Project Update

Capping and covering operations are in their final weeks on the Lower Fox River.

Work completed for the week of June 28...

  • Estimated volume of sediment dredged - 0 cubic yards
  • Estimated processed sediment produced - 0 tons
  • Estimated tonnage of non-TSCA material hauled to the landfill - 1,319 tons
  • Truckloads of non-TSCA material hauled to the landfill - 56
  • Water treated and discharged to the river - 210,000 gallons
  • Sand area covered - 0.07 acre
  • .75" stone area covered - 0 acres 
  • 1.5" stone area covered - 0.36 acre
  • Mechanical placement of 14" heavy rip rap - 0 acres
  • Mechanical placement of buttress sand - 0 acres
  • Mechanical placement of 6" quarry spall - 0 acres
  • Mechanical placement of 3" stone - 0 acres
  • Mechanical placement of 3" - 6" stone - 0 acre
  • Mechanical placement of .75" stone - 0.42 acre

Work completed for the 2020 season (through July 4)...

  • Estimated volume of sediment dredged - 13,439 cubic yards
  • Estimated processed sediment produced - 5,638 tons
  • Estimated tonnage of non-TSCA material hauled to landfill - 7,752 tons
  • Truckloads of non-TSCA material hauled to landfill - 332
  • Water treated and discharged to the river - 87,020,000 gallons
  • Sand area covered - 32.40 acres
  • .75" stone area covered - 0.34 acre
  • 1.5" stone area covered - 0.36 acre
  • Mechanical placement of 14" heavy rip rap - 1.32 acres
  • Mechanical placement of buttress sand - 0.10 acre
  • Mechanical placement of 6" quarry spall - 1.08 acres
  • Mechanical placement of 3" stone - 2.26 acres 
  • Mechanical placement of 3" - 6" stone - 0.34 acre
  • Mechanical placement of .75" stone - 0.59 acre
Eleven years of progress for the Fox River Cleanup Project (2009 through 2019)…
  • Estimated volume of sediment dredged - more than 5.9 million cubic yards
  • Estimated processed sediment produced - more than 3.2 million tons
  • Estimated tonnage hauled to landfill - more than 3.3 million tons
  • Truckloads to landfill - more than 142,000
  • Water treated and discharged to the river - 9.8 billion gallons
  • MGP waste hauled to the landfill - 87,274 tons
  • MGP waste loads to landfill - 3,898
  • Sand area covered - 750.75 acres
  • Gravel/stone area covered - 110.26 acres
  • Quarry spall/rip rap area covered - 19.95 acres