Texas To Nevada Heavy Haulers Equipment Transport Service

Do you need to ship your heavy equipment from Texas to Nevada? Freedom Heavy Haul can help. Trust us to provide you with all the information you need to make your Texas to Nevada transport decisions. Our knowledgeable heavy-haul agents have years of experience arranging and shepherding heavy-equipment transport to successful conclusions. Let our team of logistics professionals provide you with a hassle-free experience.

The key to success is communication. Your transport agent is available for consult the entire time your shipment remains in transit. During the transport process, you will receive regular status updates. 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. Ready for a punctual and hassle free equipment transport experience? Call Freedom Heavy Haul today!

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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.

Nevada Shipping FAQs

Choose Freedom Heavy Haul to haul your heavy equipment between Nevada and any other state in the union. Nevada has one of the most rapidly expanding state populations in the country. Over the five years prior to 2015, Nevada was ranked sixth among all states in terms of population growth. Along with Arizona, Nevada leads the nation in producing construction jobs as the southwest experiences a population boom. The growth of the state’s tourism industry, which accounts for about one-third of the state’s economy, assures the continued need for the transportation of heavy construction equipment within Nevada. Nevada also is the country’s leading producer of gold and silver, which requires the transport of heavy mining equipment. Cattle and sheep are the most important livestock produced in the state. Nevada also grows a lot of hay to feed its livestock. For that reason, shipping heavy farm equipment remains important in Nevada.

What Are Nevada's Major Cities And Roadways?

Surprisingly, Nevada is the 7th largest state in the country by square miles. Nevada is almost 500 miles long and more than 420 miles wide. The state operates more than 87,000 miles of roadway, a relatively small amount given the expanse of the state. That’s because the federal government owns nearly 80% of the land in Nevada. The state’s two interstate highways account for more than 600 miles of roadway in Nevada. In the northern portion of the state, I-80 travels east/west between California and Utah. In the southeaster corner of Nevada, I-16 services Las Vegas as it links California to Arizona.

Nevada has the 32nd largest state population in the country. Las Vegas, which has nearly 600,000 people, is more than twice as large as any other city in the state.  Mesquite, a town on the Arizona border, was the fastest growing small city in Nevada in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Nevada are:

  1. Las Vegas;
  2. Henderson;
  3. Reno;
  4. North Las Vegas;
  5. Paradise;
  6. Sunrise Manor;
  7. Spring Valley;
  8. Enterprise;
  9. Sparks;
  10. Carson City.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Nevada?

Heavy equipment shipments that exceed the maximum dimensions established by the state must obtain oversize permits to use the roads in Nevada. Single axels must weight 20,000 pounds or less. Each tandem axel is limited to 34,000 pounds or less.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Nevada include:

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

Maximum height: 14 feet;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Nevada's Length Restrictions?

Overall length restrictions in Nevada are less restrictive than other neighboring states. Most states limit overall length to 65 feet or less. Rear overhangs as large as 10 feet are permitted, but they’re included in total length calculations.

Trailer length maximums in Nevada include:

Total length: 75 feet;

Trailer length: 53 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Nevada?

The state Department of Transportation issues permits to ship oversize loads in Nevada. Shipments that are oversized can travel between ½-hour before sunrise until ½-hour after sunset on every day of the week. Loads larger than 110-feet long, 12-feet wide or 15-feet high are restricted from travel on sections of 1-80 and 1-15 during the weekend.

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

Maximum Weight:   120,000 pounds;

Maximum Length:  105 feet total;

Maximum Height:  16 feet.

Maximum Width:  17 feet.

What Are Nevada's Major Auction Houses?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Nevada. Ritchie Brothers, the largest equipment auction house in the country, maintains operations in Las Vegas and Sparks. Taylor & Martin also has a store in Las Vegas. Purple Wave Auction, an online auction house, is headquartered in Carson City.

The most prominent equipment auction houses in Nevada include:

  • Auction Nation, Las Vegas;
  • Baxtins, Fallon;
  • BMA Liquidators, Las Vegas;
  • Nellis Auction, Las Vegas;
  • TNT Auction, Las Vegas;
  • Vegas Valley Auctions, Las Vegas.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Nevada?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Nevada. United Rentals has more than 15 locations in the state. Sunbelt Rentals also operates nearly 15 stores in Nevada. Ahern Rentals has nearly 15 stores scattered throughout the state.

Other independent equipment rental centers in Nevada include:

  • All Star Rentals, Sparks;
  • America Rents, Las Vegas;
  • Blue Diamond Machinery, Las Vegas;
  • Cashman Equipment, Reno and Winnemucca;
  • Ecco Equipment, Las Vegas;
  • Jake’s Crane Rigging, Las Vegas;
  • Sunstate Equipment, Reno and Henderson;
  • Worldwide Rental, Las Vegas.

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Trust Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your construction equipment, farm equipment and heavy machinery safely to its next workstation. We can help you choose the right trailer for your needs 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. From oversize transport to disaster recovery, Freedom Heavy Haul offers complete turnkey transport services for heavy-haul customers. 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. 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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