Economic dislocation and adjustment problems created by the plant closure of the Texas Instrument plant formulated a comprehensive economic adjustment plan for the area. The manufacturing strategy proposes two site improvement projects to enhance the growth potential of the industrial parks located at Fort Walton Beach and Crestview. The conversion of a center into a child care facility would serve the needs of the females seeking employment--especially heads of households. The fact that Okaloosa County had no railroad service, the transportation strategy suggests a project to study the feasibility of extending rail service into the area.

  • Corporate Authors:

    West Florida Regional Planning Council

    Pensacola, FL  United States 

    Economic Development Administration

    14th Street, Between E St and Constitution Avenue, NW
    Washington, DC  United States 
  • Publication Date: 1977

Media Info

  • Pagination: 103 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00154391
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: EDA-77-026
  • Contract Numbers: EDA-04-09-01341
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 31 1977 12:00AM