Project Update

Dredging, capping and covering operations are underway for 2020.

Work completed for the week of May 3...

  • Estimated volume of sediment dredged - 3,593 cubic yards
  • Estimated processed sediment produced - 1,490 tons
  • Estimated tonnage of non-TSCA material hauled to the landfill - 2,503 tons
  • Truckloads of non-TSCA material hauled to the landfill - 108
  • Water treated and discharged to the river, 19,440,000 gallons
  • Sand area covered - 5.99 acres
  • .75" stone area covered - 0 acres 

Work completed for the 2020 season (through May 9)...

  • Estimated volume of sediment dredged - 7,978 cubic yards
  • Estimated processed sediment produced - 3,385 tons
  • Estimated tonnage of non-TSCA material hauled to landfill - 3,517 tons
  • Truckloads of non-TSCA material hauled to landfill - 152
  • Water treated and discharged to the river - 45,380,000 gallons
  • Sand area covered - 12.29 acres
  • .75" stone area covered - .34 acre
Eleven years of progress for the Fox River Cleanup Project (2009 through 2019)…
  • Estimated volume of sediment dredged - more than 5.9 million cubic yards
  • Estimated processed sediment produced - more than 3.2 million tons
  • Estimated tonnage hauled to landfill - more than 3.3 million tons
  • Truckloads to landfill - more than 142,000
  • Water treated and discharged to the river - 9.8 billion gallons
  • MGP waste hauled to the landfill - 87,274 tons
  • MGP waste loads to landfill - 3,898
  • Sand area covered - 750.75 acres
  • Gravel/stone area covered - 110.26 acres
  • Quarry spall/rip rap area covered - 19.95 acres