Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

State Paves Way For Renaming.

Byline: Donna Redman For the Journal

Sosimo Padilla Boulevard To Revert to Camino del Llano

The state Highway Commission has cleared the way for the city to change the name of Sosimo Padilla Boulevard to its original Camino del Llano, City Councilor Terese Ulivarri said.

The change, though, won't take effect until Dec. 31, 2001, she said.

At a Sept. 21 meeting in Alamogordo, commissioners amended a 15-year-old agreement with the city that had barred the name change. The agreement was made at the time the state turned the road over to the city.

"Our charge is to manage the state's highway system," Commissioner Sidney Strebeck said in a phone interview this week, "not to manage the city of Belen's road system. …

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