Police checkpoints around Huntsville this weekend

Published: Jul. 2, 2021 at 8:46 PM CDT
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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) - The Huntsville Police Department DUI Task Force will be out in full effect this holiday weekend looking for impaired drivers.

The DUI Task Force with the Huntsville Police Department will be conducting checkpoints around Huntsville this weekend. If you get stopped, be prepared with your driver’s license, proof of insurance and vehicle registration to show officers.

There are 57 designated hotspots throughout Huntsville. These hotspots are determined by data that shows heavy traffic spots or common places for wrecks.

Here are a few of the hotspots you can expect to see officers patrolling this weekend:

  • University Drive/Slaughter Road
  • Mastin Lake Road,/Lodge Road
  • Jordan Lane/Sparkman Drive
  • Mastin Lake Road/Pulaski Pike
  • Meridian Street/Delaware Boulevard
  • Moores Mill Road/Stanwood Boulevard
  • Bankhead Parkway/Douglas Lane
  • Cecil Ashburn/Old Big Cove Road
  • Church Street/Pratt Avenue
  • Clinton Avenue/Monroe Street
  • Sparkman Drive/Executive Drive
  • University Drive/Old Monrovia Road
  • University Drive/Research Park Boulevard

These checkpoints are done to help detect impaired driving. If you see or suspect someone is drinking and driving please contact the Huntsville Police Department at 256-722-7100.

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