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We have the experience to ship your heavy haul reliably to or from Lexington Kentucky

Freedom Heavy Haul can assist with any sized Heavy Hauling projects to or from the wonderful state of Lexington Kentucky or anywhere within the USA.

Looking for safe and effective heavy haul shipping to and from Lexington Kentucky? Freedom Heavy Haul Trucking, Transport Hauling, Shipping and Movers is an industry leader.

Lexington, Kentucky is a city in the Bluegrass region of the United States. Lexington is home to Transylvania University, the Kentucky Horse Park, and Keeneland Race Course. Lexington's economic base has shifted with population growth from traditional blue-collar jobs that once dominated the city's economy to white-collar jobs that now account for more than half of its employment base.

Lexington is the capital of the U.S state where it was founded in 1780. The name Lexington derives from "lex" which means law and "town" meaning settlement. It was named after a hill in Massachusetts where one of the first battles of the American Revolution, called the Battle of Lexinton, occurred. The area is most famous for being the home to horse racing's Kentucky Derby, which occurs on the first Saturday in May every year.

How it works

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To schedule your heavy haul shipment, call us or fill our online form

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

We specialize in helping you select the right trailer to fit your requirements. Our agents have skilled knowledge about flatbed trailers, step-deck trailers, as well as RGN trailers.

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Based upon the dimensions, we pick the appropriate equipment to match your shipment.

Among our specialist Heavy Haul Trucking, Transport Hauling, Shipping and Moving coordinators will certainly work with you to arrange a tools pickup day and time which functions ideal for you. We do our extremely best to function around your timetable when you deliver your equipment direct with Freedom Heavy Haul!

Depending on the shipment size, we could fill the exact same day! For larger shipments, we could need a little bit more time for journey preparation and large allowing. For incredibly tons, a path study could be necessary to establish the carrier's course before travel. Whatever is required, we can manage it! One of our professional Heavy Haul organizers will certainly deal with you to ensure that we select the most effective alternative to get your job done as swiftly and also, most notably, cost-effectively.

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Our Heavy Hauling Trucking carriers will deliver your shipment to its destination.

You can contact your heavy haul carrier at any time throughout your shipment to ask concerns regarding arrival times and also anything else that might get on your mind. Our heavy haul truckers go through strenuous safety as well as procedural training to make sure that your freight is secure every step of the means! You or a person you assign will certainly conduct a final shipment assessment, approve a Bill of Lading, and you're done!

Heavy Hauling is intricate, and also you need to just rely on somebody with the proper understanding and experience. Get In Touch With Freedom Heavy Haul today.

Learn more about the great State of Lexington Kentucky

The city of Lexington is located in Fayette County, Kentucky. Originally founded as a small settlement of Oldham County, the town was incorporated on January 26, 1793. As the population grew, the city became the 10th largest city in Kentucky. It is home to over 212,000 residents and its boundaries are marked by New Circle Road to the east, US-68 to the south, I-75 to the west and I-64 to the north.

Shipping To These Cities Near Lexington Kentucky?

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Louisville

615,924 residents

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Lexington

324,604 residents

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Owensboro

59,536 residents

What Are Kentucky's Major Cities And Roadways?

One of the smallest states in the middle section of the country, Kentucky is the 37th largest state in the union. The state is nearly 400 miles long and almost 170 miles wide. There are nearly 78,000 miles of public roadways in Kentucky. Interstates account for 750 miles of highway in the state. I-64 runs east/west across the northern portion of the state, connecting Louisville and Lexington with Indiana and West Virginia. I-75 goes north-south between Ohio and Tennessee, running through Lexington. I-24 runs diagonally from Indiana to Tennessee in the western portion of the state.

With more than 600,000 people, Louisville is the largest city the in the state. It’s about twice as large as Lexington, the second largest city. Bowling Green was the fastest growing city in the state in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Kentucky are:

  1. Louisville;
  2. Lexington;
  3. Bowling Green;
  4. Owensboro;
  5. Covington;
  6. Richmond;
  7. Hopkinsville;
  8. Florence;
  9. Georgetown;
  10. Elizabethtown.

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

Shipments of heavy equipment that exceed the dimensional restrictions in Kentucky must obtain oversize shipping permits to travel in the state.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Kentucky include:

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

Maximum height: 13 feet 6 inches;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Kentucky's Length Restrictions?

Kentucky has fairly permissive overall length restrictions. Many eastern states restrict the length of tractor-trailer loads to 60 feet. Kentucky allows six feet of overhang on the front bumper, and five feet of overhang on the rear bumper.

Trailer length maximums in Kentucky include:

Total length: 65 feet;

Trailer length: 53 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversize Transport Permits In Kentucky?

Permits to ship oversize loads in Kentucky can be obtained from the Department of Transportation. Movement of oversize shipments is permitted from a ½-hour before sunrise to a ½-hour after sunrise on weekdays. On Saturday, oversize transports must conclude by noon. Shipping oversize loads is not permitted on Sunday or major holidays. Oversize length is limited to 95 feet on two-lane roads.

If your shipment exceeds the oversize regulations in Kentucky, you must obtain a Super Load permit to travel in the state. The maximum dimensions permitted for oversize travel in Kentucky include:

Maximum Weight: 160,000 pounds;

Maximum Length: 110 feet total (four-lane roads);

Maximum Height:  15 feet;

Maximum Width:   14 feet.

What Are Kentucky's Major Auction Houses?

Freedom Heavy Haul will ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Kentucky. Ritchie Brothers has an office in Lexington. J.J. Kane, the only other national auction house with an office in Kentucky, is located in Verona. Ford Brothers has locations in Mt. Vernon, Somerset and London.

Other prominent independent equipment auction houses in Kentucky include:

  • Bunch Brothers Auctioneers, Wingo;
  • Chuck Marshall Auction, Flemingsburg;
  • Collins Auction, Louisville;
  • Harper Equipment, Scottsville;
  • Lewis Auction, Elizabethtown;
  • Mark Maddox Auctioneer, Carlisle;
  • Northern Kentucky Auction, Independence.;
  • Wardlow Auctions, Louisville.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Kentucky?

Contact Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Kentucky. United Rentals operates at nearly 10 locations in the state. Sunbelt Rentals also has around 10 stores in Kentucky. General Rental Center has offices in Frankfort and Somerset. Whayne Supply operates in Somerset and Pikeville. Herc Rentals has a store in Middletown.

Other equipment rental centers in Kentucky include:

  • B.C. Rental Center, Owensboro;
  • A Complete Rental Center, Henderson;
  • Action Rental Center, Berea;
  • Brandies Machinery, Louisville;
  • Bypass Rental Center, Winchester;
  • DC Rental, Mayfield;
  • Murray Rentals, Murray;
  • Wilson Equipment, Lexington.
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