Ohio Route 3

ASHLAND -- The Ohio State Highway Patrol, in conjunction with the Loudonville Police Department and Ashland County Sheriff’s Office, announced today an OVI checkpoint will be held from 8 p.m. until 1 a.m. tonight on Ohio 3 in Ashland County.

The OVI checkpoint, funded by federal grant funds, is planned to deter and intercept impaired drivers, the patrol said.

The checkpoint will also be held in conjunction with nearby saturation patrols to aggressively combat impaired driver-related injury and fatal crashes.

If you plan to consume alcohol, designate a driver or make other travel arrangements before you drink, the patrol said.

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