Project Update

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

Work for the week of August 4, 2019...
  • Estimated volume of sediment dredged - 15,038 cubic yards
  • Estimated processed sediment produced - 6,366 tons
  • Estimated tonnage of non-TSCA material hauled to landfill - 5,329 tons
  • Truckloads of non-TSCA material hauled to landfill - 232
  • Water treated and discharged to the river - 21,090,000 gallons
  • Sand area covered - 0 acres
  • Stone area covered - 0 acres
  • Mechanical stone placement - 1.08 acres
  • Mechincal quarry spall placement - 0 acres
Work completed for the 2019 season (through August 10, 2019)...
  • Estimated volume of sediment dredged - 295,782 cubic yards
  • Estimated processed sediment produced - 159,866 tons
  • Estimated tonnage of Non-TSCA material hauled to landfill - 161,704 tons
  • Truckloads of non-TSCA material hauled to landfill - 7,062
  • Water treated and discharged to the river - 527,920,000
  • Sand area covered - 20.73 acres
  • Stone area covered - 0.65 acres
  • Mechanical stone placement - 1.98 acres
  • Mechanical quarry spall placement - 0.19 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