California To Oregon Heavy Haulers Equipment Transport Service

Do you need to ship your heavy equipment from California to Oregon? Freedom Heavy Haul can help. If you are unsure what information you need when shipping your equipment from California to Oregon, we can provide everything you need. Don’t risk your heavy equipment transport with inexperienced haulers. We have years of experience arranging heavy transport and hauling. Our logistics professionals can put a hassle free hauling experience within reach.

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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.

Oregon Shipping FAQs

Choose Freedom Heavy Haul to haul your heavy equipment between Oregon and any other state in the union. Oregon is experiencing its largest influx of new residents since the 1990’s. Almost 90% of the state’s recent growth comes from people migrating into the state. As a result, nearly 100,000 people are employed in the construction industry in Oregon, an all-time high. The industry is expected to expand its workforce in the state by more than 15% through 2027. The expansion of the construction industry in Oregon has led to a great need for the transportation of heavy construction equipment. Agriculture is big in Oregon. The state is one of the nation’s leading producer of fruits and vegetables, including berries, pears, green beans and onions. Greenhouse and nursery products are the most valuable agricultural product produced in the state. Likewise, Oregon is one of the nation’s most important timber producers. The top Christmas-tree producing state in the nation, Oregon also harvests Douglas fir and ponderosa pine. The steady increase in farming in the state has led to a large need for shipping heavy farm equipment, as well as transporting heavy logging machinery. Oregon features eight ports, including six on the Columbia River:

  • Port of Arlington;
  • Port of Astoria;
  • Port of Coos Bay;
  • Port of Morrow;
  • Port of Newport;
  • Port of Portland;
  • Port of St. Helens;
  • Port of The Dalles.

What Are Oregon's Major Cities And Roadways?

Oregon has the 9th most acreage of any state in the country. At 360 miles long and 400 miles wide, the state is nearly square. Overall, the state operates more than 140,000 miles of highway. The state’s three interstates provide only 700 miles of roadway in Oregon. I-5, running north/south through Portland and Salem, links Washington with California in the east. In the north, I-84 runs east/west between Portland and Idaho. I-82 connects with I-84 from Washington.

Oregon is the 27th largest state by population in the US. Portland, which has more than residents, is three times larger than any other city in the state. Happy Valley, a suburb of Portland, was the fastest growing city in Oregon in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Oregon are:

  1. Portland;
  2. Salem;
  3. Eugene;
  4. Gresham;
  5. Hillsboro;
  6. Beaverton;
  7. Bend;
  8. Medford;
  9. Corvallis;
  10. Albany.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Oregon?

Heavy equipment shipments that exceed the maximum dimensions established by the state must obtain oversize permits to use the roads in Oregon. Single axels must weigh 20,000 pounds or less, and tandem axels are restricted to 34,000 pounds or less.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Oregon include:

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

Maximum height: 14 feet;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Oregon's Length Restrictions?

Overall length restrictions in Oregon are more restrictive than rules in other southern states. Though there’s no overall length limit on designated routes, the state’s total length limit of 60-feet on Group 1 routes is less than most states permit.

Trailer length maximums in Oregon include:

Total length: 60 feet;

Trailer length: 53 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Oregon?

Oversize permits to ship heavy equipment in Oregon can be purchased from the state Department of Transportation. Permitted oversize loads are allowed to travel from ½-hour before sunrise until ½-hour after sunset between Labor Day and Memorial Day. Sunday travel, as well as movement after noon on Saturday, is prohibited between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Morning and evening rush hours are restricted in Salem, Eugene, Grants Pass and Medford.

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

Maximum Weight:  110,00 pounds;

Maximum Length:  105 feet total;

Maximum Height:  17 feet;

Maximum Width:   16 feet.

What Are Oregon's Major Auction Houses?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Oregon. Bar None Auction holds a monthly equipment auction in Portland.

Other prominent equipment auction houses in Oregon include:

  • I-5 Auctions, Sutherlin;
  • Auction Sales, The Dalles;
  • CIA, Portland;
  • Stout Auctions, Portland;
  • McLaren Auction Services, Aurora;
  • Pacific Industrial Auctions, Eugene;
  • Rogue Equipment, Medford;
  • Woodburn Auction Yard, Woodburn.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Oregon?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Oregon. United Rentals, the largest rental chain in the nations, has more than a dozen rental locations in the state. Nationwide competitor Sunbelt Rentals operates nearly 10 stores in Oregon. Peterson CAT runs rental centers in The Dalles.

Other independent equipment rental centers in Oregon include:

  • Ahearn Rentals, Eugene;
  • Bullet Rental, Medford;
  • Graddy’s Equipment, Central Point;
  • Oregon Tractor, Portland;
  • Pioneer Rental, Oregon City;
  • RDO Equipment, Portland;
  • Star Rentals, Portland and Salem;
  • Wilson Equipment, Central Point.

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