Texas To Idaho Heavy Haulers Equipment Transport Service

Do you need to ship your heavy equipment from Texas to Idaho? Freedom Heavy Haul can help. If you are unsure what information you need when shipping your equipment from Texas to Idaho, we can provide everything 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. If you have questions while your equipment is in transit, we provide a transport agent who can answer all your questions. You’ll get regular status updates during the shipping process. Once the transport is successfully completed, we’ll reach out to let you know. Your agent is reliable, trustworthy and hard working. When you need your heavy equipment delivered on-time with no hassles, call Freedom Heavy Haul.

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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.

Idaho Shipping FAQs

Choose Freedom Heavy Haul to haul your heavy equipment between Idaho and any other state in the union. Surprisingly, Idaho is one of the fastest growing states in the country. The demand for new home production has increased the need for construction workers and equipment to satisfy the housing boom. The suburbs of Boise are expanding as fast as any other regions of the country. With all the demand for new construction, the transportation of heavy construction equipment in Idaho has become increasingly important. Logging is big business in Idaho. The US Forest Service owns about 30% of the land in Idaho, the most of any state in the nation. The need for shipping heavy logging equipment in the state also continues to rise. Idaho features one ports, which lies on the Clearwater River;

  • Port of Lewiston.

What Are Idaho's Major Cities And Roadways?

Idaho is the 14th largest state in the country by size.  Idaho is nearly 480 miles long and nearly 300 miles wide. The state operates nearly 1,000 miles of roadway within its borders. About 700 miles of road in Idaho is interstate highway. I-90 runs east/west between Washington and Montana in the northwest part of the state. I-84 goes diagonally through Boise in the southwest corner of the state, running between Oregon and Utah. The main north/south interstate in Idaho, I-15, runs between Montana and Utah in the southeast corner of the state. I-86 runs east/west to connect I-84 and I-15 in the southeast portion of Idaho.

By population, Idaho is the 31st largest state in the union. With nearly 150,000 residents, Boise is the most populous city in the state. Meridian, a town outside Boise, was the fastest growing city in Idaho in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Idaho are:

  1. Boise;
  2. Nampa;
  3. Meridian;
  4. Idaho Falls;
  5. Pocatello;
  6. Caldwell;
  7. Coeur d’Alene;
  8. Twin Falls;
  9. Lewiston;
  10. Lewiston Orchards.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Idaho?

Heavy equipment shipments that exceed the maximum dimensions established by the state must obtain oversize permits to use the roads in Idaho. Single axels must weight 20,000 pounds or less, and double axels must be 34,000 pounds or less

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Idaho include:

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

Maximum height: 14 feet;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Idaho's Length Restrictions?

Overall length restrictions in Idaho are similar to rules in other southern states. Trailers are limited to 45-feet in length on designated routes, including some two-lane US highways. The state allows an overhang of four feet in the front and 10 feet in the back.

Trailer length maximums in Idaho include:

Total length: 65 feet;

Trailer length: 53 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Idaho?

Permits to transport oversize shipments in Idaho can be gathered from the state Transportation Department. Shipping oversized equipment is permitted from ½-hour before sunrise until ½-hour after sunset on each day of the week. Oversize permits are valid for five days in Idaho.

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

Maximum Weight: 120,000 pounds;

Maximum Length: 110 feet total;

Maximum Height:  15 feet 6 inches;

Maximum Width: 16 feet.

What Are Idaho's Major Auction Houses?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Idaho. None of the major national equipment auction houses have branches in Idaho. Musser Brothers operates locations in Twin Falls and Meridian.

The most prominent equipment auction houses in Idaho include:

  • Corbett Auctions, Kuna;
  • Bighorn Auction, Idaho Falls;
  • Meridian Public Auction, Meridian;
  • Pickett Auction Service, Greenleaf;
  • Musick Auction, Nampa;
  • Premier Auction Center, Post Falls;
  • Reinland Equipment Auction, Post Falls;
  • Western Auction, Caldwell.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Idaho?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Idaho. United Rentals and Sunbelt Rentals each operate two equipment rental stores in Idaho. Western States CAT has four stores in the state.

Other independent equipment rental centers in Idaho include:

  • Arnold Machinery, Idaho Falls;
  • DRACO Equipment, Idaho Falls;
  • Glenn Dick Equipment, Boise;
  • Honnen Equipment, Idaho Falls;
  • Machinery Northwest, Spirit Lake;
  • Mountain West Rentals, Idaho Falls;
  • Pro Rentals, Idaho Falls and Rexburg;
  • Tates Rents, Boise.

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Do you have heavy equipment, farm machinery, or construction equipment that you need to transport safely? We specialize in helping you choose the right trailer to fit your requirements. Our agents have expert knowledge about flatbed trailers, step-deck trailers and RGN trailers.

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. 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! Small equipment such as skid steers are also in our wheel house. Our dedicated carriers transport all kinds of equipment. No matter what type of equipment you need transported, let Freedom Heavy Haul provide you with a free assessment and free quote. Contact us right away

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