The culvert is made in gravelled concrete with a single orifice in the heart line of the Jispersloot. It is the only element of the inundation barrier in De Beemster and, in possession of the wind work, is the finest example of a concrete culvert in the Stelling van Amsterdam.

The culvert was probably laid between 1914 and 1918 when the north side of the inundation was moved from the Rijperweg to the Volgerweg.