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Freedom Heavy Haul has experience with Kentucky to North Carolina heavy equipment hauling. If you are unsure what information you need when shipping your equipment from Kentucky to North Carolina, 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. Our logistics professionals can put a hassle free hauling experience within reach.

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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.

North Carolina Shipping FAQs

Trust Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment between North Carolina and any state in the country. North Carolina is a major agricultural state that requires plenty of heavy equipment for farming. The state is the nation’s leading producer of poultry and egg products, sweet potatoes and tobacco. North Carolina farms about half of the tobacco produced in the US. On the construction side, the Raleigh-Durham Research Triangle is one of the fastest growing regions of the country, where more than 1 million square feet of office space is added annually. The region expects to build more than 10,000 new homes through 2020. John Deere manufactures hydraulic excavators and skid loaders in Kernersville. The company also builds mowers and utility vehicles in Varina. The company also builds axle units for mining equipment at its new plant in Winston-Salem. North Carolina operates two ports, both of which are on the Atlantic Ocean;

  • Port of Morehead City;
  • Port of Wilmington.

What Are North Carolina's Major Cities And Roadways?

North Carolina is the 28th largest state. The state is more than 550 miles long and nearly 200 miles wide. North Carolina maintains more than 80,000 miles of roadways. The state has more than 1,200 miles of interstate highway. The nation’s busiest highway, I-95, runs north/south to the west of Raleigh. I-85 goes north-south in the middle of the state, running through Charlotte. Other north/south interstates include I-77 and I-26 in the western portion of the state. I-40 runs east/west completely across the state, linking Wrightsville Beach with Ashville.

With nearly 850,000 people, Charlotte is the most populous city in the state. It’s almost twice as big as Raleigh. Led by the small town of Garner, the cities in the Research Triangle of Raleigh-Durham were the fastest growing towns in the state in 2017. The 10 largest cities in North Carolina are:

  1. Charlotte;
  2. Raleigh;
  3. Greensboro;
  4. Durham;
  5. Winston-Salem;
  6. Fayetteville;
  7. Cary;
  8. Wilmington;
  9. High Point;
  10. Greenville.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In North Carolina?

Non-divisible shipments of heavy equipment that exceed the dimensional limits established by the state must apply for oversize transport permits to travel on North Carolina roadways. The basic dimensional limits in North Carolina are similar to those in the rest of the country. Oversize transportation permits are valid for 10 days in the state.

The maximum dimensional limits in the state include:

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

Maximum height: 13 feet 6 inches;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are North Carolina's Length Restrictions?

The regulation of total length in North Carolina is among the most restrictive in the nation. Many states allow as much as 70 feet in total length, so make sure you’re within regulation. Pick-up truck trailers are limited to 28-feet 6-inches.

Restrictions on transport length in North Carolina include:

Total length: 60 feet;

Trailer length: 53 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In North Carolina?

Permits to ship oversize pieces of heavy equipment in North Carolina can be obtained from the Department of Transportation. Oversize transport is permitted between sunrise and sunset on Monday through Saturday. No movement is allowed on Sundays and major holidays. Loads taller than 14-feet 6-inches must employ escort vehicles with poles.

Loads that exceed the dimensional limits must apply for Super Load permits. The maximum dimensional limits for oversize loads in North Carolina include:

Maximum Weight:  110,000 pounds;

Maximum Length: 110 feet total;

Maximum Height:  15 feet;

Maximum Width:  14 feet.

What Are North Carolina's Major Auction Houses?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in North Carolina. With an office in Concord, J.J. Kane is the only national auction house in North Carolina. Iron Horse Auction, a regional auction house, has an office in Rockingham.

Other prominent independent auction houses in North Carolina include:

  • Bradley’s Auction Services, Godwin;
  • Classic Auctions, Locust;
  • B. Harris, Warrenton;
  • Godley Auction, Charlotte;
  • Lloyd Meekins, Lumberton;
  • RDO Auction, Mt. Olive;
  • Rogers Auctioneers, Pittsboro;
  • Southeastern Auction, Chadburn.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In North Carolina?

Choose Freedom Heavy Haul to haul your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in North Carolina. United Rentals has more than 15 locations in North Carolina. Sunbelt Rentals operates nearly 20 rental centers in the state. Carolina Cat operates a half dozen stores in the state. Herc Rentals has three locations in the state. Gregory Poole runs three rental locations in North Carolina. General Renters also has a number of locations in the state.

Other prominent rental centers in North Carolina include:

  • Bobcat of Ashville, Asheville;
  • Bobcat of Fayetteville, Fayetteville;
  • Gaston Rentals, Gaston;
  • General Rental Center, Durham;
  • H&E Equipment, Fletcher;
  • Koster Equipment, Franklin;
  • May Heavy Equipment, Clayton;
  • Rental Center, Shelby.

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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! 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. We have logistics experts standing by ready to help you execute a professional plan to transport your valuable heavy equipment.

Dump truck? Excavator? Bulldozer? We got you covered. We have extensive experience shipping heavy construction equipment too. Small equipment such as skid steers are also in our wheel house. Our dedicated carriers transport all kinds of equipment. If you have equipment you need transported, let Freedom Heavy Haul provide you with a free, no obligation quote. Call us today. What do you have to lose?

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