Kentucky To Kansas Heavy Haulers Equipment Transport Service

Do you need to ship your heavy equipment from Kentucky to Kansas? Freedom Heavy Haul can help. If you are unsure what information you need when shipping your equipment from Kentucky to Kansas, 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.

Communication is the key. 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. A trustworthy, hard working, and reliable agent is critical to a successful equipment transport. 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.

Kansas Shipping FAQs

Choose Freedom Heavy Haul to haul your heavy equipment between Kansas and any other state in the union. As one of the leading agricultural nations in the country, there’s a great need in Kansas for transporting farm equipment. The state has more than 60,00 farms, with an average size of 747 acres. Kansas produces the most wheat and grain sorghum in the country, and the state is one of the top producers of beef cattle in the country. Kansas remains one of the busiest meat-packing states in the country. As a result of its location in the middle of the country, Kansa is one of the five most important trucking states in the country. The Kansas City railroad depot is one of the most active in the nation, and Kansas City International Airport acts as a regional hub. Wichita manufactures the most private aircraft in the country. Kansas maintains one inland port on the Missouri River;

  • Port of Kansas City.

What Are Kansas's Major Cities And Roadways?

Kansas is the 15th largest state in America in terms of total square miles. At almost 210 miles long and nearly 410 miles wide, the state is almost twice as wide as it is long. The state has almost 400,000 miles of roadways, fourth in the nation after Texas, California and Illinois. I-70 goes east/west through Kansas City and Topeka, connecting Colorado and Missouri. I-35 runs diagonally from Kansas City to Wichita in the southern portion of the state, then runs north/south between Wichita and the Oklahoma border. I-135 connects I-70 with Wichita.

Among states, Kansas is 35th in population. With more than 380,000 people, Wichita is the most populous city in Kansas. It’s about twice as large as the next biggest city in the state, Overland Park. Junction City, in the middle of the state, was the fastest growing city in Kansas in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Kansas are:

  1. Wichita;
  2. Overland Park;
  3. Kansas City;
  4. Olathe;
  5. Topeka;
  6. Lawrence;
  7. Shawnee;
  8. Manhattan;
  9. Lenexa;
  10. Salina.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Kansas?

Heavy equipment shipments that exceed the maximum dimensions established by the state must obtain oversize permits to use the roads in Kansas.  Single axles are limited to 20,000 pounds, while tandem axels must weigh 34,000 pounds or less.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Kansas include:

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

Maximum height: 14 feet;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Kansas's Length Restrictions?

Kansas is a trucking state. At 85 feet, the overall length restriction in Kansas are is among the most permissive in the country. Regulations regarding trailer length also are less restrictive than rules most states impose.

Trailer length maximums in Kansas include:

Total length: 85 feet;

Trailer length: 59 feet 6 inches;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Kansas?

Permits to ship oversize loads in Kansas are available from the state Department of Revenue. The shipping of oversize loads in the state is permitted between ½-hour before sunrise until ½-hour after sunset each day of the week, including holidays. Night-travel permits are available for loads that exceed only the weight limit. Oversize shipping permits are valid for seven days in Kansas.

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

Maximum Weight: 150,000 pounds;

Maximum Length: 126 feet total;

Maximum Height: 17 feet;

Maximum Width: 16 feet 6 inches.

What Are Kansas's Major Auction Houses?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Kansas. Purple Wave Auctions, an online auction house, is headquartered in Manhattan. Another online auction house, Equip-bid Auctions, is based in Paola.

Other prominent independent equipment auction houses in Kansas include:

  • Dennis Wendt Auctioneer, Parker;
  • Franklin County Auctions, Princeton;
  • Gerdes Equipment and Auction, Lyndon;
  • Hoffman Auction Services, Effingham;
  • Kansas Auctions, Leavenworth;
  • Lay’s Auction Services, Coffeyville.
  • Palmer Auction, Wichita;
  • Schulman Auction, Kansas City.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Kansas?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Kansas. United Rentals has more than 15 locations in the state. Sunbelt Rentals also operates four stores in Kansas. Foley Equipment runs more than a dozen stores in Kansas.

KC Bobcat has three locations in Kansas. Other independent equipment rental centers in Kansas include:

  • Ahern Rentals, Kansas City;
  • Gerken Rent-All, Kansas City;
  • Construction Rental, Salina;
  • CPI Concrete Pumps, Lenexa;
  • Kirby Smith Machinery, Kansas City;
  • Logan Contractors Supply, Olathe;
  • Road Builders Machinery, Kansas City;
  • The Victor L. Phillips Company, Wichita.

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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. Your valuable heavy equipment needs a professional plan and execution. Our logistics experts are the team for the job.

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