New York state
officials plan to conduct random truck inspections in a special
stop on the Long Island Expressway, Newsday reported March
operations, which will be located between Washington Avenue and
Round Swamp Road in Plainview, are a joint effort of the state
Department of Transportation, the State Police and the Nassau
County Police, according to a column that appeared in the paper.
column said the inspection area, which will be able to accommodate
eight trucks, would include an exit off the highway. Construction
will occur during 2004.