Neighbors worry about safety issues around “Lusher hump”

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This chunk of raised concrete in the middle of Lowerline Street next to Lusher Charter School is high enough that it scrapes the bottoms of passing cars, earning the nickname of the "Lusher lump." (photo via

A raised chunk of concrete on Lowerline Street, scarred and streaked across the top where its scrapes the bottoms of passing cars every day, has earned the nickname the “Lusher hump” from the neighborhood leaders imploring the city to fix it.

The issue is the top infrastructure priority of the Central Carrollton Association, whose members even confronted Mayor Mitch Landrieu about it at one of his recent budget hearings. Bill Capo, the action reporter with our partners at WWL-TV, has more:

City officials have told the association that the equipment needed to fix the lump is in the shop.

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