Project Update

Operations for 2017 got underway on March 20 and are expected to continue until mid-November.

Work for the 2016 season...
  • Estimated volume of sediment dredged - 540,000 cubic yards
  • Estimated processed sediment produced - 325,576 tons
  • Estimated tonnage of material hauled to landfill - 359,843 tons
  • Truckloads to the landfill - 15,064
  • Water treated and discharged to the river - 906,230,000 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 March, the project has accumulated more than 2,173,900 work hours without a lost time incident.