Wyoming To Illinois Heavy Haulers Equipment Transport Service

Freedom Heavy Haul has experience with Wyoming to Illinois heavy equipment hauling. Trust us to provide you with all the information you need to make your Wyoming to Illinois transport decisions. Our knowledgeable heavy-haul agents have years of experience arranging and shepherding heavy-equipment transport to successful conclusions. Let our team of logistics professionals provide you with a hassle-free experience.

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Wyoming Shipping FAQs

What Are Wyoming's Major Cities And Roadways?

Wyoming is the 10th biggest state in the country by square miles. Wyoming is about 360 miles long and nearly 280 miles wide. Even so, the state only operates about 60,000 miles of roadway. With only three interstates, the interstate system in Wyoming still covers about 900 miles. I-80 runs the length of the state close to its southern border, going through Cheyenne as it connects Nebraska and Utah. Running north/south, I-25 links Montana with Colorado. In the northeast portion of the state, I-90 runs east/west between I-80 and the border with South Dakota.

Wyoming is the least populous state in the country, with less than 600,000 residents. The two most populous cities in the state, Cheyenne and Casper have around 60,000 people each. Gillette, where the state’s energy boom is centered, was the fastest growing city in Wyoming in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Wyoming are:

  1. Cheyenne;
  2. Casper;
  3. Laramie;
  4. Gillette;
  5. Rock Springs;
  6. Sheridan;
  7. Riverton;
  8. Cody.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Wyoming?

Heavy equipment shipments that exceed the maximum dimensions established by the state must obtain oversize permits to use the roads in Wyoming. The maximum weight for single axels is 20,000 pounds, while the largest weight a tandem axel can carry is 36,000 pounds.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Wyoming include:

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

Maximum height: 14 feet;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Wyoming's Length Restrictions?

Overall length restrictions in Wyoming are similar to rules in other southern states. Many states restrict trailer length to 53 feet or less.

Trailer length maximums in Wyoming include:

Total length: 70 feet;

Trailer length: 60 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Wyoming?

Wyoming state permits to ship oversize loads are available from the Department of Transportation. The transport of oversize shipments is permitted from ½-hour before sunrise until ½-hour after sunset on each day of the week. Unlike most states, Wyoming permits oversize loads to travel on major holidays. Oversize permits are valid for only one day.

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

Maximum Weight: 120.000 pounds;

Maximum Length: 110 feet total;

Maximum Height: 17 feet;

Maximum Width: 18 feet.

What Are Wyoming's Major Auction Houses?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Wyoming. Ritchie Brothers has a location in Gillette.

The most prominent equipment auction houses in Wyoming include:

  • Brannian Auctions, Buffalo;
  • Biesheuvel Auction, Gillette;
  • High Altitude Auction, Cheyenne;
  • McNamee Brothers Auctions, Torrington;
  • Nash Gary Auctions, Worland;
  • Musser Brothers, Cody;
  • VRK Auctions, Green River;
  • Wild West Auctions, Alpine.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Wyoming?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Wyoming. National rental leader United Rentals has more than 5 locations in the state. Sunbelt Rentals, the second largest rental store chain in the country, also operates a store in Wyoming. Wyoming Rents has more than a dozen rental stores in the state.

Other independent equipment rental centers in Wyoming include:

  • Bobcat of Casper, Casper;
  • Honnen Equipment, Casper;
  • Jack’s Truck & Equipment, Gillette;
  • Power Equipment, Casper;
  • Specialty Took & Attachment, Worland;
  • The CAT Rental Store, Jackson;
  • Tractor & Equipment, Worland;
  • Woodward Tractor, Cody.

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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If you need it shipped, our heavy haul carriers can take care of you. Regardless of the type of equipment. From oversize transport to disaster recovery, Freedom Heavy Haul offers complete turnkey transport services for heavy-haul customers. 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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