Plow dare they! Arkansas leaves Texas side of shared road covered in snow

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Plow dare they! Arkansas leaves Texas side of shared road covered in snow

There’s no fine line between safe and snowy driving conditions on the border of Texas and Arkansas. The Lone Star State is strugg

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There’s no fine line between safe and snowy driving conditions on the border of Texas and Arkansas.

The Lone Star State is struggling to keep its roadways clear amid a flurry of storm-related traffic deaths — while its northeastern neighbor appears to be busily plowing away, according to officials and footage.

Striking images show snow removed on the Arkansas side of a four-lane highway that runs along the state line — while the Texas side remained piled high with powder after a historic winter storm, according to officials and images.

“Big difference in #Arkansas and #Texas snow removal in #Texarkana. This is Stateline Rd. Right side is AR and left side is TX,” Weather Channel storm chaser Charles Peek tweeted Tuesday.

The stark contrast sparked controversy as more than 36 storm related deaths — most of them traffic fatalities — were tallied in the area Thursday.

“AR clears the roads, TX doesn’t bother,” one resident fumed.

Another added, “Seems like arkansas could have helped texas out?”

The entire sprawling state of Texas owns just 700 plows — just a fraction of New York City’s roughly 2,300, Adam Hammond, a spokesman for The Texas Department of Transportation told The Post.

“The road has been cleared,” Hammons said Thursday, adding he didn’t know when it was plowed.

It wasn’t immediately clear how plows many the area of northeastern Texas in question, near Stateline Road, owned, he said. Hammond didn’t immediately return a request for comment about if whether department is working with Arkansas to clear roads in the wake of the historic storm.

The dangerous driving conditions come after Texas was struck by brutally cold weather and power outage that left millions without electricity amid below-freezing temperatures earlier this week.



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