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Construction insurance for general contractors

Performing the general contracting on a construction project is a complex task. Course of construction, accidents, timelines, change orders and contract administration are all concerns. Travelers specializes in fulfilling the insurance and risk management needs of general contractors.

Our IndustryEdge® product for general contractors is a dedicated team approach to meeting their multifaceted insurance needs. Account executives, risk control consultants and dedicated claim professionals work together to create an integrated insurance solution that includes:

Tailored, industry-specific product: In addition to all the core lines of insurance, we offer construction-specific coverages such as contractors professional liability *, owners and contractors protective, and railroad protective, to name a few.

Proactive services from specialists: From ongoing risk consulting to safety seminars for contractor personnel to claims management. Our focus is so laser-sharp, we even have claims specialists dedicated exclusively to GL construction claims, including construction defect.

Contractual risk transfer proficiency: CRT is an essential component of all general contractor operations. Travelers' construction account executives are skilled and available to assist our clients in developing and maintaining their CRT process.

Multi-state capabilities: We understand the nuances of individual state legal environments.

Travelers has offices and staff located across the country to help general contractors meet their insurance needs. For independent agent or broker inquiries, please contact us.

Travelers agents can visit Agent HQ SM 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 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 further information or to purchase IndustryEdge for General Contractors insurance from Travelers, please contact an independent Construction insurance agent, broker or surplus lines broker.

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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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