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State Roads 85, 123 to close for test mission on August 8 in Okaloosa

Please plan accordingly today.

The 96th Test Wing is scheduled to conduct testing on the Eglin Air Force Base range complex on August 8, which will require the closure of State Roads 85 and  123. 

  • The roads will be closed between 9 a.m. and noon today. The roads will not be closed for more than 90-minute periods within the time frame, according to Eglin.

In the event testing is cancelled, a backup mission is scheduled for Aug. 11 between 9 a.m. and noon. Please plan accordingly today.

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