Lower Passaic River Restoration Project, Phase I Removal Action, Upland Processing Facility

Major Project Tasks:    

  • Construction of lined staging pads for excavation spoils generated onsite
  • Excavation and stockpiling of 4,000 cubic yards of soil
  • Loadout of 800 tons of impacted soil for disposal
  • Installation and testing of 850 linear feet of watertight storm sewer system
  • Installation of a storm sewer pump station and controls
  • Place and compact 6,000 tons of stone subbase
  • Construction of 90,000 square foot asphalt containment pad
  • Placement of 1,300 cubic yards of reinforced concrete foundations
  • Dust Controls
  • QA/QC Testing

Major Project Contaminants:

  • Hexavalent Chromium
  • VOCs

Significant Project Obstacles:

  • Aggressive project milestones
  • Above average rainfall

Location: Newark, NJ
Owner: Chemical Industry 
Engineer & Construction Manager: ARCADIS U.S., Inc. 
Project total: $1,800,000