California To Vermont Heavy Haulers Equipment Transport Service

Freedom Heavy Haul ships heavy equipment from California to Vermont. If you are unsure what information you need when shipping your equipment from California to Vermont, we can provide everything you need. Our knowledgeable heavy-haul agents have years of experience arranging and shepherding heavy-equipment transport to successful conclusions. Let our team of logistics professionals provide you with a hassle-free experience.

The key to success is communication. 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. Just want to know when the transport is successfully complete? No problem. You’ll work with a hard working, trustworthy, and reliable transport agent. Ready for a punctual and hassle free equipment transport experience? Call Freedom Heavy Haul today!

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California Shipping FAQs

Hire Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment between California and any other state in the union. In 2016, California employed the second-largest amount of heavy- and tractor-trailer truck drivers of any state in the country. Only Texas has more heavy haul truck drivers. There’s high demand in California for transporting equipment for construction, farming and resource extraction such as mining and oil drilling. Along with Texas, California leads the nation in the import and export of heavy equipment. California operates 11 ports, nine on the Pacific Ocean and two inland ports on rivers:

  • Port of Hueneme;
  • Port of Humboldt Bay;
  • Port of Long Beach;
  • Port of Los Angeles;
  • Port of Oakland;
  • Port of Redwood City;
  • Port of Richmond;
  • Port of San Diego;
  • Port of San Francisco;
  • Port of Stockton;
  • Port of West Sacramento.

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.

Vermont Shipping FAQs

Choose Freedom Heavy Haul to haul your heavy equipment between Vermont and any other state in the union. Like it’s neighbor New Hampshire, Vermont has transitioned from a state that produces natural-resource products to one that manufactures computers and electronic components. More than 10% of the state’s economy involves durable goods manufacturing. One of the largest electrical component suppliers in the country is located near Burlington. The decline in the production of paper products has reduced the need for the transportation of heavy logging machinery. Heavy mining equipment shipping, used in the production of high-grade granite, also has stagnated. However, the need for shipping heavy construction equipment remains high. Vermont relies upon the construction industry to provide another 10% of the state’s yearly revenue. On the agricultural side, the state’s gets nearly three-quarters of its farming income dairy cattle and dairy products. Vermont also produces maple products, apples, sweet corn and greenhouse-and-nursery items. There are no ports in Vermont.

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.

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Trust Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your construction equipment, farm equipment and heavy machinery safely to its next workstation. 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. We have logistics experts standing by ready to help you execute a professional plan to transport your valuable heavy equipment.

Freedom Heavy Haul ships heavy construction equipment such as bulldozers, excavators and dump trucks. Our dedicated carriers also transport smaller equipment like skid steers and forklifts. 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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