UPDATE: Highway 285 to close for test mission, noise advisory CANCELLED Published Sept. 22, 2023 Team Eglin Public Affairs Photo Details / Download Hi-Res UPDATE: MISSION CANCELLED. 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 Sept. 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. For more information, please contact the Eglin public affairs office at 882-3931.