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Freedom Heavy Haul has experience with Illinois to New York heavy equipment hauling. Shipping heavy equipment from Illinois to New York can be a complex process. Let us get you the information 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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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.

New York Shipping FAQs

Choose Freedom Heavy Haul to haul your heavy equipment between New York and any other state in the union. Construction is big business in New York. There’s a continual need for the transportation of heavy construction machinery throughout New York. Construction spending in New York City each year amounts to more than $50 billion. About two-thirds of yearly construction spending in the City is for non-residential housing. Nearly 20,000 new residential units are added each year. On the agricultural side, nearly two-thirds of the state’s farming income comes from dairy production. New York is the second leading dairy producer in the nation, behind only Wisconsin. New York also is one of the top fruit and vegetable producers in the northeast. The state is the second leading apple producer in the nation. With all this farming, the need for transportation of heavy farm equipment has been on the rise. New York operates nearly a dozen ports, including one on the Atlantic Ocean:

  • Port of Albany;
  • Port of Buffalo;
  • Port of Cape Vincent;
  • Port of Caskill;
  • Port of Newburgh;
  • Port of New York and New Jersey;
  • Port of Ogdensburg;
  • Port of Oswego;
  • Port of Poughkeepsie;
  • Port of Rochester;
  • Port of Troy;
  • Port of Yonkers.

What Are New York's Major Cities And Roadways?

New York is the 27th largest state in terms of area. The state is 330 miles wide and 300 miles long. Total roadway miles in New York are around 250,000 miles, tied for tenth in the nation. The state interstate system is nearly 1,700 miles long. I-95, the most travelled interstate in America, slices through the lower corner of the state. I-195 takes you into and out of New York City. I-87 goes north/south between New York City and Massachusetts. Slightly to the west, I-81 takes the same north/south path, linking Pennsylvania to Canada. I-88 runs east west to link I-81 with Albany. I-84 runs across the southern portion of the state from east to west.

New York is the 4th largest state in the country in terms of population, trailing only California, Texas and Florida. With more than 8 ½ million people, New York City dwarfs any other city in the nation. Hempstead, on Long Island, boasts nearly 775,000 residents. Buffalo and Rochester each have more than 250,000 people in town. Cohoes, just east of Albany, was the fastest growing city in New York in 2017. The 10 largest cities in New York are:

  1. New York City;
  2. Hempstead;
  3. Buffalo;
  4. Rochester;
  5. Yonkers;
  6. Syracuse;
  7. Albany;
  8. New Rochelle;
  9. Mount Vernon;
  10. Schenectady.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In New York?

Heavy equipment shipments that exceed the maximum dimensions established by the state must obtain oversize permits to use the roads in New York. Maximum width is restricted to 8-feet in New York City. Single axels must weigh 22,400 pounds less, while double axels are limited to 36,000 pounds.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of New York include:

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

Maximum height: 13 feet 6 inches;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are New York's Length Restrictions?

Overall length restrictions in New York are ae right in line with the regulations in most northeast states.  On designated highways trailers are limited to 48 feet in length.

Trailer length maximums in New York include:

Total length: 65 feet;

Trailer length: 53 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In New York?

Permits to move oversize loads in New York are issued by state Department of Transportation. The transportation of oversize loads is permitted from ½-hour before sunrise until ½-hour after sunset on weekdays. On Saturday, oversize shipping must cease at noon. Oversize shipments are not allowed on Sunday or major holidays. Oversize shipping permits in New York City last only a few hours. In the rest of the state, oversize shipping permits are valid for five days.

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

Maximum Weight: 132,000 pounds;

Maximum Length: 100 feet total;

Maximum Height: 13 feet 11 inches;

Maximum Width: 14 feet.

What Are New York's Major Auction Houses?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in New York. Alex Lyons & Sons, the national auction house, maintains an office in Bridgeport.

The most prominent equipment auction houses in New York include:

  • Auctions International, East Aurora;
  • Best Buy Auctioneers, New York;
  • Lambrecht Auctions, Bainbridge;
  • McFadden & Sons, Sharon Springs;
  • Mel Manasse & Son, Whitney Point;
  • Michael Amodeo & Company, New York;
  • Roy Teitsworth, Geneseo;
  • Weiss Auctions, Lynbrook.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In New York?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in New York. United Rentals operates more than 20 equipment rental stores in the state. Sunbelt Rentals has about 10 locations in New York.

Durante Rentals has six locations in or near New York City. Other independent equipment rental centers in New York include:

  • A1 Tool Rental, Brooklyn;
  • Big Sasco Tool & Equipment Rentals, Brooklyn;
  • Blakley Equipment, Mt. Vernon;
  • Bobcat of New York, Maspeth;
  • T. Rentals, Brooklyn;
  • O. Penn Machinery, Bronx;
  • Hoffman Equipment, Bronx;
  • Island Equipment, Staten Island.

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Trust Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your construction equipment, farm equipment and heavy machinery safely to its next workstation. We specialize in helping you choose the right trailer to fit your requirements. Whether it’s a flatbed trailer, a step-deck trailer, or an RGN trailer you need, we have the expert knowledge to guide you.

Our heavy-haul carriers can handle any type of equipment you need shipped. Freedom Heavy Haul will get you set up with a turnkey transport service. Even if you need oversize transport or disaster recovery. Your valuable heavy equipment needs a professional plan and execution. Our logistics experts are the team for the job.

We can ship heavy construction equipment. Freedom Heavy Haul has experience shipping bulldozers, excavators, dump trucks, and more! Small equipment such as skid steers are also in our wheel house. Our dedicated carriers transport all kinds of equipment. Our quotes are free of charge. If you have equipment to transport, we can help. Contact us right away

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