Project Update

Dredging, capping and covering operations have concluded for the 2017 season.

Work for the week of November 12...
  • Estimated volume of sediment dredged - 15,112 cy
  • Estimated processed sediment produced - 639 tons
  • Estimated tonnage of material hauled to the landfull - 3,914 tons
  • Truckloads to the landfill - 166
  • Water treated and discharged to the river - 1,800,000 gallons
  • Sand areas covered - 2.14 acres
  • Quarry spall areas covered - 0 acres
Work completed in 2017 (through November 18)...
  • Estimated volume of sediment dredged - 556,066 cubic yards
  • Estimated processed sediment produced - 314,160 tons
  • Estimated tonnage of material hauled to landfill - 346,941 tons
  • Truckloads to the landfill - 14,785
  • Water treated and discharged to the river - 941,690,000 gallons\
  • Sand areas covered - 64.83 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 late November, the project has accumulated more than 2,391,300 work hours without a lost time incident.