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Address and Directions to Our Office

Office of Acquisitions
6700-B Rockledge Drive
Room 3214, MSC 7612
Bethesda, Maryland 20892-7612
For express or overnight mail, use zip code 20817-7612 instead.

NIAID's Office of Acquisitions is located in Room 2230 on the second floor of 6700-B Rockledge Drive in Bethesda, Maryland. Our building is approximately four miles north of the NIH Campus in an area of office buildings between Old Georgetown Road, Democracy Boulevard, I-270, and Montgomery Mall.

The main entrance is on Rock Spring Drive. Visitors may park in the garage and must check in with the guard at the building entrance.

Using Metro

The closest Metro stop is the Medical Center Station on the Red Line in the direction of Grosvenor and Shady Grove. Please visit the Metro Homepage for information about Metro schedules and fares.

NIH runs a complimentary shuttle from the NIH Metro station to 6700-B Rockledge.

Driving From Ronald Reagan National Airport

Drive west on the George Washington Parkway to the intersection of I-495 north, the Capitol Beltway to Maryland. Proceeding north on I-495, cross the Potomac River and take the left exit for I-270 north. Follow I-270 north and take the first exit, 1A, Democracy Boulevard East. Turn left at the second traffic light onto Fernwood Road. Follow Fernwood Road, and turn right at the second traffic light, Rock Spring Drive. The driveway for 6700-B is ahead on the left. Plan on a trip of at least 50-60 minutes.

Taxi service is approximately $40 to $45 one way. Please verify the rate with the driver.

Other shuttle services and the Metro subway line are also available. Please check with the Ground Transportation Desk at the airport.

Driving From Dulles Airport

Dive west on the George Washington Parkway to the intersection of I-495 north, the Capitol Beltway to Maryland. Proceeding north on I-495, cross the Potomac River and take the left exit for I-270 north. Follow I-270 north and take the first exit, 1A, Democracy Boulevard East. Turn left at the second traffic light onto Fernwood Road. Follow Fernwood Road, and turn right at the second traffic light, Rock Spring Drive. The driveway for 6700-B is ahead on the left. Plan on a trip of at least 50-60 minutes.

Taxi service is approximately $40 to $45 one way. Please verify the rate with the driver.

Other shuttle services and the Metro subway line are also available. Please check with the Ground Transportation Desk at the airport.

From the NIH Campus

Exiting the campus from the West, turn right onto Old Georgetown Road. Follow Old Georgetown approximately four miles to Rock Spring Drive, just past Democracy Boulevard and Giant Food. Turn left onto Rock Spring Drive.

Proceed on Rock Spring Drive through the first traffic light. The main entrance to the building is just ahead on the right.

Please note that NIH runs a complimentary shuttle from the NIH Metro station to 6700-B Rockledge.

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Last Updated June 23, 2014

Last Reviewed June 23, 2014