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Freedom Heavy Haul ships heavy equipment from California to Idaho. Trust us to provide you with all the information you need to make your California to Idaho transport decisions. It’s important that your heavy equipment haul transport is successful. Our knowledgeable heavy-haul agents have year of experience with arranging heavy equipment transports. We can make your experience hassle free. Our logistics professionals will give you peace of mind.

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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.

Idaho Shipping FAQs

Choose Freedom Heavy Haul to haul your heavy equipment between Idaho and any other state in the union. Surprisingly, Idaho is one of the fastest growing states in the country. The demand for new home production has increased the need for construction workers and equipment to satisfy the housing boom. The suburbs of Boise are expanding as fast as any other regions of the country. With all the demand for new construction, the transportation of heavy construction equipment in Idaho has become increasingly important. Logging is big business in Idaho. The US Forest Service owns about 30% of the land in Idaho, the most of any state in the nation. The need for shipping heavy logging equipment in the state also continues to rise. Idaho features one ports, which lies on the Clearwater River;

  • Port of Lewiston.

What Are Idaho's Major Cities And Roadways?

Idaho is the 14th largest state in the country by size.  Idaho is nearly 480 miles long and nearly 300 miles wide. The state operates nearly 1,000 miles of roadway within its borders. About 700 miles of road in Idaho is interstate highway. I-90 runs east/west between Washington and Montana in the northwest part of the state. I-84 goes diagonally through Boise in the southwest corner of the state, running between Oregon and Utah. The main north/south interstate in Idaho, I-15, runs between Montana and Utah in the southeast corner of the state. I-86 runs east/west to connect I-84 and I-15 in the southeast portion of Idaho.

By population, Idaho is the 31st largest state in the union. With nearly 150,000 residents, Boise is the most populous city in the state. Meridian, a town outside Boise, was the fastest growing city in Idaho in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Idaho are:

  1. Boise;
  2. Nampa;
  3. Meridian;
  4. Idaho Falls;
  5. Pocatello;
  6. Caldwell;
  7. Coeur d’Alene;
  8. Twin Falls;
  9. Lewiston;
  10. Lewiston Orchards.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Idaho?

Heavy equipment shipments that exceed the maximum dimensions established by the state must obtain oversize permits to use the roads in Idaho. Single axels must weight 20,000 pounds or less, and double axels must be 34,000 pounds or less

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Idaho include:

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

Maximum height: 14 feet;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Idaho's Length Restrictions?

Overall length restrictions in Idaho are similar to rules in other southern states. Trailers are limited to 45-feet in length on designated routes, including some two-lane US highways. The state allows an overhang of four feet in the front and 10 feet in the back.

Trailer length maximums in Idaho include:

Total length: 65 feet;

Trailer length: 53 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Idaho?

Permits to transport oversize shipments in Idaho can be gathered from the state Transportation Department. Shipping oversized equipment is permitted from ½-hour before sunrise until ½-hour after sunset on each day of the week. Oversize permits are valid for five days in Idaho.

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

Maximum Weight: 120,000 pounds;

Maximum Length: 110 feet total;

Maximum Height:  15 feet 6 inches;

Maximum Width: 16 feet.

What Are Idaho's Major Auction Houses?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Idaho. None of the major national equipment auction houses have branches in Idaho. Musser Brothers operates locations in Twin Falls and Meridian.

The most prominent equipment auction houses in Idaho include:

  • Corbett Auctions, Kuna;
  • Bighorn Auction, Idaho Falls;
  • Meridian Public Auction, Meridian;
  • Pickett Auction Service, Greenleaf;
  • Musick Auction, Nampa;
  • Premier Auction Center, Post Falls;
  • Reinland Equipment Auction, Post Falls;
  • Western Auction, Caldwell.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Idaho?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Idaho. United Rentals and Sunbelt Rentals each operate two equipment rental stores in Idaho. Western States CAT has four stores in the state.

Other independent equipment rental centers in Idaho include:

  • Arnold Machinery, Idaho Falls;
  • DRACO Equipment, Idaho Falls;
  • Glenn Dick Equipment, Boise;
  • Honnen Equipment, Idaho Falls;
  • Machinery Northwest, Spirit Lake;
  • Mountain West Rentals, Idaho Falls;
  • Pro Rentals, Idaho Falls and Rexburg;
  • Tates Rents, Boise.

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Trust Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your construction equipment, farm equipment and heavy machinery safely to its next workstation. We can help you choose the right trailer for your needs Whether it’s a flatbed trailer, a step-deck trailer, or an RGN trailer you need, we have the expert knowledge to guide you.

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.

Freedom Heavy Haul ships heavy construction equipment such as bulldozers, excavators and dump trucks. Our dedicated carriers also transport smaller equipment like skid steers and forklifts. Our quotes are free of charge. If you have equipment to transport, we can help. Call us today. What do you have to lose?

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