60-2-240. Use of postconsumer recycled materials in highway construction projects. (1) The department shall use postconsumer recycled material in federal and state highway construction projects, including but not limited to use as:
(a) roadway fill material;
(b) roadway aggregates;
(c) bedding material;
(d) foundation material; and
(e) filter material.
(2) The department shall take procedural steps to provide for the incorporation of postconsumer recycled material into a highway project to ensure that:
(a) road construction projects use postconsumer recycled material when the cost is less than or equal to the cost of other materials used for the same purpose; and
(b) engineering standards demonstrate the acceptable use of postconsumer recycled material for a project.
(3) For the purposes of this section, "postconsumer recycled material" means recycled glass processed into glass cullet, reclaimed asphalt and concrete, and recycled tires.