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Reliable and experienced Heavy Haul Shipping to or from Louisiana

Freedom Heavy Haul can assist with any type of sized Heavy Hauling tasks to or from the excellent state of Louisiana or anywhere within the USA.

Looking for safe and effective heavy haul shipping to and from Louisiana? Freedom Heavy Haul Trucking, Transport Hauling, Shipping and Movers is an industry leader.

Our equipment varies from Flat Deck, Step Deck, multi-axle stretch RGN/Lowboy, Perimeter, Beam, Landoll, and extra. We have the experience and ability to transport any kind of large, over-dimensional, or obese things throughout Louisiana or within the entire USA.

If you're needing help shipping your building and construction devices or heavy machinery to Louisiana, take into consideration Freedom Heavy Haul as your top selection to aid.

We've got decades of in-house experience with Heavy Haul Trucking, delivering a selection of over-dimensional loads all over the State of Louisiana, and also we only collaborate with the safest and most reliable Heavy Haul providers when driving.

Whatever the situation and also questions you have, we have solutions and the capacity to get the job done. We'll function both hard and also wise to deliver your tools or equipment to any kind of place you prefer!

How it works

Step 1

Schedule online or by phone for your heavy haul shipment

Set up a heavy haul delivery with Freedom Heavy Haul, as well as you'll be stunned at exactly how simple it is! All you have to do is enter your contact and also delivery details into our online type. Or consider that info to one of our dedicated transport representatives over the phone. Just provide your pickup/delivery postal code and the kind of thing you need to be transferred with measurements.

We specialize in helping you select the appropriate trailer to fit your needs. Our agents have expert knowledge about flatbed trailers, step-deck trailers, and also RGN trailers.

Step 2

Based upon the dimensions, we select the correct equipment to match your shipment.

Among our professional Heavy Haul Trucking, Transport Hauling, Shipping and Moving coordinators will work with you to prepare a tools pick-up date and also time which works ideal for you. When you deliver your equipment direct with Freedom Heavy Haul, we do our very best to work around your routine!

Depending upon the shipment dimension, we could pack the exact same day! For bigger deliveries, we might require a little even more time for journey preparation and oversized allowing. For incredibly loads, a route survey may be necessary to figure out the provider's path before traveling. Whatever is needed, we can handle it! Among our expert Heavy Haul organizers will certainly collaborate with you to make certain that we pick the most effective alternative to obtain your job done as promptly and, most significantly, cost-effectively.

Step 3

Our carriers will ensure your Heavy Hauling Trucking shipment will reach its destination.

You can call your heavy haul carrier any time during your shipment to ask questions concerning arrival times as well as anything else that may get on your mind. Our heavy haul truckers undergo strenuous safety and security and procedural training to guarantee that your freight is secure every step of the means! You or someone you appoint will certainly carry out a final delivery inspection, accept a Bill of Lading, and also you're done!

Heavy Hauling is intricate, and you ought to just trust someone with the correct understanding and experience. Call Freedom Heavy Haul today.

Learn more about the great State of Louisiana

Choose Freedom Heavy Haul to haul your heavy equipment between Louisiana and any other state in the union.

Louisiana is one of the most important agricultural states in the country. With more than 7,700 miles of coastline, the state also produces about a quarter of the seafood harvested in the US each year. Louisiana is a major producer of rice, corn, soybeans and sugar cane. The state has nearly 30,000 farms, all of which require heavy agricultural equipment transportation from time to time. A big logging state, Louisiana maintains more than 14 million acres of forest. John Deere builds motor scrapers, sugarcane harvesters, sugarcane loaders and landscape loaders at its plant in Thibodeaux.

Louisiana features 14 ports, with seven on the Mississippi River and two on the Gulf of Mexico;

  • Port of Alliance;
  • Port of Baton Rouge;
  • Port of Bellevue;
  • Port of Fourchon;
  • Port of Gramercy;
  • Port of Krotz Springs;
  • Port of Lake Charles;
  • Port of Morgan City;
  • Port of New Orleans;
  • Plaquemines Port;
  • Port of Shreveport/Bossier;
  • Bernard Port;
  • Port of S. Louisiana;
  • Port of Terrebonne.

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New Orleans

390,845 residents

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Baton Rouge

224,149 residents

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Shreveport

192,035 residents

What Are Louisiana's Major Cities And Roadways?

Louisiana is the 31st biggest state in the union by acreage. The state is nearly 380 miles long and almost 130 miles wide. Louisiana only has about 60,000 miles of public roadways, less than 1,000 miles of which is interstate highway. In the northern portion of the state, I-20 runs east/west between and Mississippi and Texas. I-10 also travels east/west across the state, linking New Orleans, Baton Rouge and Lafayette in the southern portion of the state. Louisiana’s main north/south interstate is I-49, which runs between Lafayette and Shreveport.

With more than 350,000 people, New Orleans remains the largest city the in the state. But Baton Rouge and Shreveport each have more than 200,000 residents. Surprisingly, New Orleans, which has added nearly 50,000 residents since 2009, was the fastest growing city in Louisiana in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Louisiana are:

  1. New Orleans;
  2. Baton Rouge;
  3. Shreveport;
  4. Metairie;
  5. Lafayette;
  6. Lake Charles;
  7. Kenner;
  8. Bossier City;
  9. Monroe;
  10. Alexandria.

What Are The Height, Weight, & Width Restrictions In Louisiana?

Heavy equipment shipments that exceed the maximum dimensions established by the state must obtain oversize permits to use the roads in Louisiana.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Louisiana include:

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

Maximum height: 13 feet 6 inches;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Louisiana's Length Restrictions?

Overall length restrictions in Louisiana are similar to rules in other southern states. On designated routes, the maximum length is 59 feet 6 inches. Notice that the trailer-length limit, at 50 feet, is slightly shorter than the normal 53 feet. Twin trailers are limited to 30 feet in length.  The state permits overhang of four feet in the front and eight feet in the rear.

Trailer length maximums in Louisiana include:

Total length: 65 feet on non-designated routes;

Trailer length: 50 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversize Transport Permits In Louisiana?

Permits to ship oversize loads in Louisiana can be obtained from the state Department of Transportation and Development. The movement of oversize loads is allowed from between ½-hour before sunrise to ½-hour after sunset on weekdays on Monday through Saturday. Loads that are less than 100,000 pounds, 9o-feet long and 12-feet wide can travel from ½-hour before sunset until 1 p.m. on Sundays. No transportation of oversize equipment is permitted on major holidays. Oversize loads must avoid bridges near New Orleans during morning and evening rush hours.

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

Maximum Weight:  152,000 pounds;

Maximum Length: 110 feet total;

Maximum Height:  14 feet;

Maximum Width:   14 feet.

What Are Louisiana's Major Auction Houses?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Louisiana. There are no national auction houses in Louisiana, which opens up room for independent businesses to operate.

The most prominent equipment auction houses in Louisiana include:

  • Action Auction, West Monroe;
  • Bonnette Auction, Alexandria;
  • Bruchhaus & Bruchhaus, Elton;
  • Guinn Auction, Jennings;
  • Henderson Auctions, Livingston;
  • Mid South Machinery, West Monroe;
  • Pederson & Pederson, Lake Charles;
  • Sunbelt Auction, Winnsboro.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Louisiana?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Louisiana. United Rentals has more than 15 locations in the state. Sunbelt Rentals also operates nearly 15 stores in Louisiana. Scott Equipment operates a dozen rental locations spread throughout the state. General Rental Center has two stores in the state, in Baton Rouge and New Orleans. Herc Rentals runs a store in Baton Rouge.

Other independent equipment rental centers in Louisiana include:

  • Amite Rent All, Amite City;
  • Blue Line Rental, Alexandria;
  • Everything Rental Center, Opeiousas;
  • H&E Equipment, Baton Rouge;
  • Oge’s Rental Center, Lafayette;
  • Lafayette Rental Center, Lafayette;
  • Louisiana Cat, Reserve;
  • New Orleans Rental Center, Kenner.
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