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Chesapeake Branch

835 Wilson Rd
Chesapeake, VA 23324
(757) 271-7102

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Situated in the heart of Hampton Roads, Barnhart's Chesapeake branch is uniquely positioned to serve customers in the Power, Marine Cargo, and Government sectors. Since acquiring Lockwood Brothers in 2017, Barnhart has continued to provide quality service by developing innovative rigging and hauling solutions for our customers.  More than just a crane rental company, we have the in-house engineering and skill of the craft to satisfy the constraints of any project. No matter the project or size, we have the equipment and expertise to get the job done.

We also serve all major ports in Virginia to ensure your project cargo is taken care of from port to project. 

Give one of our experienced sales managers a call to get started today:

Ben: 757-271-7102

Serving Coastal Virginia, Raleigh-Durham, Moorhead City, Washington, DC, Baltimore, Newport News Marine, VIT and NIT. 


  • Project Cargo Outdoor/Indoor Storage
  • Transloading
  • Local Cranes from 38T Boom Truck to 300T Crawler
  • 500T Gantry Systems
  • Jack and Slide Equipment
  • SPMT for OTR, On-Site, and RORO Applications
  • In-house Project Engineering Support
  • Intimate Knowledge of Component Movement In/Out of Local Port Facilities

835 Wilson Rd
Chesapeake, VA 23324
(757) 271-7102

Request A Quote


If you are looking for crane service or Project Engineering Support, Barnhart Chesapeake's primary commercial service area includes:

  • Local Crane Rental
    • Hampton
    • Virginia Beach 
    • Newport News 
    • Williamsburg
    • Glouchester
  • Project Support
    • Hampton
    • Virginia Beach 
    • Newport News 
    • Williamsburg
    • Glouchester
    • Richmond, VA
    • Roanoke/Blackburg, VA
    • Washington DC
    • Baltimore, MD
    • Raleigh-Durham, NC
    • Newport News Marine Terminal
    • Norfolk International Terminal
    • Virginia International Gateway
    • Portsmouth Marine Terminal


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Crane Service

Barnhart lifting service has one of the largest taxi crane inventories in North America.

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Heavy Lift Cranes

With heavy lift cranes to 1,800 tons, Barnhart's lifting service gives you the capability to tackle the largest jobs.

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Machinery Moving

Barnhart has both the expertise and specialized equipment to move heavy equipment safely, efficiently and in a timely manner.

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On-Site Heavy Haul

Moving large equipment in, through and around a plant often requires specialized equipment and expertise to ensure the project is completed safely.

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Over-the-Road Heavy Haul

Moving heavy, superload equipment within the U.S. is a difficult challenge.

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Project Cargo Logistics

Moving cargo of more than 100 tons across the state or across the country?

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Make optimum use of the advantages of the nation's inland waterways with Barnhart's expertise.

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  • Gantry
  • SPMT-Goldhofer Trailer
  • Small to Midsize Hydraulic Truck Cranes
  • 300T Lattice Boom Truck Crane
  • Custom Spreader Bars
  • Project Cargo Storage
  • Full access to inventory from over 50 other Barnhart branches, available upon request

Our nationwide inventory gives you access to a wide variety of equipment, beyond what's currently at the Chesapeake branch. This inventory includes cranes from 8.5 tons to 1,760 tons, Hydraulic Gantries, Goldholfer platform trailers, and so much more.

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