Project Update

Dredging, capping and sand covering operations are expected to continue until mid-November.

Work for the week of September 8, 2019...
  • Estimated volume of sediment dredged - 9,768 cubic yards
  • Estimated processed sediment produced - 4,682 tons
  • Estimated tonnage of non-TSCA material hauled to landfill - 5,113 tons
  • Truckloads of non-TSCA material hauled to landfill - 220
  • Water treated and discharged to the river - 31,200,000 gallons
  • MGP waste hauled to the landfill - 0 tons
  • MCP waste loads to the landfill - 0
  • Sand area covered - 1.46 acres
  • Stone area covered - 0 acres
  • Mechanical placement of 0.75" stone - 0 acres
  • Mechanical placement of 1.5" stone - 0.16 acres
  • Mechanical placement of quarry spall - 0 acres
Work completed for the 2019 season (through September 14, 2019)...
  • Estimated volume of sediment dredged - 367,223 cubic yards
  • Estimated processed sediment produced - 198,742 tons
  • Estimated tonnage of Non-TSCA material hauled to landfill - 200,042 tons
  • Truckloads of non-TSCA material hauled to landfill - 8,721
  • Water treated and discharged to the river - 679,310,000
  • MGP waste hauled to the landfill - 45,013 tons
  • MGP waste loads to the landfill - 2,000
  • Sand area covered - 27.32 acres
  • Stone area covered - 0.65 acres
  • Mechanical placement of 0.75" stone - 5.08 acres
  • Mechanical placement of 1.5" stone - -.16 acres
  • Mechanical placement of quarry spall - 0.34 acres
Ten years of progress for the Fox River Cleanup Project (2009 through 2018)…
  • Estimated volume of sediment dredged - more than 5.4 million cubic yards
  • Estimated processed sediment produced - more than 3 million tons
  • Estimated tonnage hauled to landfill - more than 3.1 million tons
  • Truckloads to landfill - more than 131,000
  • Water treated and discharged to the river - nearly 9 billion gallons
  • MGP waste hauled to the landfill - 42,261 tons
  • MGP waste loads to landfill - 1,898
  • Sand area covered - 691.72 acres
  • Gravel/stone area covered - 103.12 acres
  • Quarry spall area covered - 18.22 acres