Project Update

Operations on the river have concluded for 2019.

Work completed for the 2019 season...
  • Estimated volume of sediment dredged - 452,121 cubic yards
  • Estimated processed sediment produced - 235,956 tons
  • Estimated tonnage of Non-TSCA material hauled to landfill - 246,769 tons
  • Truckloads of non-TSCA material hauled to landfill - 10,758
  • Water treated and discharged to the river - 874,390,000 gallons
  • Sand area covered - 59.03 acres
  • .75" stone area covered - 0.65 acres
  • 1.5" stone area covered - 2.8 acres
  • Mechanical placement of 0.75" stone - 6.22 acres
  • Mechanical placement of 1.5" stone - 0.46 acres
  • Mechanical placement of 3" stone - 1.96 acres
  • Mechanical placement of 3"-6" stone - .52 acres
  • Mechanical placement of quarry spall - 0.43 acres
  • Mechinical placement of 14" heavy rip rap - 0.45 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