Alaska To Hawaii Heavy Haulers Equipment Transport Service

Freedom Heavy Haul ships heavy equipment from Alaska to Hawaii. Shipping heavy equipment from Alaska to Hawaii can be a complex process. Let us get you the information you need. Don’t risk your heavy equipment transport with inexperienced haulers. We have years of experience arranging heavy transport and hauling. Let our team of logistics professionals provide you with a hassle-free experience.

Communication is the key. Your transport agent is available for consult the entire time your shipment remains in transit. You’ll get regular status updates during the shipping process. We’ll also confirm with you as soon as your transport is complete. A trustworthy, hard working, and reliable agent is critical to a successful equipment transport. Call Freedom Heavy Haul to get your heavy equipment delivered with no hassles and on time!

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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.

Hawaii Shipping FAQs

Choose Freedom Heavy Haul to haul your heavy equipment between Hawaii and any other state in the union. Hawaii depends upon tourism to balance its budget. Nearly 10 million people visit the islands each year, generating an estimated for the state’s economy. As a result, the skyline continues to grow. Non-residential building starts in the state are worth nearly $2 billion every year. There are nearly3,000 construction firms in the state. More than 30,000 people work in the construction industry in Hawaii. The demand for quality transportation of heavy construction equipment continues to grow. Agriculture also is important to Hawaii. The state is the nation’s leading grower of pineapples and macadamia nuts, and it ranks second to Florida in the production of sugar cane. Coffee, bananas, guava and other fruits are grown and exported from Hawaii. There is a steady need for shipping heavy farming equipment throughout the Hawaiian Islands. Hawaii maintains two ports on the Pacific Ocean, including one deep-water port:

  • Port of Honolulu;
  • Port of Kailua Kona.

What Are Hawaii's Major Cities And Roadways?

Hawaii is ranked 43rd in the country in terms of square mileage. Throughout the islands, there is less than 10,00 miles of roadway. That’s the least of any state. There is no interstate highway system in Hawaii. Each of the largest four islands. SR-19 and SR-11 connect to run around the island of Hawaii, while SR-30, SR-36 and SR-37 serve Maui. SR-83 and SR-93 are on Oahu, and SR-50 and SR-56 cover Kauai.

Hawaii is the 10th smallest state in the country in terms of population. With nearly 350,000 people, Honolulu is nearly seven times as large as any city in the state. Kahului, on the island of Maui, is the fastest growing city in Hawaii. The 10 largest cities in Hawaii are:

  1. Honolulu;
  2. Pearl City;
  3. Hilo;
  4. Kailua;
  5. Kahului;
  6. Kihei;
  7. Kapolei;
  8. Ewa Beach;
  9. Waianae;
  10. Lahaina.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Hawaii?

Heavy equipment shipments that exceed the maximum dimensions established by the state must obtain oversize permits to use the roads in Hawaii. The state’s maximum width rule is ½-foot wider than other regulations in most other states. Single axles are restricted to carrying a maximum of 24,000 pounds, while tandem axles each must weigh 34,000 pounds or less.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Hawaii include:

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

Maximum height: 13 feet 6 inches;

Maximum width: 9 feet.

What Are Hawaii's Length Restrictions?

Unlike most state, Hawaii does not restrict overall length. Trailer-length regulations are on par with the rules in the rest of the country.

Trailer length maximums in Hawaii include:

Total length: no restrictions;

Trailer length: 58 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Hawaii?

Oversize permits to ship heavy equipment in Hawaii can be obtained from the state Department of Transportation. Oversize loads are permitted to travel between ½-hour before sunrise and ½-hour after sunset. Weekend and evening movement is at the discretion of the district engineer.

Oversize shipments that exceed dimensional regulations must apply for Super Load permits. Because of the nature of the state’s terrain, applications for Super Load transports are decided on a case-by-case basis. The maximum oversize dimensions that Hawaii allows include:

Maximum Weight: case-by-case basis;

Maximum Length: 70 feet total;

Maximum Height: case-by-case basis;

Maximum Width: 14 feet.

What Are Hawaii's Major Auction Houses?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Hawaii. The major national auction houses don’t maintain a presence in the islands.

The most prominent equipment auction houses in Hawaii include:

  • Mark Glen Auctions, Honolulu;
  • Murphy Auction, Pearl City;
  • Oahu Auctions & Liquidations, Honolulu;
  • Paradise Auctions, Keaau.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Hawaii?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Hawaii. Sunbelt Rentals runs three rental stores in Hawaii. Allied Machinery operates three rental locations in Hawaii, and American Machinery runs two rental stores on the islands.

Other independent equipment rental centers in Hawaii include:

  • Bacon Universal, Hilo and Wailuku;
  • Bob’s Equipment, Honolulu;
  • Doc Bailey Cranes & Equipment, Kapolei;
  • GP Roadway Solutions, Honolulu;
  • Kim’s Equipment, Honolulu;
  • Pro Rental Hawaii, Waimea;
  • Service Rentals and Supplies, Kailua-Kona;
  • Toolmaster Hawaii, Lihue.

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If you have farm equipment, construction equipment, or heavy machinery that you need transported, 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.

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.

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