Construction Defect

Construction insurance

Travelers Construction believes that providing the right insurance protection starts with an in-depth understanding of every one of its customers' businesses. Our specialized Construction team provides highly skilled underwriting, customized IndustryEdge® products, and tailored programs and services to help reduce contractors' cost of risk and improve their bottom lines.

Our solutions are tailored per account size, contractor type, risk exposure, geographic area and line of business. We take pride in providing responsive and creative solutions to a wide range of contractors - smaller, as well as mid-sized and large accounts.

View a list of the Top 10 reasons contractors and their agents choose Travelers

    Programs include:

  • Guaranteed cost
  • Loss sensitive


  • Dedicated risk control services and Risk Management Information Systems (RMIS) aimed at helping to minimize risk and preventing loss
  • Highly specialized, industry-focused claim staff with the experience needed to evaluate, defend and settle claims
  • On loss sensitive business, we have dedicated account executives who are responsible for the delivery of products and services that meet the unique risk management and financial needs of larger construction customers

Target contractors

  • General contractors - commercial and industrial
  • Heavy contractors - street, road and infrastructure
  • Trade contractors - interior and exterior

Travelers Construction has created a number of IndustryEdge offerings, a suite of products and services specific to individual contractors, designed to provide the expertise to give you that all-important 'edge' over your competitors.

Additional products for construction contractors:

  • If you are an artisan or small trade contractor, please visit our ConstructionPlus+ page or visit our select/small business site
  • Visit our bond/surety site to learn about our contract, commercial, and special-risk bonds
  • If your business includes overseas operations, visit our international business site
  • Inland offers products and services for larger equipment schedules and builders' risk and installation project needs
  • If you qualify, we offer coverages and services for other businesses closely aligned with the construction industry, including coverage for architects and engineers

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 Plumbing and Mechanical Contractors insurance from Travelers, please contact an independent Construction insurance agent, broker or surplus lines broker.

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