|Name||Old lock of Alblasserdam|
|Sector||heritage preservation, urban planning, water policies|
|Year of beginning||NA|
|Description of the project||The lock is in the interest of many stakeholders as it connects the Albalsserwaard with the River Noord.
It has value for water heritage, water quality, water sports & tourism , ecology and bio-diversity, livability of city center and along the inland water Alblas.
It improves the quality of the city center and the nearby harbour quarter, a former foreland with shipbuilding industry. Foundation Schutsluis Alblasserdam has prepared an action plan as social cost and benefit analysis. This action plan has been handed to the city board (alderman Arjan Kraijo). The foundation has asked the city board to co-finance validation of the action plan by a professional organisation as first step for reconstruction.