New Jersey To California Heavy Haulers Equipment Transport Service

Freedom Heavy Haul has experience with New Jersey to California heavy equipment hauling. If you are unsure what information you need when shipping your equipment from New Jersey to California, we can provide everything you need. Our knowledgeable heavy-haul agents have years of experience arranging and shepherding heavy-equipment transport to successful conclusions. We can make your experience hassle free. Our logistics professionals will give you peace of mind.

We provide our heavy haul customers with a high level of communication. Your transport agent is available for consult the entire time your shipment remains in transit. Need regular status up dates? You got it. Just want to know when the transport is successfully complete? No problem. A trustworthy, hard working, and reliable agent is critical to a successful equipment transport. Ready for a punctual and hassle free equipment transport experience? Call Freedom Heavy Haul today!

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Choose Freedom Heavy Haul to haul your heavy equipment between New Jersey and any other state in the union. New Jersey relies upon financial services and manufacturing to power its state economy. Nearly 200,000 New Jersey residents work in the financial services industry. The state is a national leader in the production of pharmaceuticals, biotech and medical devices. New Jersey also has a high number of information technology professionals. The state’s per capita income level is third in the nation. Overall, New Jersey spends more than $25 billion on non-residential, residential and public construction each year. The state has more than 20,000 construction firms. With all this construction activity, the need for efficient transportation of heavy construction machinery in New Jersey has continued to grow. Agriculture in the Garden State is led by fruits and vegetables. The state, which has the most valuable farmland per acre in the country, is a leading producer of cranberries, blueberries, bell peppers and tomatoes. The need for shipping heavy farm equipment in the state has remained steady throughout the years. New Jersey operates five major ports, including: Port of Camden; Port of New York and New Jersey; Port Newark; Port of Paulsboro; Port of Salem.

What Are New Jersey's Major Cities And Roadways?

New Jersey is the fourth smallest state in terms of acreage. The state is only 170 miles long and just 70 miles wide. Still, New Jersey has more than 85,000 miles of roads and highways to maintain. With all those roadways, New Jersey still has less than 500 miles of interstate highway within its borders. The busiest interstate highways in the state run east/west in northern New Jersey. I-80 and I-78 run from Pennsylvania to New York in the region, while in the middle of the state I-195 connects Trenton and the New Jersey Turnpike. I-95, the most travelled highway in the country, runs east/west between Pennsylvania and New York.

New Jersey is the 11th largest state in the country in terms of population. With more than 250,000 people each, Newark and Jersey City are the two largest cities in the state. Peterson and Elizabeth also have more than 100,000 residents. Lakewood, a city in northeastern New Jersey, the fastest growing city in New Jersey in 2017. The 10 largest cities in New Jersey are:

  1. Newark;
  2. Jersey City;
  3. Patterson;
  4. Elizabeth;
  5. Tom’s River;
  6. Clifton;
  7. Trenton;
  8. Camden;
  9. Passaic;
  10. Union City.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In New Jersey?

Heavy equipment shipments that exceed the maximum dimensions established by the state must obtain oversize permits to use the roads in New Jersey. On some roads, width is restricted to 8-feet.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of New Jersey include:

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

Maximum height: 13 feet 6 inches;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are New Jersey's Length Restrictions?

Overall length restrictions in New Jersey are slightly more restrictive than the rules in most states. Many states permit total length as long at 65 feet. Camping trailers or fifth wheels are allowed 65 feet in overall length

Trailer length maximums in New Jersey include:

Total length: 62 feet;

Trailer length: 53 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In New Jersey?

Permits to ship oversize loads of heavy equipment in New Jersey are available at from the state Department of Transportation. The movement of oversized loads of heavy equipment is allowed between sunrise and sunset on weekdays. Oversize transports must conclude by noon on Saturday. No oversize travel on major holidays. Permits to ship oversize equipment in New Jersey are valid for three days,

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

Maximum Weight: Depends upon bridge formula;

Maximum Length: 120 feet total;

Maximum Height: 16 feet;

Maximum Width: 16 feet.

What Are New Jersey's Major Auction Houses?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in New Jersey. Alex Lyons & Sons, the national heavy equipment auction house, maintains a location in Mays Landing.

The most prominent equipment auction houses in New Jersey include:

  • A to Z Auctioneers, West Caldwell;
  • J. Wilner Auctions, Westfield;
  • Auctioneers Group, Neptune City;
  • Best Buy Auctioneers, Tom’s River;
  • Caspert Auctioneers, Englewood Cliffs;
  • Fox Auctioneering, Pitman;
  • Plumbsock Farm & Equipment, Sussex;
  • South Jersey Auction, Swedesboro.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In New Jersey?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in New Jersey. United Rentals has three rental locations in the state. Sunbelt Rentals runs seven stores in New Jersey.

JESCO Equipment has three locations in the state. Other independent equipment rental centers in New Jersey include:

  • Able Equipment Rental, Edison and Pennsauken;
  • All County Rental Center, Morristown;
  • Area Rentals, Hillside;
  • Foley Rents, Piscataway;
  • Friendly Rental Center, Princeton;
  • Jersey Rents, Old Bridge;
  • Modern Group, Hasbrouck Heights;
  • Tri-State Rentals, Newton.

California Shipping FAQs

What Are California's Major Cities And Roadways?

California is the country’s third largest state, after Alaska and Texas. The state of California is almost 900 miles long, but only 350 miles wide at its widest.

California has more than 170,000 miles of public roadways. The major north-south highway is I-5, which travels between Oregon and the border with Mexico. I-80 runs basically east/west through San Francisco and Sacramento and into Nevada, while I-10 goes from Los Angeles to Nevada. In San Diego, I-8 runs east/west from the ocean into Nevada.

Nearly 40 million people live in California. With more than 4 million people, Los Angeles is by far the largest city in California. But Sacramento is the fastest growing large city in the state. The 10 largest cities in California are:

  1. Los Angeles;
  2. San Diego;
  3. San Jose;
  4. San Francisco;
  5. Fresno;
  6. Sacramento;
  7. Long Beach;
  8. Oakland;
  9. Bakersfield;
  10. Anaheim.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In California?

Transports that exceed the maximum regulations in California must apply for oversize permits. California allows about a half-foot more in legal height than other states. The limit is 14-feet in height, while most states restrict height to 13 feet 6 inches. Otherwise, the maximum weight and maximum width restrictions in the state are the same as most states in the country.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of California include:

  • Maximum weight: 80,000 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight (GVR);
  • Maximum height: 14 feet;
  • Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are California's Length Restrictions?

California length restrictions are on par with the rest of the country. Tractor trailers are allowed up to 75 feet total length in special circumstances, such as when a combo trailer is used. Motor homes regulations are five feet shorter than most states. Travel trailers are restricted to 28 feet 6 inches in length. Fifth wheels are limited to 38 feet.

Trailer length maximums in Texas include:

  • Total length: 65 feet;
  • Trailer length: 53 feet;
  • Motor home length: 40 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In California?

California issues more than 120,000 permits for oversize transport each year through Caltrans. Oversize travel is permitted from ½-huor before sunrise to ½-hour after sunset each day of the week, as long as you don’t need escorts. Also, morning and afternoon rush hours are restricted in Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Diego and San Francisco. If your load surpasses 100 feet in length, you’ll need to look into using escort vehicles.

The regulations for permitted oversize loads in California include:

  • Maximum Weight: 250,000 pounds;
  • Maximum Length: 135 feet total;
  • Maximum Height: 17 feet;
  • Maximum Width: 15 feet.

What Are California's Major Auction Houses?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport heavy equipment to or from any auction house in California. Ritchie Brothers has three locations in the state (Perris, Dunnigan, Tipton). Iron Planet, which is owned by Ritchie Brothers, is headquartered in Pleasanton.

J.J. Kane Auctions has an office in Dixon. Other prominent equipment auction houses in California include:

  • Bar None Auctions, Sacramento;
  • Central Valley Auctions, Hanford;
  • Mulrooney Auction, Lodi;
  • Tauber-Arons, Sherman Oaks;
  • The Auction Company, Perris;
  • Western Construction Auctions, Perris.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In California?

Talk to Freedom Heavy Haul about shipping your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in California. Sunbelt Rentals operates nearly 20 equipment rental locations in California, whole United Rentals has more than 15 locations in the state.

Rent-A-Center runs numerous locations in northern California, around San Francisco. Wally’s Rental Center operates two locations in northern California, near Sacramento. Clairmont Equipment Rental also has a pair of locations outside Los Angeles. Other major equipment rental centers in California include:

  • A Rental Center, San Jose;
  • A-1 Rental Center, Redwood City;
  • Cresco Equipment Rentals, Redding;
  • Dixon Rental Center, Dixon;
  • Simi-U-Rent, Simi;
  • Trinity Equipment Rentals, Chino.

Nobody Hauls Like Freedom Heavy Haulers!

If you have farm equipment, construction equipment, or heavy machinery that you need transported, Choosing the right trailer is paramount to a successful transport. We can help! Our agents have expert knowledge about flatbed trailers, step-deck trailers and RGN trailers.

If you need it shipped, our heavy haul carriers can take care of you. Regardless of the type of equipment. Freedom Heavy Haul will get you set up with a turnkey transport service. Even if you need oversize transport or disaster recovery. Your valuable heavy equipment needs a professional plan and execution. Our logistics experts are the team for the job.

Dump truck? Excavator? Bulldozer? We got you covered. We have extensive experience shipping heavy construction equipment too. Small equipment such as skid steers are also in our wheel house. Our dedicated carriers transport all kinds of equipment. If you have equipment you need transported, let Freedom Heavy Haul provide you with a free, no obligation quote. Call us today. What do you have to lose?

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