New Mexico celebrated the name change from U.S. 666 to U.S. 491 last week by proudly issuing a news release Monday.
The highway runs 194 miles from Gallup north through southwestern Colorado and west to Monticello, Utah.
"I'm pleased that after years of controversy, this issue which has plagued the Navajo Nation and northwestern New Mexico has finally been resolved," said New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson in the release.
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