Revolving Loan Fund

The ARPC Revolving Loan Fund (RLF), financed by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA), provides a source of capital for businesses in the Apalachee Region.

Emergency Planning

The ARPC works with the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) as well as local emergency management agencies throughout the Region to provide emergency preparedness and disaster planning assistance.

Transportation Disadvantaged

The ARPC is designated by the the Commission for the Transportation Disadvantaged as the official planning agency (DOPA) for Calhoun, Franklin, Gulf, Jackson, and Liberty Counties.

Apalachee Regional Planning Council

2507 Callaway Road, Suite 200
Tallahassee, FL 32303
Phone 850-488-6211
Fax 850-488-1616

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FDOT Traffic Alert for Big Bend Area
Chipley – Drivers are reminded to practice caution while traveling in and around the work zones in Northwest Florida Sunday, March 26 through Saturday, April 1.

Franklin County:
• Bridge repair work continues on State Road (S.R.) 65 over Cash Creek Bridge. All work is being performed under the structure, drivers are reminded to use caution driving through the work zone.
Gadsden County:
• New sidewalk will be added to U.S. 90 from Luten Road to the Dollar General in Gretna. Drivers can expect minor lane closures and reduced speeds in the work zone.
• High mast lighting maintenance will take place near Mile Marker (MM) 162, entrance to the Gadsden County Rest Area, Monday, March 27. Temporary lane closure from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Jefferson County:
• I-10 Westbound Rest Area near MM 233 – Rest area closed for renovations.
Liberty County:
• S.R. 12 from Hall Circle NW to Yon Creek Bridge – Lane closures from S.R. 20 to south of Yon Creek Bridge, Saturday, March 18, and Monday, March 27, through Friday, March 31, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Use caution in the area.
Leon County:
• U.S. 27 (Apalachee Parkway) from Monroe Street to Capital Circle NE. Beginning Sunday, March 26 at 8 p.m., and continuing until 6 a.m. Friday, March 31, motorists traveling eastbound and westbound U.S. 27/Apalachee Parkway will encounter nightly intermittent lane closures from Magnolia Drive to Capital Circle. All travel lanes will be clearly marked. These lane closures allow the contractor to mill and resurface along the project corridor.
• East and westbound lane closures are taking place on S.R. 263 (Capital Circle SW) from west of S.R. 61 (U.S. 319) to north of County Road 2203 (Springhill Road) as workers resurface and add paved shoulders.
• Sidewalk construction is underway on S.R. 371 (Orange Avenue). Intermittent lane closures will take place, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Wakulla County:
• Resurfacing is underway on S.R. 267 from south of S.R. 363 to U.S. 98. Drivers can expect temporary lane closures. ... See MoreSee Less

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