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If you choose to drive while under the influence of alcohol or drugs while driving in Russell County, be prepared. The Russell County Sheriff's Dept. joins the national crackdown to reduce impaired driving fatalities. “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” begins Friday, August 16th statewide and runs through Sept 2nd, 2019. This campaign is conducted to remove impaired drivers from KY roadways. In Russell County, the Russell Co. Sheriff's Dept. will be conducting sobriety checkpoints across the county in an effort to locate and remove alcohol/drug impaired drivers. 
 
SOBRIETY CHECKPOINT LOCATIONS: 
 1.   KY 55 at KY 379    
 2.   KY 76 In Eli Near Country Cafe    
 3.   Old Rowena and State Park Road    
 4.   KY 80 East and Owenstown Rd    
 5.   KY 196 at KY 3277    
 6.   KY 379 at KY 1058    
 7.   KY 379 at KY 92    
 8.   KY 619 at KY 1680    
 9.   US 127 by Pass Jamestown at Greasy Creek    
10.  Damron Creek & Damron Creek Spur Road    
11.  Decatur & Decatur Spur Road    
12.  KY 1611 & Old Jamestown Rd    
13.  KY 1729 & Sano Mt. Olive Road    
14.  KY 3525 at KY 910    
15.  Jericho Road at Owenstown Road    
16.  Decatur Rd at Passmore Road    
17.  KY 1383 & The Carwash at KOA Campground    
18.  Maple Street & Lakeway Drive    
19.  US 127 at the Casey /Russell County Line    
20.  Blair School Road at Reynolds Creek    
21.  Blair School Road at Acree Road    
22.  US 127 About 500 yards North of Wolf Creek    
23.  Lilly Creek Ramp Road and KY 92    
24.  KY 80 and Patty Ridge Road