This Friday, August 24, 2018, the Abbeville Police Department will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint looking for impaired drivers and other traffic related offenses.

The checkpoint will be held between 9pm and 3am somewhere within the city limits of Abbeville.

This checkpoint is part of a year-long grant program provided through the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission, designed to improve driver safety and reduce impaired driving.

Abbeville Police Chief Bill Spearman would like to remind all citizens to obey all traffic laws and use caution when out on the city streets and highways.