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