Texas To Oklahoma Heavy Haulers Equipment Transport Service

Freedom Heavy Haul has experience with Texas to Oklahoma heavy equipment hauling. Shipping heavy equipment from Texas to Oklahoma 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. We can make your experience hassle free. Our logistics professionals will give you peace of mind.

Communication is the key. 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.

Oklahoma Shipping FAQs

Choose Freedom Heavy Haul to haul your heavy equipment between Oklahoma and any other state in the union. Agriculture is the most important economic activity in Oklahoma. With nearly 80,000 farms, the state ranks fourth in the nation in the number of agricultural operations. It’s eight in the country in terms of total acreage planted. Oklahoma is the nation’s leading producer of rye and the third-leading hay producer. Oklahoma is second in wheat and canola. The state also is second in the country, to Texas, in the production of beef cattle. Farmers in the state have a great need to ship heavy farm equipment. Oklahoma has more than 10,000 trucking companies headquartered in the state. Most of those are small, family-run operations. Oklahoma features two ports, including the largest inland port in the nation in Tulsa;

  • Port of Catoosa;
  • Port of Muskogee.

What Are Oklahoma's Major Cities And Roadways?

Oklahoma is the 20th largest state by square miles. The state is 460 miles long and more than 200 miles wide. Oklahoma has nearly 30,000 total miles of roadway, but less than 1,000 miles of interstate highway. Three major interstates operate in Oklahoma. All of them travel through Oklahoma City. Running east/west, I-40 connects Texas with Arkansas. I-39 travels north/south through the state, linking Kansas with Texas.

By population, Oklahoma is the 28th biggest state in the nation. With more than 6000,000 people, Oklahoma City is the most populous city in the state. Tulsa is second with nearly 400,000 residents. Jenks, a Tulsa suburb, was the fastest growing city in Oklahoma in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Oklahoma are:

  1. New Orleans;
  2. Baton Rouge;
  3. Norman;
  4. Broken Arrow;
  5. Lawton;
  6. Edmond;
  7. Moore;
  8. Midwest City;
  9. Enid;
  10. Stillwater.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Oklahoma?

Heavy equipment shipments that exceed the maximum dimensions established by the state must obtain oversize permits to use the roads in Oklahoma. Single axles are limited to 20,000 pounds, while double axles can carry 34,000 pounds each. The weight limit for triple axels is 42,000 pounds.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Oklahoma include:

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

Maximum height: 13 feet 6 inches;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Oklahoma's Length Restrictions?

Overall length restrictions in Oklahoma are similar to rules in other southern states. Trailer length limits in the state are about average with the rest of the country. On certain designated highways, trailers can be as long as 59-feet 6-inches. Trailers for passenger vehicles are limited to 40 feet.

Trailer length maximums in Oklahoma include:

Total length: 65 feet;

Trailer length: 53 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Oklahoma?

Oversize load permits are available from the Oklahoma state Department of Transportation. The transport of permitted oversize loads is allowed from ½-hour before sunrise until ½-hour after sunrise an every day of the week. One escort vehicle is required if your load is longer than 80 feet. If your load exceeds 100-feet in length, you’ll need escort vehicles in front and in back. Loads taller than 15-feet 9-inches require escort vehicles with poles to lift wires.

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

Maximum Weight: 150,000 pounds;

Maximum Length: 120 feet total;

Maximum Height: 21 feet;

Maximum Width: 16 feet.

What Are Oklahoma's Major Auction Houses?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Oklahoma. Ritchie Brothers, the national auction house, operates a location in Broken Arrow.

The most prominent equipment auction houses in Oklahoma include:

  • Bridges Auction, Elgin;
  • Brinkley Auctions, Isabel;
  • Cannon Sales, Oklahoma City;
  • Dahl Auctioneers, Oklahoma City;
  • Enlow Tractor Auctions, Tulsa;
  • Mike Graham Auctions, Marlow;
  • Kruse Energy & Equipment, Oklahoma City;
  • Wiggins Auctioneers, Enid.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Oklahoma?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Oklahoma. United Rentals has nearly 10 locations in the state. Sunbelt Rentals also operates five outlets in Oklahoma. Herc Rentals also runs a location in Oklahoma City.

O.T.C. Equipment runs stores in Oklahoma City and Tulsa. Kirby Smith Machinery also rents heavy equipment in those two cities. Other independent equipment rental centers in Oklahoma include:

  • Ahern Rentals, Oklahoma City;
  • Bobcat of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma City;
  • Ditch Witch of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City;
  • Hugg & Half Equipment, Oklahoma City;
  • Medley Equipment, Oklahoma City;
  • Sunstate Equipment, Moore;
  • Waco of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City;
  • Warren CAT, Oklahoma City.

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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. Your valuable heavy equipment needs a professional plan and execution. Our logistics experts are the team for the job.

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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