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Freedom Heavy Haul has experience with Texas to Nebraska heavy equipment hauling. Shipping heavy equipment from Texas to Nebraska 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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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.

Nebraska Shipping FAQs

Choose Freedom Heavy Haul to haul your heavy equipment between Nebraska and any other state in the union. Nebraska is one of the top farming states in the country. With nearly 50,000 farms, Nebraska is the country’s leading producer of beef cattle and calves. The state also is among the top producers of great northern beans in the nation. It’s second in pinto beans and kidney beans, and third in growing corn for feed. With all that corn, Nebraska is the nation’s second largest ethanol producer after Kansas. Intermodal transportation is important to Nebraska. Though the state operates no ports, it does have access to three of the seven Class I railroad systems in the country. The state also features three primary airports (Omaha, Lincoln, Grand Island ) and six commercial airfields.

What Are Nebraska's Major Cities And Roadways?

Nebraska is the16th largest state in the nation, in terms of total acreage. The state is 430 miles long and more than 200 miles wide. Nebraska has more than 95,000 miles of public roadways, which includes more than 10,000 miles of state highway. The interstate system in Oklahoma contains a little less than 500 miles of highway, as only one interstate crosses the state. I-80 links Omaha and Lincoln, the two biggest cities in the state by far, with Iowa and Wyoming.

Nebraska is the 37th largest state in the country by population. Omaha, which has more than 430,000 residents, is the largest city by population in Nebraska. It’s a little less than twice the size of Lincoln, the state capitol. The areas around Omaha and Lincoln are expanding most rapidly. Hickman, a small town south of Lincoln, was the fastest growing city in Nebraska in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Nebraska are:

  1. Omaha;
  2. Lincoln;
  3. Bellevue;
  4. Grand Island;
  5. Kearney;
  6. Fremont;
  7. Hastings;
  8. North Platte;
  9. Norfolk;
  10. Columbus.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Nebraska?

Heavy equipment shipments that exceed the maximum dimensions established by the state must obtain oversize permits to use the roads in Nebraska. Single axels are limited to 20,000 pounds each, while double axels must weight 34,000 pounds or less.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Nebraska include:

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

Maximum height: 13 feet 6 inches;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Nebraska's Length Restrictions?

Overall length restrictions in Nebraska are slightly more lenient than rules in other southern states. Most states restrict length to less than 70 feet. Nebraska allows shipments as long as 85 feet on designated highways. The use of escort vehicles is required if the length of the load exceeds 90 feet.

Trailer length maximums in Nebraska include:

Total length: 75 feet;

Trailer length: 53 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Nebraska?

The Nebraska Department of Transportation issues permits to ship oversize loads in the state. The transport of oversize loads is permitted from ½-hour before sunrise until ½-hour after sunset every day of the week. Movement during the morning and evening rush hours around Lincoln and Omaha is restricted. Travel also is restricted on major holidays, including the Friday after Thanksgiving.

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

Maximum Weight:   110,000 pounds;

Maximum Length:  120 feet total;

Maximum Height:  14 feet 6 inches;

Maximum Width:   14 feet.

What Are Nebraska's Major Auction Houses?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Nebraska. Ritchie Brothers operates a location in Lincoln. Online auction house AuctionTime.com is headquartered in Lincoln.

The most prominent equipment auction houses in Nebraska include:

  • Auction Solutions, Omaha;
  • DPA Auctions. Fremont;
  • FleetRight, Lincoln;
  • Glen Martindale & Associates, Fremont;
  • Jack Nitz & Associates, Inglewood;
  • Schram Auction, Gretna;
  • Michael Wegner Implement, Corniea;
  • Taylor & Martin Auctioneers, South Sioux City.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Nebraska?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Nebraska. Sunbelt Rentals also operates nearly 10 stores in Nebraska. United Rentals has a pair of locations in the state.

NMC Rental Services operates eight locations in the state. Construction Rental has stores in Grand Island and North Platte. Other independent equipment rental centers in Nebraska include:

  • Ahern Rentals, Omaha;
  • Carroll Construction Supply, Council Bluffs;
  • Ditch Witch, Lincoln and Omaha;
  • Mid America Construction Rental, Grand Island;
  • Murphy Tractor, Lincoln;
  • NCS Equipment, Columbus;
  • Road Builders Machinery, Lincoln;
  • Titan Machinery, Lincoln.

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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. Our agents will work to understand your needs and recommend the right trailer for the job.

If you need it shipped, our heavy haul carriers can take care of you. Regardless of the type of equipment. Freedom Heavy Haul will get you set up with a turnkey transport service. Even if you need oversize transport or disaster recovery. 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. If you have equipment you need transported, let Freedom Heavy Haul provide you with a free, no obligation quote. Contact us right away

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