Arizona To Illinois Heavy Haulers Equipment Transport Service

Do you need to ship your heavy equipment from Arizona to Illinois? Freedom Heavy Haul can help. Shipping heavy equipment from Arizona to Illinois can be a complex process. Let us get you the information you need. 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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Arizona Shipping FAQs

Choose Freedom Heavy Haul to haul your heavy equipment between Arizona and any other state in the union. Arizona is one of the 10 fastest growing states in the nation. For the five years preceding 2015, the state was ranked seventh among all states in population growth. As a result, the construction industry in Arizona continues to expand. With nearly all the growth centered around Phoenix, the need for the shipping of heavy construction equipment into the state remains high. Arizona also produces about 20% of the country’s lettuce. The state is a large grower of cotton, ranking 10th in the country, and produces a large number of beef cattle, calves and dairy products. Since farming is so important to the state, the transport of heavy farm equipment continues to thrive. Copper mining, which requires the transport of heavy mining equipment, is big business in Arizona. Coal, sand and gravel also are mined heavily in Arizona. Arizona operates only one port:

  • Port of Tucson.

What Are Arizona's Major Cities And Roadways?

Arizona is the 6th largest state in the union by acreage. Arizona is almost 400 miles wide and nearly 310 miles long. The state has almost 145,000 miles of highway to take care of. That includes nearly 1.200 miles of interstate highways. In Arizona, I-40 runs east/west through Flagstaff in the northern portion of the state. I-10, which also runs east/west connects California with Phoenix. To the south, I-8 runs east west between California and I-10, which bends south from Phoenix and heads toward Mexico. I-17 runs north/south between 1-40 and Phoenix. I-15 slices diagonally for a few miles in the state’s northwest corner.

Arizona possesses the 14th largest number of residents of any state in the country. With more than a million and half people, Phoenix is more than three times as large as the second-biggest city in the state. Gilbert, a town outside of Phoenix, was the fastest growing city in Arizona in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Arizona are:

  1. Phoenix;
  2. Tucson;
  3. Mesa;
  4. Chandler;
  5. Scottsdale;
  6. Glendale;
  7. Gilbert;
  8. Tempe;
  9. Peoria;
  10. Surprise.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Arizona?

Heavy equipment shipments that exceed the maximum dimensions established by the state must obtain oversize permits to use the roads in Arizona. Single axles must weigh 28,000 pounds or less, while double axels are limited to 46,000 pounds each. Loads are restricted to 13 feet 6 inches on designated roadways.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Arizona include:

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

Maximum height: 14 feet;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Arizona's Length Restrictions?

Overall length restrictions in Arizona are similar to rules in other southern states. On interstate highways only, trailers can be as long as 57 feet 6 inches. The state permits a three-foot overhang in the front and a six-foot overhang in the rear.

Trailer length maximums in Arizona include:

Total length: 65 feet;

Trailer length: 53 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Arizona?

The Arizona Department of Transportation issues permits to ship oversize loads in the state. Permitted oversize loads can travel on state roadways from ½-hour before sunrise until ½-hour after sunset on each day of the week. Oversize transportation is not permitted on major holidays. Morning and evening rush hours are travel restricted in Phoenix and Tucson.

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

Maximum Weight:  250,000 pounds;

Maximum Length: 120 feet total;

Maximum Height:  16 feet;

Maximum Width:   14 feet.

What Are Arizona's Major Auction Houses?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Arizona. Nationwide auction leader Ritchie Brothers maintains a location in Phoenix.

The most prominent equipment auction houses in Arizona include:

  • Arizona Auctioneers, Phoenix;
  • Auction Tucson, Tucson;
  • Cunningham & Associates, Phoenix;
  • Sierra Auction, Phoenix;
  • Surplus Asset Management, Phoenix;
  • WSM Auctioneers, Phoenix.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Arizona?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Arizona. United Rentals has more than 15 locations in the state. Sunbelt Rentals also operates nearly 15 stores in Arizona. RDO Equipment operates eight locations in the state, while Sunstate Equipment has nine stores in Arizona.

Other independent equipment rental centers in Arizona include:

  • Apache Equipment Rentals, Phoenix;
  • Bobcat of Phoenix, Phoenix;
  • Flagstaff Equipment, Flagstaff;
  • EMPIRE Rentals, Phoenix and Kingman;
  • Herc Rentals, Phoenix;
  • RDO Equipment, Phoenix;
  • Titan Machinery, Phoenix;
  • Tri State Equipment Rentals, Kingman.

Illinois Shipping FAQs

Hire Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment between Illinois and any other state in the union. Due to its location in the middle of the country, Illinois is home to more than 7,500 trucking companies. The state also hosts a number of heavy-equipment manufactures. Currently in the U.S., Caterpillar produces two excavator models at a facility in Aurora, Ill., where the also makes wheel loaders, soil and landfill compactors, wheel dozers and components. Caterpillar is based in Peoria. John Deere manufactures combines and harvesters in East Moline. Illinois has 11 ports, including five on the Mississippi River and two on Lake Michigan:

  • Port of Beardstown;
  • Port of Channahon;
  • Port of Chicago;
  • Port of Davenport;
  • Port of Granite City;
  • Port of Joliet;
  • Port of Lemont;
  • Port of Peoria;
  • Port of Quincy;
  • Port of Rock Island;
  • Port of Waukegan.

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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