Vermont To California Heavy Haulers Equipment Transport Service

Do you need to ship your heavy equipment from Vermont to California? Freedom Heavy Haul can help. Trust us to provide you with all the information you need to make your Vermont to California transport decisions. It’s important that your heavy equipment haul transport is successful. Our knowledgeable heavy-haul agents have year of experience with arranging heavy equipment transports. We can make your experience hassle free. Our logistics professionals will give you peace of mind.

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Vermont Shipping FAQs

What Are Vermont's Major Cities And Roadways?

Vermont is the 6th smallest state in the nation in square miles. It’s only 150 miles long and 50 miles wide. The state maintains around 30,000 miles of highways, fourth lowest total in the country. Vermont only operates 700 miles of interstate roads. The state has three main intestates. I-93 runs north/south between Boston and I-91 in St. Johnsbury. I-91 runs north/south through the center of the state, stretching from Massachusetts into Canada. I-89 also travels basically north/south, connecting New Hampshire with Canada.

In terms of population, Vermont is the 2nd smallest state. Only Wyoming contains fewer residents. Burlington is the most populous town in the state. It’s twice as large as any other city in Vermont. Essex Junction, near Burlington, was the fastest growing city in Vermont in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Vermont are:

  1. Burlington;
  2. South Burlington;
  3. Colchester;
  4. Rutland;
  5. Essex Junction;
  6. Hartford;
  7. Bennington;
  8. Barre;
  9. Williston;
  10. Montpelier.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Vermont?

Heavy equipment shipments that exceed the maximum dimensions established by the state must obtain oversize permits to use the roads in Vermont. Single axles must weigh 22,400 pounds or less, while tandem axels are limited to 36,000 pounds each.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Vermont include:

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

Maximum height: 13 feet 6 inches;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Vermont's Length Restrictions?

Vermont’s overall length restrictions are more permissive than most states’ rules. Trailers are limited to 48 feet in length on non-designated highways.

Trailer length maximums in Vermont include:

Total length: 75 feet;

Trailer length: 53 feet;

Motor home length: 46 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Vermont?

In Vermont, the state Department of Motor Vehicles issues oversize shipping permits. The movement of oversize loads in the state is permitted between ½-hour before sunrise until ½-hour after sunset every day. Loads that exceed 110-feet in length, weigh more than 110,000 pounds or are wider than 10 feet 6 inches are restricted from travel on the weekends. Oversize permits are valid for 10 days.

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

Maximum Weight: case-by-case decisions;

Maximum Length: 99 feet total;

Maximum Height: 13 feet 11 inches;

Maximum Width: 14 feet 11 inches.

What Are Vermont's Major Auction Houses?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Vermont. Alex Lyons & Sons maintains an office in Westminster.

The most prominent equipment auction houses in Vermont include:

  • Al’s Auction Barn, Wallingford;
  • CW Gray & Sons, East Thetford;
  • Degre Auction Services, Westfield;
  • Duane Merrill and Company, Williston;
  • Prozzo Auctions, Rutland;
  • Putnam Auction, Dorset;
  • Thomas Hirchak Company, Morristown;
  • White Wolf Auctions, Wilmington.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Vermont?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Vermont. United Rentals has two rental locations in the state.

Rental & Sales Center has locations in Milton and St. Albans City, Other independent equipment rental centers in Vermont include:

  • All Around Rental, St. Johnsbury;
  • Anderson Equipment, East Montpelier;
  • Essex Equipment, Essex Junction;
  • E-Z Way Rental Center, Bennington;
  • Milton CAT, Richmond;
  • Newport Rental Center, Newport;
  • Pete’s Equipment, Morristown;
  • Taylor Rental Center, Middlebury.

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.

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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.

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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