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

It will be in the area of 118 N. Canfield Niles Road (State Route 46 near Ohltown Road) and run from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Saturation patrols will also take place this weekend throughout Mahoning County.

OVI checkpoints are planned to deter and intercept impaired drivers.