New Jersey To Illinois Heavy Haulers Equipment Transport Service

Freedom Heavy Haul has experience with New Jersey to Illinois heavy equipment hauling. Shipping heavy equipment from New Jersey to Illinois can be a complex process. Let us get you the information 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. Let our team of logistics professionals provide you with a hassle-free experience.

Communication is the key. If you have questions while your equipment is in transit, we provide a transport agent who can answer all your questions. Need regular status up dates? You got it. We’ll also confirm with you as soon as your transport is complete. You’ll work with a hard working, trustworthy, and reliable transport agent. When you need your heavy equipment delivered on-time with no hassles, call Freedom Heavy Haul.

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Choose Freedom Heavy Haul to haul your heavy equipment between New Jersey and any other state in the union. New Jersey relies upon financial services and manufacturing to power its state economy. Nearly 200,000 New Jersey residents work in the financial services industry. The state is a national leader in the production of pharmaceuticals, biotech and medical devices. New Jersey also has a high number of information technology professionals. The state’s per capita income level is third in the nation. Overall, New Jersey spends more than $25 billion on non-residential, residential and public construction each year. The state has more than 20,000 construction firms. With all this construction activity, the need for efficient transportation of heavy construction machinery in New Jersey has continued to grow. Agriculture in the Garden State is led by fruits and vegetables. The state, which has the most valuable farmland per acre in the country, is a leading producer of cranberries, blueberries, bell peppers and tomatoes. The need for shipping heavy farm equipment in the state has remained steady throughout the years. New Jersey operates five major ports, including: Port of Camden; Port of New York and New Jersey; Port Newark; Port of Paulsboro; Port of Salem.

What Are New Jersey's Major Cities And Roadways?

New Jersey is the fourth smallest state in terms of acreage. The state is only 170 miles long and just 70 miles wide. Still, New Jersey has more than 85,000 miles of roads and highways to maintain. With all those roadways, New Jersey still has less than 500 miles of interstate highway within its borders. The busiest interstate highways in the state run east/west in northern New Jersey. I-80 and I-78 run from Pennsylvania to New York in the region, while in the middle of the state I-195 connects Trenton and the New Jersey Turnpike. I-95, the most travelled highway in the country, runs east/west between Pennsylvania and New York.

New Jersey is the 11th largest state in the country in terms of population. With more than 250,000 people each, Newark and Jersey City are the two largest cities in the state. Peterson and Elizabeth also have more than 100,000 residents. Lakewood, a city in northeastern New Jersey, the fastest growing city in New Jersey in 2017. The 10 largest cities in New Jersey are:

  1. Newark;
  2. Jersey City;
  3. Patterson;
  4. Elizabeth;
  5. Tom’s River;
  6. Clifton;
  7. Trenton;
  8. Camden;
  9. Passaic;
  10. Union City.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In New Jersey?

Heavy equipment shipments that exceed the maximum dimensions established by the state must obtain oversize permits to use the roads in New Jersey. On some roads, width is restricted to 8-feet.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of New Jersey include:

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

Maximum height: 13 feet 6 inches;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are New Jersey's Length Restrictions?

Overall length restrictions in New Jersey are slightly more restrictive than the rules in most states. Many states permit total length as long at 65 feet. Camping trailers or fifth wheels are allowed 65 feet in overall length

Trailer length maximums in New Jersey include:

Total length: 62 feet;

Trailer length: 53 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In New Jersey?

Permits to ship oversize loads of heavy equipment in New Jersey are available at from the state Department of Transportation. The movement of oversized loads of heavy equipment is allowed between sunrise and sunset on weekdays. Oversize transports must conclude by noon on Saturday. No oversize travel on major holidays. Permits to ship oversize equipment in New Jersey are valid for three days,

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

Maximum Weight: Depends upon bridge formula;

Maximum Length: 120 feet total;

Maximum Height: 16 feet;

Maximum Width: 16 feet.

What Are New Jersey's Major Auction Houses?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in New Jersey. Alex Lyons & Sons, the national heavy equipment auction house, maintains a location in Mays Landing.

The most prominent equipment auction houses in New Jersey include:

  • A to Z Auctioneers, West Caldwell;
  • J. Wilner Auctions, Westfield;
  • Auctioneers Group, Neptune City;
  • Best Buy Auctioneers, Tom’s River;
  • Caspert Auctioneers, Englewood Cliffs;
  • Fox Auctioneering, Pitman;
  • Plumbsock Farm & Equipment, Sussex;
  • South Jersey Auction, Swedesboro.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In New Jersey?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in New Jersey. United Rentals has three rental locations in the state. Sunbelt Rentals runs seven stores in New Jersey.

JESCO Equipment has three locations in the state. Other independent equipment rental centers in New Jersey include:

  • Able Equipment Rental, Edison and Pennsauken;
  • All County Rental Center, Morristown;
  • Area Rentals, Hillside;
  • Foley Rents, Piscataway;
  • Friendly Rental Center, Princeton;
  • Jersey Rents, Old Bridge;
  • Modern Group, Hasbrouck Heights;
  • Tri-State Rentals, Newton.

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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