AUSTINTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – An OVI checkpoint is taking place Friday night in Mahoning County.

The checkpoint will be at 4545 New Road in Austintown from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Saturation patrols will also be conducted in various parts of the county throughout the weekend.

OVI checkpoints are planned to deter and intercept impaired drivers.