New Mexico To California Heavy Haulers Equipment Transport Service

Freedom Heavy Haul ships heavy equipment from New Mexico to California. Trust us to provide you with all the information you need to make your New Mexico to California transport decisions. 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.

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New Mexico Shipping FAQs

Choose Freedom Heavy Haul to haul your heavy equipment between New Mexico and any other state in the union. New Mexico depends upon the extraction of oil, natural gas and minerals to manufacture income. The transportation of heavy mining equipment and heavy oil drilling equipment is important to the continued success of the industry in New Mexico. Although population growth in New Mexico has been stagnant since the turn of the century, the state’s construction industry continues to thrive. Construction is the second-largest contributor (after retail trade) to state tax coffers, contributing more than $5 million each year. The state is dependent upon the efficient transportation of heavy construction equipment to continue its growth. On the agricultural side, diary production and cattle ranching are the leading economic contributors. Though water is a scarce commodity in the New Mexico, farmers in the state also grow hay to feed the animals. Shipping heavy farm equipment remains an important task in New Mexico.

What Are New Mexico's Major Cities And Roadways?

New Mexico is the 5th largest state by area in the country. New Mexico is nearly 370 miles long and more than 340 miles wide. The state maintains almost 150,000 miles or roadway. New Mexico has nearly 1,000 miles of interstate highway divided among three roads. The main east/west interstate in New Mexico is I-40, which runs through Albuquerque while connecting Arizona and Texas. I- 25, the primary north/south highway in the state, runs through Santa Fe and Albuquerque while traveling between Colorado and the border with Mexico. In the southwest corner of the state, I-16 runs east/west to link California with I-25.

New Mexico has the 36th largest population of any state in the country. With more than 550,000 people, Albuquerque is more than four times as large as any other city in New Mexico. Portales, a town outside Clovis, was the fastest growing city in New Mexico in 2017. The 10 largest cities in New Mexico are:

  1. Albuquerque;
  2. Las Cruces;
  3. Rio Rancho;
  4. Enchanted Hills;
  5. Santa Fe;
  6. Roswell;
  7. Farmington;
  8. South Valley;
  9. Clovis;
  10. Hobbs.

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

Heavy equipment shipments that exceed the maximum dimensions established by the state must obtain oversize permits to use the roads in New Mexico. The weight limit for single axels is 21,600 pounds, while tandem axels are permitted to weigh as much as 34,320 pounds.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of New Mexico include:

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

Maximum height: 14 feet;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are New Mexico's Length Restrictions?

Overall length restrictions in New Mexico are similar to rules in other southern states. On designated highways, trailers can be as long as 57 feet 6 inches. New Mexico allows a maximum of seven feet of overhang in the rear only.

Trailer length maximums in New Mexico include:

Total length: 65 feet;

Trailer length: 53 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In New Mexico?

Oversize permits to ship heavy equipment in New Mexico are available from the state’s Department of Taxation & Revenue.  Travel with oversize loads is permitted between sunrise and sunset on Monday through Saturday. Oversize shipments are not allowed to travel on Sunday or on major holidays. Permits in New Mexico are valid for three days.

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

Maximum Weight: 150,000 pounds;

Maximum Length:  120 feet total;

Maximum Height: 16 feet;

Maximum Width:   14 feet.

What Are New Mexico's Major Auction Houses?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in New Mexico. There are no major national auction houses in New Mexico.

The most prominent equipment auction houses in Washington include:

  • Ben Jenkins Auctioneers, Carlsbad;
  • Bentley & Associates, Albuquerque;
  • Bill Johnston Auctioneers, Portales;
  • Neil Agency Auctioneers, Farmington;
  • J&J Auctioneers, Roy;
  • Tumbleweed Equipment, Lemitar.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In New Mexico?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in New Mexico. United Rentals has nearly 10 locations in the state. Sunbelt Rentals also operates almost 10 stores in New Mexico. 4Rivers Equipment hosts three rental locations in the state. Wagner Equipment also has three rental stores in New Mexico.  Ahern Rentals and Herc Rentals each run a few stores in the state.

Other independent equipment rental centers in New Mexico include:

  • ASCO Equipment, Clovis;
  • Cisco Equipment, Artesia;
  • Ditch Witch of New Mexico, Albuquerque;
  • Golden Equipment, Farmington;
  • Medley Equipment, Carlsbad;
  • Power Equipment, Albuquerque;
  • Roswell Rental, Roswell;
  • Titan Machinery, Albuquerque.

California Shipping FAQs

What Are California's Major Cities And Roadways?

California is the country’s third largest state, after Alaska and Texas. The state of California is almost 900 miles long, but only 350 miles wide at its widest.

California has more than 170,000 miles of public roadways. The major north-south highway is I-5, which travels between Oregon and the border with Mexico. I-80 runs basically east/west through San Francisco and Sacramento and into Nevada, while I-10 goes from Los Angeles to Nevada. In San Diego, I-8 runs east/west from the ocean into Nevada.

Nearly 40 million people live in California. With more than 4 million people, Los Angeles is by far the largest city in California. But Sacramento is the fastest growing large city in the state. The 10 largest cities in California are:

  1. Los Angeles;
  2. San Diego;
  3. San Jose;
  4. San Francisco;
  5. Fresno;
  6. Sacramento;
  7. Long Beach;
  8. Oakland;
  9. Bakersfield;
  10. Anaheim.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In California?

Transports that exceed the maximum regulations in California must apply for oversize permits. California allows about a half-foot more in legal height than other states. The limit is 14-feet in height, while most states restrict height to 13 feet 6 inches. Otherwise, the maximum weight and maximum width restrictions in the state are the same as most states in the country.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of California include:

  • Maximum weight: 80,000 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight (GVR);
  • Maximum height: 14 feet;
  • Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are California's Length Restrictions?

California length restrictions are on par with the rest of the country. Tractor trailers are allowed up to 75 feet total length in special circumstances, such as when a combo trailer is used. Motor homes regulations are five feet shorter than most states. Travel trailers are restricted to 28 feet 6 inches in length. Fifth wheels are limited to 38 feet.

Trailer length maximums in Texas include:

  • Total length: 65 feet;
  • Trailer length: 53 feet;
  • Motor home length: 40 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In California?

California issues more than 120,000 permits for oversize transport each year through Caltrans. Oversize travel is permitted from ½-huor before sunrise to ½-hour after sunset each day of the week, as long as you don’t need escorts. Also, morning and afternoon rush hours are restricted in Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Diego and San Francisco. If your load surpasses 100 feet in length, you’ll need to look into using escort vehicles.

The regulations for permitted oversize loads in California include:

  • Maximum Weight: 250,000 pounds;
  • Maximum Length: 135 feet total;
  • Maximum Height: 17 feet;
  • Maximum Width: 15 feet.

What Are California's Major Auction Houses?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport heavy equipment to or from any auction house in California. Ritchie Brothers has three locations in the state (Perris, Dunnigan, Tipton). Iron Planet, which is owned by Ritchie Brothers, is headquartered in Pleasanton.

J.J. Kane Auctions has an office in Dixon. Other prominent equipment auction houses in California include:

  • Bar None Auctions, Sacramento;
  • Central Valley Auctions, Hanford;
  • Mulrooney Auction, Lodi;
  • Tauber-Arons, Sherman Oaks;
  • The Auction Company, Perris;
  • Western Construction Auctions, Perris.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In California?

Talk to Freedom Heavy Haul about shipping your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in California. Sunbelt Rentals operates nearly 20 equipment rental locations in California, whole United Rentals has more than 15 locations in the state.

Rent-A-Center runs numerous locations in northern California, around San Francisco. Wally’s Rental Center operates two locations in northern California, near Sacramento. Clairmont Equipment Rental also has a pair of locations outside Los Angeles. Other major equipment rental centers in California include:

  • A Rental Center, San Jose;
  • A-1 Rental Center, Redwood City;
  • Cresco Equipment Rentals, Redding;
  • Dixon Rental Center, Dixon;
  • Simi-U-Rent, Simi;
  • Trinity Equipment Rentals, Chino.

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Trust Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your construction equipment, farm equipment and heavy machinery safely to its next workstation. We can help you choose the right trailer for your needs Whether it’s a flatbed trailer, a step-deck trailer, or an RGN trailer you need, we have the expert knowledge to guide you.

If you need it shipped, our heavy haul carriers can take care of you. Regardless of the type of equipment. Freedom Heavy Haul will get you set up with a turnkey transport service. Even if you need oversize transport or disaster recovery. Let our logistics professionals plan and execute the transport of your valuable heavy equipment.

Freedom Heavy Haul ships heavy construction equipment such as bulldozers, excavators and dump trucks. Small equipment such as skid steers are also in our wheel house. Our dedicated carriers transport all kinds of equipment. No matter what type of equipment you need transported, let Freedom Heavy Haul provide you with a free assessment and free quote. Call us today. What do you have to lose?

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