Alaska To Arkansas Heavy Haulers Equipment Transport Service

Do you need to ship your heavy equipment from Alaska to Arkansas? Freedom Heavy Haul can help. If you are unsure what information you need when shipping your equipment from Alaska to Arkansas, 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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Alaska Shipping FAQs

Choose Freedom Heavy Haul to haul your heavy equipment between Alaska and any other state in the union. The oi and gas industry is the economic engine of Alaska. More than 80% of the state’s revenue is derived from oil and gas. Shipping heavy drilling equipment in Alaska remains a thriving business. In fact, the state is awash in natural resources. Both the timber industry and the mining industry flourish in the state. There’s a great need in Alaska for shipping heavy logging machinery and heavy mining equipment throughout the state. The state invests nearly $2 billion each year in non-residential and residential construction. Nearly 15,000 people are employed with the nearly 2,500 construction companies in the state. Since new equipment is difficult and expensive to obtain in Alaska, the transportation of available heavy construction equipment in the state is crucial. Tourism and fishing also provide significant income to the state. Alaska operates more than 50 ports. The busiest ports in the state include:

  • Port of Anchorage;
  • Port of Dutch Harbor;
  • Port of Homer;
  • Port of Juneau;
  • Port of Ketchikan;
  • Port of Kivalina;
  • Port of Kodiak.

What Are Alaska's Major Cities And Roadways?

Alaska is the largest state in the country in terms of acreage. The state is more than 2,200 miles long and more than 1,400 miles wide. It’s more than twice the size of Texas. But with just slightly more than 30,000 miles of roadway in the state, Alaska operates the fifth least amount of highway miles in the country. The state has 12 major highways. Only half of those roads – Alaska Highway, Glenn Highway, Parks Highway, Richardson Highway, Seward Highway, Sterling Highway – are fully paved. Most are open year-round, but some are closed during the winter.

Alaska has the third-smallest state population in the country, ahead of only Wyoming and Vermont. With nearly 300,000 residents, Anchorage is by far the most populous town in the state. No other city in the state has as many as 50,000 people. As a result, Anchorage was the fastest growing city in Alaska in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Alaska are:

  1. Anchorage;
  2. Juneau;
  3. Fairbanks;
  4. Wasilla;
  5. Sitka;
  6. Ketchikan;
  7. Kenai;
  8. Palmer;
  9. Bethel;

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Alaska?

Heavy equipment shipments that exceed the maximum dimensions established by the state must obtain oversize permits to use the roads in Alaska. Single axels are limited to 30,000 pounds each, while tandem axels can carry a maximum of 56,000 pounds each.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Alaska include:

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

Maximum height: 14 feet;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Alaska's Length Restrictions?

Overall length restrictions in Alaska are similar to most other rural states.  Other states restrict maximum length to 65 feet.

Trailer length maximums in Alaska include:

Total length: 75 feet;

Trailer length: 53 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Alaska?

Permits to ship oversize heavy equipment in Alaska are available from the Department of Transportation & Public Facilities. Movement of oversize shipments of heavy equipment are permitted from ½-hour before sunrise until ½-hour after sunset on Monday through Saturday. Permits are valid for three days, but can be extended depending upon the season.

Oversize shipments that exceed dimensional regulations must apply for Super Load permits. Most limits are decided on a case-by-case basis, where expected weather and road conditions are considered.  The maximum oversize dimensions that Alaska allows include:

Maximum Weight: case-by-case basis;

Maximum Length: case-by-case basis;

Maximum Height: 14 feet;

Maximum Width: 17 feet.

What Are Alaska's Major Auction Houses?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Alaska. Ritchie Brothers, the national auction house, has an outpost in Wasilla.

The most prominent equipment auction houses in Alaska include:

  • 1st Strike Asset Management, Fairbanks;
  • Alaska Auction Company, Anchorage;
  • Alaska Premier Auctions, Anchorage;
  • D&D Auction, Wasilla;
  • Grubstake Auction Company, Anchorage;
  • Fairbanks Auction Company, Fairbanks;
  • Great North Auction, North Pole;
  • North Pacific Auctioneers, Anchorage.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Alaska?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Alaska. United Rentals has two rental locations in the state.

Craig Taylor Equipment operates four rental stores in the state. Airport Equipment Rentals has locations in Fairbanks and Anchorage. Other independent equipment rental centers in Alaska include:

  • ABC Rentals, Wasilla;
  • Alaska Pacific Rental, Palmer;
  • Bobcat of Juneau, Juneau;
  • Construction Machinery, Fairbanks;
  • Kodiak Rental Center, Kodiak;
  • Tyler Rental, Juneau;
  • Rental Zone, Fairbanks;
  • Yukon Equipment, Anchorage.

Arkansas Shipping FAQs

Choose Freedom Heavy Haul to haul your heavy equipment between Arkansas and any other state in the union. With nearly 50,000 farms, agriculture is the most important economic driver in Arkansas. The state leads the nation in rice production, and it ranks third in cotton production. Arkansas also has more than 18,000 acres of forestland, which make the state one of the nation’s top timber and wood products producers. The need for hauling heavy equipment for the farming and timber industries in the state is great. Arkansas is home to nearly 5,000 trucking companies, nearly 90% of which operate less than 20 vehicles. The state trucking association expects demand for freight transport within the state to increase more than 20% over the next ten years. Arkansas operates three ports, all on the Arkansas River;

  • Port of Fort Smith;
  • Port of Little Rock;
  • Port of Pine Bluff.

What Are Arkansas's Major Cities And Roadways?

Arkansas is the 29th largest state by size in the country. It’s more than miles long and nearly miles wide. A near-perfect square, Arkansas is about 240 miles long and nearly 270 miles wide. The state has more than 90,000 miles of roadways, including nearly 900 miles of interstate highway. There are three major interstates in Arkansas. I-40 runs east/west through Little Rock, linking together Oklahoma and Tennessee. I-55 goes north/south in the northeast corner of the state, linking West Memphis with Tennessee. I-30 diagonally in the southwest portion of the state, running from Little Rock into Texas.

The state has the 33rd largest population in the union. With nearly 200,000 people, Little Rock is the most populous city in Arkansas. The second largest city in the state, Fort Smith, is about half as big as Little Rock. Rogers, a city in the Ozarks in the northwest corner of the state, was the fastest growing city in Arkansas in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Arkansas are:

  1. Little Rock;
  2. Fort Smith;
  3. Fayetteville;
  4. Springdale;
  5. Jonesboro;
  6. North Little Rock;
  7. Kenner;
  8. Conway;
  9. Rogers;
  10. Bentonville.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Arkansas?

Heavy equipment shipments that exceed the maximum dimensions established by the state must obtain oversize permits to use the roads in Arkansas. Single axes are restricted to 20,000 pounds, while double axels must weigh less than 34,000 pounds.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Arkansas include:

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

Maximum height: 13 feet 6 inches;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Arkansas's Length Restrictions?

Unlike almost all states, Arkansas does not impose a total length maximum on tractor-trailer shipments. The state’s trailer length maximum is among the most permissive in the country. Passenger-car trailers are limited to 28 feet.

Trailer length maximums in Arkansas include:

Total length: No maximum length in Alabama;

Trailer length: 53 feet 6 inches;

Motor home length: 40 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Arkansas?

Permits to ship oversize loads in Arkansas can be obtained from the state Department of Transportation. Transporting oversize loads is allowed in Arkansas from sunrise to sunset each day. Morning and evening rush hours in Little Rock are restricted. Oversize shipments are not allowed to travel on major holidays.

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

Maximum Weight:   180,000 pounds;

Maximum Length:  No total length maximums in Alabama;

Maximum Height: 17 feet;

Maximum Width: 20 feet.

What Are Arkansas's Major Auction Houses?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Arkansas. None of the major auction houses maintain offices in Arkansas, which opens the field to plenty of local, independent auction houses.

The most prominent equipment auction houses in Arkansas include:

  • Blackmon Auctions, Lonoke;
  • Devazier Auctions, Forrest City;
  • Grady Auctions, Newport;
  • Robinson Auction, Pine Bluff;
  • Stafford Auction, Donaldson;
  • Stovesand Auction, Stuttgart;
  • Tommy L. Walker Auction, Mountain Home;
  • Witcher Auction, Wynne.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Arkansas?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Arkansas. United Rentals operates more than a dozen locations in the state. Sunbelt Rentals also maintains a handful of stores in Arkansas. Stribling Equipment has nine offices in Arkansas. Scott Equipment has five locations in the state.

Huggs & Hall operates eight equipment rental stores in Arkansas. Other independent equipment rental centers in Arkansas include:

  • Ditch Witch of Arkansas, Benton and Springdale;
  • Hayes Rental, Hot Springs;
  • Hertz Equipment Rental. Springdale;
  • Precision Services, Springdale;
  • Robbie;s Equipment, Widener;
  • Riggs CAT, Little Rock;
  • Scott Equipment, Little Rock;
  • Wiese USA, Little Rock.

Nobody Hauls Like Freedom Heavy Haulers!

Trust Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your construction equipment, farm equipment and heavy machinery safely to its next workstation. Choosing the right trailer is paramount to a successful transport. We can help! 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. Disaster recovery? Oversize transport? No problem! Our turnkey transport service will leave you with peace of mind. Your valuable heavy equipment needs a professional plan and execution. Our logistics experts are the team for the job.

Dump truck? Excavator? Bulldozer? We got you covered. We have extensive experience shipping heavy construction equipment too. Small equipment such as skid steers are also in our wheel house. Our dedicated carriers transport all kinds of equipment. If you have equipment you need transported, let Freedom Heavy Haul provide you with a free, no obligation quote. Contact us right away

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