Maine To North Dakota Heavy Haulers Equipment Transport Service

Freedom Heavy Haul ships heavy equipment from Maine to North Dakota. Shipping heavy equipment from Maine to North Dakota can be a complex process. Let us get you the information you need. It’s important that your heavy equipment haul transport is successful. Our knowledgeable heavy-haul agents have year of experience with arranging heavy equipment transports. Let our team of logistics professionals provide you with a hassle-free experience.

Communication is the key. Your transport agent is available for consult the entire time your shipment remains in transit. Need regular status up dates? You got it. Once the transport is successfully completed, we’ll reach out to let you know. 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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Maine Shipping FAQs

Choose Freedom Heavy Haul to haul your heavy equipment between Maine and any other state in the union. Maine is awash in unrecovered natural resources. The state is a large producer of specialized granite, as well as sand, gravel, zinc and peat. Shipping heavy mining equipment in Maine is an important task. Though the size of the industry in Maine has declined, logging and paper-products production remains an economic driver on the state. About 90% of the state is forested, with more than 12 million acres alone in the sparsely populated northern portion of the state. The demand for transporting heavy logging equipment in Maine remains high. The state continues to grow, averaging one or two percent per year. More than 20% of the state’s overall income is derived from financial services, including real-estate transactions, leases and rentals. Construction activities, including the transport of heavy construction equipment in Maine, remains vibrant. Maine has three major seaports on the Atlantic Ocean:

  • Port of Eastport;
  • Port of Portland;
  • Port of Searsport.

What Are Maine's Major Cities And Roadways?

Maine is the 39th largest state in America in terms of square miles. Maine is nearly 320 miles long and more than 200 miles wide. The state operates slightly more than 45,000 miles of highway, but less than 400 miles of highway in the state is interstate roads. I-95, which runs north/south through both Portland and Augusta, is the major interstate in the state. The interstate heads into New Brunswick about halfway up the state eastern border with Canada.

Maine has the 8th smallest state population in the country, about the same as neighbor New Hampshire. Portland, the largest city in Maine, has nearly twice as many residents as any other city in the state. Ellsworth, a town south of Bangor, the fastest growing city in Maine over the past few years. The 10 largest cities in Maine are:

  1. Portland;
  2. Lewiston;
  3. Bangor;
  4. South Portland;
  5. Auburn;
  6. Biddeford;
  7. Sanford;
  8. Augusta;
  9. Saco
  10. Westbrook.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Maine?

Heavy equipment shipments that exceed the maximum dimensions established by the state must obtain oversize permits to use the roads in Maine. The height limit on the Maine Turnpike is 13 feet 6 inches, a half-foot less than everywhere else in the state.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Maine include:

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

Maximum height: 14 feet;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Maine's Length Restrictions?

Overall length restrictions on interstates and designated highways in Maine are less restrictive than the rules in most northeastern states. Many states limit overall length to 65 feet or less. On non-designated roads, the limit is 69-feet in total length and 48-feet in trailer length.

Trailer length maximums in Maine include:

Total length: 74 feet;

Trailer length: 53 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Maine?

The state’s Bureau of Transportation issues oversize permits. The movement of oversize loads in the state is allowed between ½-hour before sunrise until ½-huor after sunset on each day of the week. During July and August, oversize loads are not permitted to ship during the weekend. Loads that exceed 110 feet in length or 13 feet 6 inches in height must complete a road survey. Oversize permits are valid for one week in Maine.

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

Maximum Weight: 100,000 pounds;

Maximum Length: 125 feet total;

Maximum Height: 16 feet;

Maximum Width: 16 feet.

What Are Maine's Major Auction Houses?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Maine. None of the major national heavy equipment auction houses have presence in Maine.

The most prominent equipment auction houses in Maine include:

  • Central Maine Auction Center, Hermon;
  • D A Folsom Auction, Raymond;
  • Gregg Auctions, Mapleton;
  • Keenan Auction Company, South Portland;
  • Lachance Group, Mapleton;
  • Somerset Auction, Shawmut.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Maine?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Maine. United Rentals operates four rental locations in the state. Sunbelt Rentals runs two stores in Maine.

Popular independent equipment rental centers in Maine include:

  • Milton CAT, Brewer;
  • Newport General Rental Center, Newport;
  • Rent It, Auburn;
  • Skowhegan Equipment & Tool, Skowhegan;
  • Southern Maine Tool & Rental, Lebanon;
  • Tool & Truck Rental Center, Bangor;
  • Village Mower & Rental, Gorham
  • Windham Rental Center, Windham.

North Dakota Shipping FAQs

Choose Freedom Heavy Haul to haul your heavy equipment between North Dakota and any other state in the union. Farming is the most important factor in the economy of North Dakota. Nearly a quarter of the state’s population works in agriculture.  There are more than 30,000 farms and agricultural operations in the state. North Dakota is a leading producer of edible beans, flaxseed, honey and beef cattle. With all that farming going on, there’s a great need within the state to transport heavy farm equipment. North Dakota has eight freight airports strategically dispersed throughout the state. Two Class I railroads, BNSF Railway and Union Pacific, operate in the state. There are more than 10,000 trucking firms registered in North Dakota.

What Are North Dakota's Major Cities And Roadways?

At more than 330 miles long and more than 200 miles wide, North Dakota is the 19th largest state in the union. The state contains more than 30,000 miles of roadways. Interstate highways in North Dakota account for only 1,000 miles of road in the state. Just two interstates cross North Dakota, one running east/west and one traveling north/south. On an east/west axis, I-94 connects the state’s two largest cities, Fargo and Bismarck, while running between Minnesota and Montana. Travelling north/south, I-29 goes from the border with Canada to the border with South Dakota.

The state is the 47th largest in the nation by population. Only Alaska, Vermont and Wyoming have fewer residents than North Dakota. With more than 100,000 residents, Fargo is the largest city by population in North Dakota. Fargo is nearly twice as large as either Bismarck or Grand Forks. Williston was the fastest growing city in North Dakota in 2017. The 10 largest cities in North Dakota are:

  1. Fargo;
  2. Bismarck;
  3. Grand Forks;
  4. Minot;
  5. West Fargo;
  6. Dickinson;
  7. Williston;
  8. Mandan;
  9. Jamestown;
  10. Devil’s Lake.

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

Heavy equipment shipments that exceed the maximum dimensions established by the state must obtain oversize permits to use the roads in North Dakota. The state allows an extra half-foot of height than most other states permit. Single axels must weigh 24,000 pounds or less. Double axels are limited to 45,000 pounds.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of North Dakota include:

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

Maximum height: 14 feet;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are North Dakota's Length Restrictions?

Overall length restrictions in North Dakota are similar to rules in other southern states. The maximum total length is 110-feet on certain designated highways.

Trailer length maximums in North Dakota include:

Total length: 75 feet total;

Trailer length:  53 feet;

Motor home length: 50 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In North Dakota?

To ship oversize loads in North Dakota, you’ll need to obtain permits from the North Dakota Highway Patrol.  Shipping oversize loads is allowed between sunrise and sunset on each day of the week.  Shipments longer than 110 feet or wider than 14 feet are restricted from traveling after noon on Saturday and all day on Sunday. Oversize permits in North Dakota are valid for three days.

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

Maximum Weight:  126,000 pounds;

Maximum Length:  110 feet total;

Maximum Height:  15 feet 6 inches;

Maximum Width:   18 feet.

What Are North Dakota's Major Auction Houses?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in North Dakota. National auction leader Ritchie Brothers has locations in Williston and Minot.

The most prominent equipment auction houses in North Dakota include:

  • Agpro Auction, Hettinger;
  • Dakota Auctioneers, Cando;
  • Orr Auctioneer’s, Jamestown;
  • Main Resource Equipment, Grand Forks;
  • Pifer’s Action, Bowman;
  • Steffes Group, West Fargo;
  • Sundsbak Auction, Minot;
  • Yoder Auction Services, Wolford.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In North Dakota?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in North Dakota. United Rentals maintains nearly 10 locations in the state. Sunbelt Rentals also operates a pair of stores in North Dakota. Herc Rentals also maintains a location in Williston.

RDO Equipment runs four stores in North Dakota, including one in Minot and one in Grand Fork. Titan Machinery has three rental stores in the state. Other independent equipment rental centers in North Dakota include:

  • Bierschbach Equipment Rentals, Fargo and Dickinson;
  • Ecco Equipment Rentals, Williston;
  • Four Seasons Equipment, Williston;
  • General Equipment, Bismarck;
  • Herc-U-Lift, Williston;
  • Ditch Witch of North Dakota, West Fargo and Mandan;
  • Swanston Equipment, Minot;
  • Tractor & Equipment, Williston.

Trusted Heavy Haulers

If you have farm equipment, construction equipment, or heavy machinery that you need transported, 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. 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.

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. No matter what type of equipment you need transported, let Freedom Heavy Haul provide you with a free assessment and free quote. Call us today. What do you have to lose?

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