Delaware To Virginia Heavy Haulers Equipment Transport Service

Freedom Heavy Haul ships heavy equipment from Delaware to Virginia. Shipping heavy equipment from Delaware to Virginia can be a complex process. Let us get you the information you need. Don’t risk your heavy equipment transport with inexperienced haulers. We have years of experience arranging heavy transport and hauling. Our logistics professionals can put a hassle free hauling experience within reach.

We provide our heavy haul customers with a high level of communication. If you have questions while your equipment is in transit, we provide a transport agent who can answer all your questions. During the transport process, you will receive regular status updates. We’ll also confirm with you as soon as your transport is complete. A trustworthy, hard working, and reliable agent is critical to a successful equipment transport. When you need your heavy equipment delivered on-time with no hassles, call Freedom Heavy Haul.

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Delaware Shipping FAQs

What Are Delaware's Major Cities And Roadways?

Delaware is the second smallest state in the country by square miles, bigger only than Rhode Island. Delaware is less than 100 miles long and only 35 miles wide at its widest. The state contains a little more than 13,000 miles of roadway. Delaware has less than 100 miles of interstate highway, but that includes about 25 miles of I-95, the busiest highway in America, that runs through the northern portion of the state. I-495 and I-295 are two intestate spurs in the same region.

Delaware is the 45th largest US state by population. With more than 70,000 people, Wilmington is almost twice as big as any other city in the state. Smyrna, a town outside dover, was the fastest growing city in Delaware in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Delaware are:

  1. Wilmington;
  2. Dover;
  3. Newark;
  4. Middletown;
  5. Bear;
  6. Brookside;
  7. Glasgow;
  8. Hockessin;
  9. Smyrna;
  10. Pike Creek Valley.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Delaware?

Heavy equipment shipments that exceed the maximum dimensions established by the state must obtain oversize permits to use the roads in Delaware. Single axels are limited to 20,000 pounds each. Double axels must weight 34,000 pounds or less.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Delaware include:

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

Maximum height: 13 feet 6 inches;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Delaware's Length Restrictions?

Overall length restrictions in Delaware are similar to rules in other southern states. Overhangs of three feet in the front and six feet in the rear are permitted.

Trailer length maximums in Delaware include:

Total length: 70 feet;

Trailer length: 53 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Delaware?

The state Department of Transportation issues permits to ship oversize loads in Delaware. The movement of oversized shipments of heavy equipment is permitted between sunrise and sunset on weekdays. Oversize transport is not allowed on Sunday or on major holidays.

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

Maximum Weight: 120,000 pounds;

Maximum Length: 120 feet total;

Maximum Height: 15 feet;

Maximum Width: 15 feet.

What Are Delaware's Major Auction Houses?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Delaware. Ritchie Brothers, the national heavy-equipment auction house, operates an office in New Castle.

The most prominent equipment auction houses in Delaware include:

  • Emmert Auctions, Rehoboth Beach;
  • Wilson’s Auction, Lincoln.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Delaware?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Delaware. United Rentals has four rental-center locations in the state. Sunbelt Rentals also operates three stores in Delaware.

Other independent equipment rental centers in Delaware include:

  • Albion CAT Rental, Felton;
  • Compact Power Equipment Rental, Newark;
  • Delaware Equipment Rental Center, Wilmington;
  • Foley CAT, Bear;
  • Heavy Equipment Rentals, New Castle;
  • Jesco, Middletown;
  • McClung-Logan Equipment, Bridgeville;
  • MSP Equipment, New Castle.

Virginia Shipping FAQs

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 Oversized 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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Do you have heavy equipment, farm machinery, or construction equipment that you need to transport safely? Choosing the right trailer is paramount to a successful transport. We can help! Our agents will work to understand your needs and recommend the right trailer for the job.

Our heavy-haul carriers can handle any type of equipment you need shipped. Freedom Heavy Haul will get you set up with a turnkey transport service. Even if you need oversize transport or disaster recovery. Let our logistics professionals plan and execute the transport of your valuable heavy equipment.

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