Texas To Arkansas Heavy Haulers Equipment Transport Service

Freedom Heavy Haul ships heavy equipment from Texas to Arkansas. Trust us to provide you with all the information you need to make your Texas to Arkansas transport decisions. Our knowledgeable heavy-haul agents have years of experience arranging and shepherding heavy-equipment transport to successful conclusions. We can make your experience hassle free. Our logistics professionals will give you peace of mind.

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Texas Shipping FAQs

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to safely ship your heavy equipment between Texas and other points in the country. Texas employed more heavy-duty and tractor-trailer truck drivers in 2016 than any other state, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The state has more than 80,000 miles of roadways. As one of the top agricultural producers in the nation, Texas ships tons of heavy farm equipment each day. Other major industries that depend upon heavy-equipment transportation services in the state include construction companies, oil-and-gas producers and export agencies. Texas has 10 ports, six on the Gulf of Mexico and four inland ports on rivers:

  • Port of Atreco;
  • Port of Bay City;
  • Port of Beaumont;
  • Port of Brownsville;
  • Port of Galveston;
  • Port of Corpus Christi;
  • Port of Houston;
  • Port of Orange;
  • Port of Port Arthur;
  • Port of Texas City.

What Are Texas's Major Cities And Roadways?

Texas is the second largest state in the country, after Alaska. Texas is more than 650 miles wide at its widest and almost 800 miles long at its longest The major east/west interstates include I-10, which runs from New Mexico to Louisiana through San Antonio and Houston., and I-20, which travels from west Texas, through Dallas and into Arkansas. On the north/south axis, I-35 runs between Dallas to San Antonio while I-45 travels between Dallas and Houston.

With more than 2 million people, Houston is the most populous city in Texas. San Antonio and Dallas each have more than a million residents. Dallas and Fort Worth were two of the fastest growing cities in the country in 2018. The 10 largest cities in Texas are:

  1. Houston;
  2. San Antonio;
  3. Dallas;
  4. Austin;
  5. Fort Worth;
  6. El Paso;
  7. Arlington;
  8. Corpus Christi;
  9. Plano;
  10. Laredo.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Texas?

Transports that exceed the state restrictions for weight, height, width or length must obtain oversize permits to travel in Texas. Texas permits loads that are about ½-foot taller than allowed in most states. The limit in Texas is 14 feet, while most states restrict loads to 13-feet 6-inches in height.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Texas include:

  • Maximum weight: 80,000 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW);
  • Maximum height: 14 feet;
  • Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Texas's Length Restrictions?

Texas permits trailers to be slightly longer than is allowed most states. Yet total length limits in the state remain fairly conservative. The state allows rear overhang of four feet in the rear and front overhang of two feet. Travel trailers are restricted to 28 feet 6 inches in Texas.

Trailer length maximums in Texas include:

  • Total length: 65 feet;
  • Trailer length: 59 feet;
  • Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Texas?

The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles allows oversize loads to travel from ½-hour before sunrise to ½-hour after sunset each day of the week. Loads that are less than 100-feet long can travel at night only on interstates in Texas. If your load can travel within the state without using an interstate, the maximum width allowed is 20 feet. Otherwise, 16 feet is the limit. Loads taller than 18-feet 11-inches require route surveys for permits.

Restrictions for permitted oversize loads in Texas include:

  • Maximum Weight: 240,000 pounds;
  • Maximum Length: 180 feet total;
  • Maximum Height: 18 feet 11 inches;
  • Maximum Width: 16 feet.

What Are Texas's Major Auction Houses?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Texas. Opened in 2016, the Houston location of Ritchie Brothers Auctioneers has become one of the busiest heavy equipment auction houses in the country. The nationwide company also operates an office in Fort Worth. Likewise, Alex Lyon and Sons has a Fort Worth location. Equify Auctions, based in Ft. Worth, has auction facilities in Cisco, Wills Point and Sealy.

Other major equipment auction houses in Texas include:

  • J. Kane, Waxahachie;
  • Beazley Auctioneers, Plano;
  • Berryhill Auctioneers, Hurst;
  • Noonday Tractor and Auctions, Flint;
  • Terrapoint, Lakeway;
  • Fojtik Auction and Equipment, Mathis;
  • Catching Brothers, Sherman;
  • Mark Switzer Auction, Sealy.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Texas?

Turn to Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Texas. In addition to operating equipment rentals at Lowe’s stores, Sunbelt Rentals has around a half dozen rental centers in Texas that specialize in oil-and-gas and pump-and-power equipment. Sunbelt also operates a central service facility in Fort Worth.

Rent-A-Center has multiple locations throughout the state. Herc Rentals has a couple locations in Texas, and Aztec Rental runs two stores in southeastern Texas. Other prominent equipment rental centers in Texas include:

  • A-1 Rental, Jacksonville and Tyler;
  • ABC Equipment Rental, Dallas;
  • Bandera Rentals, Bandera;
  • Blue Line Rental, Midland;
  • Hendershot Equipment, Decatur;
  • Redtail Equipment Rental, College Station;
  • Safe Way Rental, Austin and Round Rock;
  • Tejas Equipment Rental, New Braunfels.

Arkansas Shipping FAQs

Choose Freedom Heavy Haul to haul your heavy equipment between Arkansas and any other state in the union. With nearly 50,000 farms, agriculture is the most important economic driver in Arkansas. The state leads the nation in rice production, and it ranks third in cotton production. Arkansas also has more than 18,000 acres of forestland, which make the state one of the nation’s top timber and wood products producers. The need for hauling heavy equipment for the farming and timber industries in the state is great. Arkansas is home to nearly 5,000 trucking companies, nearly 90% of which operate less than 20 vehicles. The state trucking association expects demand for freight transport within the state to increase more than 20% over the next ten years. Arkansas operates three ports, all on the Arkansas River;

  • Port of Fort Smith;
  • Port of Little Rock;
  • Port of Pine Bluff.

What Are Arkansas's Major Cities And Roadways?

Arkansas is the 29th largest state by size in the country. It’s more than miles long and nearly miles wide. A near-perfect square, Arkansas is about 240 miles long and nearly 270 miles wide. The state has more than 90,000 miles of roadways, including nearly 900 miles of interstate highway. There are three major interstates in Arkansas. I-40 runs east/west through Little Rock, linking together Oklahoma and Tennessee. I-55 goes north/south in the northeast corner of the state, linking West Memphis with Tennessee. I-30 diagonally in the southwest portion of the state, running from Little Rock into Texas.

The state has the 33rd largest population in the union. With nearly 200,000 people, Little Rock is the most populous city in Arkansas. The second largest city in the state, Fort Smith, is about half as big as Little Rock. Rogers, a city in the Ozarks in the northwest corner of the state, was the fastest growing city in Arkansas in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Arkansas are:

  1. Little Rock;
  2. Fort Smith;
  3. Fayetteville;
  4. Springdale;
  5. Jonesboro;
  6. North Little Rock;
  7. Kenner;
  8. Conway;
  9. Rogers;
  10. Bentonville.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Arkansas?

Heavy equipment shipments that exceed the maximum dimensions established by the state must obtain oversize permits to use the roads in Arkansas. Single axes are restricted to 20,000 pounds, while double axels must weigh less than 34,000 pounds.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Arkansas include:

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

Maximum height: 13 feet 6 inches;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Arkansas's Length Restrictions?

Unlike almost all states, Arkansas does not impose a total length maximum on tractor-trailer shipments. The state’s trailer length maximum is among the most permissive in the country. Passenger-car trailers are limited to 28 feet.

Trailer length maximums in Arkansas include:

Total length: No maximum length in Alabama;

Trailer length: 53 feet 6 inches;

Motor home length: 40 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Arkansas?

Permits to ship oversize loads in Arkansas can be obtained from the state Department of Transportation. Transporting oversize loads is allowed in Arkansas from sunrise to sunset each day. Morning and evening rush hours in Little Rock are restricted. Oversize shipments are not allowed to travel on major holidays.

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

Maximum Weight:   180,000 pounds;

Maximum Length:  No total length maximums in Alabama;

Maximum Height: 17 feet;

Maximum Width: 20 feet.

What Are Arkansas's Major Auction Houses?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Arkansas. None of the major auction houses maintain offices in Arkansas, which opens the field to plenty of local, independent auction houses.

The most prominent equipment auction houses in Arkansas include:

  • Blackmon Auctions, Lonoke;
  • Devazier Auctions, Forrest City;
  • Grady Auctions, Newport;
  • Robinson Auction, Pine Bluff;
  • Stafford Auction, Donaldson;
  • Stovesand Auction, Stuttgart;
  • Tommy L. Walker Auction, Mountain Home;
  • Witcher Auction, Wynne.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Arkansas?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Arkansas. United Rentals operates more than a dozen locations in the state. Sunbelt Rentals also maintains a handful of stores in Arkansas. Stribling Equipment has nine offices in Arkansas. Scott Equipment has five locations in the state.

Huggs & Hall operates eight equipment rental stores in Arkansas. Other independent equipment rental centers in Arkansas include:

  • Ditch Witch of Arkansas, Benton and Springdale;
  • Hayes Rental, Hot Springs;
  • Hertz Equipment Rental. Springdale;
  • Precision Services, Springdale;
  • Robbie;s Equipment, Widener;
  • Riggs CAT, Little Rock;
  • Scott Equipment, Little Rock;
  • Wiese USA, Little Rock.

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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.

If you need it shipped, our heavy haul carriers can take care of you. Regardless of the type of equipment. Disaster recovery? Oversize transport? No problem! Our turnkey transport service will leave you with peace of mind. Your valuable heavy equipment needs a professional plan and execution. Our logistics experts are the team for the job.

We can ship heavy construction equipment. Freedom Heavy Haul has experience shipping bulldozers, excavators, dump trucks, and more! Our dedicated carriers also transport smaller equipment like skid steers and forklifts. 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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