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Freedom Heavy Haul ships heavy equipment from Wisconsin to Iowa. Shipping heavy equipment from Wisconsin to Iowa 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. We can make your experience hassle free. Our logistics professionals will give you peace of mind.

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Wisconsin Shipping FAQs

What Are Wisconsin's Major Cities And Roadways?

Wisconsin is more than 300 miles long and more than 250 miles wideWisconsin maintains more than 110,00 miles of public roadways. Interstate highways account for just 750 miles of highway in the state, but nearly 12,000 miles of federal and state highways are connected to the interstates. I-94, the major interstate in Wisconsin, runs diagonally east/west between the Minnesota border and Milwaukee, then heads south into Illinois. I-43 goes north/south between Green Bay and Milwaukee. I-94 links Madison and Milwaukee.

Wisconsin has almost 6 million residents. It’s the 23rd largest state. With more than 600,000 people, Milwaukee is the largest city in Wisconsin. Madison, the second most populous city in the state, has less than half the population of Milwaukee. Hobart, a small village near Green Bay, was the fastest growing city in the state in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Wisconsin are:

  1. Milwaukee;
  2. Madison;
  3. Green Bay;
  4. Kenosha;
  5. Racine;
  6. Appleton;
  7. Waukesha;
  8. Eau Claire;
  9. Oshkosh;
  10. Janesville.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Wisconsin?

Heavy equipment shipments that exceed the dimensional maximums must apply for travel permits to operate in Wisconsin. Some counties in the state don’t allow travel after noon on Saturday through Sunday. Friday rush hours are restricted, too. On weekdays, oversize travel is allowed between sunrise and sunset. The state has Frost Laws that restrict the transportation of oversize loads during periods of cold and ice from March 15 until May 15.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Wisconsin include:

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

Maximum height: 13 feet 6 inches;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Wisconsin's Length Restrictions?

Rules restricting the length of tractor-trailer combinations are slightly more lenient in Wisconsin than in other states. Though single vehicles are restricted to 45-foot long trailers, double trailers are allowed to be as long as 75 feet. The state allows a 3-foot overhang in the front and a 4-foot overhang in the rear.

Trailer length maximums in Wisconsin include:

Total length: 75 feet;

Trailer length: 48 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Wisconsin?

You can obtain oversize permits to travel on Wisconsin roads from the Department of Transportation. As long as they’re less than 100-feet long, 12-feet wide and 14-fett 6-inches tall, oversize loads are allowed to travel at any time. Larger loads are restricted to daylight hours, with further rules governing the movement of oversize loads in the state’s large cities. With special route planning, you can ship loads as tall as 15 feet 6 inches.

The maximum dimensions for oversize loads in Wisconsin include:

Maximum Weight: 150,000 pounds;

Maximum Length: 130 feet total;

Maximum Height: 16 feet;

Maximum Width: 14 feet.

What Are Wisconsin's Major Auction Houses?

Let Freedom Heavy Haul ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Wisconsin. Two nationwide auction services companies maintain auction showrooms in the state: Alex Lyons & Sons operates out of Mt. Pleasant, while J.J. Kane has an operation in South Beloit

Other independent equipment auction houses in Wisconsin include:

  • Auction Specialists, Fond du Lac;
  • Badger Corporation, Lomira;
  • Bruce Hill, Viroqua;
  • Great Lakes Auction, Milwaukee;
  • Hanson & Young, Prairie Farm;
  • Nitke Auction Center, Kronenwetter;
  • Powers Auctions, South Wayne;
  • Wisconsin Tractor, Columbus.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Wisconsin?

Contact Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to any rental center in Wisconsin. United Rentals, the largest rental-center company in the country, runs nearly 10 stores in Wisconsin. Sunbelt Rentals has about a half dozen locations in the state. Farrell Equipment also operates six rental equipment stores in the Wisconsin.

Other major equipment rental centers in Wisconsin include:

  • 1st Choice Equipment, Kenosha;
  • Badgers Contractors Rentals, Madison;
  • Boss Equipment, St. Croix Falls;
  • Brooks Tractor, Plover;
  • Kelbe Brothers, Madison and Butler;
  • Midstate Equipment Rental, Columbus;
  • Wood Street Rental Center, Stevens Point;
  • YES-JCB, Milwaukee.

Iowa Shipping FAQs

What Are Iowa's Major Cities And Roadways?

Iowa is the 26th largest state. The state is 300 miles long and 200 miles wide. Iowa maintains more than 110,00 miles of roadway, but less than 800 miles of roads in the state are interstate highways. An extensive network of state highways intersects with Iowa’s interstates to provide access to towns and cities. There are more public roadways in Iowa than there are interstate highways in the rest of the country. I-80, the state’s only east/west interstate, goes between Illinois and Nebraska, running through Des Moines. I-35 runs perpendicular to I-80 in the middle of the state, traveling between the borders with Minnesota and Missouri. I-28 also runs north/south in the western portion of the state, connecting Sioux City with Missouri.

Iowa has the 30th largest state population in the country. A little more than 3 million people live in Iowa. With more than 200,000 people, Des Moines is the most populous city in Iowa. Tiffin, a small town in eastern Iowa, was the fastest growing city in the state in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Iowa are:

  1. Des Moines;
  2. Cedar Rapids;
  3. Davenport;
  4. Sioux City;
  5. Iowa City;
  6. Waterloo;
  7. Ames;
  8. West Des Moines;
  9. Council Bluffs;
  10. Dubuque.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Iowa?

Non-divisible loads that exceed the state’s maximum dimensions must apply for oversize permits to operate in Iowa. Oversize loads must be equipped with flashing strobe lights and warning banners on the front and back. The banners must be at least 7-feet long with lettering at least 10-inches tall.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Iowa include:

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

Maximum height: 13 feet 6 inches;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Iowa's Length Restrictions?

The length restrictions for tractor-trailer transport in Iowa are similar to laws in the rest of the nation. The state allows tandem tractor-trailers up to 70 feet in length. Like motor homes, travel trailers are restricted to 45 feet in length.

Trailer length maximums in Iowa include:

Total length: 60 feet;

Trailer length: 53 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Iowa?

Permits to ship oversize loads on Iowa roadways can be obtained from the Department of Transportation. If the vehicle is less than 100-feet long, 11-feet wide and 14-feet 4-inches tall, your oversize load can travel at any hour. Otherwise, operations are restricted to ½-hour before sunrise until ½-hour after sunset each day. Shipments that exceed oversize load maximums must travel as Super Loads.

Maximum dimensions for oversize loads in Iowa include:

Maximum Weight: 132,000 pounds on seven axles;

Maximum Length: 120 feet total;

Maximum Height: 16 feet;

Maximum Width: 18 feet.

What Are Iowa's Major Auction Houses?

Turn to Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Iowa. Ritchie Brothers has offices in Des Moines and Burlington. Steffes Group and Sullivan Auctioneers, two prominent midwestern auction houses, both are located in Mt. Pleasant. Jeff Martin Auctioneers has an office in Ottumwa

Other equipment auction houses in Iowa include:

  • Carroll Machinery Auction, Carroll;
  • Dick Backes Auctioneers, Raymond;
  • Hallberg Auction Services, Ogden;
  • Hilpipre Auction, Waterloo;
  • Taylor & Martin Auctioneers, Sioux City;
  • Yoder Auction Services; Kalona.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Iowa?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Iowa. Sunbelt Rentals has four locations, including one in Des Moines and one in Cedar Rapids. United Rentals nine locations spread throughout the state. Rent-All operates a pair of equipment rental centers, in Sioux Center and Storm Lake

Other equipment rental centers in Iowa include:

  • A-1 Rental Equipment, Cedar Rapids;
  • Altorfer, Cedar Rapids;
  • Bierschbach Equipment, Sioux City;
  • Black Hawk Rental, Waterloo;
  • Mason City RentAll, Mason City;
  • Resource Rental Center, Council Bluffs;
  • Reuter’s Equipment, Council Bluffs;
  • Titan Machinery, Des Moines.

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