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

It will be in the area of 483 N. Canfield Niles Road in Austintown. It will run from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Police will also be conducting saturation patrols in the county throughout the weekend.

OVI checkpoints are planned to deter and intercept impaired drivers.