Smoky skies to the east of Holt now through March

OKCOLogoCRESTVIEW, Fla., March 5, 2020–Okaloosa County has begun a daily controlled burn operation that will run through the end of the month.

Burning operations is part of the Foy Shaw Parkway project, according to a news release from Okaloosa County.

The project consists of building approximately 0.8 miles of a new two-lane road from the intersection of U.S. 90 and Cavalier Drive to the intersection of John Givens Road and Skyline Drive.

The project is under construction now in northeast Crestview at the Bob Sikes Airport.

While this project won’t directly affect the Holt area, drivers headed to Crestview may see smoke over the city in the direction of the airport.

Questions about the burn should be referred to Eric Broome, project administrator, at 850-902-8459 or at the Air Operations Center at 850-651-7166.


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