OROVILLE, Calif. — For the first time ever, Caltrans is using recycled plastic bottles for a paving project in California.
The paving project will begin at 10 a.m. on Thursday on Highway 162/ Oro-Dam Boulevard West, just west of Oroville in Butte County.
The department is utilizing innovative technology, featuring recycled asphalt and liquid paste made from recycled plastic bottles.
Caltrans will introduce this new greener process at the site Thursday morning. The project will be introduced by Caltrans officials and Sean Weaver, president of Technisoil Industrial of Redding.