Highway 285 to close for test mission, noise advisory

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EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – The 96th Test Wing will conduct explosives testing on the Eglin range complex requiring the closure of Highway 285. 

In addition, residents in the area will hear a noticeably louder than typical detonation during that time.

Testing will take place Oct. 25. The road will be closed between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. The road will not be closed for more than a 90-minute period.

Back-up missions will be Oct. 26 - 31. For more information, please contact the Eglin public affairs office at 882-3931.