Road closures for July 28 test mission

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  • Team Eglin Public Affairs

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- The 96th Test Wing is scheduled to conduct weapons testing on the Eglin Test and Training Range July 28, requiring the closure of Highway 85, 285, State Road 123 and Bob Sikes Road. 

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

In addition to the road closures, the mission will also require the evacuation of the ETTR.

Recreation on the range will not be permitted during this time. Please see the recreational public access map below or call 882-0007. For additional information call the Jackson Guard Natural Resources Office at 882-4165.

All Eglin Range roads and access roads will be closed from Highway 87 to 331 for the duration of the mission. Please note that Highway 87 and 331 will not be closed. 

A back-up mission is scheduled for Aug. 18 between 9 a.m. and noon. 

For more information and updates on road closures, visit Eglin's website or call Eglin Public Affairs at 882-3931.