On this website you can find information about Rijkswaterstaat: projects on our roads and waterways, current news, and background information about the agency.
Tips for using the site
This site is organised around various themes, which present information on Rijkswaterstaat, national highways and waterways. You can find more information about the organisation under the heading ‘About us’.
You can access the information on this site in a number of ways:
•via the theme headings at the top of the homepage;
•via the dozens of links on the homepage;
•via the site map (the site map under the ‘search’ field shows the site’s headings and subheadings at a glance);
•via the search function (the search engine scans the available pages and documents for the terms you enter);
•via the ‘breadcrumb trail’ (this feature, which can be found at the top of the page, shows you where you are on the site. To return to pages you have already visited, simply click on the relevant link).
The Rijkswaterstaat site has been designed for a screen resolution of 1024 x 768 and can be viewed with virtually any browser. Text files are presented in PDF format. A PDF (Portable Document Format) is a file type that can be read and printed using Adobe Acrobat Reader. This program is compatible with nearly all computer platforms, and you can download it for free on Adobe’s website. You can find a link to the free Adobe Acrobat Reader on the right of this page.
All copyright in this website is expressly reserved by Rijkswaterstaat. Portions of the site’s content may be reproduced elsewhere, provided they are properly sourced.
Rijkswaterstaat handles your personal details in accordance with the Personal Data Protection Act. The privacy statement can be found on the right of this page.
Great care is taken to ensure that the information on this site is as complete, accurate, up-to-date and accessible as possible. We aim to make this site as comprehensive and user-friendly as we can. For this reason, the website should be seen as a work in progress.