State Road 285 to close for test mission, noise advisory

The 96th Test Wing will conduct explosives testing on the Eglin range complex requiring the closure of State Road 285.   Testing will take place September 27. The road will be closed between 9 […]

The 96th Test Wing will conduct explosives testing on the Eglin range complex requiring the closure of State Road 285.  

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

Testing will take place September 27. The road will be closed between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Note, the road will not be closed for more than a 90-minute period. 

Back-up missions will be Sept. 28 to Oct. 3.

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“We enjoy The Wharf 850, especially when out of town guest are here.”
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“there is some funny math going on here. 5000/4 = 1250 and 1250 x 2= 2500 2500 +(500x2)= 3500. not 2000!”
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“So many great places in FWB and Destin. Our Go To is Tradewinds in Niceville. Back ups are Craft Bar and Twisted Grape.”
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“Pounder's Niceville , Please put one in Fort Walton Beach soon! for we would go more often”
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“Stewby's Seafood Shanty on the Island.”
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“We live in Destin. The Donut Hole is #1 for us.”
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“In Niceville; Brothers near BWB on HWY 20”
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“Our go to is Hill Monkeys on Main Street in Crestview or Hot Kimchi on Ferdon.”
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