Project Update

Dredging operations are expected to resume this spring.

Work completed for the 2019 season...

  • Estimated volume of sediment dredged - 452,121 cubic yards
  • Estimated processed sediment produced - 235,956 tons
  • Estimated tonnage of Non-TSCA material hauled to landfill - 246,769 tons
  • Truckloads of non-TSCA material hauled to landfill - 10,758
  • Water treated and discharged to the river - 874,390,000 gallons
  • Sand area covered - 59.03 acres
  • .75" stone area covered - 0.65 acres
  • 1.5" stone area covered - 2.8 acres
  • Mechanical placement of 0.75" stone - 6.22 acres
  • Mechanical placement of 1.5" stone - 0.46 acres
  • Mechanical placement of 3" stone - 1.96 acres
  • Mechanical placement of 3"-6" stone - .52 acres
  • Mechanical placement of quarry spall - 0.43 acres
  • Mechinical placement of 14" heavy rip rap - 0.45 acres
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