SOME of Gympie’s most notorious roads have been named and shamed in the wake of recent heavy rainfall around the region.

A very wet start to February inspired a Gympie Times social media call-out asking readers to dob in the biggest disaster areas for drivers to navigate, or put the spotlight on any fresh pothole zones opening up as a result of the latest torrent.

A Gympie Times reader has slammed the state of Tatnell Rd at North Deep Creek as one of the region's worst.
A Gympie Times reader has slammed the state of Tatnell Rd at North Deep Creek as one of the region's worst.

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Not all responses named roads directly affected by the inclement weather, but readers took the opportunity to blast the roads in dire need of attention:

Bernadette Shaw: Curra Estate Rd – they keep filling holes and the damage travels. Time for a re-do.

Karly Ludcke: Scrubby Creek Rd is bad it even has grass growing through the road. The road is narrow, bumpy as hell.

Anne Austin: Eel Creek Bridge has a nice set of ­potholes and it’s narrow so you can’t avoid them if another car is coming the other way.

Nikeya Alexander: Jerry Creek Rd Langshaw ... Just take a drive out there, make sure your false teeth are glued in and your bra straps are tightened, it’s one bumpy ride.

Net Keast: Upper Eel Creek Rd.

Rhuebee Bennett: The new patch between Chatsworth and One Mile isn’t holding up too well.

Stacey Barnes: I’ll second that! It’s busting up in quite a few places there!

The state of Tatnell Rd at North Deep Creek was also lashed, with one reader sharing video footage showing a thin and uneven look of the dirt track near their residence.

A Gympie Regional ­Council spokesman identified Tatnell Rd as an ­unmaintained road, saying “it is the responsibility of the residents on the road to drive to conditions and carry out maintenance as needed”.

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