Construction updates and other news

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The following briefs are just a snapshot of some of the things going on at and around Robins.

Construction updates
Beginning Tuesday, the parking lot on the east side of Bldg. 2089 will be partially closed for about two years. In addition, a small portion of Beale Drive in the area of Bldg. 2089 will be temporarily rerouted during Phase 1B of construction to allow the contractor to install new fuel supply lines from Bldg. 2089 to the JSTARS ramp. When Phase 1B is completed, Beale Drive will reopen. When the project is complete, the contractor field office/staging area will be removed. The parking lot will lose 32 spaces during the project.
Coordination with impacted organizations is underway. For more information, contact Bill Buecker, at 478-327-2912 or Lorrie Simmons at 478-327-3977.

Gate closure
The Watson Gate will be closed on July 20, from 6 to 8 p.m. for maintenance. The Martin Luther King Gate will open during this period to accommodate traffic.

Independence Day celebrations
The following Independence Day celebrations are set for the upcoming week at no cost to attendees: 

Sunday- Perry Independence Day Parade & Freedom Fireworks - A parade will take place in downtown Perry at 6 p.m. with a freedom fireworks celebration including live music and kids zone starting at 7 p.m. at Ga. National Fairgrounds West Gate - fireworks will begin at dusk.

For more information call 478-987-1234 or visit 
Thursday- City of Centerville 3rd Annual Independence Day Celebration - This event will be held at City Hall on Church Street from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. and includes entertainment. For more information visit
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Editor's Note: See next Week's Robins Rev-Up for more events and safety tips.