Project Update

Remediation efforts are expected to continue into November. 

Work for the week of October 1...
  • Estimated volume of sediment dredged - 21,289 cy
  • Estimated processed sediment produced - 10,159 tons
  • Estimated tonnage of material hauled to the landfull - 11,650 tons
  • Truckloads to the landfill - 491
  • Water treated and discharged to the river - 28,540,000 gallons
  • Sand areas covered - 3.75 acres
  • Quarry spall areas covered - 0 acres
Work completed in 2017 (through September 30)...
  • Estimated volume of sediment dredged - 468,590 cubic yards
  • Estimated processed sediment produced - 272,854 tons
  • Estimated tonnage of material hauled to landfill - 294,133 tons
  • Truckloads to the landfill - 12,546
  • Water treated and discharged to the river - 804,510,000 gallons\
  • Sand areas covered - 44.8 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 early October, the project has accumulated more than 2,350,700 work hours without a lost time incident.