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Reliable and experienced Heavy Haul Shipping to or from Florida

Freedom Heavy Haul can help with any kind of sized Heavy Hauling tasks to or from the fantastic state of Gainesville Florida or anywhere within the USA.

Freedom Heavy Haul Trucking, Transport Hauling, Shipping and Movers is an industry leader in safe and efficient heavy haul shipments to and from Gainesville Florida.

Gainesville is the third largest city in Florida with over 1 million citizens. Gainesville has grown due to its proximity to universities and industry. The University of Florida has helped bring people into the city, as well as making it an entertainment hub. One of the first things you'll notice about Gainesville is that it's very green.

Gainesville, Florida is a beautiful and inviting city with a large variety of parks and outdoor activities such as the Gainesville Nature Center. Gainesville has many festivals such as the Taste of Gainesville Food Festival and the Juneteenth Happy Day Celebration, which celebrates freedom for black slaves. The only downside to living in this city is some of the traffic congestion. Gainesville, Florida is an inviting city with a wide variety of parks, nature centers, and outdoor activities.

How it works

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Contact us for your heavy haul shipment online or call

Set up a heavy haul shipment with Freedom Heavy Haul, and you'll be surprised at just how simple it is! All you have to do is enter your get in touch with as well as shipping information into our online kind. Or consider that details to one of our specialized transportation agents over the phone. Just supply your pickup/delivery zip codes and also the kind of item you need to be transferred with dimensions.

We concentrate on assisting you choose the right trailer to fit your requirements. Our agents have professional understanding regarding flatbed trailers, step-deck trailers, and also RGN trailers.

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Based on the measurements, we select the correct equipment to match your shipment.

Among our expert Heavy Haul Trucking, Transport Hauling, Shipping and also Moving planners will collaborate with you to prepare an equipment pickup date as well as time which functions ideal for you. When you ship your equipment direct with Freedom Heavy Haul, we do our absolute best to work around your schedule!

Depending upon the shipment dimension, we might load the exact same day! For bigger shipments, we may need a little bit more time for journey preparation as well as large permitting. For extremely loads, a path study may be necessary to determine the carrier's course before traveling. Whatever is needed, we can manage it! One of our professional Heavy Haul coordinators will work with you to make sure that we pick the best option to get your work done as rapidly as well as, most importantly, cost-effectively.

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Your shipment will reach its destination. Our Heavy Hauling carriers will make sure of that.

You can contact your heavy haul transporter at any time during your shipment to ask inquiries about arrival times and also anything else that may get on your mind. Our heavy haul truckers undergo extensive safety and procedural training to make certain that your freight is risk-free every action of the way! You or someone you designate will certainly conduct a final shipment inspection, validate a Bill of Lading, and also you're done!

Heavy Hauling is intricate, as well as you ought to only trust somebody with the correct understanding and also experience. Contact Freedom Heavy Haul today.

Learn more about the great State of Gainesville Florida

Gainesville is a city in the US state of Florida. It is the county seat and the largest city in Alachua County. The city spreads out broadly along the banks of the New River, which flows southwest through the center of Gainesville. Located about midway between Jacksonville and Orlando, it is roughly 120 miles northeast of Tampa.

Shipping To These Cities Near Gainesville Florida?

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Jacksonville

890,467 residents

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Miami

454,279 residents

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Tampa

387,916 residents

What Are Florida's Major Cities And Roadways?

Florida is the 22nd largest state in the country. From north to south, the state is nearly 450 miles long. Florida also is almost 330 miles long at its widest, in the north. The major north-south roadways are I-95 and I-75, both of which run from Georgia to Miami. The main east-west highways include 1-10, between Orlando and Tampa, and I-4, which travels between Daytona Beach and Orlando.

Florida continues to grow by leaps and bounds. In 2017, seven cities in Florida were among the 25 fastest growing towns in America (Orlando, Cape Coral, West Palm Beach, Sarasota, Lakeland, Jacksonville and Fort Lauderdale). The 10 largest cities in the state are:

  1. Jacksonville;
  2. Miami;
  3. Tampa;
  4. Orlando;
  5. Petersburg;
  6. Hialeah;
  7. Tallahassee;
  8. Port St. Lucie;
  9. Fort Lauderdale;
  10. Cape Coral.

What Are The Height, Weight, & Width Restrictions In Florida?

Loads that exceed any of the dimensional limits set by the state require oversize permits. Trailers weighing 3,000 pounds or more need separate brake systems to operate legally in Florida. In addition to brake lights, all trailers must have lights for the tail, the turn signal and the license plates. Trailers also are required to display reflectors and tote safety chains.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Florida include:

Maximum weight: 80,000 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight;

Maximum height: 13 feet 6 inches;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Florida's Length Restrictions?

Regulations regarding the length of towed trailers in Florida are near the standards set by most states, except for trailer length. For 53-foot trailers, the kingpin must be set at least 41 feet from the center axel. Most states limit trailer length to less than 30 feet, but Florida allows longer trailers than most states. Travel trailers are limited to 40 feet in length.

Trailer length maximums in Florida include:

Total length: 75 feet;

Trailer length: 48 feet;

Motor home length: 40 feet.

What Are The Oversize Transport Permits In Florida?

The Florida Department of Transportation issues permits for hauling oversized loads within the state. Oversize load transport is allowed from ½-hour before sunrise to 1/2-hour after sunset during weekdays. Oversize transport is not allowed during major holiday weekends. Escort vehicles are required if the load is more than 95-feet long, or more than 14-feet tall, or more than 12-feet wide.

Restrictions for permitted oversize loads in Florida include:

Maximum Weight:  199,000 for 11 axels;

Maximum Length: 150 feet total;

Maximum Height: 16 feet;

Maximum Width: 16 feet.

What Are Florida's Major Auction Houses?

Let Freedom Heavy Haul ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction in Florida. The Florida Winter Auctions in March feature major heavy equipment auctions by Ritchie Brothers (Davenport), Yoder & Frey (Kissimmee), and Alex Lyons and Sons (Winter Garden). Operated in conjunction with Iron Planet, the Richie Brothers Winter auction is one of the largest heavy equipment auctions in the world.

Other equipment auction houses in Florida include:

  • J. Kane, Riviera Beach;
  • First Coast Auction, Jacksonville;
  • Garner & Associates, Bartow;
  • Graham Auction, Tequesta;
  • Insight Auctioneers, Sebring;
  • Midway Machinery and Auction, Midway;
  • Tampa Machinery Auction, Thonotosassa;
  • Weeks Auction, Ocala.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Florida?

Freedom Heavy Haul ships equipment to and from every rental center in Florida. United Rentals and Sunbelt Rentals each have more than 50 locations in Florida. Compact Power Equipment also has several branches in Florida.

Other heavy equipment rental centers in Florida include:

Allstar Equipment, West Palm Beach;

Alltool Rental, Fort Lauderdale;

B&M Equipment, Jacksonville;

Beard Equipment, Tallahassee;

Briggs Equipment, Orlando;

Herc Rentals, Tampa;

Miami Tool Rental, Miami;

Sandy Andy’s, Ormond Beach.

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