Virginia To Utah Heavy Haulers Equipment Transport Service

Freedom Heavy Haul ships heavy equipment from Virginia to Utah. Shipping heavy equipment from Virginia to Utah 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.

The key to success is 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. Just want to know when the transport is successfully complete? No problem. You’ll work with a hard working, trustworthy, and reliable transport agent. When you need your heavy equipment delivered on-time with no hassles, call Freedom Heavy Haul.

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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.

Utah Shipping FAQs

What Are Utah's Major Cities And Roadways?

Utah is the 13th largest state in the US by acreage. The state is about 350 miles long and nearly 260 miles wide. Utah possesses nearly 100,000 miles of roadways, with almost 1,000 of those miles covered by interstate highways. The longest highway in the state, I-5, goes north/south through Salt Lake City as it runs between the border with Idaho and the border with Arizona. I-80 also goes through Salt Lake City, travelling east/west between Nevada and Wyoming. I-84 runs a loop around Salt Lake City, and I-70 extends from I-15 and into Colorado as it runs east/west in the southern portion of Utah.

Utah is the 31st largest state in the country in terms of population. With nearly 200,000 people, Salt Lake City is the most populous town in the state. Saratoga Springs, the fastest growing city in Utah in 2017, is located on the northern edge of the Great Salt Lake. The 10 largest cities in Utah are:

  1. Salt Lake City;
  2. West Valley City;
  3. Provo;
  4. West Jordan;
  5. Orem;
  6. Sandy;
  7. Ogden;
  8. George;
  9. Layton;
  10. Mill Creek.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Utah?

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

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Utah include:

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

Maximum height: 14 feet;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Utah's Length Restrictions?

Overall length restrictions in Utah are similar to rules in other US states. Most rural western states allow longer lengths, but Utah is mountainous. Shipments are permitted to have a three-foot overhang in front and a six-foot overhang in back.

Trailer length maximums in Utah include:

Total length: 65 feet;

Trailer length: 53 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Utah?

Permits to transport oversize heavy equipment in Utah can be obtained from the state Department of Transportation. Shipments that are oversized are permitted to travel between ½-hour before sunrise and ½-hour after sunset every day of the week. Loads that exceed 105 feet in length, 10 feet in width or 14 feet in height are prohibited from traveling during morning and evening rush hours in major population areas. Permits for oversize travel in Utah are valid for five days.

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

Maximum Weight: 145,000 pounds;

Maximum Length: 120 feet total;

Maximum Height: 17 feet 6 inches;

Maximum Width: 17 feet.

What Are Utah's Major Auction Houses?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Utah. Ritchie Brothers, the national auction house, maintains an office in Lake Point. J.J. Kane works out of an office in Salt Lake City.

The most prominent equipment auction houses in Utah include:

  • Doug’s Auction, Ogden;
  • Erkelens & Olson, Salt Lake City;
  • Statewid Auction, Hurricane;
  • TNT Auction, Salt Lake City.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Utah?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Utah. United Rentals has three rental locations in the state. Sunbelt Rentals runs seven stores in Utah. Sunstate Rentals maintains a half dozen locations in Utah, while Ahern Rentals operates four stores in the state.

Wheeler Machinery has three rental stores in the state. Other independent equipment rental centers in Utah include:

  • Cat Rental Store, Salt Lake City;
  • Diamond Rental, Salt Lake City and Pleasant Grove;
  • Honnen Equipment, West Haven;
  • Howe Rental, Ogden and Murray;
  • Komatsu Equipment, Salt Lake City;
  • Rasmussen Equipment, West Valley City;
  • Universal Rent All, Ogden and Clearfield;
  • Utah Machine Rentals, Sandy.

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Trust Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your construction equipment, farm equipment and heavy machinery safely to its next workstation. 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.

Regardless of the type of equipment that you need shipped, our heavy-haul carriers can handle it. Disaster recovery? Oversize transport? No problem! Our turnkey transport service will leave you with peace of mind. We have logistics experts standing by ready to help you execute a professional plan to transport your valuable heavy equipment.

Dump truck? Excavator? Bulldozer? We got you covered. We have extensive experience shipping heavy construction equipment too. Our carriers also ship smaller equipment as well. No matter what type of equipment you need transported, let Freedom Heavy Haul provide you with a free assessment and free quote. Contact us right away

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