Project Update

Dredging operations resumed on April 1 for the 2019 season. Capping and sand covering operations are now also underway.

Work for the week of July 7, 2019...
  • Estimated volume of sediment dredged - 17,067 cubic yards
  • Estimated processed sediment produced - 9,837 tons
  • Estimated tonnage of non-TSCA material hauled to landfill - 10,622 tons
  • Truckloads of non-TSCA material hauled to the landfill - 465
  • Water treated and discharged to the river - 31,440,000 gallons
  • Sand area covered - 0.98 acres
  • Stone area covered - 0.12 acres
Work completed for the 2019 season (through July 6, 2019)...
  • Estimated volume of sediment dredged - 226,501 cubic yards
  • Estimated processed sediment produced - 123,227 tons
  • Estimated tonnage of non-TSCA material hauled to the landfill - 124,180 tons
  • Truckloads of non-TSCA material hauld to the landfill - 5,425
  • Water treated and discharged to the river - 415,800,000 gallons
  • Sand areas covered - 18.11 acres
  • Stone areas covered - 0.65 acres
Ten years of progress for the Fox River Cleanup Project (2009 through 2018)…
  • Estimated volume of sediment dredged - more than 5.4 million cubic yards
  • Estimated processed sediment produced - more than 3 million tons
  • Estimated tonnage hauled to landfill - more than 3.1 million tons
  • Truckloads to landfill - more than 131,000
  • Water treated and discharged to the river - nearly 9 billion gallons
  • MGP waste hauled to the landfill - 42,261 tons
  • MGP waste loads to landfill - 1,898
  • Sand area covered - 691.72 acres
  • Gravel/stone area covered - 103.12 acres
  • Quarry spall area covered - 18.22 acres