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Reliable and experienced Heavy Haul Shipping to or from Virginia

Freedom Heavy Haul can help with any kind of sized Heavy Hauling tasks to or from the great state of Newport News Virginia or anywhere within the USA.

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

Newport News, Virginia is a city found in the Hampton Roads area of southeastern Virginia. Newport News has experienced rapid growth since World War II with whole new communities being developed to house the thousands of shipyard workers needed during wartime. The shipyard was originally created as Newport News Shipbuilding & Drydock Company by Collis P. Huntington's Chesapeake and Ohio Railway company in 1869.

The town of Newport News Virginia has a rich historical background. The town was founded in 1789 and was determined to be one of the few towns in America with over 500,000 people living in it. This is because the city has many large corporations that provide jobs for many people in the area, including Langley Air Force Base, Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII), and Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS). These three companies are among the top employers in Newport News.

How it works

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Contact us for your heavy haul shipment online or call

Schedule a heavy haul delivery with Freedom Heavy Haul, and you'll be shocked at how simple it is! All you have to do is enter your contact and delivery info right into our online form. Or give that information to among our dedicated transportation representatives over the phone. Simply provide your pickup/delivery zip codes as well as the kind of item you need to be moved with dimensions.

We specialize in aiding you choose the appropriate trailer to fit your requirements. Our agents have expert expertise concerning flatbed trailers, step-deck trailers, and RGN trailers.

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

One of our specialist Heavy Haul Trucking, Transport Hauling, Shipping and Moving planners will certainly deal with you to set up an equipment pick-up day and also time which works ideal for you. When you deliver your devices straight with Freedom Heavy Haul, we do our best to work around your schedule!

Depending upon the shipment size, we might load the exact same day! For larger shipments, we may need a bit even more time for trip planning and oversized allowing. For super tons, a course study might be needed to identify the service provider's course before travel. Whatever is required, we can manage it! Among our specialist Heavy Haul organizers will collaborate with you to ensure that we choose the most effective option to obtain your job done as swiftly as well as, most importantly, cost-effectively.

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Our carriers will ensure your Heavy Hauling Trucking shipment will reach its destination.

You can call your heavy haul carrier any time throughout your delivery to ask concerns about arrival times as well as anything else that may be on your mind. Our heavy haul truckers undergo rigorous safety and procedural training to guarantee that your cargo is risk-free every action of the means! You or somebody you select will certainly perform a final shipment examination, accept a Bill of Lading, as well as you're done!

Heavy Hauling is complex, as well as you need to just trust somebody with the proper understanding as well as experience. Call Freedom Heavy Haul today.

Learn more about the great State of Newport News Virginia

The City of Newport News, Virginia is home to more than 180,000 people and its proximity to the ocean has made it an integral part of the city's history. Newport News was established in 1896 when land developer J.A. Cuthbert obtained a grant from the General Assembly for this purpose. Newport News quickly grew into a thriving community with many manufacturers and shipbuilding companies making their homes on the shores of Hampton Roads, fostering both economic growth and military defense.

Shipping To These Cities Near Newport News Virginia?

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Richmond

226,622 residents

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Roanoke

99,229 residents

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Lynchburg

80,569 residents

What Are Virginia's Major Cities And Roadways?

Virginia is ranked 35th in the country in total square miles. The state is almost 430 miles long and nearly 200 miles wide. Virginia maintains and operates more than 98,000 miles of public roadways, with at least 1,100 miles of interstate highway in the state. I-81 runs diagonally north/south down the spine of the state, between West Virginia and North Carolina. I-95, the busiest road in the country, goes north/south in the eastern part of the state, connecting Maryland and North Carolina. I-66, an east/west highway, operates between I-81 and Washington, D.C. Likewise, I-64 runs east/west between I-81 and Norfolk.

The largest city in Virginia, Virginia Beach, has more than 450,00 residents. The two next largest cities, Norfolk and Chesapeake, each have about half the population of Virginia Beach.  The fastest growing city in the state in 2017 was Purcellville in Loudon County. The 10 largest cities in Virginia are:

  1. Virginia Beach;
  2. Norfolk;
  3. Chesapeake;
  4. Arlington;
  5. Richmond;
  6. Newport News;
  7. Alexandria;
  8. Hampton;
  9. Roanoke;
  10. Portsmouth.

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

If your load exceeds the dimensional maximums set by the state, you’ll need to apply for an oversize transport permit to travel legally in Virginia. The spacing between the kingpin of the semi-trailer and rearmost axle or a point midway between the rear tandem axle does not exceed 41 feet.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Virginia include:

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

Maximum height: 13 feet 6 inches

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches

What Are Virginia's Length Restrictions?

Virginia is one of the few states that does not impose a total length restriction on tractor trailers. But at 48 feet, the trailer length maximum is shorter than the maximums established by most states.  Shipments are allowed a three-foot overhang in the front and a four-foot overhang in the rear. Twin trailers are restricted to 28 feet 6 inches in length.

Trailer length maximums in Virginia include:

Total length: no limit imposed;

Trailer length: 48 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversize Transport Permits In Virginia?

The Department of Motor Vehicles issues oversize transport permits in Virginia. Travel with oversize loads is permitted from ½-hour before sunrise to ½-hour after sunset on weekdays. Oversize transports must cease operation by noon on Saturday. Shipping oversize loads is not permitted on Sunday and major holidays. Cities with large populations impose travel restrictions on oversize shipments during morning and evening rush hours.

Transport larger than oversize regulations allow need Super Load permits to travel in the state. Virginia’s maximum dimensions allowed for oversize travel include:

Maximum Weight:  150,000 pounds;

Maximum Length: 115 feet total;

Maximum Height:  15 feet;

Maximum Width:   16 feet.

What Are Virginia's Major Auction Houses?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Virginia. None of the major auction houses have a presence in the state. It’s all independents.

The most prominent equipment auction houses in Virginia include:

  • At Your Bidding, Richmond;
  • Blythe Auctions, Franklin;
  • Carwile Auctions, Farmville;
  • Culpepper Auction Center, Culpepper;
  • Motley’s Asset Disposition, Richmond;
  • Rasmus Auctions, Springfield;
  • RCI Auctions, Richmond;
  • Shumate Auctions, Warrenton.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Virginia?

Talk to Freedom Heavy Haul about hauling your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Virginia. United Rentals operates nearly 15 locations in the state. There also are more than 15 Sunbelt Rentals stores in Virginia. McClung Logan Equipment has six equipment rental locations in Virginia, including stores in Glen Allen and Salem.

Other prominent equipment rental centers in Virginia include:

  • Carter Machinery, Salem;
  • General Rental Center, Suffolk;
  • Hawkins-Graves, Lynchburg;
  • Herc Rentals, Roanoke;
  • Valley Equipment Center, Fishersville
  • Warsaw Rental Center, Warsaw.
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