Kentucky To Arkansas Heavy Haulers Equipment Transport Service

Freedom Heavy Haul ships heavy equipment from Kentucky to Arkansas. If you are unsure what information you need when shipping your equipment from Kentucky to Arkansas, 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. 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. You will get access to a transport agent who will be with you every step of the way. Need regular status up dates? You got it. Once the transport is successfully completed, we’ll reach out to let you know. Your agent is reliable, trustworthy and hard working. Call Freedom Heavy Haul to get your heavy equipment delivered with no hassles and on time!

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Kentucky Shipping FAQs

Hire Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment between Kentucky and any other state in the union. One of the biggest trucking states in the nation, Kentucky supports more than 40,000 registered freight carriers. The state is bordered by rivers on three sides, so shipping heavy equipment and goods to riverports is an important facet of the state’s freight transport plan. Kentucky’s top exports include mining and metals, agricultural products and machinery. Farmers in the state produce corn and soybeans, and raise chickens and cattle. The state is the largest beef producer east of the Mississippi. The shipment of heavy equipment for the agricultural industry is a high priority. The state is a large producer of electronics. Kentucky also is home to two international shipping hubs, UPS in Louisville and DHL in Covington. Kentucky maintains five ports, with three on the Ohio River;

  • Eddyville Riverport;
  • Henderson County Riverport;
  • Jefferson Riverport;
  • Owensboro Riverport;
  • Paducah Riverport.

What Are Kentucky's Major Cities And Roadways?

One of the smallest states in the middle section of the country, Kentucky is the 37th largest state in the union. The state is nearly 400 miles long and almost 170 miles wide. There are nearly 78,000 miles of public roadways in Kentucky. Interstates account for 750 miles of highway in the state. I-64 runs east/west across the northern portion of the state, connecting Louisville and Lexington with Indiana and West Virginia. I-75 goes north-south between Ohio and Tennessee, running through Lexington. I-24 runs diagonally from Indiana to Tennessee in the western portion of the state.

With more than 600,000 people, Louisville is the largest city the in the state. It’s about twice as large as Lexington, the second largest city. Bowling Green was the fastest growing city in the state in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Kentucky are:

  1. Louisville;
  2. Lexington;
  3. Bowling Green;
  4. Owensboro;
  5. Covington;
  6. Richmond;
  7. Hopkinsville;
  8. Florence;
  9. Georgetown;
  10. Elizabethtown.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Kentucky?

Shipments of heavy equipment that exceed the dimensional restrictions in Kentucky must obtain oversize shipping permits to travel in the state.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Kentucky include:

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

Maximum height: 13 feet 6 inches;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Kentucky's Length Restrictions?

Kentucky has fairly permissive overall length restrictions. Many eastern states restrict the length of tractor-trailer loads to 60 feet. Kentucky allows six feet of overhang on the front bumper, and five feet of overhang on the rear bumper.

Trailer length maximums in Kentucky include:

Total length: 65 feet;

Trailer length: 53 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Kentucky?

Permits to ship oversize loads in Kentucky can be obtained from the Department of Transportation. Movement of oversize shipments is permitted from a ½-hour before sunrise to a ½-hour after sunrise on weekdays. On Saturday, oversize transports must conclude by noon. Shipping oversize loads is not permitted on Sunday or major holidays. Oversize length is limited to 95 feet on two-lane roads.

If your shipment exceeds the oversize regulations in Kentucky, you must obtain a Super Load permit to travel in the state. The maximum dimensions permitted for oversize travel in Kentucky include:

Maximum Weight: 160,000 pounds;

Maximum Length: 110 feet total (four-lane roads);

Maximum Height:  15 feet;

Maximum Width:   14 feet.

What Are Kentucky's Major Auction Houses?

Freedom Heavy Haul will ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Kentucky. Ritchie Brothers has an office in Lexington. J.J. Kane, the only other national auction house with an office in Kentucky, is located in Verona. Ford Brothers has locations in Mt. Vernon, Somerset and London.

Other prominent independent equipment auction houses in Kentucky include:

  • Bunch Brothers Auctioneers, Wingo;
  • Chuck Marshall Auction, Flemingsburg;
  • Collins Auction, Louisville;
  • Harper Equipment, Scottsville;
  • Lewis Auction, Elizabethtown;
  • Mark Maddox Auctioneer, Carlisle;
  • Northern Kentucky Auction, Independence.;
  • Wardlow Auctions, Louisville.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Kentucky?

Contact Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Kentucky. United Rentals operates at nearly 10 locations in the state. Sunbelt Rentals also has around 10 stores in Kentucky. General Rental Center has offices in Frankfort and Somerset. Whayne Supply operates in Somerset and Pikeville. Herc Rentals has a store in Middletown.

Other equipment rental centers in Kentucky include:

  • B.C. Rental Center, Owensboro;
  • A Complete Rental Center, Henderson;
  • Action Rental Center, Berea;
  • Brandies Machinery, Louisville;
  • Bypass Rental Center, Winchester;
  • DC Rental, Mayfield;
  • Murray Rentals, Murray;
  • Wilson Equipment, Lexington.

Arkansas Shipping FAQs

Choose Freedom Heavy Haul to haul your heavy equipment between Arkansas and any other state in the union. With nearly 50,000 farms, agriculture is the most important economic driver in Arkansas. The state leads the nation in rice production, and it ranks third in cotton production. Arkansas also has more than 18,000 acres of forestland, which make the state one of the nation’s top timber and wood products producers. The need for hauling heavy equipment for the farming and timber industries in the state is great. Arkansas is home to nearly 5,000 trucking companies, nearly 90% of which operate less than 20 vehicles. The state trucking association expects demand for freight transport within the state to increase more than 20% over the next ten years. Arkansas operates three ports, all on the Arkansas River;

  • Port of Fort Smith;
  • Port of Little Rock;
  • Port of Pine Bluff.

What Are Arkansas's Major Cities And Roadways?

Arkansas is the 29th largest state by size in the country. It’s more than miles long and nearly miles wide. A near-perfect square, Arkansas is about 240 miles long and nearly 270 miles wide. The state has more than 90,000 miles of roadways, including nearly 900 miles of interstate highway. There are three major interstates in Arkansas. I-40 runs east/west through Little Rock, linking together Oklahoma and Tennessee. I-55 goes north/south in the northeast corner of the state, linking West Memphis with Tennessee. I-30 diagonally in the southwest portion of the state, running from Little Rock into Texas.

The state has the 33rd largest population in the union. With nearly 200,000 people, Little Rock is the most populous city in Arkansas. The second largest city in the state, Fort Smith, is about half as big as Little Rock. Rogers, a city in the Ozarks in the northwest corner of the state, was the fastest growing city in Arkansas in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Arkansas are:

  1. Little Rock;
  2. Fort Smith;
  3. Fayetteville;
  4. Springdale;
  5. Jonesboro;
  6. North Little Rock;
  7. Kenner;
  8. Conway;
  9. Rogers;
  10. Bentonville.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Arkansas?

Heavy equipment shipments that exceed the maximum dimensions established by the state must obtain oversize permits to use the roads in Arkansas. Single axes are restricted to 20,000 pounds, while double axels must weigh less than 34,000 pounds.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Arkansas include:

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

Maximum height: 13 feet 6 inches;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Arkansas's Length Restrictions?

Unlike almost all states, Arkansas does not impose a total length maximum on tractor-trailer shipments. The state’s trailer length maximum is among the most permissive in the country. Passenger-car trailers are limited to 28 feet.

Trailer length maximums in Arkansas include:

Total length: No maximum length in Alabama;

Trailer length: 53 feet 6 inches;

Motor home length: 40 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Arkansas?

Permits to ship oversize loads in Arkansas can be obtained from the state Department of Transportation. Transporting oversize loads is allowed in Arkansas from sunrise to sunset each day. Morning and evening rush hours in Little Rock are restricted. Oversize shipments are not allowed to travel on major holidays.

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

Maximum Weight:   180,000 pounds;

Maximum Length:  No total length maximums in Alabama;

Maximum Height: 17 feet;

Maximum Width: 20 feet.

What Are Arkansas's Major Auction Houses?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Arkansas. None of the major auction houses maintain offices in Arkansas, which opens the field to plenty of local, independent auction houses.

The most prominent equipment auction houses in Arkansas include:

  • Blackmon Auctions, Lonoke;
  • Devazier Auctions, Forrest City;
  • Grady Auctions, Newport;
  • Robinson Auction, Pine Bluff;
  • Stafford Auction, Donaldson;
  • Stovesand Auction, Stuttgart;
  • Tommy L. Walker Auction, Mountain Home;
  • Witcher Auction, Wynne.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Arkansas?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Arkansas. United Rentals operates more than a dozen locations in the state. Sunbelt Rentals also maintains a handful of stores in Arkansas. Stribling Equipment has nine offices in Arkansas. Scott Equipment has five locations in the state.

Huggs & Hall operates eight equipment rental stores in Arkansas. Other independent equipment rental centers in Arkansas include:

  • Ditch Witch of Arkansas, Benton and Springdale;
  • Hayes Rental, Hot Springs;
  • Hertz Equipment Rental. Springdale;
  • Precision Services, Springdale;
  • Robbie;s Equipment, Widener;
  • Riggs CAT, Little Rock;
  • Scott Equipment, Little Rock;
  • Wiese USA, Little Rock.

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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.

Regardless of the type of equipment that you need shipped, our heavy-haul carriers can handle it. Freedom Heavy Haul will get you set up with a turnkey transport service. Even if you need oversize transport or disaster recovery. Let our logistics professionals plan and execute the transport of 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. No matter what type of equipment you need transported, let Freedom Heavy Haul provide you with a free assessment and free quote. Call us today. What do you have to lose?

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