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A landslide in the Northfork area briefly closed part of Route 52 on Monday night.

Emergency Dispatchers said a landslide blocked one lane along Route 52 in Northfork.  That was at around 10 p.m. on Monday night.  The lane was closed for about an hour.  Crews with the West Virginia Division of Highways worked with firefighters from the Northfork to clear the roadway. The lane was reopened to traffic at around 11 p.m.