North Dakota To California Heavy Haulers Equipment Transport Service

Freedom Heavy Haul ships heavy equipment from North Dakota to California. If you are unsure what information you need when shipping your equipment from North Dakota to California, we can provide everything you need. Don’t risk your heavy equipment transport with inexperienced haulers. We have years of experience arranging heavy transport and hauling. Our logistics professionals can put a hassle free hauling experience within reach.

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North Dakota Shipping FAQs

What Are North Dakota's Major Cities And Roadways?

At more than 330 miles long and more than 200 miles wide, North Dakota is the 19th largest state in the union. The state contains more than 30,000 miles of roadways. Interstate highways in North Dakota account for only 1,000 miles of road in the state. Just two interstates cross North Dakota, one running east/west and one traveling north/south. On an east/west axis, I-94 connects the state’s two largest cities, Fargo and Bismarck, while running between Minnesota and Montana. Travelling north/south, I-29 goes from the border with Canada to the border with South Dakota.

The state is the 47th largest in the nation by population. Only Alaska, Vermont and Wyoming have fewer residents than North Dakota. With more than 100,000 residents, Fargo is the largest city by population in North Dakota. Fargo is nearly twice as large as either Bismarck or Grand Forks. Williston was the fastest growing city in North Dakota in 2017. The 10 largest cities in North Dakota are:

  1. Fargo;
  2. Bismarck;
  3. Grand Forks;
  4. Minot;
  5. West Fargo;
  6. Dickinson;
  7. Williston;
  8. Mandan;
  9. Jamestown;
  10. Devil’s Lake.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In North Dakota?

Heavy equipment shipments that exceed the maximum dimensions established by the state must obtain oversize permits to use the roads in North Dakota. The state allows an extra half-foot of height than most other states permit. Single axels must weigh 24,000 pounds or less. Double axels are limited to 45,000 pounds.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of North Dakota include:

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

Maximum height: 14 feet;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are North Dakota's Length Restrictions?

Overall length restrictions in North Dakota are similar to rules in other southern states. The maximum total length is 110-feet on certain designated highways.

Trailer length maximums in North Dakota include:

Total length: 75 feet total;

Trailer length:  53 feet;

Motor home length: 50 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In North Dakota?

To ship oversize loads in North Dakota, you’ll need to obtain permits from the North Dakota Highway Patrol.  Shipping oversize loads is allowed between sunrise and sunset on each day of the week.  Shipments longer than 110 feet or wider than 14 feet are restricted from traveling after noon on Saturday and all day on Sunday. Oversize permits in North Dakota are valid for three days.

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

Maximum Weight:  126,000 pounds;

Maximum Length:  110 feet total;

Maximum Height:  15 feet 6 inches;

Maximum Width:   18 feet.

What Are North Dakota's Major Auction Houses?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in North Dakota. National auction leader Ritchie Brothers has locations in Williston and Minot.

The most prominent equipment auction houses in North Dakota include:

  • Agpro Auction, Hettinger;
  • Dakota Auctioneers, Cando;
  • Orr Auctioneer’s, Jamestown;
  • Main Resource Equipment, Grand Forks;
  • Pifer’s Action, Bowman;
  • Steffes Group, West Fargo;
  • Sundsbak Auction, Minot;
  • Yoder Auction Services, Wolford.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In North Dakota?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in North Dakota. United Rentals maintains nearly 10 locations in the state. Sunbelt Rentals also operates a pair of stores in North Dakota. Herc Rentals also maintains a location in Williston.

RDO Equipment runs four stores in North Dakota, including one in Minot and one in Grand Fork. Titan Machinery has three rental stores in the state. Other independent equipment rental centers in North Dakota include:

  • Bierschbach Equipment Rentals, Fargo and Dickinson;
  • Ecco Equipment Rentals, Williston;
  • Four Seasons Equipment, Williston;
  • General Equipment, Bismarck;
  • Herc-U-Lift, Williston;
  • Ditch Witch of North Dakota, West Fargo and Mandan;
  • Swanston Equipment, Minot;
  • Tractor & Equipment, Williston.

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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Do you have heavy equipment, farm machinery, or construction equipment that you need to transport safely? We specialize in helping you choose the right trailer to fit your requirements. Our agents will work to understand your needs and recommend the right trailer for the job.

Regardless of the type of equipment that you need shipped, our heavy-haul carriers can handle it. From oversize transport to disaster recovery, Freedom Heavy Haul offers complete turnkey transport services for heavy-haul customers. We have logistics experts standing by ready to help you execute a professional plan to transport your valuable heavy equipment.

We can ship heavy construction equipment. Freedom Heavy Haul has experience shipping bulldozers, excavators, dump trucks, and more! Small equipment such as skid steers are also in our wheel house. Our dedicated carriers transport all kinds of equipment. Our quotes are free of charge. If you have equipment to transport, we can help. Call us today. What do you have to lose?

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