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Freedom Heavy Haul ships heavy equipment from Texas to Oregon. Shipping heavy equipment from Texas to Oregon can be a complex process. Let us get you the information 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. We can make your experience hassle free. Our logistics professionals will give you peace of mind.

We provide our heavy haul customers with a high level of communication. If you have questions while your equipment is in transit, we provide a transport agent who can answer all your questions. 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.

Oregon Shipping FAQs

Choose Freedom Heavy Haul to haul your heavy equipment between Oregon and any other state in the union. Oregon is experiencing its largest influx of new residents since the 1990’s. Almost 90% of the state’s recent growth comes from people migrating into the state. As a result, nearly 100,000 people are employed in the construction industry in Oregon, an all-time high. The industry is expected to expand its workforce in the state by more than 15% through 2027. The expansion of the construction industry in Oregon has led to a great need for the transportation of heavy construction equipment. Agriculture is big in Oregon. The state is one of the nation’s leading producer of fruits and vegetables, including berries, pears, green beans and onions. Greenhouse and nursery products are the most valuable agricultural product produced in the state. Likewise, Oregon is one of the nation’s most important timber producers. The top Christmas-tree producing state in the nation, Oregon also harvests Douglas fir and ponderosa pine. The steady increase in farming in the state has led to a large need for shipping heavy farm equipment, as well as transporting heavy logging machinery. Oregon features eight ports, including six on the Columbia River:

  • Port of Arlington;
  • Port of Astoria;
  • Port of Coos Bay;
  • Port of Morrow;
  • Port of Newport;
  • Port of Portland;
  • Port of St. Helens;
  • Port of The Dalles.

What Are Oregon's Major Cities And Roadways?

Oregon has the 9th most acreage of any state in the country. At 360 miles long and 400 miles wide, the state is nearly square. Overall, the state operates more than 140,000 miles of highway. The state’s three interstates provide only 700 miles of roadway in Oregon. I-5, running north/south through Portland and Salem, links Washington with California in the east. In the north, I-84 runs east/west between Portland and Idaho. I-82 connects with I-84 from Washington.

Oregon is the 27th largest state by population in the US. Portland, which has more than residents, is three times larger than any other city in the state. Happy Valley, a suburb of Portland, was the fastest growing city in Oregon in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Oregon are:

  1. Portland;
  2. Salem;
  3. Eugene;
  4. Gresham;
  5. Hillsboro;
  6. Beaverton;
  7. Bend;
  8. Medford;
  9. Corvallis;
  10. Albany.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Oregon?

Heavy equipment shipments that exceed the maximum dimensions established by the state must obtain oversize permits to use the roads in Oregon. Single axels must weigh 20,000 pounds or less, and tandem axels are restricted to 34,000 pounds or less.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Oregon include:

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

Maximum height: 14 feet;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Oregon's Length Restrictions?

Overall length restrictions in Oregon are more restrictive than rules in other southern states. Though there’s no overall length limit on designated routes, the state’s total length limit of 60-feet on Group 1 routes is less than most states permit.

Trailer length maximums in Oregon include:

Total length: 60 feet;

Trailer length: 53 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Oregon?

Oversize permits to ship heavy equipment in Oregon can be purchased from the state Department of Transportation. Permitted oversize loads are allowed to travel from ½-hour before sunrise until ½-hour after sunset between Labor Day and Memorial Day. Sunday travel, as well as movement after noon on Saturday, is prohibited between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Morning and evening rush hours are restricted in Salem, Eugene, Grants Pass and Medford.

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

Maximum Weight:  110,00 pounds;

Maximum Length:  105 feet total;

Maximum Height:  17 feet;

Maximum Width:   16 feet.

What Are Oregon's Major Auction Houses?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Oregon. Bar None Auction holds a monthly equipment auction in Portland.

Other prominent equipment auction houses in Oregon include:

  • I-5 Auctions, Sutherlin;
  • Auction Sales, The Dalles;
  • CIA, Portland;
  • Stout Auctions, Portland;
  • McLaren Auction Services, Aurora;
  • Pacific Industrial Auctions, Eugene;
  • Rogue Equipment, Medford;
  • Woodburn Auction Yard, Woodburn.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Oregon?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Oregon. United Rentals, the largest rental chain in the nations, has more than a dozen rental locations in the state. Nationwide competitor Sunbelt Rentals operates nearly 10 stores in Oregon. Peterson CAT runs rental centers in The Dalles.

Other independent equipment rental centers in Oregon include:

  • Ahearn Rentals, Eugene;
  • Bullet Rental, Medford;
  • Graddy’s Equipment, Central Point;
  • Oregon Tractor, Portland;
  • Pioneer Rental, Oregon City;
  • RDO Equipment, Portland;
  • Star Rentals, Portland and Salem;
  • Wilson Equipment, Central Point.

Nobody Hauls Like Freedom Heavy Haulers!

If you have farm equipment, construction equipment, or heavy machinery that you need transported, 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. We have logistics experts standing by ready to help you execute a professional plan to transport 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. 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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