State Road 85, 285 to close for mission

EglinEGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla., Sept. 30, 2019–Eglin Air Force Base announced a road closure for State Roads 85 and 285 this week.

The 96th Test Wing is scheduled to move a target across the Eglin AFB range complex from the western ranges to the eastern ranges Oct 1 and 2.

This requires a brief closure of State Roads 85 and 285.

The mission is scheduled to take place Oct. 1– 2. The road will be closed at some point between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. Tuesday and 8 a.m. to noon Wednesday.

The road will not be closed for more than a 15-minute period, according to the news release.

Eglin Air Force Base news release

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