Kentucky To Nevada Heavy Haulers Equipment Transport Service

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

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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.

Nevada Shipping FAQs

Choose Freedom Heavy Haul to haul your heavy equipment between Nevada and any other state in the union. Nevada has one of the most rapidly expanding state populations in the country. Over the five years prior to 2015, Nevada was ranked sixth among all states in terms of population growth. Along with Arizona, Nevada leads the nation in producing construction jobs as the southwest experiences a population boom. The growth of the state’s tourism industry, which accounts for about one-third of the state’s economy, assures the continued need for the transportation of heavy construction equipment within Nevada. Nevada also is the country’s leading producer of gold and silver, which requires the transport of heavy mining equipment. Cattle and sheep are the most important livestock produced in the state. Nevada also grows a lot of hay to feed its livestock. For that reason, shipping heavy farm equipment remains important in Nevada.

What Are Nevada's Major Cities And Roadways?

Surprisingly, Nevada is the 7th largest state in the country by square miles. Nevada is almost 500 miles long and more than 420 miles wide. The state operates more than 87,000 miles of roadway, a relatively small amount given the expanse of the state. That’s because the federal government owns nearly 80% of the land in Nevada. The state’s two interstate highways account for more than 600 miles of roadway in Nevada. In the northern portion of the state, I-80 travels east/west between California and Utah. In the southeaster corner of Nevada, I-16 services Las Vegas as it links California to Arizona.

Nevada has the 32nd largest state population in the country. Las Vegas, which has nearly 600,000 people, is more than twice as large as any other city in the state.  Mesquite, a town on the Arizona border, was the fastest growing small city in Nevada in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Nevada are:

  1. Las Vegas;
  2. Henderson;
  3. Reno;
  4. North Las Vegas;
  5. Paradise;
  6. Sunrise Manor;
  7. Spring Valley;
  8. Enterprise;
  9. Sparks;
  10. Carson City.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Nevada?

Heavy equipment shipments that exceed the maximum dimensions established by the state must obtain oversize permits to use the roads in Nevada. Single axels must weight 20,000 pounds or less. Each tandem axel is limited to 34,000 pounds or less.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Nevada include:

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

Maximum height: 14 feet;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Nevada's Length Restrictions?

Overall length restrictions in Nevada are less restrictive than other neighboring states. Most states limit overall length to 65 feet or less. Rear overhangs as large as 10 feet are permitted, but they’re included in total length calculations.

Trailer length maximums in Nevada include:

Total length: 75 feet;

Trailer length: 53 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Nevada?

The state Department of Transportation issues permits to ship oversize loads in Nevada. Shipments that are oversized can travel between ½-hour before sunrise until ½-hour after sunset on every day of the week. Loads larger than 110-feet long, 12-feet wide or 15-feet high are restricted from travel on sections of 1-80 and 1-15 during the weekend.

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

Maximum Weight:   120,000 pounds;

Maximum Length:  105 feet total;

Maximum Height:  16 feet.

Maximum Width:  17 feet.

What Are Nevada's Major Auction Houses?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Nevada. Ritchie Brothers, the largest equipment auction house in the country, maintains operations in Las Vegas and Sparks. Taylor & Martin also has a store in Las Vegas. Purple Wave Auction, an online auction house, is headquartered in Carson City.

The most prominent equipment auction houses in Nevada include:

  • Auction Nation, Las Vegas;
  • Baxtins, Fallon;
  • BMA Liquidators, Las Vegas;
  • Nellis Auction, Las Vegas;
  • TNT Auction, Las Vegas;
  • Vegas Valley Auctions, Las Vegas.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Nevada?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Nevada. United Rentals has more than 15 locations in the state. Sunbelt Rentals also operates nearly 15 stores in Nevada. Ahern Rentals has nearly 15 stores scattered throughout the state.

Other independent equipment rental centers in Nevada include:

  • All Star Rentals, Sparks;
  • America Rents, Las Vegas;
  • Blue Diamond Machinery, Las Vegas;
  • Cashman Equipment, Reno and Winnemucca;
  • Ecco Equipment, Las Vegas;
  • Jake’s Crane Rigging, Las Vegas;
  • Sunstate Equipment, Reno and Henderson;
  • Worldwide Rental, Las Vegas.

Trusted Heavy Haulers

Do you have heavy equipment, farm machinery, or construction equipment that you need to transport safely? Choosing the right trailer is paramount to a successful transport. We can help! Our agents have expert knowledge about flatbed trailers, step-deck trailers and RGN trailers.

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.

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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