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 June 2, 2019...
  • Estimated volume of sediment dredged - 24,123 cubic yards
  • Estimated processed sediment produced -12,622 tons
  • Estimated tonnage of non-TSCA material hauled to landfill - 11,628 tons
  • Truckloads of non-TSCA material hauled to the landfill - 507
  • Water treated and discharged to the river - 29,170,000 gallons
  • Sand area covered - 3.24 acres
Work completed for the 2019 season...
  • Estimated volume of sediment dredged - 136,293 cubic yards
  • Estimated processed sediment produced - 72,835 tons
  • Estimated tonnage of non-TSCA material hauled to the landfill - 73,113 tons
  • Truckloads of non-TSCA material hauld to the landfill - 3,195
  • Water treated and discharged to the river - 280,820,000 gallons
  • Sand areas covered - 11.82 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