Stormvloedkering Hollandse IJssel - Algerabrug
Objective: To protect the land areas behind it from flooding. The structure consists of two barriers, and includes the truss/bascule bridge "Algerabrug", and the lock "Algerasluis".
The build of the structure was used to create a fixed passage to replace the ferry.Construction started: January 1954. A year after large parts of the south-western areas of the Netherlands were flooded.
More information available in the video.
Sluis Engelen (Henriëttesluis), a canal lock Objective: raising and lowering boats between the river "Maas" and the short river "Dieze". The structure includes a local traffic bridge. Constructed in 1897.
Grote Sluis Vianen - a canal lock. Objective: raising and lowering boats between the river "Lek" and the canal "Merwedekanaal". The structure includes two local traffic bridges. Location: the city of Vianen. Waterway: the canal "Merwedekanaal" is about 50 meters wide and boats have 6.7 meters clearance at the northern bridge, and 3.6 meters at the southern. More information available in the video.
Eilandbrug - a highway bridge
The structure consists of an asymmetric cable-stayed bridge and a bascule bridge.Construction started: 2000, and is in use since Januari 21, 2003. The waterway the river "IJssel" is 180 meters wide. Boats have 14 meters clearance. More information avalible in the video.