Kentucky To Oklahoma Heavy Haulers Equipment Transport Service

Do you need to ship your heavy equipment from Kentucky to Oklahoma? Freedom Heavy Haul can help. Trust us to provide you with all the information you need to make your Kentucky to Oklahoma transport decisions. 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.

We provide our heavy haul customers with a high level of communication. If you have questions while your equipment is in transit, we provide a transport agent who can answer all your questions. During the transport process, you will receive regular status updates. Just want to know when the transport is successfully complete? No problem. You’ll work with a hard working, trustworthy, and reliable transport agent. Ready for a punctual and hassle free equipment transport experience? Call Freedom Heavy Haul today!

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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.

Oklahoma Shipping FAQs

Choose Freedom Heavy Haul to haul your heavy equipment between Oklahoma and any other state in the union. Agriculture is the most important economic activity in Oklahoma. With nearly 80,000 farms, the state ranks fourth in the nation in the number of agricultural operations. It’s eight in the country in terms of total acreage planted. Oklahoma is the nation’s leading producer of rye and the third-leading hay producer. Oklahoma is second in wheat and canola. The state also is second in the country, to Texas, in the production of beef cattle. Farmers in the state have a great need to ship heavy farm equipment. Oklahoma has more than 10,000 trucking companies headquartered in the state. Most of those are small, family-run operations. Oklahoma features two ports, including the largest inland port in the nation in Tulsa;

  • Port of Catoosa;
  • Port of Muskogee.

What Are Oklahoma's Major Cities And Roadways?

Oklahoma is the 20th largest state by square miles. The state is 460 miles long and more than 200 miles wide. Oklahoma has nearly 30,000 total miles of roadway, but less than 1,000 miles of interstate highway. Three major interstates operate in Oklahoma. All of them travel through Oklahoma City. Running east/west, I-40 connects Texas with Arkansas. I-39 travels north/south through the state, linking Kansas with Texas.

By population, Oklahoma is the 28th biggest state in the nation. With more than 6000,000 people, Oklahoma City is the most populous city in the state. Tulsa is second with nearly 400,000 residents. Jenks, a Tulsa suburb, was the fastest growing city in Oklahoma in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Oklahoma are:

  1. New Orleans;
  2. Baton Rouge;
  3. Norman;
  4. Broken Arrow;
  5. Lawton;
  6. Edmond;
  7. Moore;
  8. Midwest City;
  9. Enid;
  10. Stillwater.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Oklahoma?

Heavy equipment shipments that exceed the maximum dimensions established by the state must obtain oversize permits to use the roads in Oklahoma. Single axles are limited to 20,000 pounds, while double axles can carry 34,000 pounds each. The weight limit for triple axels is 42,000 pounds.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Oklahoma include:

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

Maximum height: 13 feet 6 inches;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Oklahoma's Length Restrictions?

Overall length restrictions in Oklahoma are similar to rules in other southern states. Trailer length limits in the state are about average with the rest of the country. On certain designated highways, trailers can be as long as 59-feet 6-inches. Trailers for passenger vehicles are limited to 40 feet.

Trailer length maximums in Oklahoma include:

Total length: 65 feet;

Trailer length: 53 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Oklahoma?

Oversize load permits are available from the Oklahoma state Department of Transportation. The transport of permitted oversize loads is allowed from ½-hour before sunrise until ½-hour after sunrise an every day of the week. One escort vehicle is required if your load is longer than 80 feet. If your load exceeds 100-feet in length, you’ll need escort vehicles in front and in back. Loads taller than 15-feet 9-inches require escort vehicles with poles to lift wires.

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

Maximum Weight: 150,000 pounds;

Maximum Length: 120 feet total;

Maximum Height: 21 feet;

Maximum Width: 16 feet.

What Are Oklahoma's Major Auction Houses?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Oklahoma. Ritchie Brothers, the national auction house, operates a location in Broken Arrow.

The most prominent equipment auction houses in Oklahoma include:

  • Bridges Auction, Elgin;
  • Brinkley Auctions, Isabel;
  • Cannon Sales, Oklahoma City;
  • Dahl Auctioneers, Oklahoma City;
  • Enlow Tractor Auctions, Tulsa;
  • Mike Graham Auctions, Marlow;
  • Kruse Energy & Equipment, Oklahoma City;
  • Wiggins Auctioneers, Enid.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Oklahoma?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Oklahoma. United Rentals has nearly 10 locations in the state. Sunbelt Rentals also operates five outlets in Oklahoma. Herc Rentals also runs a location in Oklahoma City.

O.T.C. Equipment runs stores in Oklahoma City and Tulsa. Kirby Smith Machinery also rents heavy equipment in those two cities. Other independent equipment rental centers in Oklahoma include:

  • Ahern Rentals, Oklahoma City;
  • Bobcat of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma City;
  • Ditch Witch of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City;
  • Hugg & Half Equipment, Oklahoma City;
  • Medley Equipment, Oklahoma City;
  • Sunstate Equipment, Moore;
  • Waco of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City;
  • Warren CAT, Oklahoma City.

Nobody Hauls Like Freedom Heavy Haulers!

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.

Our heavy-haul carriers can handle any type of equipment you need shipped. From oversize transport to disaster recovery, Freedom Heavy Haul offers complete turnkey transport services for heavy-haul customers. Let our logistics professionals plan and execute the transport of your valuable heavy equipment.

Dump truck? Excavator? Bulldozer? We got you covered. We have extensive experience shipping heavy construction equipment too. Our dedicated carriers also transport smaller equipment like skid steers and forklifts. Our quotes are free of charge. If you have equipment to transport, we can help. Contact us right away

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