Project Update

Dredging, capping and covering operations have concluded for the Fox River Cleanup Project.

With the completion of in-river remediation activities on the Lower Fox River PCB-cleanup project, this website will be disabled on October 31, 2020. Updates relating to this project can be found at the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resource’s website located at the following link: https://dnr.wisconsin.gov/topic/foxriver.

 

Work completed for the week of July 26...

  • Estimated volume of sediment dredged - 0 cubic yards
  • Estimated processed sediment produced - 0 tons
  • Estimated tonnage of non-TSCA material hauled to the landfill - 0 tons
  • Truckloads of non-TSCA material hauled to the landfill - 0
  • Water treated and discharged to the river - 0 gallons
  • Sand area covered - 0 acres
  • .75" stone area covered - 0 acres 
  • 1.5" stone area covered - 0 acres
  • Mechanical placement of 14" heavy rip rap - 0.23 acre
  • Mechanical placement of buttress sand - 0.002 acre
  • Mechanical placement of 6" quarry spall - 0 acres
  • Mechanical placement of 1.5" stone - 0. acres
  • Mechanical placement of 3" stone - 0 acres
  • Mechanical placement of 2" - 5" and 3" - 6" stone - 0.07 acre
  • Mechanical placement of .75" stone - 0.19 acre

Work completed for the 2020 season...

  • 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 - 1.15 acres
  • Mechanical placement of buttress sand - 0.17 acre
  • Mechanical placement of 6" quarry spall - 1.28 acres
  • Mechanical placement of 1.5" stone - 0.45 acre
  • Mechanical placement of 2" - 5" and 3" - 6" - 1.24 acres
  • Mechanical placement of 3" stone - 2.66 acres 
  • Mechanical placement of .75" stone - 3.26 acres
Twelve years of progress for the Fox River Cleanup Project (2009 through 2020)…
  • 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 - nearly 9.9 billion gallons
  • MGP waste hauled to the landfill - 87,274 tons
  • MGP waste loads to landfill - 3,898
  • Sand area covered - 781.94 acres
  • Gravel/stone area covered - 112.66 acres
  • Quarry spall/rip rap area covered - 22.1 acres