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We have the experience to ship your heavy haul reliably to or from Virginia

Freedom Heavy Haul can assist with any kind of sized Heavy Hauling tasks to or from the great state of Virginia or anywhere within the USA.

Freedom Heavy Haul Trucking, Transport Hauling, Shipping and Movers is an industry leader in safe and efficient heavy haul shipments to and from Virginia.

Our tools ranges from Flat Deck, Step Deck, multi-axle stretch RGN/Lowboy, Perimeter, Beam, Landoll, and also much more. We have the experience as well as capacity to transport any type of extra-large, over-dimensional, or obese items throughout Virginia or within the entire USA.

If you're needing aid shipping your building and construction devices or heavy machinery to Virginia, think about Freedom Heavy Haul as your top option to aid.

We've obtained years of internal experience with Heavy Haul Trucking, delivering a selection of over-dimensional lots throughout the State of Virginia, as well as we only collaborate with the best and most reliable Heavy Haul providers on the road.

Whatever the situation and questions you have, we have answers and also the capacity to get the job done. We'll work both tough and also clever to provide your tools or machinery to any kind of place you want!

How it works

Step 1

To schedule your heavy haul shipment, call us or fill our online form

Arrange a heavy haul shipment with Freedom Heavy Haul, and you'll be amazed at exactly how simple it is! All you have to do is enter your call and delivery details right into our on-line kind. Or give that info to one of our devoted transportation agents over the phone. Just supply your pickup/delivery postal code as well as the type of item you need to be carried with dimensions.

We specialize in aiding you pick the right trailer to fit your requirements. Our representatives have experienced understanding concerning flatbed trailers, step-deck trailers, as well as RGN trailers.

Step 2

Based upon the measurements, we select the proper equipment to match your shipment.

Among our expert Heavy Haul Trucking, Transport Hauling, Shipping and also Moving planners will certainly deal with you to arrange a tools pick-up day and also time which functions best for you. We do our very best to work around your timetable when you deliver your tools direct with Freedom Heavy Haul!

Depending upon the delivery dimension, we can fill the same day! For bigger deliveries, we may need a bit more time for journey preparation and large permitting. For super tons, a route study may be essential to determine the provider's route prior to traveling. Whatever is needed, we can handle it! Among our expert Heavy Haul organizers will certainly work with you to make certain that we pick the very best alternative to get your work done as promptly and, most notably, cost-effectively.

Step 3

Your shipment will reach its destination. Our Heavy Hauling carriers will make sure of that.

You can call your heavy haul carrier any time throughout your shipment to ask concerns about arrival times and also anything else that might be on your mind. Our heavy haul truckers go through rigorous security and procedural training to make certain that your freight is risk-free every action of the method! You or a person you select will carry out a last shipment evaluation, accept a Bill of Lading, and you're done!

Heavy Hauling is complex, as well as you should just rely on someone with the appropriate understanding as well as experience. Call Freedom Heavy Haul today.

Learn more about the great State of Virginia

Select Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment between Virginia and any other state in the union.

Virginia is a unique state for heavy equipment transportation. The state boasts a large number of farms, as well as a thriving construction industry. There are more than 40,000 farms, most of them run by small entrepreneurs. The state is a top-20 producer of cotton lint, apples, tomatoes and grapes. On the construction side, Northern Virginia, as well as the Tidewater region near Norfolk, are two of the fastest growing areas of the country. Construction is those areas proceeds daily, with a great need for the transportation of heavy construction equipment.

Virginia operates seven ports, including three on the Atlantic Ocean and two on the Chesapeake Bay;

  • Port of Alexandria;
  • Port of Chesapeake;
  • Port of Hopewell;
  • Port of Newport News;
  • Port of Norfolk;
  • Port of Portsmouth;
  • Port of Richmond.

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Richmond

226,622 residents

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Roanoke

99,229 residents

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Lynchburg

80,569 residents

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 Oversize 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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