4 roundabouts planned in Franklin, Perry townships in 2020

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — More roundabouts are coming to Indianapolis.

On Monday, the Department of Public Works shared plans to reconstruct four intersections in Franklin and Perry townships. Two will go in on Stop 11 Road at the intersections of Combs Road and Five Points Road. Another one will be installed at the intersection of Five Points Road and Edgewood Avenue, and the fourth one will go in at Sherman Drive and Thompson Road.

This project is part of the $134 million that Public Works plans to use to make transportation improvements this year.

Dozens of people on Monday night came to the cafeteria at Franklin Central High School to learn more about the roundabouts.

Dozens of people came to Franklin Central High School on the night of Feb. 10, 2020, to learn more about four roundabouts to be built in 2020. (Photo Provided/Indianapolis Department of Public Works)


Jungle Cruise boat at Disney World takes on water with passengers on board

 (CNN) — Disney’s Magic Kingdom in Orlando may be known as “The Most Magical Place on Earth,” but for some visitors riding the Jungle Cruise on Thursday, the experience was a bit less magical and a lot more wet.

The ride takes passengers on an adventure through the world’s exotic rivers with a humorous skipper as the guide. But around noon, one of the boats started taking on water while passengers were on board.

Matthew Vince, who was on the ride, said more than a foot of water flooded the boat.

The boat “went from floating to sunk in about a minute,” Vince told CNN affiliate WPTV. “Everyone was fine and we were rescued in about 20 minutes.”

A spokesperson for Disney confirmed to CNN affiliate WFTV that the boat took on some water, but added that everyone was able to get off the boat safely.

Firefighters with the Reedy Creek Fire Department responded to the scene, but no one was transported to the hospital, a spokeswoman with the department told CNN.

The ride reopened around 2:30 p.m., according to WPTV.

The Jungle Cruise, which opened in 1971, is a fan favorite and one of the park’s most iconic rides, so the incident naturally got Twitter stirring.

Some speculated it was a publicity stunt to promote Disney’s upcoming “Jungle Cruise” movie featuring Dwayne Johnson.

Others jokingly worried for the fate of the guests because of all the dangerous “beasts” they could encounter.

Disney said it worked with the people who were on the boat so that they could enjoy the rest of their day at the park, according to CNN affiliate WESH.