang on the rear bumper.

Trailer length maximums in Kentucky include:

Total length: 65 feet;

Trailer length: 53 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Kentucky?

Permits to ship oversize loads in Kentucky can be obtained from the Department of Transportation. Movement of oversize shipments is permitted from a ½-hour before sunrise to a ½-hour after sunrise on weekdays. On Saturday, oversize transports must conclude by noon. Shipping oversize loads is not permitted on Sunday or major holidays. Oversize length is limited to 95 feet on two-lane roads.

If your shipment exceeds the oversize regulations in Kentucky, you must obtain a Super Load permit to travel in the state. The maximum dimensions permitted for oversize travel in Kentucky include:

Maximum Weight: 160,000 pounds;

Maximum Length: 110 feet total (four-lane roads);

Maximum Height:  15 feet;

Maximum Width:   14 feet.

What Are Kentucky's Major Auction Houses?

Freedom Heavy Haul will ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Kentucky. Ritchie Brothers has an office in Lexington. J.J. Kane, the only other national auction house with an office in Kentucky, is located in Verona. Ford Brothers has locations in Mt. Vernon, Somerset and London.

Other prominent independent equipment auction houses in Kentucky include:

  • Bunch Brothers Auctioneers, Wingo;
  • Chuck Marshall Auction, Flemingsburg;
  • Collins Auction, Louisville;
  • Harper Equipment, Scottsville;
  • Lewis Auction, Elizabethtown;
  • Mark Maddox Auctioneer, Carlisle;
  • Northern Kentucky Auction, Independence.;
  • Wardlow Auctions, Louisville.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Kentucky?

Contact Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Kentucky. United Rentals operates at nearly 10 locations in the state. Sunbelt Rentals also has around 10 stores in Kentucky. General Rental Center has offices in Frankfort and Somerset. Whayne Supply operates in Somerset and Pikeville. Herc Rentals has a store in Middletown.

Other equipment rental centers in Kentucky include:

  • B.C. Rental Center, Owensboro;
  • A Complete Rental Center, Henderson;
  • Action Rental Center, Berea;
  • Brandies Machinery, Louisville;
  • Bypass Rental Center, Winchester;
  • DC Rental, Mayfield;
  • Murray Rentals, Murray;
  • Wilson Equipment, Lexington.

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