Kentucky To Hawaii Heavy Haulers Equipment Transport Service

Freedom Heavy Haul has experience with Kentucky to Hawaii heavy equipment hauling. Shipping heavy equipment from Kentucky to Hawaii can be a complex process. Let us get you the information you need. It’s important that your heavy equipment haul transport is successful. Our knowledgeable heavy-haul agents have year of experience with arranging heavy equipment transports. We can make your experience hassle free. Our logistics professionals will give you peace of mind.

Communication is the key. You will get access to a transport agent who will be with you every step of the way. During the transport process, you will receive regular status updates. We’ll also confirm with you as soon as your transport is complete. Your agent is reliable, trustworthy and hard working. When you need your heavy equipment delivered on-time with no hassles, call Freedom Heavy Haul.

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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.

Hawaii Shipping FAQs

Choose Freedom Heavy Haul to haul your heavy equipment between Hawaii and any other state in the union. Hawaii depends upon tourism to balance its budget. Nearly 10 million people visit the islands each year, generating an estimated for the state’s economy. As a result, the skyline continues to grow. Non-residential building starts in the state are worth nearly $2 billion every year. There are nearly3,000 construction firms in the state. More than 30,000 people work in the construction industry in Hawaii. The demand for quality transportation of heavy construction equipment continues to grow. Agriculture also is important to Hawaii. The state is the nation’s leading grower of pineapples and macadamia nuts, and it ranks second to Florida in the production of sugar cane. Coffee, bananas, guava and other fruits are grown and exported from Hawaii. There is a steady need for shipping heavy farming equipment throughout the Hawaiian Islands. Hawaii maintains two ports on the Pacific Ocean, including one deep-water port:

  • Port of Honolulu;
  • Port of Kailua Kona.

What Are Hawaii's Major Cities And Roadways?

Hawaii is ranked 43rd in the country in terms of square mileage. Throughout the islands, there is less than 10,00 miles of roadway. That’s the least of any state. There is no interstate highway system in Hawaii. Each of the largest four islands. SR-19 and SR-11 connect to run around the island of Hawaii, while SR-30, SR-36 and SR-37 serve Maui. SR-83 and SR-93 are on Oahu, and SR-50 and SR-56 cover Kauai.

Hawaii is the 10th smallest state in the country in terms of population. With nearly 350,000 people, Honolulu is nearly seven times as large as any city in the state. Kahului, on the island of Maui, is the fastest growing city in Hawaii. The 10 largest cities in Hawaii are:

  1. Honolulu;
  2. Pearl City;
  3. Hilo;
  4. Kailua;
  5. Kahului;
  6. Kihei;
  7. Kapolei;
  8. Ewa Beach;
  9. Waianae;
  10. Lahaina.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Hawaii?

Heavy equipment shipments that exceed the maximum dimensions established by the state must obtain oversize permits to use the roads in Hawaii. The state’s maximum width rule is ½-foot wider than other regulations in most other states. Single axles are restricted to carrying a maximum of 24,000 pounds, while tandem axles each must weigh 34,000 pounds or less.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Hawaii include:

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

Maximum height: 13 feet 6 inches;

Maximum width: 9 feet.

What Are Hawaii's Length Restrictions?

Unlike most state, Hawaii does not restrict overall length. Trailer-length regulations are on par with the rules in the rest of the country.

Trailer length maximums in Hawaii include:

Total length: no restrictions;

Trailer length: 58 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Hawaii?

Oversize permits to ship heavy equipment in Hawaii can be obtained from the state Department of Transportation. Oversize loads are permitted to travel between ½-hour before sunrise and ½-hour after sunset. Weekend and evening movement is at the discretion of the district engineer.

Oversize shipments that exceed dimensional regulations must apply for Super Load permits. Because of the nature of the state’s terrain, applications for Super Load transports are decided on a case-by-case basis. The maximum oversize dimensions that Hawaii allows include:

Maximum Weight: case-by-case basis;

Maximum Length: 70 feet total;

Maximum Height: case-by-case basis;

Maximum Width: 14 feet.

What Are Hawaii's Major Auction Houses?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Hawaii. The major national auction houses don’t maintain a presence in the islands.

The most prominent equipment auction houses in Hawaii include:

  • Mark Glen Auctions, Honolulu;
  • Murphy Auction, Pearl City;
  • Oahu Auctions & Liquidations, Honolulu;
  • Paradise Auctions, Keaau.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Hawaii?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Hawaii. Sunbelt Rentals runs three rental stores in Hawaii. Allied Machinery operates three rental locations in Hawaii, and American Machinery runs two rental stores on the islands.

Other independent equipment rental centers in Hawaii include:

  • Bacon Universal, Hilo and Wailuku;
  • Bob’s Equipment, Honolulu;
  • Doc Bailey Cranes & Equipment, Kapolei;
  • GP Roadway Solutions, Honolulu;
  • Kim’s Equipment, Honolulu;
  • Pro Rental Hawaii, Waimea;
  • Service Rentals and Supplies, Kailua-Kona;
  • Toolmaster Hawaii, Lihue.

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

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