Heavy Haul Trucking

Our heavy haul service offers several trailer options including lowboys and multi axle RGN’s to transport heavy haul shipments.

Heavy Haul Transport Specialists

Our heavy haul trucking service succeeds on intricacy. When you bring us your transportation project – whether it be overweight, oversize, specialized or all of the above – we have the expertise to put together a transport plan that will meet your project’s specific needs. We’ve devoted strongly in our heavy haul trucking service to meet the distinct needs of our clients for any type of heavy haul freight transport. We match the right heavy hauling equipment with your needs, obtain necessary permits and escorts, and appoint the most experienced drivers to safely and successfully handle your heavy haul. The diverse customer base markets we service include, Oil, Gas, Co-Gen, nuclear industry and others just to name a few.

Expert Heavy Hauling Company

Do not let just anyone handle your heavy haul transport. Transporting heavy haul items such as specialized equipment, industrial machinery and construction equipment present many challenges. Choosing someone who isn’t knowledgeable of the challenges will be predestined to fail. Due to the size and weight, heavy haul shipments require special handling, designated routes to travel, and additional permits if necessary. We understanding what a heavy haul shipment is, what weight limitations apply and what other requirements are necessary to ensure a smooth and successful transportation.

What is Heavy Haul Trucking?

Not sure if you require heavy haul trucking? Heavy haul trucking is used to transport any overweight, oversize or specialized freight. Your shipment is considered heavy haul when it exceeds the standard legal limitations for transporting set by the state in which the load is shipping through. Although federal government requires each state to set their own regulations for hauling heavy shipments, they are generally classified as cargo that exceeds a:

  • Width of 8 feet 
  • Height of 10 feet 
  • Length of 27 to 100 feet 
  • Gross weight of 30,000 + pounds

Type of Freight

Heavy haul transportation is used to transport overweight and specialized freight. Freight that might qualify as heavy haul can range from excavators, bulldozers, tractors, and other heavy industrial objects. For years Nationwide United has specialized in transportation of heavy haul freight including:

  • Construction and Agricultural Equipment
  • Mining Equipment
  • Cranes
  • Transformers
  • Energy Components
  • Oil and Gas Production Modules
  • Wind Turbines
  • Towers and Blades
  • Chillers and Rotors
  • Pressure and Ethanol Vessels
  • Boilers
  • Storage Tanks
Step Deck Heavy Haul
Double Drop Heavy Haul
RGN Heavy Haul

Heavy Hauling Equipment

There are various types of transport trailers. Heavy hauling is a more intricate way of transporting over-dimension and/or overweight loads and requires specialized trailers to accommodate a load’s specific needs. We have the experience and knowledge to match your shipment with the correct type of trailer which include:

  • Flatbed,
  • Stepdeck or (dropdeck)
  • Double Drop
  • Removable Gooseneck (RGN),
  • Stretch or Extendable
  • Multiple Axles (multi-axle)

Permits for Heavy Haul Trucking

Your heavy haul freight will require special permits for each state, county, city and any other municipality it transits through while in transport. Most permits issued outline the amount of time (generally three to five days), hours (generally during sunlight) and optimized route a heavy haul shipment can travel. Depending on the commodity, additional permitting specifically for that commodity may be required as well. We work with permit offices across the country to obtain the necessary permissions and pilot/escort vehicles, if needed, to transport your heavy haul in a legal and safe manner.

We are consistently ranked as one of the best heavy haul companies in the nation. We are safety driven and our professionally trained drivers share the same commitment to safety. Our drivers are are expected to always operate in compliance with FMCSA and DOT regulations especially when handling your heavy load requests. We know every step that must be taken to ensure a safe, swift and successfull delivery of your load.

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