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Equipment width before getting into super loads?

Discussion in 'Equipment Moving Questions' started by fastline, Sep 18, 2020.

  1. fastline

    fastline Senior Member

    Aug 8, 2011
    Have a piece that is 11.2'wide. I seem to recall 12ft being the limit before the "crazy" kicked in, but someone eluded to otherwise.

    Could anyone help. To clarify, I am looking at states OK, KS AR for right now. Machine would not commonly need to be moved too far, or at least I don't care to move it that far.

    This is an excavator so no way to shrink it.
  2. Junkyard

    Junkyard Senior Member

    Jun 5, 2016
    Field Mechanic
    Claremore, OK
    No issue whatsoever around here. I run 11’ 11” all the time. Over 12’ in OK gets an escort. Really anything under 16’ wide around the four state area isn’t too big a deal. Height and weight become an issue long before width does.