Location and Directions

The NIH Office of Technology Transfer has moved. The 6011 Executive Boulevard location has closed and NIH OTT is now located at:

6701 Rockledge Dr., Suite 700
Bethesda, MD 20892
Tel: 301-496-7057
Fax: 301-496-9056

OTT staff are currently teleworking, so any Federal Express packages should be sent directly to:

National Institutes of Health
Office of Technology Transfer

Division of Mail Management Services, ORS
16071 Industrial Drive
Gaithersburg, MD 20877


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To contact a specific staff person - Staff Directory.

Metrorail system (Metro) 

The Washington Metro provides excellent access to Bethesda. Metro is a network of five subway routes that transverse the city and suburbs. The Red, Green, and Yellow Lines travel north-south and the Orange and Blue Lines travel east-west. OTT can be accessed via the Red Line toward Shady Grove. Exit at the MEDICAL CENTER METRO/NAVAL MED CTR & NIH station.

Local taxi service is also available at the Metro. 
 

From Washington, D.C. 

Driving, Taxi or Limousine: 

Option 1: 

Take K St. NW Northwest to US-29 S. Turn left onto Canal Rd. NW and continue onto Clara Barton Pkway. Take the I-495 N exit and continue on towards Cabin John Pkwy. Merge onto I-495 N and follow signs for I-270 Spur N. Take exit 1 for Democracy Blvd. Follow signs for Democracy Blvd East/MD-187/Old Georgetown Rd. and merge onto Democracy Blvd. Turn left onto Rockledge Drive and stay straight for 0.5 miles then turn left again at Rockledge Drive. Our office is on the right.

Option 2: 
Get on I66 West from 16th St. NW, 17th St. NW and E St. Expy. Take the Arlington Blvd/G W Parkway exit. Merge onto George Washington Memorial Pkwy and stay for 8 miles. Take the exit onto I-495 N towards Maryland. Follow signs for I-270 N Spur N.  Take exit 1 for Democracy Blvd. Follow signs for Democracy Blvd East/MD-187/Old Georgetown Rd and merge onto Democracy Blvd. Turn left onto Rockledge Drive and stay straight for 0.5 miles then turn left again at Rockledge Drive. Our office is on the right.

Option 3:Follow Massachusetts Ave NW to Westbard Ave in Bethesda. Turn right onto Westbard Ave then turn right onto Ridgefield Rd. Turn left on River Rd. and merge onto I-495 N via the ramp to Frederick/Baltimore. Follow signs for I-270 Spur N. Take exit 1 for Democracy Blvd. Follow signs for Democracy Blvd East/MD-187/Old Georgetown Rd and merge onto Democracy Blvd. Turn left onto Rockledge drive and stay straight for 0.5 miles then turn left again at Rockledge Drive. Our office is on the right.


Driving from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA): 

Exit airport toward Washington, D.C., but follow the signs to the Parkway (GW Parkway North/Washington/I-395) toward Maryland. Take the exit onto I-495 N and toward Maryland. Follow signs for I-270 Spur N. Take exit 1 for Democracy Blvd. Follow signs for Democracy Blvd East/MD-187/Old Georgetown Rd and merge onto Democracy Blvd. Turn left onto Rockledge Drive and stay straight for 0.5 miles then turn left again at Rockledge Drive. Our office is on the right.


From Northern Virginia 

Follow any access road towards I-495 N. From I-495, follow signs for I-270 Spur N. Take exit 1 for Democracy Blvd. Follow signs for Democracy Blvd East/MD-187/Old Georgetown Rd and merge onto Democracy Blvd. Turn left onto Rockledge Drive and stay straight for 0.5 miles then turn left again at Rockledge Drive. Our office is on the right.

Dulles International Airport (IAD): 
Get on VA-267 E. Take exit 1 8 B/I-495 N exit toward Baltimore and merge onto I-495 N. Follow signs for I-270 Spur N. Take exit 1 for Democracy Blvd. Follow signs for Democracy Blvd East/MD-187/Old Georgetown Rd and merge onto Democracy Blvd. Turn left onto Rockledge Drive and stay straight for 0.5 miles then turn left again at Rockledge Drive. Our office is on the right.


Metrorail System (Metro): 
The Washington Metro provides excellent access to Rockville. Metro is a network of five subway routes that transverse the city and suburbs. The Red, Green, and Yellow Lines travel north-south and the Orange and Blue Lines travel east-west. OTT can be accessed via the RED LINE toward Shady Grove. All subway stations have self- service automatic tellers for purchasing tickets and fares are posted on the information booths at each station. 

 


From Baltimore and Points North: 

Driving, Taxi or Limousine: 


Take I-95 South. Take the exit towards I-95/I-495 West toward Silver Spring/Bethesda. Merge onto I-495 W and take exit 35 for I-270 N toward Frederick. Take exit 1B for Rockledge Drive Turn Left onto Rockledge Drive and stay straight for 0.5 miles then turn left again at Rockledge Drive. Our office is on the right.


From Northwest Maryland (Frederick area): 

Driving:

 

Option 1:

Take MD-355 S/Rockville Pike and I-270 N to Rockledge Blvd in North Bethesda. Take exit 1B from I-270 N. Turn left onto Rockledge drive and stay straight for 0.5 miles then turn left again at Rockledge Drive. Our office is on the right.
 

Option 2:

Take Rockville Pike, I-495 W and MD-187 N/Old Georgetown to Rock Spring Dr in North Bethesda. Turn left onto Rock Spring Drive. Turn right onto Rockledge Drive. Turn left to stay on Rockledge Drive. Our office is on the right.


Train:
Take either the Amtrak or Marc train to Washington, Union Station. Union Station is on the RED LINE/Shady Grove line.  Follow previous Metrorail directions