Project Update

Remediation efforts are expected to continue into November. 

Work for the week of August 6...
  • Estimated volume of sediment dredged - 22,331 cy
  • Estimated processed sediment produced - 11,611 tons
  • Estimated tonnage of material hauled to the landfull - 9,928 tons
  • Truckloads to the landfill - 426
  • Water treated and discharged to the river - 28,220,000 gallons
Work completed in 2017 (through August 5)...
  • Estimated volume of sediment dredged - 317,520 cubic yards
  • Estimated processed sediment produced - 192,174 tons
  • Estimated tonnage of material hauled to landfill - 203,589 tons
  • Truckloads to the landfill - 8,267
  • Water treated and discharged to the river - 586,070,000 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 early August, the project has accumulated more than 2,295,000 work hours without a lost time incident.