WASHINGTON -

5:15 p.m.
    
An attorney for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe says it is grateful that work will be temporarily stopped on a section of the four-state oil pipeline.
    
U.S. District Judge James Boasberg said Tuesday that work will temporarily stop between State Highway 1806 and 20 miles east of Lake Oahe, but that work will continue west of the highway because he believes the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers lacks jurisdiction on private land.
    
The tribe requested the stoppage after a weekend confrontation between protesters and construction workers near Lake Oahe due to workers allegedly bulldozing sites that attorney Jan Hasselman said were "of great historic and cultural significance to the tribe."
    
Hasselman said Tuesday that the tribe was "disappointed that some of the important sacred sites that we had found and provided evidence for will not be protected."
    
Boasberg said he'll issue a decision by the end of Friday on the tribe's broader push that challenges federal regulators' decision to grant permits.
    
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4:55 p.m.

A Dakota Access attorney says if there weren't disturbances on the section of the oil pipeline that was part of a federal judge's decision, it would be completed by the end of the week.
    
Attorney Bill Leone said during Tuesday's hearing that there are 700 people constructing the pipeline in North Dakota. He also said that there were two more attacks on crews Tuesday.
    
A weekend confrontation between protesters and construction workers near Lake Oahe prompted the tribe to ask Sunday for a temporary stop of construction, which a judge partially granted Tuesday.
    
A spokeswoman for the Morton County Sheriff's Office, a spokeswoman for Dallas-based Energy Transfer Partners and a spokesman of environmental group Earthjustice didn't immediately respond to telephone messages requesting comment.
    
Standing Rock Sioux Chairman David Archambault II is expected to release a statement on Facebook later Tuesday.
    
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3:45 p.m.

A federal judge has granted the Standing Rock Sioux tribe's request to temporarily stop work on some, but not all of a portion of the $3.8 billion Dakota Access Pipeline to safeguard cultural sites in North Dakota.
    
U.S. District Judge James Boasberg said Tuesday that work will temporarily stop between State Highway 1806 and 20 miles east of Lake Oahe, but that work will continue west of the highway because he believes the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers lacks jurisdiction on private land.
    
The request granted by Boasberg is different than the tribe's broader push that challenges federal regulators' decision to grant permits to the operators of the four-state pipeline. Boasberg said he expects to issue a full opinion on that lawsuit by the end of Friday.
    
A weekend confrontation between protesters and construction workers near Lake Oahe, North Dakota, prompted the tribe to ask Sunday for a temporary stop of construction.
    
Attorneys for Energy Transfer Partners filed court documents Tuesday morning denying that workers have destroyed any cultural sites.