Nebraska To Louisiana Heavy Haulers Equipment Transport Service

Do you need to ship your heavy equipment from Nebraska to Louisiana? Freedom Heavy Haul can help. Shipping heavy equipment from Nebraska to Louisiana can be a complex process. Let us get you the information you need. Don’t risk your heavy equipment transport with inexperienced haulers. We have years of experience arranging heavy transport and hauling. Let our team of logistics professionals provide you with a hassle-free experience.

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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.

Louisiana Shipping FAQs

What Are Louisiana's Major Cities And Roadways?

Louisiana is the 31st biggest state in the union by acreage. The state is nearly 380 miles long and almost 130 miles wide. Louisiana only has about 60,000 miles of public roadways, less than 1,000 miles of which is interstate highway. In the northern portion of the state, I-20 runs east/west between and Mississippi and Texas. I-10 also travels east/west across the state, linking New Orleans, Baton Rouge and Lafayette in the southern portion of the state. Louisiana’s main north/south interstate is I-49, which runs between Lafayette and Shreveport.

With more than 350,000 people, New Orleans remains the largest city the in the state. But Baton Rouge and Shreveport each have more than 200,000 residents. Surprisingly, New Orleans, which has added nearly 50,000 residents since 2009, was the fastest growing city in Louisiana in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Louisiana are:

  1. New Orleans;
  2. Baton Rouge;
  3. Shreveport;
  4. Metairie;
  5. Lafayette;
  6. Lake Charles;
  7. Kenner;
  8. Bossier City;
  9. Monroe;
  10. Alexandria.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Louisiana?

Heavy equipment shipments that exceed the maximum dimensions established by the state must obtain oversize permits to use the roads in Louisiana.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Louisiana include:

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

Maximum height: 13 feet 6 inches;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Louisiana's Length Restrictions?

Overall length restrictions in Louisiana are similar to rules in other southern states. On designated routes, the maximum length is 59 feet 6 inches. Notice that the trailer-length limit, at 50 feet, is slightly shorter than the normal 53 feet. Twin trailers are limited to 30 feet in length.  The state permits overhang of four feet in the front and eight feet in the rear.

Trailer length maximums in Louisiana include:

Total length: 65 feet on non-designated routes;

Trailer length: 50 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Louisiana?

Permits to ship oversize loads in Louisiana can be obtained from the state Department of Transportation and Development. The movement of oversize loads is allowed from between ½-hour before sunrise to ½-hour after sunset on weekdays on Monday through Saturday. Loads that are less than 100,000 pounds, 9o-feet long and 12-feet wide can travel from ½-hour before sunset until 1 p.m. on Sundays. No transportation of oversize equipment is permitted on major holidays. Oversize loads must avoid bridges near New Orleans during morning and evening rush hours.

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

Maximum Weight:  152,000 pounds;

Maximum Length: 110 feet total;

Maximum Height:  14 feet;

Maximum Width:   14 feet.

What Are Louisiana's Major Auction Houses?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Louisiana. There are no national auction houses in Louisiana, which opens up room for independent businesses to operate.

The most prominent equipment auction houses in Louisiana include:

  • Action Auction, West Monroe;
  • Bonnette Auction, Alexandria;
  • Bruchhaus & Bruchhaus, Elton;
  • Guinn Auction, Jennings;
  • Henderson Auctions, Livingston;
  • Mid South Machinery, West Monroe;
  • Pederson & Pederson, Lake Charles;
  • Sunbelt Auction, Winnsboro.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Louisiana?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Louisiana. United Rentals has more than 15 locations in the state. Sunbelt Rentals also operates nearly 15 stores in Louisiana. Scott Equipment operates a dozen rental locations spread throughout the state. General Rental Center has two stores in the state, in Baton Rouge and New Orleans. Herc Rentals runs a store in Baton Rouge.

Other independent equipment rental centers in Louisiana include:

  • Amite Rent All, Amite City;
  • Blue Line Rental, Alexandria;
  • Everything Rental Center, Opeiousas;
  • H&E Equipment, Baton Rouge;
  • Oge’s Rental Center, Lafayette;
  • Lafayette Rental Center, Lafayette;
  • Louisiana Cat, Reserve;
  • New Orleans Rental Center, Kenner.

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