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UPDATE: Portion of Highway 85 between Grassy Butte and Watford City closed due to landslides

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Highway 85 about 16 miles south of Watford City is closed due to a landslide that moved dirt and debris onto the road this afternoon, the North Dakota Department of Transportation confirmed shortly before 6 p.m.


Motorists must use alternate routes, according to the DOT.

Eastbound traffic should travel on Highway 16 to Highway 68.

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