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Reliable and experienced Heavy Haul Shipping to or from Virginia

Freedom Heavy Haul can help with any type of sized Heavy Hauling projects to or from the fantastic state of Norfolk Virginia or anywhere within the USA.

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

Norfolk, VA is known as the "biggest little city in the world" because of its proximity to the Atlantic Ocean, Chesapeake Bay, and Virginia Beach. With so many different types of activities to take part in, it's understandable why Norfolk is a great place for families to spend their summer vacations.

Norfolk is home to a thriving economy in addition to being the largest city in Virginia. Norfolk has a very nice downtown area with many places to shop, eat, and explore. You can also take in many historic sites which are just minutes away from each other. Norfolk is located in the Hampton Roads Area, which is known to have some of the best weather in the country.

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, as well as you'll be shocked at exactly how very easy it is! All you need to do is enter your call and shipping information right into our on the internet form. Or consider that details to among our dedicated transportation representatives over the phone. Simply supply your pickup/delivery zip codes and the type of thing you require to be transported with measurements.

We specialize in assisting you select the appropriate trailer to fit your requirements. Our representatives have experienced expertise about flatbed trailers, step-deck trailers, and RGN trailers.

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

Among our expert Heavy Haul Trucking, Transport Hauling, Shipping as well as Moving organizers will deal with you to prepare a tools pickup day and time which works finest for you. We do our very best to function around your timetable when you deliver your tools straight with Freedom Heavy Haul!

Depending on the shipment dimension, we might load the very same day! For larger shipments, we may require a little bit more time for journey planning as well as extra-large allowing. For incredibly lots, a path survey could be required to identify the provider's route before travel. Whatever is needed, we can handle it! One of our specialist Heavy Haul organizers will certainly work with you to ensure that we choose the most effective alternative to obtain your task done as swiftly as well as, most significantly, cost-effectively.

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

You can contact your heavy haul carrier at any time throughout your delivery to ask concerns about arrival times and also anything else that may be on your mind. Our heavy haul truckers go through rigorous safety and step-by-step training to make certain that your freight is risk-free every step of the means! You or someone you appoint will certainly carry out a final shipment assessment, accept a Bill of Lading, and you're done!

Heavy Hauling is complex, and also you need to only trust somebody with the proper understanding as well as experience. Get In Touch With Freedom Heavy Haul today.

Learn more about the great State of Norfolk Virginia

Located in the Hampton Roads region of Virginia, Norfolk is the second-largest city in the Commonwealth after Virginia Beach. It is also one of the oldest, established in 1682 by Royal Governor William Berkley. One of the fastest growing areas in Hampton Roads -the population grew from 235,000 to 245,000 between 2000 and 2010- it's home to military bases for both the US Navy and Air Force.

Shipping To These Cities Near Norfolk 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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