Hudgins Contracting Corp. was first recognized as a Certified Environmentally Responsible Contractor (CERC) on January 4th, 2021, and was awarded the certification again for the third year in a row. This certification is awarded to contractors who proactively mitigate environmental risks through proper training and back their work with proper insurance. CERCs are leading the construction industry with properly trained employees, which enhances their reputation with clients and the communities they work in, outshining their competition.

At the age of 30, Lester L. Hudgins Jr. started Hudgins Construction in 1971 as a small general contractor business. In the 1990’s, Hudgins recognized a need in the industry and began focusing its expertise on site preparation and infrastructure development. Hudgins Construction became Hudgins Contracting Corp. and quickly became the premier site prep and infrastructure contractor in Hampton Roads. Marsha K. Hudgins was named the CEO in 2012 following her late husband, and has led the award-winning woman-owned business to complete many government and commercial projects throughout Hampton Roads.


Hudgins Contracting Corp. owns and maintains its own equipment and offers the following services to Southeast Virginia:

  • Erosion Control / Stormwater Management
  • Clearing / Demolition / Grading / Drainage
  • Excavation and Trenching
  • Underground Utilities
  • Concrete, Asphalt, Striping, and Landscaping
  • LEED Participation and Building Green

Hudgins’ philosophy is clear. Safety and a commitment to the environment and its abundant resources are top priorities for Hudgins Contracting Corp.

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About CERC

Certified Environmentally Responsible Contractors (CERC) is a new certification program that aims to promote environmentally responsible contractors by helping them stand out from the lesser-qualified competition and win more bids. Contractors can become certified by establishing an environmental risk management plan through broadened pollution insurance and Pollution Prevention Practices provided by Environmental Risk Professionals.


About Environmental Risk Professionals

Environmental Risk Professionals is a team of highly experienced risk professionals determined to help contractors and other business owners minimize pollution claims. Through Pollution Prevention Practices, Operation and Maintenance Plans, and other services, Environmental Risk Professionals helps businesses understand their risk exposure and in turn, mitigate potential claims and effects on the environment. Learn more about Environmental Risk Professionals by visiting