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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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