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    Cuyahoga Valley

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  • Temporary Bridge Installed at Brandywine Creek

    A temporary bridge has been installed over Brandywine Creek and visitors will be able to complete the Brandywine Gorge Trail, during good weather. The bridge may be flooded and impassable during heavy rains. Caution signs are in place. More »

  • Trail Closures

    Towpath Trail is closed from Mustill Store to Memorial Parkway for riverbank reinforcement. Detours posted. Closure will last 1 - 4 weeks into August. Valley Bridle Trail south of SR 303, across from golf course, is collapsed by river. Hard closure.

  • Road Closures

    Quick Rd is closed from Akron Peninsula Rd to Pine Hollow Trailhead in Peninsula, from Wednesday, 7/16, for 6 weeks. Detours posted. Hines Hill Rd is closed from Tuesday, 7/29 through Tuesday, 8/12 for resurfacing from I271 to the Boston Township Line. More »

  • Riverview Road Repaving and Closure

    Riverview Rd is being repaved from the Cuyahoga-Summit Cty line to Peninsula through Mon, 9/15.Road is open with single lane closures. Riverview Rd is closed from Boston Mills Rd to the Cuyahoga Cty line starting Mon, 7/14 for for 3 weeks. Detours posted. More »

Krejci Dump Site Cleanup and Restoration

Read Our Brochure: Krejci Dump: A Story of Transformation

Recent Updates:

August 29, 2012
Rigorous goals set for soil remediation and final restoration actions are scheduled to begin.The excavation and removal of approximately 371,000 tons of contaminated soils and debris has been completed. The comprehensive post-excavation soil sampling effort establishes that remediation goals for the 46-acre former dump site have been met. The final steps necessary to restore the Site may now begin, including final grading; re-vegetation using native meadow grasses, forbs and shrubs; and restoration of 3 acres of wetland and wet meadow habitats. The NPS expects this work to be largely completed before the end of 2012.

July 1, 2011
As of May 2011, preliminary soils data show that 176 of 185 quarter-acre grids on the Site had achieved all Site Remediation Goals. Four of the remaining nine grids (all on the West Site) continued to exceed cleanup levels for dioxins and have been the subject of additional excavation and sampling in June. The five remaining grids are still being used for haul roads and a staging area and will be excavated and tested once the other grids are clean.

NPS anticipates that EQIS will re-mobilize in late June to conduct additional excavation in any of the four West Site grids that continue to have dioxin-contaminated soil. If soil sampling results support the conclusion that the contaminated soil has been removed from these grids, then it is anticipated that EQIS will re-mobilize to remove haul roads and excavate and sample in the five remaining grids on the West Site that have been used for haul roads and staging.

EQIS is developing plans for grading and revegetating the East Site. Once those plans are approved by NPS and all sampling results have been confirmed, EQIS will survey and begin grading the East Site, most likely in the fall of 2011. Plans for West Site grading and revegetation will begin as soon as all West Site grids achieve the cleanup levels. East and West Site revegetation may be complete by the spring of 2012.

Click here to read the archived updates.

Reports:
Krejci Dump Site Cleanup and Restoration Public Notification Policy

Krejci Dump Cleanup History and Planning (NPS/BOR)

Krejci Dump Cleanup Process by EQIS (the project contractor)(July 20, 2005)

Krejci Dump Remedial Action Work Plan to Address Village of Boston Heights Issues

FAQ about the Krejci Dump Site Cleanup

Project Documents:
Initial Roadside Baseline Sampling
Second Round of Roadside Sampling
Third Round of Roadside Sampling
Summary of All Roadside Reports
Fact Sheet

For More Information:
Contact Christopher Davis at (330) 342-0764 ext. 5, or e-mail us.

 
 

Did You Know?

Drawing of a mule driver on the Ohio & Erie Canal.

A young James A. Garfield, 20th President of the United States, worked briefly as a mule boy on the Ohio & Erie Canal, an important cultural resource within Cuyahoga Valley National Park.