Utah To Illinois Heavy Haulers Equipment Transport Service

Do you need to ship your heavy equipment from Utah to Illinois? Freedom Heavy Haul can help. Trust us to provide you with all the information you need to make your Utah to Illinois 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.

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. Your agent is reliable, trustworthy and hard working. When you need your heavy equipment delivered on-time with no hassles, call Freedom Heavy Haul.

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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.

Illinois Shipping FAQs

Hire Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment between Illinois and any other state in the union. Due to its location in the middle of the country, Illinois is home to more than 7,500 trucking companies. The state also hosts a number of heavy-equipment manufactures. Currently in the U.S., Caterpillar produces two excavator models at a facility in Aurora, Ill., where the also makes wheel loaders, soil and landfill compactors, wheel dozers and components. Caterpillar is based in Peoria. John Deere manufactures combines and harvesters in East Moline. Illinois has 11 ports, including five on the Mississippi River and two on Lake Michigan:

  • Port of Beardstown;
  • Port of Channahon;
  • Port of Chicago;
  • Port of Davenport;
  • Port of Granite City;
  • Port of Joliet;
  • Port of Lemont;
  • Port of Peoria;
  • Port of Quincy;
  • Port of Rock Island;
  • Port of Waukegan.

What Are Illinois's Major Cities And Roadways?

The 25th largest state in the nation, Illinois is nearly 400 miles long and more than 200 miles wide. It’s the sixth most populous state in the country. Illinois has more than 18,000 miles of roadways. With more than 2,000 of those miles on interstate highways, Illinois ranks third in the country in terms of interstate exposure. The major north/south interstates in Illinois include I-57, which runs from Chicago to Missouri, and I-86, which runs diagonally from Chicago and into Missouri. On the east/west axis, I-80 goes between Chicago and Iowa; I-76 runs through Champaign and Springfield in the middle of the state; and I-64 and I-70 traverse the lower portions of Illinois.

With more than 2 1/2 million people, Chicago is by far the largest city in Illinois. But Sumner, a small town on the Indiana border, was the fastest growing city in the state in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Illinois are:

  1. Chicago;
  2. Aurora;
  3. Joliet;
  4. Naperville;
  5. Rockford;
  6. Springfield;
  7. Peoria;
  8. Elgin;
  9. Waukegan;
  10. Champaign.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Illinois?

If your load exceeds the basic dimensional maximums set by Illinois, you’ll need to apply for oversize permit to operate in the state. The requirements in Illinois are similar to the basic maximums for other states. Watch out for old bridges in the state. On non-designated highways, height limits are only eight feet.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Illinois include:

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

Maximum height: 13 feet 6 inches;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Illinois's Length Restrictions?

Length restrictions in Illinois are slightly shorter than they are in the rest of the country. For tractor trailers, Illinois allows three feet of overhang on each bumper. No passenger-vehicle combinations can exceed 42 feet in total length. The maximum allowable length for trailers towed by passenger vehicles is 28 feet 6 inches.

Trailer length maximums in Illinois include:

Total length: 60 feet;

Trailer length: 42 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Illinois?

The Illinois Department of Transportation issues permits for oversized shipments. Loads that exceed the overweight maximums in Illinois must apply for Super Load permits. The state allows oversize loads to travel beginning ½-hour before sunrise every day of the week. On weekdays, transport must be completed by ½-hour after sunset. Sunday transports need to finish by noon. Major holidays are blacked out.

The maximum dimensions to qualify for an overweight permit in Illinois include:

Maximum Weight: 120,000 pounds;

Maximum Length: 145 feet total;

Maximum Height: 15 feet 6 inches;

Maximum Width: 14 feet 6 inches.

What Are Illinois's Major Auction Houses?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Illinois. One of the largest equipment companies in the world, Ritchie Brothers, has an office in Morris. Another nationwide auction house, J.J. Kane, maintains a location in South Beloit.

Other equipment auction houses in Illinois include:

  • Almburg Auctioneering, Malta;
  • Dale Jones & Company, Aledo;
  • Centurion Service Group, Franklin Park;
  • Groff Equipment, Lawrence;
  • Martin Auction Services, Clinton;
  • Mowrey Auction, Milford;
  • Sullivan Auctioneers, Hamilton;
  • Anne Consignment Auction; St. Anne.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Illinois?

Turn to Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from rental centers located in Illinois. United Rentals operates more than 20 stores in Illinois. One location in Chicago specializes in aerial platform rentals. Sunbelt Rentals has more than a dozen locations in Illinois, including a rental service center in Sugar Grove.

Other equipment rental centers in Illinois include:

  • Big R Rental Center, Danville;
  • Burns Equipment, Waukegan;
  • Illinois Truck and Equipment, Morris;
  • Midwest Construction Rentals, Champaign;
  • MLB Rental Center, Charleston;
  • Rental Center USA, Mattoon;
  • RWCI Equipment, Flora;
  • Wirtz Rentals, Chicago.

Nobody Hauls Like Freedom Heavy Haulers!

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 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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