Our engineering marvels symbolise Dutch innovation and resilience. And we collaborate with global partners to develop and improve infrastructure.

International projects

Our alliances with global partners demonstrate our steadfast commitment to developing and improving infrastructure for a safer, more connected world. Explore Rijkswaterstaat’s projects from A to Z.


MODI is an EU-funded project aiming to create a Rotterdam-Oslo transport corridor led by autonomous systems, with a goal to eliminate obstacles and make this vision a reality.


BEPROACT seeks to revolutionise critical infrastructure by transforming it into ‘talking assets’.


The MERLIN project is committed to achieving this change through comprehensive ecosystem restoration, using nature-based solutions to address urgent societal transformation.

Iconic Dutch structures

Engineering marvels such as the Afsluitdijk symbolise Dutch innovation and resilience. Learn more about these iconic Dutch structures and why they are celebrated and inspire similar advancements across the globe.


A 32 km long dyke that separates the Wadden Sea from the IJsselmeer in the Netherlands.

Eastern Scheldt Barrier

This imposing, 9 km structure seals off the Oosterschelde whenever there is a threat of flooding.

Maeslant Barrier

A vital part of the Delta Works and is designed to withstand a storm surge of 5 m above NAP.