Drivers take note. If you plan to travel along Route 64 this weekend, the Illinois State Police will be conducting a roadside safety check.
The Illinois State Police will be conducting the safety checks between 11 p.m. Jan. 25 and 4 a.m. Jan. 26.
The roadside check will be set up specifically at the southbound entrance ramp from Route 64 to Veterans Memorial Tollway (I-355), according to Illinois State Police Cpt. Joe Perez.
Officers will be looking for drivers who are driving in an unsafe manner, driving with a suspended or revoked driver’s license, transporting open alcohol or driving under the influence.
According to the Illinois State Police, alcohol and drug impairment are a significant factor in about 40 percent of all fatal crashes in Illinois.
The Illinois Department of Transportation, Division of Traffic Safety is funding the roadside safety project.