Project Update

Remediation efforts are expected to continue into November. 

Work for the week of September 10...
  • Estimated volume of sediment dredged - 24,914 cy
  • Estimated processed sediment produced - 12,646 tons
  • Estimated tonnage of material hauled to the landfull - 12,788 tons
  • Truckloads to the landfill - 543
  • Water treated and discharged to the river - 29,860,000 gallons
  • Sand areas covered - 5.86 acres
  • Quarry spall areas covered - 0 acres
Work completed in 2017 (through September 16)...
  • Estimated volume of sediment dredged - 411,342 cubic yards
  • Estimated processed sediment produced - 240,550 tons
  • Estimated tonnage of material hauled to landfill - 254,385 tons
  • Truckloads to the landfill - 10,872
  • Water treated and discharged to the river - 715,990,000 gallons\
  • Sand areas covered - 36.06 acres
  • Quarry spall areas covered - 9.94 acres
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 September, the project has accumulated more than 2,329,600 work hours without a lost time incident.