Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

June 14, 2019

Wildwood Road/Hwy 244 road closure in Mahtomedi scheduled June 17-24

ROSEVILLE, Minn. – Motorists should expect an emergency closure and detours on Wildwood Road/Highway 244 in Mahtomedi as crews replace a drainage pipe beneath the road.

Beginning at 5 a.m., Monday, June 17, both directions of Wildwood Road/Highway 244 between Old Wildwood Road and Birchwood Road will close, weather permitting.

This section of road will remain closed for up to seven days.  Westbound and Eastbound Highway 244/Wildwood Road motorists will be detoured to Century Ave, I-694, Hwy 36 and Hilton Trail.

Motorists traveling southbound on Highway 244/Wildwood Road will follow the posted detour along Highway 96 to Jamaca Avenue/County Road 9 to County 12.

Local access will be maintained for residents and businesses around the work zone by following the posted detour of Lincolntown Avenue to Long Lake Road.

Crews expect to reopen the road by 6 a.m. Monday, June 24. Motorists are urged to plan ahead and allow more time to reach your destination.

For updated road condition information, call 511 or visit 511mn.org.