California To Nevada Heavy Haulers Equipment Transport Service

Freedom Heavy Haul ships heavy equipment from California to Nevada. Shipping heavy equipment from California to Nevada 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. You will get access to a transport agent who will be with you every step of the way. During the transport process, you will receive regular status updates. Once the transport is successfully completed, we’ll reach out to let you know. 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.

Nevada Shipping FAQs

Choose Freedom Heavy Haul to haul your heavy equipment between Nevada and any other state in the union. Nevada has one of the most rapidly expanding state populations in the country. Over the five years prior to 2015, Nevada was ranked sixth among all states in terms of population growth. Along with Arizona, Nevada leads the nation in producing construction jobs as the southwest experiences a population boom. The growth of the state’s tourism industry, which accounts for about one-third of the state’s economy, assures the continued need for the transportation of heavy construction equipment within Nevada. Nevada also is the country’s leading producer of gold and silver, which requires the transport of heavy mining equipment. Cattle and sheep are the most important livestock produced in the state. Nevada also grows a lot of hay to feed its livestock. For that reason, shipping heavy farm equipment remains important in Nevada.

What Are Nevada's Major Cities And Roadways?

Surprisingly, Nevada is the 7th largest state in the country by square miles. Nevada is almost 500 miles long and more than 420 miles wide. The state operates more than 87,000 miles of roadway, a relatively small amount given the expanse of the state. That’s because the federal government owns nearly 80% of the land in Nevada. The state’s two interstate highways account for more than 600 miles of roadway in Nevada. In the northern portion of the state, I-80 travels east/west between California and Utah. In the southeaster corner of Nevada, I-16 services Las Vegas as it links California to Arizona.

Nevada has the 32nd largest state population in the country. Las Vegas, which has nearly 600,000 people, is more than twice as large as any other city in the state.  Mesquite, a town on the Arizona border, was the fastest growing small city in Nevada in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Nevada are:

  1. Las Vegas;
  2. Henderson;
  3. Reno;
  4. North Las Vegas;
  5. Paradise;
  6. Sunrise Manor;
  7. Spring Valley;
  8. Enterprise;
  9. Sparks;
  10. Carson City.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Nevada?

Heavy equipment shipments that exceed the maximum dimensions established by the state must obtain oversize permits to use the roads in Nevada. Single axels must weight 20,000 pounds or less. Each tandem axel is limited to 34,000 pounds or less.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Nevada include:

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

Maximum height: 14 feet;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Nevada's Length Restrictions?

Overall length restrictions in Nevada are less restrictive than other neighboring states. Most states limit overall length to 65 feet or less. Rear overhangs as large as 10 feet are permitted, but they’re included in total length calculations.

Trailer length maximums in Nevada include:

Total length: 75 feet;

Trailer length: 53 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Nevada?

The state Department of Transportation issues permits to ship oversize loads in Nevada. Shipments that are oversized can travel between ½-hour before sunrise until ½-hour after sunset on every day of the week. Loads larger than 110-feet long, 12-feet wide or 15-feet high are restricted from travel on sections of 1-80 and 1-15 during the weekend.

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

Maximum Weight:   120,000 pounds;

Maximum Length:  105 feet total;

Maximum Height:  16 feet.

Maximum Width:  17 feet.

What Are Nevada's Major Auction Houses?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Nevada. Ritchie Brothers, the largest equipment auction house in the country, maintains operations in Las Vegas and Sparks. Taylor & Martin also has a store in Las Vegas. Purple Wave Auction, an online auction house, is headquartered in Carson City.

The most prominent equipment auction houses in Nevada include:

  • Auction Nation, Las Vegas;
  • Baxtins, Fallon;
  • BMA Liquidators, Las Vegas;
  • Nellis Auction, Las Vegas;
  • TNT Auction, Las Vegas;
  • Vegas Valley Auctions, Las Vegas.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Nevada?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Nevada. United Rentals has more than 15 locations in the state. Sunbelt Rentals also operates nearly 15 stores in Nevada. Ahern Rentals has nearly 15 stores scattered throughout the state.

Other independent equipment rental centers in Nevada include:

  • All Star Rentals, Sparks;
  • America Rents, Las Vegas;
  • Blue Diamond Machinery, Las Vegas;
  • Cashman Equipment, Reno and Winnemucca;
  • Ecco Equipment, Las Vegas;
  • Jake’s Crane Rigging, Las Vegas;
  • Sunstate Equipment, Reno and Henderson;
  • Worldwide Rental, Las Vegas.

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Do you have heavy equipment, farm machinery, or construction equipment that you need to transport safely? 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. From oversize transport to disaster recovery, Freedom Heavy Haul offers complete turnkey transport services for heavy-haul customers. We have logistics experts standing by ready to help you execute a professional plan to transport your valuable heavy equipment.

Freedom Heavy Haul ships heavy construction equipment such as bulldozers, excavators and dump trucks. Our carriers also ship smaller equipment as well. Our quotes are free of charge. If you have equipment to transport, we can help. Contact us right away

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