16 Nov Construction Trucking
There are a wide variety of trucks that are used in the construction industry. Each truck has a specific purpose or job that it is best suited for. Below you will find a description of the most commonly used construction trucks.
Concrete Mixer Trucks
Concrete mixer trucks mix and transport concrete inside large barrels that are constantly turning. The turning motion mixes the ingredients of the concrete which includes aggregate, cement and water. The concrete mixer truck must deliver the concrete to a construction site before it hardens which is typically within 90 minutes. Due to the fact that concrete hardens quickly, concrete mixer trucks are limited in the range they can travel. Concrete mixer trucks are also referred to as cement mixer trucks.
Low Boy Trailers
A low boy is a type of trailer that is specially designed to carry construction equipment such as excavators and bulldozers. Its design includes a drop in trailer height before the front and rear wheels which gives it the ability to safely transport tall equipment and heavy vehicles that other trailers cannot. The low boy trailer is attached to and pulled by a heavy duty truck.
Dump trucks are trucks that have a large open bed where materials can be placed. They are often used to transport materials to a construction site. Aggregate hauling and rush fill dirt jobs are some of the tasks dump trucks are used for in the construction industry. Transporting waste away from a site during contaminated soil removal is another tasks where dump trucks are utilized. Once they reach a construction or dumping site they dump their materials by lifting raising bed and the contents slide out.
Blackstone Transport Can Fulfill All Your Construction Trucking Needs
Located in Leesburg, Virginia Blackstone Transport can meet all the requirements of your next construction project in the Washington D.C. area. Our company offers 24/7 service and we can meet same day deadlines that other companies do not want to touch. We use precision engineered vehicles in our fleet which allows us to haul more materials and move more supplies to where you need it. This save you time and money by reducing the number of trips a truck has to make to and from a site.
Blackstone Transport prides itself on its professionalism and we will respond to each inquiry and job with the utmost care and effort. We hire professional truck drivers and have a team of mechanics always ready so your project can proceed without any delay to meet deadlines. Whether you need a dump truck for contaminated soil removal, a lowboy trailer to move construction equipment around or a cement mixer truck to bring fresh concrete, Blackstone Transport has you covered.