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Freedom Heavy Haul has experience with Florida to Oregon heavy equipment hauling. Trust us to provide you with all the information you need to make your Florida to Oregon transport decisions. Don’t risk your heavy equipment transport with inexperienced haulers. We have years of experience arranging heavy transport and hauling. We can make your experience hassle free. Our logistics professionals will give you peace of mind.

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Florida Shipping FAQs

Trust Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment safely between Florida and any other state in the country. As one of the leading agriculture production states in the nation, plenty of farm equipment is shipped into and out of Florida. The state also features a booming construction industry that depends upon efficient construction equipment transportation to thrive. The maximum speed allowed in Florida when towing a trailer is 65 miles per hour. Florida does not permit double-tandem towing. According the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2016 Florida employed the fourth most heavy and tractor trailer truck drivers in the country. Only Texas, California and Pennsylvania have more heavy-haul truck drivers. Florida has 14 ports in total, eight on the Gulf of Mexico and six on the Atlantic Ocean:

  • Jaxport;
  • Port Canaveral;
  • Port Everglades;
  • Port of Key West;
  • Port of Fort Pierce;
  • Port of Fernandina;
  • Port of Palm Beach;
  • Port of Pensacola;
  • Port of Port St. Joe;
  • Port of St. Petersburg;
  • Port of Tampa Bay;
  • Port Manatee;
  • Port Miami;
  • Port Panama City.

What Are Florida's Major Cities And Roadways?

Florida is the 22nd largest state in the country. From north to south, the state is nearly 450 miles long. Florida also is almost 330 miles long at its widest, in the north. The major north-south roadways are I-95 and I-75, both of which run from Georgia to Miami. The main east-west highways include 1-10, between Orlando and Tampa, and I-4, which travels between Daytona Beach and Orlando.

Florida continues to grow by leaps and bounds. In 2017, seven cities in Florida were among the 25 fastest growing towns in America (Orlando, Cape Coral, West Palm Beach, Sarasota, Lakeland, Jacksonville and Fort Lauderdale). The 10 largest cities in the state are:

  1. Jacksonville;
  2. Miami;
  3. Tampa;
  4. Orlando;
  5. Petersburg;
  6. Hialeah;
  7. Tallahassee;
  8. Port St. Lucie;
  9. Fort Lauderdale;
  10. Cape Coral.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Florida?

Loads that exceed any of the dimensional limits set by the state require oversize permits. Trailers weighing 3,000 pounds or more need separate brake systems to operate legally in Florida. In addition to brake lights, all trailers must have lights for the tail, the turn signal and the license plates. Trailers also are required to display reflectors and tote safety chains.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Florida include:

Maximum weight: 80,000 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight;

Maximum height: 13 feet 6 inches;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Florida's Length Restrictions?

Regulations regarding the length of towed trailers in Florida are near the standards set by most states, except for trailer length. For 53-foot trailers, the kingpin must be set at least 41 feet from the center axel. Most states limit trailer length to less than 30 feet, but Florida allows longer trailers than most states. Travel trailers are limited to 40 feet in length.

Trailer length maximums in Florida include:

Total length: 75 feet;

Trailer length: 48 feet;

Motor home length: 40 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Florida?

The Florida Department of Transportation issues permits for hauling oversized loads within the state. Oversize load transport is allowed from ½-hour before sunrise to 1/2-hour after sunset during weekdays. Oversize transport is not allowed during major holiday weekends. Escort vehicles are required if the load is more than 95-feet long, or more than 14-feet tall, or more than 12-feet wide.

Restrictions for permitted oversize loads in Florida include:

Maximum Weight:  199,000 for 11 axels;

Maximum Length: 150 feet total;

Maximum Height: 16 feet;

Maximum Width: 16 feet.

What Are Florida's Major Auction Houses?

Let Freedom Heavy Haul ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction in Florida. The Florida Winter Auctions in March feature major heavy equipment auctions by Ritchie Brothers (Davenport), Yoder & Frey (Kissimmee), and Alex Lyons and Sons (Winter Garden). Operated in conjunction with Iron Planet, the Richie Brothers Winter auction is one of the largest heavy equipment auctions in the world.

Other equipment auction houses in Florida include:

  • J. Kane, Riviera Beach;
  • First Coast Auction, Jacksonville;
  • Garner & Associates, Bartow;
  • Graham Auction, Tequesta;
  • Insight Auctioneers, Sebring;
  • Midway Machinery and Auction, Midway;
  • Tampa Machinery Auction, Thonotosassa;
  • Weeks Auction, Ocala.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Florida?

Freedom Heavy Haul ships equipment to and from every rental center in Florida. United Rentals and Sunbelt Rentals each have more than 50 locations in Florida. Compact Power Equipment also has several branches in Florida.

Other heavy equipment rental centers in Florida include:

Allstar Equipment, West Palm Beach;

Alltool Rental, Fort Lauderdale;

B&M Equipment, Jacksonville;

Beard Equipment, Tallahassee;

Briggs Equipment, Orlando;

Herc Rentals, Tampa;

Miami Tool Rental, Miami;

Sandy Andy’s, Ormond Beach.

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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If you have farm equipment, construction equipment, or heavy machinery that you need transported, We specialize in helping you choose the right trailer to fit your requirements. 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. 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.

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. Call us today. What do you have to lose?

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