56th and Yankee Hill Road

Safety Improvement Project

U.S. Department of Transportation - Federal Highway Administration

The purpose of this project is to mitigate crashes and improve traffic operations at 56th and Yankee Hill Road.

Scope of Work

This project included construction of a roundabout at the intersection of South 56th Street and Yankee Hill Road, as well as approach roadways that extend approximately ¼ miles east and west of the intersection along Yankee Hill Road and approximately ¼ miles north and south of the intersection along South 56th Street. Additional work included storm sewer and drainage improvements.

Project Design(PDF, 8MB)

  • Project Area


Construction began in June 2020, and the intersection opened to traffic in December 2020. The project was coordinated with the adjacent 56th Street from Bridle Lane to Thompson Creek Boulevard Project to minimize impacts to area residents and the traveling public.

Public Involvement

Public Comment Period – June 4 - July 6, 2020
Written comments or questions should be submitted to Randy Saathoff (contact info below).
Meeting Materials:
YouTube video Virtual Open House Presentation (10:50)

Project Design Open House – September 11, 2018
St. Michaels’s School, 9101 S 78th Street
Meeting Materials:

Related Information

56th Street from Bridle Lane to Thompson Creek Boulevard Project