Illinois To Georgia Heavy Haulers Equipment Transport Service

Freedom Heavy Haul ships heavy equipment from Illinois to Georgia. Trust us to provide you with all the information you need to make your Illinois to Georgia transport decisions. Don’t risk your heavy equipment transport with inexperienced haulers. We have years of experience arranging heavy transport and hauling. Let our team of logistics professionals provide you with a hassle-free experience.

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. During the transport process, you will receive regular status updates. Just want to know when the transport is successfully complete? No problem. 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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Illinois Shipping FAQs

Hire Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment between Illinois and any other state in the union. Due to its location in the middle of the country, Illinois is home to more than 7,500 trucking companies. The state also hosts a number of heavy-equipment manufactures. Currently in the U.S., Caterpillar produces two excavator models at a facility in Aurora, Ill., where the also makes wheel loaders, soil and landfill compactors, wheel dozers and components. Caterpillar is based in Peoria. John Deere manufactures combines and harvesters in East Moline. Illinois has 11 ports, including five on the Mississippi River and two on Lake Michigan:

  • Port of Beardstown;
  • Port of Channahon;
  • Port of Chicago;
  • Port of Davenport;
  • Port of Granite City;
  • Port of Joliet;
  • Port of Lemont;
  • Port of Peoria;
  • Port of Quincy;
  • Port of Rock Island;
  • Port of Waukegan.

What Are Illinois's Major Cities And Roadways?

The 25th largest state in the nation, Illinois is nearly 400 miles long and more than 200 miles wide. It’s the sixth most populous state in the country. Illinois has more than 18,000 miles of roadways. With more than 2,000 of those miles on interstate highways, Illinois ranks third in the country in terms of interstate exposure. The major north/south interstates in Illinois include I-57, which runs from Chicago to Missouri, and I-86, which runs diagonally from Chicago and into Missouri. On the east/west axis, I-80 goes between Chicago and Iowa; I-76 runs through Champaign and Springfield in the middle of the state; and I-64 and I-70 traverse the lower portions of Illinois.

With more than 2 1/2 million people, Chicago is by far the largest city in Illinois. But Sumner, a small town on the Indiana border, was the fastest growing city in the state in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Illinois are:

  1. Chicago;
  2. Aurora;
  3. Joliet;
  4. Naperville;
  5. Rockford;
  6. Springfield;
  7. Peoria;
  8. Elgin;
  9. Waukegan;
  10. Champaign.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Illinois?

If your load exceeds the basic dimensional maximums set by Illinois, you’ll need to apply for oversize permit to operate in the state. The requirements in Illinois are similar to the basic maximums for other states. Watch out for old bridges in the state. On non-designated highways, height limits are only eight feet.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Illinois include:

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

Maximum height: 13 feet 6 inches;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Illinois's Length Restrictions?

Length restrictions in Illinois are slightly shorter than they are in the rest of the country. For tractor trailers, Illinois allows three feet of overhang on each bumper. No passenger-vehicle combinations can exceed 42 feet in total length. The maximum allowable length for trailers towed by passenger vehicles is 28 feet 6 inches.

Trailer length maximums in Illinois include:

Total length: 60 feet;

Trailer length: 42 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Illinois?

The Illinois Department of Transportation issues permits for oversized shipments. Loads that exceed the overweight maximums in Illinois must apply for Super Load permits. The state allows oversize loads to travel beginning ½-hour before sunrise every day of the week. On weekdays, transport must be completed by ½-hour after sunset. Sunday transports need to finish by noon. Major holidays are blacked out.

The maximum dimensions to qualify for an overweight permit in Illinois include:

Maximum Weight: 120,000 pounds;

Maximum Length: 145 feet total;

Maximum Height: 15 feet 6 inches;

Maximum Width: 14 feet 6 inches.

What Are Illinois's Major Auction Houses?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Illinois. One of the largest equipment companies in the world, Ritchie Brothers, has an office in Morris. Another nationwide auction house, J.J. Kane, maintains a location in South Beloit.

Other equipment auction houses in Illinois include:

  • Almburg Auctioneering, Malta;
  • Dale Jones & Company, Aledo;
  • Centurion Service Group, Franklin Park;
  • Groff Equipment, Lawrence;
  • Martin Auction Services, Clinton;
  • Mowrey Auction, Milford;
  • Sullivan Auctioneers, Hamilton;
  • Anne Consignment Auction; St. Anne.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Illinois?

Turn to Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from rental centers located in Illinois. United Rentals operates more than 20 stores in Illinois. One location in Chicago specializes in aerial platform rentals. Sunbelt Rentals has more than a dozen locations in Illinois, including a rental service center in Sugar Grove.

Other equipment rental centers in Illinois include:

  • Big R Rental Center, Danville;
  • Burns Equipment, Waukegan;
  • Illinois Truck and Equipment, Morris;
  • Midwest Construction Rentals, Champaign;
  • MLB Rental Center, Charleston;
  • Rental Center USA, Mattoon;
  • RWCI Equipment, Flora;
  • Wirtz Rentals, Chicago.

Georgia Shipping FAQs

Choose Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment between Georgia and any other state in the union. More than 5,000 companies provide transportation logistics services in in Georgia. With an extensive system of ports and wide railroad network, Georgia is the 11th largest importing and seventh largest exporting state in the country. As the nation’s leader in forest products, companies in Georgia manufactures and transports logging equipment to and from the state regularly. The state also is a leading agricultural product producer. Georgia is tops in the nation in producing peanuts and pecans. The state also farms a large amount of cotton, tobacco, soybeans and corn. There is plenty of need for heavy-equipment transportation in the state. John Deere manufactures utility tractors in Grovetown and produces forestry attachments in Peachtree City. Georgia has four ports, including two on the Atlantic Ocean;

  • Port Bainbridge;
  • Port of Brunswick;
  • Port Columbus;
  • Port of Savannah.

What Are Georgia's Major Cities And Roadways?

Georgia is the 24th largest state in the US. The state is nearly 300 miles long by 230 miles wide. Georgia operates more than 120,000 miles of roadways, including more than 1,200 miles of interstate highway. I-20, which links Augusta with Atlanta, runs east/west in the northern portion of the state. Running diagonally from North Carolina to Savannah on the Atlantic Ocean, I-75 goes through Macon in the center of the state. I- goes south from Macon and into Florida. I-95 runs east/west in the state’s eastern portion, between South Carolina and Florida.

With more than 450,000 people, Atlanta is the most populous city in the state. It’s more than twice as large as the second-biggest city, Columbus. Chamblee, a suburb of Atlanta, was the fastest growing city in Georgia in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Georgia are:

  1. Atlanta;
  2. Columbus;
  3. Savannah;
  4. Athens;
  5. Sandy Springs;
  6. Roswell;
  7. Macon;
  8. Johns Creek;
  9. Albany;
  10. Warner Robins.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Georgia?

Non-divisible shipments of heavy equipment that exceed the maximum dimensions allowed in Georgia must obtain oversize transport permits to travel on roads in the state. Some routes allow shipments as tall as 14 feet. Oversize transports are severely restricted within I-295 in Atlanta.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Georgia include:

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

Maximum height: 13 feet 6 inches;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Georgia's Length Restrictions?

Georgia has a fairly lenient total length regulation. Most states restrict total length to less than 70 feet. Some routes restrict length to 60 feet, so you must check your off-interstate route. At 53-feet, trailer-length limits are on par with those in the rest of the nation.

Trailer length maximums in Georgia include:

Total length: 75 feet;

Trailer length: 53 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Georgia?

Oversize transporter permits for non-divisible loads can be obtained from the state Department of Transportation. Movement of oversize loads on state roads is permitted from ½-hour before sunrise to ½-hour after sunset on Monday through Saturday. No oversize transports are permitted on Sunday or major holidays.

Loads that exceed the maximum oversize dimensions set by the state must apply for travel as Super Loads. The state’s maximum oversize dimensions include:

Maximum Weight:  150,000 pounds;

Maximum Length: 120 feet total;

Maximum Height:  14 feet;

Maximum Width:  15 feet 6 inches.

What Are Georgia's Major Auction Houses?

Hire Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Georgia. National auction house Ritchie Brothers operates three locations in Georgia. Yoder & Frey has an office in Newman. J.J. Kane is located in Villa Rica

Other equipment auction houses in Georgia include:

  • Rebel Auction, Hazlehurst;
  • DeMott Auction, Moultrie;
  • Grant & Cook Equipment, Macon;
  • Lane Brothers, Swainsboro;
  • Joey Martin Auctioneers, Carrollton;
  • TAC Auction, Moreland;
  • Vision Equipment, Covington;
  • Weeks Farm Machinery; Moultrie.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Georgia?

Freedom Heavy Haul wants to haul your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Georgia. United Rentals operates nearly 20 locations in Georgia. Sunbelt Rentals also has 20 stores in the state. Herc Rentals and Yancey Brothers each have numerous locations in the state. Nassar Heavy Equipment maintains offices in Lawrenceville and Cumming.

Other heavy equipment rental centers in Georgia include:

  • Advanced Rental Center, Canton;
  • All Seasons Rental Center, Conyers
  • Atlanta Rental Center, Tucker;
  • Compact Power, Atlanta
  • Cowin Equipment, Mableton;
  • Ellijay Tool Rental, Ellijay;
  • Harco Equipment Rental, Buford;
  • Southern Rental, Statesboro.

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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 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. Disaster recovery? Oversize transport? No problem! Our turnkey transport service will leave you with peace of mind. Your valuable heavy equipment needs a professional plan and execution. Our logistics experts are the team for the job.

Dump truck? Excavator? Bulldozer? We got you covered. We have extensive experience shipping heavy construction equipment too. Our carriers also ship smaller equipment as well. No matter what type of equipment you need transported, let Freedom Heavy Haul provide you with a free assessment and free quote. Contact us right away

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