New Jersey To Virginia Heavy Haulers Equipment Transport Service

Freedom Heavy Haul has experience with New Jersey to Virginia heavy equipment hauling. Shipping heavy equipment from New Jersey to Virginia can be a complex process. Let us get you the information you need. Our knowledgeable heavy-haul agents have years of experience arranging and shepherding heavy-equipment transport to successful conclusions. Our logistics professionals can put a hassle free hauling experience within reach.

Communication is the key. You will get access to a transport agent who will be with you every step of the way. During the transport process, you will receive regular status updates. We’ll also confirm with you as soon as your transport is complete. Your agent is reliable, trustworthy and hard working. 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.

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? We specialize in helping you choose the right trailer to fit your requirements. 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. From oversize transport to disaster recovery, Freedom Heavy Haul offers complete turnkey transport services for heavy-haul customers. Let our logistics professionals plan and execute the transport of your valuable heavy equipment.

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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