Utah To Alaska Heavy Haulers Equipment Transport Service

Freedom Heavy Haul has experience with Utah to Alaska heavy equipment hauling. Trust us to provide you with all the information you need to make your Utah to Alaska transport decisions. 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.

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Utah Shipping FAQs

Choose Freedom Heavy Haul to haul your heavy equipment between Utah and any other state in the union. Utah is one of the nation’s leading producers of livestock and livestock products. The state grows beef cattle, milk cattle, hogs, chickens and sheep. To feed its animals, Utah is one of the country biggest producers of hay. Other important crops grown in Utah include wheat, barley and corn. The state also is a nationwide leader in greenhouse plant production. With farming an important factor in the state’s economy, the transportation of heavy farming equipment such as tractors and combines is on the increase. Mining is big business in Utah. The state is among the nation’s leading producers of gilsonite, molybdenum and potassium salts. Companies in Utah also mine copper, magnesium and uranium. Petroleum and natural gas extraction continues to grow in Utah. The state has a big need for shipping heavy mining equipment, as well as transporting heavy oil-and-gas drilling tools and equipment.

What Are Utah's Major Cities And Roadways?

Utah is the 13th largest state in the US by acreage. The state is about 350 miles long and nearly 260 miles wide. Utah possesses nearly 100,000 miles of roadways, with almost 1,000 of those miles covered by interstate highways. The longest highway in the state, I-5, goes north/south through Salt Lake City as it runs between the border with Idaho and the border with Arizona. I-80 also goes through Salt Lake City, travelling east/west between Nevada and Wyoming. I-84 runs a loop around Salt Lake City, and I-70 extends from I-15 and into Colorado as it runs east/west in the southern portion of Utah.

Utah is the 31st largest state in the country in terms of population. With nearly 200,000 people, Salt Lake City is the most populous town in the state. Saratoga Springs, the fastest growing city in Utah in 2017, is located on the northern edge of the Great Salt Lake. The 10 largest cities in Utah are:

  1. Salt Lake City;
  2. West Valley City;
  3. Provo;
  4. West Jordan;
  5. Orem;
  6. Sandy;
  7. Ogden;
  8. George;
  9. Layton;
  10. Mill Creek.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Utah?

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

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Utah include:

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

Maximum height: 14 feet;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Utah's Length Restrictions?

Overall length restrictions in Utah are similar to rules in other US states. Most rural western states allow longer lengths, but Utah is mountainous. Shipments are permitted to have a three-foot overhang in front and a six-foot overhang in back.

Trailer length maximums in Utah include:

Total length: 65 feet;

Trailer length: 53 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Utah?

Permits to transport oversize heavy equipment in Utah can be obtained from the state Department of Transportation. Shipments that are oversized are permitted to travel between ½-hour before sunrise and ½-hour after sunset every day of the week. Loads that exceed 105 feet in length, 10 feet in width or 14 feet in height are prohibited from traveling during morning and evening rush hours in major population areas. Permits for oversize travel in Utah are valid for five days.

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

Maximum Weight: 145,000 pounds;

Maximum Length: 120 feet total;

Maximum Height: 17 feet 6 inches;

Maximum Width: 17 feet.

What Are Utah's Major Auction Houses?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Utah. Ritchie Brothers, the national auction house, maintains an office in Lake Point. J.J. Kane works out of an office in Salt Lake City.

The most prominent equipment auction houses in Utah include:

  • Doug’s Auction, Ogden;
  • Erkelens & Olson, Salt Lake City;
  • Statewid Auction, Hurricane;
  • TNT Auction, Salt Lake City.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Utah?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Utah. United Rentals has three rental locations in the state. Sunbelt Rentals runs seven stores in Utah. Sunstate Rentals maintains a half dozen locations in Utah, while Ahern Rentals operates four stores in the state.

Wheeler Machinery has three rental stores in the state. Other independent equipment rental centers in Utah include:

  • Cat Rental Store, Salt Lake City;
  • Diamond Rental, Salt Lake City and Pleasant Grove;
  • Honnen Equipment, West Haven;
  • Howe Rental, Ogden and Murray;
  • Komatsu Equipment, Salt Lake City;
  • Rasmussen Equipment, West Valley City;
  • Universal Rent All, Ogden and Clearfield;
  • Utah Machine Rentals, Sandy.

Alaska Shipping FAQs

Choose Freedom Heavy Haul to haul your heavy equipment between Alaska and any other state in the union. The oi and gas industry is the economic engine of Alaska. More than 80% of the state’s revenue is derived from oil and gas. Shipping heavy drilling equipment in Alaska remains a thriving business. In fact, the state is awash in natural resources. Both the timber industry and the mining industry flourish in the state. There’s a great need in Alaska for shipping heavy logging machinery and heavy mining equipment throughout the state. The state invests nearly $2 billion each year in non-residential and residential construction. Nearly 15,000 people are employed with the nearly 2,500 construction companies in the state. Since new equipment is difficult and expensive to obtain in Alaska, the transportation of available heavy construction equipment in the state is crucial. Tourism and fishing also provide significant income to the state. Alaska operates more than 50 ports. The busiest ports in the state include:

  • Port of Anchorage;
  • Port of Dutch Harbor;
  • Port of Homer;
  • Port of Juneau;
  • Port of Ketchikan;
  • Port of Kivalina;
  • Port of Kodiak.

What Are Alaska's Major Cities And Roadways?

Alaska is the largest state in the country in terms of acreage. The state is more than 2,200 miles long and more than 1,400 miles wide. It’s more than twice the size of Texas. But with just slightly more than 30,000 miles of roadway in the state, Alaska operates the fifth least amount of highway miles in the country. The state has 12 major highways. Only half of those roads – Alaska Highway, Glenn Highway, Parks Highway, Richardson Highway, Seward Highway, Sterling Highway – are fully paved. Most are open year-round, but some are closed during the winter.

Alaska has the third-smallest state population in the country, ahead of only Wyoming and Vermont. With nearly 300,000 residents, Anchorage is by far the most populous town in the state. No other city in the state has as many as 50,000 people. As a result, Anchorage was the fastest growing city in Alaska in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Alaska are:

  1. Anchorage;
  2. Juneau;
  3. Fairbanks;
  4. Wasilla;
  5. Sitka;
  6. Ketchikan;
  7. Kenai;
  8. Palmer;
  9. Bethel;

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Alaska?

Heavy equipment shipments that exceed the maximum dimensions established by the state must obtain oversize permits to use the roads in Alaska. Single axels are limited to 30,000 pounds each, while tandem axels can carry a maximum of 56,000 pounds each.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Alaska include:

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

Maximum height: 14 feet;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Alaska's Length Restrictions?

Overall length restrictions in Alaska are similar to most other rural states.  Other states restrict maximum length to 65 feet.

Trailer length maximums in Alaska include:

Total length: 75 feet;

Trailer length: 53 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Alaska?

Permits to ship oversize heavy equipment in Alaska are available from the Department of Transportation & Public Facilities. Movement of oversize shipments of heavy equipment are permitted from ½-hour before sunrise until ½-hour after sunset on Monday through Saturday. Permits are valid for three days, but can be extended depending upon the season.

Oversize shipments that exceed dimensional regulations must apply for Super Load permits. Most limits are decided on a case-by-case basis, where expected weather and road conditions are considered.  The maximum oversize dimensions that Alaska allows include:

Maximum Weight: case-by-case basis;

Maximum Length: case-by-case basis;

Maximum Height: 14 feet;

Maximum Width: 17 feet.

What Are Alaska's Major Auction Houses?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Alaska. Ritchie Brothers, the national auction house, has an outpost in Wasilla.

The most prominent equipment auction houses in Alaska include:

  • 1st Strike Asset Management, Fairbanks;
  • Alaska Auction Company, Anchorage;
  • Alaska Premier Auctions, Anchorage;
  • D&D Auction, Wasilla;
  • Grubstake Auction Company, Anchorage;
  • Fairbanks Auction Company, Fairbanks;
  • Great North Auction, North Pole;
  • North Pacific Auctioneers, Anchorage.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Alaska?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Alaska. United Rentals has two rental locations in the state.

Craig Taylor Equipment operates four rental stores in the state. Airport Equipment Rentals has locations in Fairbanks and Anchorage. Other independent equipment rental centers in Alaska include:

  • ABC Rentals, Wasilla;
  • Alaska Pacific Rental, Palmer;
  • Bobcat of Juneau, Juneau;
  • Construction Machinery, Fairbanks;
  • Kodiak Rental Center, Kodiak;
  • Tyler Rental, Juneau;
  • Rental Zone, Fairbanks;
  • Yukon Equipment, Anchorage.

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Do you have heavy equipment, farm machinery, or construction equipment that you need to transport safely? We can help you choose the right trailer for your needs 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.

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