Construction insurance for excavation contractors

As an excavation contractor, you face significant liability risks each time you begin to move earth. Those can include risks associated with adequate soil compaction and meeting proper grades for water runoff, as well as first party property damage exposures to your heavy equipment. You also face risks associated with equipment operator error; hitting underground utilities that can cause widespread damage; and worker injury from strains, falls from equipment, or being caught in or under heavy materials and equipment.

Travelers, through our specialized construction insurance team, offers IndustryEdge® for Excavation Contractors, a product with so many available coverages, you can consider it your one-stop shop for insurance. Coverages include commercial general liability, contractors equipment, contractors professional liability*, contractors pollution liability*, workers compensation and crime, among others.

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Travelers agents can visit Agent HQSM for exclusive content and to quote owners and contractors protective liability and railroad protective liability with Construction eQuote. If you experience any difficulty logging in, please email agenthq@travelers.com or call Agency Automation at 800.842.2522.

If you are interested in becoming a Travelers agent, please visit our Become an Agent page.

For more information or to purchase IndustryEdge for Excavation Contractors insurance from Travelers, please contact an independent insurance agent, broker or surplus lines broker who specializes in the construction industry.

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* Our specialized pollution/professional underwriters will work with your surplus lines broker to tailor professional and/or pollution insurance programs to stay in-synch with your needs. Coverage is provided on a surplus lines basis by St. Paul Surplus Lines Insurance Company through surplus lines brokers. Surplus lines insurers do not participate in State Guaranty Funds, and thus insureds are not protected by such funds. The information on this page is provided for general informational purposes and does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation.

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