Project Update

Dredging, capping and covering operations have concluded for 2018. Operations are expected to resume in spring 2019.

Work completed in 2018)...
  • Estimated volume of sediment dredged - 575,424 cubic yards
  • Estimated processed sediment produced - 324,498 tons
  • Estimated tonnage of non-TSCA material hauled to landfill - 318,563 tons
  • Truckloads of non-TASCA meterial hauled to the landfill - 13,587
  • MGP waste hauled to landfill - 42,261 tons
  • MGP waste loads to landfill - 1,898
  • Water treated and discharged to the river - 921,830,000 gallons
  • Sand area covered - 48.53 acres
  • Gravel/stone area covered - 3.15 acres
  • Quarry spall area covered - .85 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

As of mid December, the project has accumulated more than 2,628,600 work hours without a lost time incident.