Directions to DOT HQ

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Getting to FTA Headquarters in Washington, DC

U.S. Department of Transportation
Federal Transit Administration
East Building
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20590

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Metrorail

Due to the limited amount of parking around DOT Headquarters, use of public transit is strongly advised. DOT is served by the Navy Yard Metrorail Station (Green line). The closest exit to DOT Headquarters is the Navy Yard exit. The building is located across the street from the West Building. Trains and bus schedules are available at Metrorail's website.

Driving

I-95 from Virginia

  • Take I-95 N toward WASHINGTON.
  • Merge onto I-395 N via EXIT 170A-B toward WASHINGTON / I-495 / TYSONS CORNER (Crossing into DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA).
  • Keep LEFT to take I-295 S.
  • Take the SOUTH CAPITOL STREET exit.
  • Stay STRAIGHT to go onto S CAPITOL ST SW.
  • Turn LEFT onto M ST SE.

I-66

  • Take I-66 E toward WASHINGTON.
  • Keep right onto GEORGE WASHINGTON MEMORIAL PARKWAY S.
  • Merge onto I-395 N toward WASHINGTON (Crossing into DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA).
  • Keep LEFT to take I-295 S.
  • Take the SOUTH CAPITOL STREET exit.
  • Stay STRAIGHT to go onto S CAPITOL ST SW.
  • Turn LEFT onto M ST SE.

Suitland Parkway

  • Take SUITLAND PKWY SE toward WASHINGTON (Crossing into DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA).
  • Stay STRAIGHT to go onto S CAPITOL ST SE.
  • Keep RIGHT at the fork to continue on S CAPITOL ST SE.
  • Turn RIGHT onto M ST SE.

Pennsylvania Avenue

  • MD-4 N becomes PENNSYLVANIA AVE SE.
  • Take the ramp toward I-395.
  • Merge onto SOUTHEAST FWY.
  • Take the exit toward 8TH ST SE.
  • Turn LEFT onto I ST SE.
  • Turn LEFT onto 7TH ST SE.
  • Turn RIGHT onto M ST SE.

I-95 from Northern Maryland

  • Take I-95 S toward Washington.
  • Take the BALTIMORE WASHINGTON PARKWWAY S exit- EXIT 22B- toward WASHINGTON.
  • Merge onto MD-295 S (Crossing into DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA).
  • MD-295 S becomes I-295 S.
  • Take the HOWARD ROAD exit- EXIT 3B- toward DOWNTOWN.
  • Turn RIGHT onto HOWARD RD SE.
  • Keep LEFT at the fork in the ramp.
  • Stay STRAIGHT to go onto S CAPITOL ST SE.
  • Keep RIGHT at the fork to continue on S CAPITOL ST SE.
  • Turn RIGHT onto M ST SE.

I-270 from Northern Maryland

  • I-270 LOCAL S becomes I-270 S.
  • Keep RIGHT to take I-270 SPUR S toward I-495 S / WASHINGTON / NORTHERN VIRGINIA.
  • I-270 SPUR S becomes I-495 S / CAPITAL BELTWAY (Crossing into VIRGINIA).
  • Take EXIT 43-44 toward GEORGE WASHINGTON MEMORIAL PARKWAY / VA-193 / GEORGETOWN PIKE / LANGLEY / GREAT FALLS.
  • Take the GEORGE WASHINGTON MEMORIAL PARKWAY exit- EXIT 43- toward WASHINGTON.
  • Merge onto GEORGE WASHINGTON MEMORIAL PKWY S (Passing through DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA- then crossing into VIRGINIA).
  • Merge onto I-395 N toward WASHINGTON (Crossing into DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA).
  • Keep LEFT to take I-295 S.
  • Take the SOUTH CAPITOL STREET exit.
  • Stay STRAIGHT to go onto S CAPITOL ST SW.
  • Turn LEFT onto M ST SE.

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