Police Announce DUI Checkpoints for Holiday Weekend

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    The State Police are adding add patrols over the Independence Day holiday weekend and troopers will focus on drunken drivers as well as unsafe drivers.

    These are the checkpoints:

    Western
    Wednesday roving patrols

    • Route 8 from Watertown to Torrington
    • Greater Danbury and Waterbury areas
    • Routes 8 and 4 in Torrington and Goshen

    Thursday roving patrols

    • Interstate 95 between New Haven and Stamford
    • Routes 8 and 25 between Bridgeport, Trumbull and Shelton
    • Routes 8 limited access highway and 44 in towns of Winsted, Barkhamsted and New Hartford
    • DUI Sobriety Checkpoint – Interstate 84 eastbound exit ramp to Lake Avenue in City of Danbury. Secondary location will be Interstate 84 westbound exit ramp to Lake Avenue Extension in City of Danbury

    Friday roving patrols

    • Route 8 from Watertown to Torrington
    • Interstate 95 between New Haven and Stamford
    • Routes 8 and 25 between Bridgeport, Trumbull and Shelton
    • Greater Danbury and Waterbury areas

    Saturday roving patrols

    • Interstate 95 between New Haven and Stamford
    • Routes 8 and 25 between Bridgeport, Trumbull and Shelton
    • Route 8 from Watertown to Torrington in Troop L patrol
    • Routes 44, 202 and 219 in towns of Torrington, New Hartford and Barkhamsted
    • Greater Danbury and Waterbury areas

    Sunday roving patrols

    • Interstate 95 between New Haven and Stamford
    • Routes 8 and 25 between Bridgeport, Trumbull and Shelton
    • Greater Danbury and Waterbury areas

    Central
    Wednesday roving patrols

    • Interstate 84 west of Hartford
    • Routes 9, 72 and 372
    • Interstate 95 between Guilford and Old Lyme

    Thursday roving patrols

    • Interstate 91 Exit 10 area
    • Route 9 from Old Saybrook to Middletown

    Friday roving patrols

    • Interstate 84
    • Routes 2 and 384
    • Route 8 exit 25-28 area
    • Route 1 in town of Westbrook

    Saturday roving patrols

    • Interstate 91
    • Interstate 95 from Guilford to Old Lyme
    • Route 291
    • Route 8 Exit 25-28 area
    • Sunday roving patrols
    • DUI Sobriety Checkpoint – Route 66 east of Higby Road in Middlefield

    Eastern
    Wednesday roving patrols

    • Routes 6, 12, 14, 44, 97, 169, 197, 198 and Interstate 395 in Killingly , Brooklyn, Thompson, Woodstock, Chaplin, Hampton, Eastford, Sterling, Putnam and Pomfret
    • Routes 2, 2A, 12, 164, and 165, 214, Interstates 95 and 395 in East Lyme, Griswold, Groton, Lisbon, Montville, New London, North Stonington, Norwich, Preston, Stonington, and Waterford
    • Routes 2, 6, and 32 in Troop K patrol area

    Thursday roving patrols

    • Interstates 84 and Routes 30, 32, 44, 74, 83, 190, 195 in towns of Ashford, Ellington, Mansfield, Somers, Stafford, Tolland, Union and Willington
    • Routes 6, 12, 14, 44, 97, 169, 197, 198 in Killingly, Brooklyn, Thompson, Woodstock, Chaplin, Hampton, Eastford, Sterling, Putnam and Pomfret
    • Route 2

    Friday roving patrols

    • Interstates 84 and Routes 30, 32, 44, 74, 83, 190, 195 in Ashford, Ellington, Mansfield, Somers, Stafford, Tolland, Union and Willington
    • Routes 6, 12, 14, 44, 97, 169, 197, 198 in towns of Killingly, Brooklyn, Thompson, Woodstock, Chaplin, Hampton, Eastford, Sterling, Putnam and Pomfret
    • Routes 2, 2A, 12, 164, and 165, 214, Interstates 95 and 395 in East Lyme, Griswold, Groton, Lisbon, Montville, New London, North Stonington, Norwich, Preston, Stonington, and Waterford

    Saturday roving patrols

    • Interstate 84 and Routes 30, 32, 44, 74, 83, 190, 195 in Ashford, Ellington, Mansfield, Somers, Stafford, Tolland, Union and Willington
    • Routes 6, 12, 14, 144, 97, 169, 197, 198 in towns of Killingly, Brooklyn, Thompson, Woodstock, Chaplin, Hampton, Eastford, Sterling, Putnam and Pomfret
    • Routes 2, 2A, 12, 164, and 165, 214, Interstates 95 and 395 in East Lyme, Griswold, Groton, Lisbon, Montville, New London, North Stonington, Norwich, Preston, Stonington, and Waterford


    Sunday roving patrols

    • Interstate 84 and Routes 30, 32, 44, 74, 83, 190, 195 in towns of Ashford, Ellington, Mansfield, Somers, Stafford, Tolland, Union and Willington
    • Routes 2, 2A, 12, 164, and 165, 214, Interstates 95 and 395 in East Lyme, Griswold, Groton, Lisbon, Montville, New London, North Stonington, Norwich, Preston, Stonington, and Waterford

    Berlin will conduct a DUI checkpoint on the Berlin Turnpike on July 5. Police said they wil have what they call the "BATMobile" -- Breath Alcohol Testing -- at the checkpoint

    Meriden will conduct DUI patrols, starting on Wednesday night.

    In New Haven
    , police will be conducting a DUI checkpoint on Saturday, July 6 at Legion Avenue and Orchard Street beginning at 7 p.m. until 3 am on Sunday, July 7. 

    Newington police will conduct roving D.U.I patrols between July 5 and July 7. 

    Old Saybrook
    police will conduct traffic safety DUI checkpoints on Saturday into Sunday at various locations.

    Stratford police will conduct roadside sobriety checkpoints and increased patrols throughout the Fourth of July holiday weekend. The sobriety checkpoints are scheduled for Saturday, from 8 p.m. to 4 a.m. on Sunday.

    Watertown
    will be conducting DUI checkpoints in Watertown on July 5

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