Kentucky To Oregon Heavy Haulers Equipment Transport Service

Freedom Heavy Haul ships heavy equipment from Kentucky to Oregon. Shipping heavy equipment from Kentucky to Oregon can be a complex process. Let us get you the information 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.

Oregon Shipping FAQs

Choose Freedom Heavy Haul to haul your heavy equipment between Oregon and any other state in the union. Oregon is experiencing its largest influx of new residents since the 1990’s. Almost 90% of the state’s recent growth comes from people migrating into the state. As a result, nearly 100,000 people are employed in the construction industry in Oregon, an all-time high. The industry is expected to expand its workforce in the state by more than 15% through 2027. The expansion of the construction industry in Oregon has led to a great need for the transportation of heavy construction equipment. Agriculture is big in Oregon. The state is one of the nation’s leading producer of fruits and vegetables, including berries, pears, green beans and onions. Greenhouse and nursery products are the most valuable agricultural product produced in the state. Likewise, Oregon is one of the nation’s most important timber producers. The top Christmas-tree producing state in the nation, Oregon also harvests Douglas fir and ponderosa pine. The steady increase in farming in the state has led to a large need for shipping heavy farm equipment, as well as transporting heavy logging machinery. Oregon features eight ports, including six on the Columbia River:

  • Port of Arlington;
  • Port of Astoria;
  • Port of Coos Bay;
  • Port of Morrow;
  • Port of Newport;
  • Port of Portland;
  • Port of St. Helens;
  • Port of The Dalles.

What Are Oregon's Major Cities And Roadways?

Oregon has the 9th most acreage of any state in the country. At 360 miles long and 400 miles wide, the state is nearly square. Overall, the state operates more than 140,000 miles of highway. The state’s three interstates provide only 700 miles of roadway in Oregon. I-5, running north/south through Portland and Salem, links Washington with California in the east. In the north, I-84 runs east/west between Portland and Idaho. I-82 connects with I-84 from Washington.

Oregon is the 27th largest state by population in the US. Portland, which has more than residents, is three times larger than any other city in the state. Happy Valley, a suburb of Portland, was the fastest growing city in Oregon in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Oregon are:

  1. Portland;
  2. Salem;
  3. Eugene;
  4. Gresham;
  5. Hillsboro;
  6. Beaverton;
  7. Bend;
  8. Medford;
  9. Corvallis;
  10. Albany.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Oregon?

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

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Oregon include:

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

Maximum height: 14 feet;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Oregon's Length Restrictions?

Overall length restrictions in Oregon are more restrictive than rules in other southern states. Though there’s no overall length limit on designated routes, the state’s total length limit of 60-feet on Group 1 routes is less than most states permit.

Trailer length maximums in Oregon include:

Total length: 60 feet;

Trailer length: 53 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Oregon?

Oversize permits to ship heavy equipment in Oregon can be purchased from the state Department of Transportation. Permitted oversize loads are allowed to travel from ½-hour before sunrise until ½-hour after sunset between Labor Day and Memorial Day. Sunday travel, as well as movement after noon on Saturday, is prohibited between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Morning and evening rush hours are restricted in Salem, Eugene, Grants Pass and Medford.

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

Maximum Weight:  110,00 pounds;

Maximum Length:  105 feet total;

Maximum Height:  17 feet;

Maximum Width:   16 feet.

What Are Oregon's Major Auction Houses?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Oregon. Bar None Auction holds a monthly equipment auction in Portland.

Other prominent equipment auction houses in Oregon include:

  • I-5 Auctions, Sutherlin;
  • Auction Sales, The Dalles;
  • CIA, Portland;
  • Stout Auctions, Portland;
  • McLaren Auction Services, Aurora;
  • Pacific Industrial Auctions, Eugene;
  • Rogue Equipment, Medford;
  • Woodburn Auction Yard, Woodburn.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Oregon?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Oregon. United Rentals, the largest rental chain in the nations, has more than a dozen rental locations in the state. Nationwide competitor Sunbelt Rentals operates nearly 10 stores in Oregon. Peterson CAT runs rental centers in The Dalles.

Other independent equipment rental centers in Oregon include:

  • Ahearn Rentals, Eugene;
  • Bullet Rental, Medford;
  • Graddy’s Equipment, Central Point;
  • Oregon Tractor, Portland;
  • Pioneer Rental, Oregon City;
  • RDO Equipment, Portland;
  • Star Rentals, Portland and Salem;
  • Wilson Equipment, Central Point.

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. 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. Disaster recovery? Oversize transport? No problem! Our turnkey transport service will leave you with peace of mind. 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. Our carriers also ship smaller equipment as well. 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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