"31-w blitz" is a two-week program.
The first week deals with educating motorists about avoiding the dangers of the state-wide interstate...
The second week is the "enforcement stage" where law enforcement from 11 different offices in the area will increase patrol on 31-w....seeking out traffic offenders.
This is part of a bigger program where the Kentucky Department of Transportation has identified the 31-W corridor, all through the state of Kentucky as a high crash area.
According to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, last year's edition of the "blitz" dropped injuries and fatalities by nearly 14 percent for the year.