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Reliable and experienced Heavy Haul Shipping to or from Louisiana

Freedom Heavy Haul can help with any kind of sized Heavy Hauling projects to or from the excellent state of Shreveport Louisiana or anywhere within the USA.

If you need an industry leader in heavy haul shipping to and from Shreveport Louisiana look no further than Freedom Heavy Haul Trucking, Transport Hauling, Shipping and Movers.

Shreveport Louisiana is a city in the northwestern corner of Louisiana. It is home to a number of notable people, including country singer-songwriter Doug Kershaw and television personality Dale Robertson. It has been rated by "Cities Ranked and Rated" as the 17th largest city in the state with a population of over 200,000.

The rich cultural heritage of Shreveport, Louisiana, has made it the perfect place for everything from dog shows to Mardi Gras. Settled by trappers and hunters in 1836, Shreveport once served as a gateway to Texas. Today, this vibrant city is home to the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center. Home to three Fortune 500 companies, Shreveport's economy is booming.

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 delivery with Freedom Heavy Haul, as well as you'll be stunned at exactly how very easy it is! All you have to do is enter your contact and also delivery information right into our on-line kind. Or give that info to one of our committed transportation representatives over the phone. Just supply your pickup/delivery postal code as well as the type of item you need to be transported with measurements.

We specialize in assisting you choose the ideal trailer to fit your demands. Our agents have experienced knowledge about flatbed trailers, step-deck trailers, and also RGN trailers.

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Based on the dimensions, we choose the appropriate equipment to match your shipment.

One of our expert Heavy Haul Trucking, Transport Hauling, Shipping and Moving planners will certainly deal with you to arrange an equipment pick-up date as well as time which functions best for you. When you deliver your equipment direct with Freedom Heavy Haul, we do our very best to function around your schedule!

Depending on the shipment dimension, we could load the very same day! For bigger deliveries, we could need a little bit even more time for journey preparation and extra-large permitting. For extremely loads, a route study could be necessary to figure out the service provider's course before travel. Whatever is needed, we can manage it! One of our expert Heavy Haul organizers will work with you to ensure that we pick the very best alternative to get your work done as rapidly and also, most importantly, 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 moment during your shipment to ask inquiries about arrival times and also anything else that may be on your mind. Our heavy haul truckers undergo extensive safety and also procedural training to make certain that your cargo is safe every action of the way! You or someone you select will carry out a last delivery evaluation, validate a Bill of Lading, and also you're done!

Heavy Hauling is complicated, as well as you should only trust somebody with the appropriate understanding and also experience. Get In Touch With Freedom Heavy Haul today.

Learn more about the great State of Shreveport Louisiana

Every year, dozens of people are displaced from their homes due to rising water that have flooded the Shreveport-Bossier City metropolitan area. Cities in the region are also often affected by hurricanes, tornadoes, and flooding. Shreveport is located in northwestern Louisiana on the Red River. The city has a population of 194,475 and was founded in 1836 by General Shreve Dubois. The area is rich with culture, art, music, and cuisine.

Shipping To These Cities Near Shreveport Louisiana?

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New Orleans

390,845 residents

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Baton Rouge

224,149 residents

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Shreveport

192,035 residents

What Are Louisiana's Major Cities And Roadways?

Louisiana is the 31st biggest state in the union by acreage. The state is nearly 380 miles long and almost 130 miles wide. Louisiana only has about 60,000 miles of public roadways, less than 1,000 miles of which is interstate highway. In the northern portion of the state, I-20 runs east/west between and Mississippi and Texas. I-10 also travels east/west across the state, linking New Orleans, Baton Rouge and Lafayette in the southern portion of the state. Louisiana’s main north/south interstate is I-49, which runs between Lafayette and Shreveport.

With more than 350,000 people, New Orleans remains the largest city the in the state. But Baton Rouge and Shreveport each have more than 200,000 residents. Surprisingly, New Orleans, which has added nearly 50,000 residents since 2009, was the fastest growing city in Louisiana in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Louisiana are:

  1. New Orleans;
  2. Baton Rouge;
  3. Shreveport;
  4. Metairie;
  5. Lafayette;
  6. Lake Charles;
  7. Kenner;
  8. Bossier City;
  9. Monroe;
  10. Alexandria.

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

Heavy equipment shipments that exceed the maximum dimensions established by the state must obtain oversize permits to use the roads in Louisiana.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Louisiana include:

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

Maximum height: 13 feet 6 inches;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Louisiana's Length Restrictions?

Overall length restrictions in Louisiana are similar to rules in other southern states. On designated routes, the maximum length is 59 feet 6 inches. Notice that the trailer-length limit, at 50 feet, is slightly shorter than the normal 53 feet. Twin trailers are limited to 30 feet in length.  The state permits overhang of four feet in the front and eight feet in the rear.

Trailer length maximums in Louisiana include:

Total length: 65 feet on non-designated routes;

Trailer length: 50 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversize Transport Permits In Louisiana?

Permits to ship oversize loads in Louisiana can be obtained from the state Department of Transportation and Development. The movement of oversize loads is allowed from between ½-hour before sunrise to ½-hour after sunset on weekdays on Monday through Saturday. Loads that are less than 100,000 pounds, 9o-feet long and 12-feet wide can travel from ½-hour before sunset until 1 p.m. on Sundays. No transportation of oversize equipment is permitted on major holidays. Oversize loads must avoid bridges near New Orleans during morning and evening rush hours.

Oversize shipments that exceed dimensional regulations must apply for Super Load permits. The maximum oversize dimensions that Louisiana allows include:

Maximum Weight:  152,000 pounds;

Maximum Length: 110 feet total;

Maximum Height:  14 feet;

Maximum Width:   14 feet.

What Are Louisiana's Major Auction Houses?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Louisiana. There are no national auction houses in Louisiana, which opens up room for independent businesses to operate.

The most prominent equipment auction houses in Louisiana include:

  • Action Auction, West Monroe;
  • Bonnette Auction, Alexandria;
  • Bruchhaus & Bruchhaus, Elton;
  • Guinn Auction, Jennings;
  • Henderson Auctions, Livingston;
  • Mid South Machinery, West Monroe;
  • Pederson & Pederson, Lake Charles;
  • Sunbelt Auction, Winnsboro.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Louisiana?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Louisiana. United Rentals has more than 15 locations in the state. Sunbelt Rentals also operates nearly 15 stores in Louisiana. Scott Equipment operates a dozen rental locations spread throughout the state. General Rental Center has two stores in the state, in Baton Rouge and New Orleans. Herc Rentals runs a store in Baton Rouge.

Other independent equipment rental centers in Louisiana include:

  • Amite Rent All, Amite City;
  • Blue Line Rental, Alexandria;
  • Everything Rental Center, Opeiousas;
  • H&E Equipment, Baton Rouge;
  • Oge’s Rental Center, Lafayette;
  • Lafayette Rental Center, Lafayette;
  • Louisiana Cat, Reserve;
  • New Orleans Rental Center, Kenner.
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