Fresh kills landfill final cover section 6/7

The project scope included the installation of the final cover to 285 acres Section 6/7 of the Fresh Kills landfill. The construction was conducted in stages. The installation of the landfill gas collection system included 280 gas extraction wells that penetrate into the landfill refuse, and 50,000 linear feet of an interconnecting gas pipe system imbedded in barrier protective soil layer. The barrier of protective soil is capped by a final vegetative topsoil layer, which is seeded to re-establish the native grasses and wild flowers.



New York City Department of Sanitation (DASNY)


Key Services

  • Construction Inspection
  • Construction Management

Project Description

The project included construction of water and storm water management. EnTech, as part of the team, participated in related construction inspection and management activities.