California To Arizona Heavy Haulers Equipment Transport Service

Freedom Heavy Haul has experience with California to Arizona heavy equipment hauling. Shipping heavy equipment from California to Arizona 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. We can make your experience hassle free. Our logistics professionals will give you peace of mind.

The key to success is communication. 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. Just want to know when the transport is successfully complete? No problem. A trustworthy, hard working, and reliable agent is critical to a successful equipment transport. When you need your heavy equipment delivered on-time with no hassles, call Freedom Heavy Haul.

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California Shipping FAQs

Hire Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment between California and any other state in the union. In 2016, California employed the second-largest amount of heavy- and tractor-trailer truck drivers of any state in the country. Only Texas has more heavy haul truck drivers. There’s high demand in California for transporting equipment for construction, farming and resource extraction such as mining and oil drilling. Along with Texas, California leads the nation in the import and export of heavy equipment. California operates 11 ports, nine on the Pacific Ocean and two inland ports on rivers:

  • Port of Hueneme;
  • Port of Humboldt Bay;
  • Port of Long Beach;
  • Port of Los Angeles;
  • Port of Oakland;
  • Port of Redwood City;
  • Port of Richmond;
  • Port of San Diego;
  • Port of San Francisco;
  • Port of Stockton;
  • Port of West Sacramento.

What Are California's Major Cities And Roadways?

California is the country’s third largest state, after Alaska and Texas. The state of California is almost 900 miles long, but only 350 miles wide at its widest.

California has more than 170,000 miles of public roadways. The major north-south highway is I-5, which travels between Oregon and the border with Mexico. I-80 runs basically east/west through San Francisco and Sacramento and into Nevada, while I-10 goes from Los Angeles to Nevada. In San Diego, I-8 runs east/west from the ocean into Nevada.

Nearly 40 million people live in California. With more than 4 million people, Los Angeles is by far the largest city in California. But Sacramento is the fastest growing large city in the state. The 10 largest cities in California are:

  1. Los Angeles;
  2. San Diego;
  3. San Jose;
  4. San Francisco;
  5. Fresno;
  6. Sacramento;
  7. Long Beach;
  8. Oakland;
  9. Bakersfield;
  10. Anaheim.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In California?

Transports that exceed the maximum regulations in California must apply for oversize permits. California allows about a half-foot more in legal height than other states. The limit is 14-feet in height, while most states restrict height to 13 feet 6 inches. Otherwise, the maximum weight and maximum width restrictions in the state are the same as most states in the country.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of California include:

  • Maximum weight: 80,000 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight (GVR);
  • Maximum height: 14 feet;
  • Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are California's Length Restrictions?

California length restrictions are on par with the rest of the country. Tractor trailers are allowed up to 75 feet total length in special circumstances, such as when a combo trailer is used. Motor homes regulations are five feet shorter than most states. Travel trailers are restricted to 28 feet 6 inches in length. Fifth wheels are limited to 38 feet.

Trailer length maximums in Texas include:

  • Total length: 65 feet;
  • Trailer length: 53 feet;
  • Motor home length: 40 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In California?

California issues more than 120,000 permits for oversize transport each year through Caltrans. Oversize travel is permitted from ½-huor before sunrise to ½-hour after sunset each day of the week, as long as you don’t need escorts. Also, morning and afternoon rush hours are restricted in Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Diego and San Francisco. If your load surpasses 100 feet in length, you’ll need to look into using escort vehicles.

The regulations for permitted oversize loads in California include:

  • Maximum Weight: 250,000 pounds;
  • Maximum Length: 135 feet total;
  • Maximum Height: 17 feet;
  • Maximum Width: 15 feet.

What Are California's Major Auction Houses?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport heavy equipment to or from any auction house in California. Ritchie Brothers has three locations in the state (Perris, Dunnigan, Tipton). Iron Planet, which is owned by Ritchie Brothers, is headquartered in Pleasanton.

J.J. Kane Auctions has an office in Dixon. Other prominent equipment auction houses in California include:

  • Bar None Auctions, Sacramento;
  • Central Valley Auctions, Hanford;
  • Mulrooney Auction, Lodi;
  • Tauber-Arons, Sherman Oaks;
  • The Auction Company, Perris;
  • Western Construction Auctions, Perris.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In California?

Talk to Freedom Heavy Haul about shipping your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in California. Sunbelt Rentals operates nearly 20 equipment rental locations in California, whole United Rentals has more than 15 locations in the state.

Rent-A-Center runs numerous locations in northern California, around San Francisco. Wally’s Rental Center operates two locations in northern California, near Sacramento. Clairmont Equipment Rental also has a pair of locations outside Los Angeles. Other major equipment rental centers in California include:

  • A Rental Center, San Jose;
  • A-1 Rental Center, Redwood City;
  • Cresco Equipment Rentals, Redding;
  • Dixon Rental Center, Dixon;
  • Simi-U-Rent, Simi;
  • Trinity Equipment Rentals, Chino.

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.

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If you have farm equipment, construction equipment, or heavy machinery that you need transported, We can help you choose the right trailer for your needs Our agents will work to understand your needs and recommend the right trailer for the job.

Our heavy-haul carriers can handle any type of equipment you need shipped. 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.

We can ship heavy construction equipment. Freedom Heavy Haul has experience shipping bulldozers, excavators, dump trucks, and more! 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. Contact us right away

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