According to police spokeswoman, the checkpoint will take place from 11 p.m. to 2 a.m. Police did not give advance notice of the exact checkpoint location.
FCPD regularly holds checkpoints in various parts of the county in order to monitor for intoxicated drivers.
Officers from the Reston District Station will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint this Friday. Don't drink and drive! pic.twitter.com/xkkzm5FSRJ
— Fairfax Co. Police (@fairfaxpolice) November 7, 2017
The 56-mile Reston District covers Reston, Great Falls, and parts of Vienna, Oak Hill and Herndon.
Along with publicity and awareness, checkpoints have proven to be effective in the fight against drunk driving, police say.
Image courtesy of FCPD
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