California To Utah Heavy Haulers Equipment Transport Service

Do you need to ship your heavy equipment from California to Utah? Freedom Heavy Haul can help. Shipping heavy equipment from California to Utah 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. Our logistics professionals can put a hassle free hauling experience within reach.

We provide our heavy haul customers with a high level of communication. If you have questions while your equipment is in transit, we provide a transport agent who can answer all your questions. Need regular status up dates? You got it. We’ll also confirm with you as soon as your transport is complete. You’ll work with a hard working, trustworthy, and reliable transport agent. 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.

Utah Shipping FAQs

Choose Freedom Heavy Haul to haul your heavy equipment between Utah and any other state in the union. Utah is one of the nation’s leading producers of livestock and livestock products. The state grows beef cattle, milk cattle, hogs, chickens and sheep. To feed its animals, Utah is one of the country biggest producers of hay. Other important crops grown in Utah include wheat, barley and corn. The state also is a nationwide leader in greenhouse plant production. With farming an important factor in the state’s economy, the transportation of heavy farming equipment such as tractors and combines is on the increase. Mining is big business in Utah. The state is among the nation’s leading producers of gilsonite, molybdenum and potassium salts. Companies in Utah also mine copper, magnesium and uranium. Petroleum and natural gas extraction continues to grow in Utah. The state has a big need for shipping heavy mining equipment, as well as transporting heavy oil-and-gas drilling tools and equipment.

What Are Utah's Major Cities And Roadways?

Utah is the 13th largest state in the US by acreage. The state is about 350 miles long and nearly 260 miles wide. Utah possesses nearly 100,000 miles of roadways, with almost 1,000 of those miles covered by interstate highways. The longest highway in the state, I-5, goes north/south through Salt Lake City as it runs between the border with Idaho and the border with Arizona. I-80 also goes through Salt Lake City, travelling east/west between Nevada and Wyoming. I-84 runs a loop around Salt Lake City, and I-70 extends from I-15 and into Colorado as it runs east/west in the southern portion of Utah.

Utah is the 31st largest state in the country in terms of population. With nearly 200,000 people, Salt Lake City is the most populous town in the state. Saratoga Springs, the fastest growing city in Utah in 2017, is located on the northern edge of the Great Salt Lake. The 10 largest cities in Utah are:

  1. Salt Lake City;
  2. West Valley City;
  3. Provo;
  4. West Jordan;
  5. Orem;
  6. Sandy;
  7. Ogden;
  8. George;
  9. Layton;
  10. Mill Creek.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Utah?

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

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Utah include:

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

Maximum height: 14 feet;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Utah's Length Restrictions?

Overall length restrictions in Utah are similar to rules in other US states. Most rural western states allow longer lengths, but Utah is mountainous. Shipments are permitted to have a three-foot overhang in front and a six-foot overhang in back.

Trailer length maximums in Utah include:

Total length: 65 feet;

Trailer length: 53 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Utah?

Permits to transport oversize heavy equipment in Utah can be obtained from the state Department of Transportation. Shipments that are oversized are permitted to travel between ½-hour before sunrise and ½-hour after sunset every day of the week. Loads that exceed 105 feet in length, 10 feet in width or 14 feet in height are prohibited from traveling during morning and evening rush hours in major population areas. Permits for oversize travel in Utah are valid for five days.

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

Maximum Weight: 145,000 pounds;

Maximum Length: 120 feet total;

Maximum Height: 17 feet 6 inches;

Maximum Width: 17 feet.

What Are Utah's Major Auction Houses?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Utah. Ritchie Brothers, the national auction house, maintains an office in Lake Point. J.J. Kane works out of an office in Salt Lake City.

The most prominent equipment auction houses in Utah include:

  • Doug’s Auction, Ogden;
  • Erkelens & Olson, Salt Lake City;
  • Statewid Auction, Hurricane;
  • TNT Auction, Salt Lake City.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Utah?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Utah. United Rentals has three rental locations in the state. Sunbelt Rentals runs seven stores in Utah. Sunstate Rentals maintains a half dozen locations in Utah, while Ahern Rentals operates four stores in the state.

Wheeler Machinery has three rental stores in the state. Other independent equipment rental centers in Utah include:

  • Cat Rental Store, Salt Lake City;
  • Diamond Rental, Salt Lake City and Pleasant Grove;
  • Honnen Equipment, West Haven;
  • Howe Rental, Ogden and Murray;
  • Komatsu Equipment, Salt Lake City;
  • Rasmussen Equipment, West Valley City;
  • Universal Rent All, Ogden and Clearfield;
  • Utah Machine Rentals, Sandy.

Nobody Hauls Like Freedom Heavy Haulers!

Trust Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your construction equipment, farm equipment and heavy machinery safely to its next workstation. Choosing the right trailer is paramount to a successful transport. We can help! Our agents have expert knowledge about flatbed trailers, step-deck trailers and RGN trailers.

If you need it shipped, our heavy haul carriers can take care of you. Regardless of the type of equipment. Disaster recovery? Oversize transport? No problem! Our turnkey transport service will leave you with peace of mind. We have logistics experts standing by ready to help you execute a professional plan to transport your valuable heavy equipment.

We can ship heavy construction equipment. Freedom Heavy Haul has experience shipping bulldozers, excavators, dump trucks, and more! Our dedicated carriers also transport smaller equipment like skid steers and forklifts. If you have equipment you need transported, let Freedom Heavy Haul provide you with a free, no obligation quote. Contact us right away

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