Freedom Heavy Haul has experience with Illinois to Michigan heavy equipment hauling. If you are unsure what information you need when shipping your equipment from Illinois to Michigan, 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. We can make your experience hassle free. Our logistics professionals will give you peace of mind.
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. You’ll get regular status updates during the shipping process. 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. Call Freedom Heavy Haul to get your heavy equipment delivered with no hassles and on time!Learn more
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Consult us concerning arranging transportation for your Super Load. We manage transport to the port, abroad shipping and last distribution.Learn more
Select us to carry your hefty devices throughout the country. Let's review our total turnkey plan, including logistics as well as hauling.Learn more
Collaborate with us to export your heavy equipment overseas. Safe and effective tools transport at great prices!Learn more
Pick us to transport your hefty equipment throughout the nation. You'll get prompt help shipping equipment out of as well as into the area.Learn more
Consult us about setting up transportation for your Super Load. You'll obtain instant aid shipping devices out of as well as into the location.Learn more
Rely on the experts to ship your hefty tools throughout the United States. Allow's discuss our full turnkey package, including logistics and also transporting.Learn more
Deal with us to export your hefty tools overseas. We take care of transportation to the port, abroad delivery and also last distribution.Learn more
Work with us to export your heavy tools overseas. Our agents are professionals at planning and performing big tools deliveries.Learn more
Let us deal with the transport of your oversize devices. Safe and also effective devices transportation at great rates!Learn more
Deal with us to export your hefty equipment overseas. Let's review our full turnkey bundle, featuring logistics and also carrying.Learn more
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Ship your heaviest pieces of equipment on tri-axle step-deck trailers. The most cost-effective method for hauling large machines.Learn more
Choose stretch RGN trailers to ship your extra-long pieces of heavy equipment, such as excavators or articulated dump trucks.Learn more
Ask us about shipping your oversize load on a Landoll specialty trailer. Extra-easy loading and unloading! Landoll specialty trailers are great for hauling oversize equipment.Learn more
Choose flatbed trailers to ship your smaller pieces of equipment, like skid steers and forklifts.Learn more
Select step-deck trailers to transport your larger pieces of heavy equipment, such as bulldozers and wheel loaders.Learn more
Pick RGN trailers to ship your extra-large or oversize pieces of heavy equipment, such as excavators and row-crop tractors.Learn more
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Call about shipping your drilling and rigging equipment anywhere youâ€™d like in the US, Canada or Mexico.Learn more
Speak with us about hauling your motor scraper where you want it today. Great rates and super service on oversize loads.Learn more
Let us ship your motor grader between any two locations in the country. We transport road-paving equipment every day.Learn more
Pick us to ship your forklift to any place in the country. From construction forklifts to warehouse forklifts, we transport all types of forklifts.Learn more
Freedom Heavy Haul wants to ship your backhoe anywhere you need it.Learn more
Ask us to ship your boom lift or scissor lift to your next work location. Weâ€™ll make you the best deal possible, as quick as we can.Learn more
Call us to transport your skid steer to its next work location. Local, regional or long-distance, weâ€™ve got you covered.Learn more
Ship your tractor efficiently anywhere in the country. Let us find the perfect trailer to haul your tractor.Learn more
Task our experienced heavy-haul drivers with transporting your wheel loader. Your equipment is in good hands with us.Learn more
Trust us to transport your hydraulic excavator safely to its destination. Ask us about shipping mini-excavators.Learn more
Contact us to haul your crane where you want it, when you want it. Mobile cranes are snap! Weâ€™ll ship your gigantic tower cranes too.Learn more
Select us to haul your dump truck anywhere you need it. Articulated, off-road, standard â€“ call us to ship any type of dump truck.Learn more
Choose us to ship your bulldozer safely to its next workstation. Let our experts find the right trailer for you, at the right cost.Learn more
Transport your military trucks from base-to-base, or point-to-point. Buying a surplus military vehicle? Ship it to your doorstep.Learn more
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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:
The 25th largest state in the nation, Illinois is nearly 400 miles long and more than 200 miles wide. Itâ€™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:
If your load exceeds the basic dimensional maximums set by Illinois, youâ€™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.
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.
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 Â½-hour before sunrise every day of the week. On weekdays, transport must be completed by Â½-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.
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:
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:
Select Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment between Michigan and any other state in the union. Michigan is a leading producer of sand and gravel for construction sites. Though the amount of acreage under cultivation has decreased recently, farming also accounts for a large portion of the stateâ€™s income. Almost 10 tons of transportation equipment is hauled through Michigan each year. Nearly 100,000 weight-based trucks are registered in Michigan. As one of the leading boating states in the nation, Michigan has more than 1 million registered trailers. Michigan has six ports, with two on Lake Superior and two on Lake Huron:
Michigan is more than 450 miles long and nearly 400 miles wide. When you include the Upper Peninsula, Michigan is the 11th largest state in the country. The state has more than 120,000 miles of roadways, including 1,200 miles of interstate highways. In Michigan, I-75 goes north/south from Sault St. Marie on the Canadian border to Detroit. I-69 runs diagonally north/south from Lake Superior to the Indiana border. I-96 travels east/west from Muskegon to Detroit. I-94 also runs east/west in the lower portion of the state, from St. Joseph to Detroit. Except for a short stretch of I-75, there are no interstate highways in the Upper Peninsula.
Michigan is the 10th most populous state in the nation. Nearly 10 million people live in the state. With more than 600,000 people, Detroit remains the largest city by population in Michigan. Grand Rapids, the second largest city in the state, was the fastest growing city in the state in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Michigan are:
If your heavy equipment shipment exceeds the dimensional limits established in Michigan, youâ€™ll need to apply for oversize shipping permits to travel in the state. Oversize permits can take as long as 10 days to process. Frost and thaw regulations that restrict travel on icy roads run from February through April.
The dimensional restrictions in the state of Michigan include:
Maximum weight: 80,000 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW);
Maximum height: 13 feet 6 inches;
Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.
Michigan is one of the northern states that permits dual trailers, which can be as long as 75 feet. The maximum length for trailers, 65 feet, is longer than most states permit. On non-designated roadways, the maximum trailer length is 50 feet. The state allows a 3-foot overhang on the front bumper and a 4-foot overhang on the rear bumper, which is part of the overall length calculations. Travel trailers are restricted to 28 feet 6 inches.
Trailer length maximums in Michigan include:
Total length: 75 feet;
Trailer length: 65 feet;
Motor home length: 45 feet.
Permits to ship oversize loads on Michigan roadways are available from the state Department of Transportation. During weekdays, oversize transport is restricted to Â½-hour before sunrise until Â½-hour after sunset. On weekends, only shipments less than feet long, feet high and feet wide are allowed to travel. Motor homes longer than 105 feet are considered Super Loads.
The maximum dimensions allowed for an oversize load in Michigan include:
Maximum Weight: 150,000 pounds or more requires bridge study;
Maximum Length: 150 feet total;
Maximum Height: 15 feet;
Maximum Width: 16 feet.
Call Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Michigan. Ritchie Brothers, the largest equipment auction house in the country, runs four locations in Michigan. National competitor J.J. Kane maintains an office in Charlotte.
Repocast has three locations in Michigan. Other major equipment auction houses in Michigan include:
Trust Freedom Heavy Haul to haul your pieces of heavy equipment to or from any rental-center location in Michigan. Sunbelt Rentals operates seven equipment-rental locations in the state, including a Power and Pump dealer in Shelby Charter Township. United Rentals also has seven locations in Michigan.
AIS Construction Equipment has five rental locations in the state. Other equipment rental centers in Michigan include:
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. 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.
Dump truck? Excavator? Bulldozer? We got you covered. We have extensive experience shipping heavy construction equipment too. 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. Call us today. What do you have to lose?
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