Highway on Navajo Nation closed for repairs after heavy rains

A video posted by the Navajo Nation Division of Transportation shows work on the collapsed highway. YouTube: U.S. Route 491 Closure

Heavy rains have forced the closure of a highway that runs through the New Mexico portion of the Navajo Nation.

The six-mile stretch of U.S. Route 491 between Naschitti and Sheep Springs collapsed. It will be closed for two weeks for repairs.

Drivers are advised to take alternate routes for travel in northwestern New Mexico.

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Heavy rain closes U.S. Highway 491 between Sheep Springs and Naschitti for two weeks (The Farmington Daily Times 7/9)

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