Project Update

Remediation efforts are expected to continue into November. 

Work for the week of July 9...
  • Estimated volume of sediment dredged - 18,787 cy
  • Estimated processed sediment produced - 8,687 tons
  • Estimated tonnage of material hauled to the landfull - 11,081 tons
  • Truckloads to the landfill - 477
  • Mechanical placement of armour stone - 0 acres
  • Water treated and discharged to the river - 29,640,000 gallons
Work completed in 2017 (through July 15)...
  • Estimated volume of sediment dredged - 253,982 cubic yards
  • Estimated processed sediment produced - 154,980 tons
  • Estimated tonnage of material hauled to landfill - 162,035 tons
  • Truckloads to the landfill - 6,905
  • Mechanical placement of armour stone - 9.94 acres
  • Water treated and discharged to the river - 466,370,000 gallons
Eight years of progress for the Fox River Cleanup Project (2009 through 2016)…
  • Estimated volume of sediment dredged - more than 4.3 million cubic yards
  • Estimated processed sediment produced - nearly 2.4 million tons
  • Estimated tonnage hauled to landfill - more than 2.4 million tons
  • Truckloads to landfill - nearly 103,000
  • Water treated and discharged to the river - about 6 billion gallons

As of mid July, the project has accumulated more than 2,270,100 work hours without a lost time incident.