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Headquarters Location

Addresses: U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
One White Flint North
11555 Rockville Pike
Rockville, MD 20852-2738
Aerial View of Headquarters
Public Use of NRC Auditorium
Two White Flint North
11545 Rockville Pike
Rockville, MD 20852-2738
Three White Flint North
11601 Landsdown Street
North Bethesda, MD 20852
Church Street Building
21 Church Street
Rockville, MD, 20850
NRC Storage & Distribution Facility
4934 Boiling Brook Parkway
Rockville, MD.  20852
(For delivery of Property)
Mailing Address: U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Washington, DC 20555-0001
Phone: 301-415-7000
7 am to 4:15 pm (ET)
Monday through Friday
TDD: 301-415-5575
Toll Free: 1-800-368-5642
E-mail:

Contact Public Affairs Office and select Washington, DC (Hdqtrs.)

The Headquarters White Flint North offices are located in suburban Maryland, just outside of Washington, DC. Three major airports and an Amtrak train station serve the metropolitan area. A Metrorail subway station is located across the street from the White Flint North Buildings. Metrorail can take you to and from Reagan National Airport, Union Station (Amtrak), and major hotels in the Washington/Rockville area.

Directions to NRC Headquarters by car from the following Washington-area locations:

Directions to NRC Headquarters by public transportation:

For a map or for directions from other places, see the Headquarters address on Mapquest.com.

Directions to NRC Headquarters by Car

 

From Reagan National Airport

  1. From the airport terminal, follow the Washington exit, which will place you on the George Washington Memorial Parkway.
  2. Follow the George Washington Memorial Parkway (along the Potomac River) northwest for 12 miles.
  3. Turn right at the Maryland exit onto Interstate 495 north.
  4. Continue on Interstate 495 for 4 miles.
  5. Bear left for the Interstate 270 exit.
  6. Continue on Interstate 270 for 3/4 mile, to first exit (Democracy Blvd.).
  7. Turn right onto Democracy Blvd. east, and continue for 3/4 mile.
  8. Turn left onto Old Georgetown Road (MD 187 north).
  9. Proceed 1.4 miles to Nicholson Lane, and turn right.
  10. Turn left onto Executive Blvd.
  11. Turn right onto Marinelli Road.
  12. Proceed across Rockville Pike (MD 355).
  13. Turn right at the driveway behind the NRC Headquarters complex. (See parking instructions.)

From Dulles International Airport

  1. From airport terminal follow the Dulles Access Road toward Washington, DC.
  2. Proceed for 14 miles to the Baltimore/Bethesda exit onto Interstate 495 north.
  3. Continue on Interstate 495 for 7 miles.
  4. Bear left for the Interstate 270 exit.
  5. Continue on Interstate 270 for 3/4 mile to first exit (Democracy Blvd.).
  6. Turn right onto Democracy Blvd. east, and continue for 3/4 mile.
  7. Turn left onto Old Georgetown Road (MD 187 north).
  8. Proceed 1.4 miles to Nicholson Lane, and turn right.
  9. Turn left onto Executive Blvd.
  10. Turn right onto Marinelli Road.
  11. Proceed across Rockville Pike (MD 355).
  12. Turn right at the driveway behind the NRC Headquarters complex. (See parking instructions.)

From the Baltimore-Washington International Airport

  1. From the airport terminal, follow the exit for Interstates 195 and 495 toward Washington, DC.
  2. Follow Interstate 195 for 4.5 miles, and take the Washington exit onto Interstate 95 south.
  3. Follow Interstate 95 for 21 miles; keep right to turn onto Interstate 495 toward Silver Spring.
  4. Follow Interstate 495 for 8.5 miles.
  5. Take the Rockville exit onto Rockville Pike (MD 355)--stay left.
  6. Follow Rockville Pike about 2 miles, and turn right onto Marinelli Road.
  7. Turn right at the driveway behind the NRC Headquarters complex. (See parking instructions.)

From Virginia and points south via the Capital Beltway

  1. Follow Interstate 495 toward the west and north, across the Potomac River.
  2. Three miles after you cross the river, bear left onto the Interstate 270 exit.
  3. Continue on Interstate 270 for 3/4 mile to first exit (Democracy Boulevard).
  4. Turn right onto Democracy Blvd East, and continue for 3/4 miles.
  5. Turn left onto Old Georgetown Road (MD 187 north).
  6. Proceed 1.4 miles to Nicholson Lane, and turn right.
  7. Turn left onto Executive Blvd.
  8. Turn right onto Marinelli Road.
  9. Proceed across Rockville Pike (MD 355).
  10. Turn right at the driveway behind the NRC Headquarters complex. (See parking instructions.)

From the east (Baltimore, Annapolis, southern Maryland) via the Capital Beltway

  1. Follow Interstate 495 towards Silver Spring.
  2. Take the Rockville exit onto Rockville Pike (MD 355)--stay left.
  3. Follow Rockville Pike about 2 miles, and turn right onto Marinelli Road.
  4. Turn right at the driveway behind the NRC Headquarters complex. (See parking instructions.)

Directions to NRC Headquarters by Public Transportation

 

Metrorail

From downtown Washington, DC, take the Red Line (toward Shady Grove) to the White Flint station. The NRC Headquarters is across the street (Marinelli Road).

Routes and schedules can be obtained by calling Metro at 202-637-7000 or by visiting Metro's Web site at www.wmata.com. There you can view a map of the Metro system; NRC is near the upper left, on the Red Line, at White Flint station.

Amtrak

The most practical way for out-of-town visitors to reach the NRC by train is to travel by Amtrak to Union Station in downtown Washington, DC, and then take Metro to the NRC in Rockville, Maryland.

Amtrak can be reached at 1-800-USA-RAIL. You may also reach them at their Web site at www.amtrak.com.

Page Last Reviewed/Updated Tuesday, February 18, 2014