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