Walsh Road has become the first in Warrnambool to be rebuilt using a new method of recycling glass bottles and jars.
About 60,000 glass items from three community recycling bins placed around Warrnambool in February, as well as some from the Moyne Shire, have gone into the making of the road.
About 15 tonnes of glass has been crushed by local firm Fulton Hogan for the project and used as a substitute for sand in the asphalting process.
More than six tonnes of glass was collected from Warrnambool's three "bottle banks" alone.
Walsh Road is expected to reopen to traffic by the end of the week.
The council has also been collecting glass from about 3300 properties since February as part of a trial.
This glass is being held by Wheelie Waste ahead of being graded and crushed for use in local concrete manufacturing.
Warrnambool Mayor Tony Herbert said that this was the latest council initiative that aims to reduce the amount of material sent to landfill.
"Local household glass is being processed locally and used on local roads - it's an ideal recycling scenario," he said.
"The community told us in 2019 that a separate glass bin was their preferred option going forward, and we are now beginning to see this option bear fruit.
"We know that separating glass from other recyclables is one of the most effective ways to reduce contamination and make sure as many recyclable items as possible are re-used.
"When coupled with the introduction of FOGO bins in 2018 and 2019, the people of Warrnambool are helping to divert thousands of tonnes of reusable material from landfill each year.
"Processing waste correctly is also a cheaper option than sending material to landfill, with the draft 2020/21 council budget including an $11 reduction per property in waste management fees."
The council, in conjunction with the VicRoads roads to recovery program identified the section of Walsh Road between Raglan Parade and Bradley Street as needing a full rehabilitation due to pavement failures.
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