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Directions to Animal Genomics and Improvement Laboratory (AGIL) locations

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AGIL-East (Bldg. 306)

Driving

From Washington, DC, Capital Beltway (north/west): From north side of I-495 (Capital Beltway), take exit 25 onto US-1 (Baltimore Avenue) north. Drive 1.5 miles, and turn right at light onto MD-212 (Powder Mill Road) east. Go over bridge, and cross through light at MD-201 (Edmonston Road) into BARC-East. After 1.5 miles, turn left onto Center Road. AGIL-East is located in Building 306 (1st building on left); the main office is in Room 115.

From Washington, DC, Capital Beltway (south/east): From north side of I-495/I-95 (Capital Beltway), take exit 22 onto MD-295 (Baltimore-Washington Parkway) north. Drive 3.5 miles to exit for MD-212 (Powder Mill Road). At the end of exit ramp, turn left onto MD-212 west, and enter BARC-East. After 1.2 miles, turn right onto Center Road. AGIL-East is located in Building 306 (1st building on left); the main office is in Room 115.

From Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport: Take exit road from airport (look for Washington signs) onto I-195 (Metropolitan Boulevard) west. Exit onto MD-295 (Baltimore-Washington Parkway) south. Drive 14.5 miles to exit for MD-212 (Powder Mill Road). At the end of the exit ramp, turn right onto MD-212 west, and enter BARC-East. After 1.2 miles, turn right onto Center Road. AGIL-East is located in Building 306 (1st building on the left); the main office is in Room 115.

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Public transportation

From Washington, D.C.: Take Metro subway to Greenbelt station (green line). A USDA (GWCC) shuttle can take you from the Greenbelt station to Building 306 (about 15 minutes). Non-USDA visitors can ride the shuttle if they state whom they're visiting at USDA. The shuttle runs to and from Building 306 early morning (7:45–9:00 a.m.) and late afternoon (3:45–4:30 pm), Monday–Friday. Please check the shuttle schedule for exact pick-up and drop-off times.

From Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport: Take BWI Express Metro bus to Greenbelt station. A USDA (GWCC) shuttle can take you from the Greenbelt station to Building 306 (about 15 minutes). Non-USDA visitors can ride the shuttle if they state whom they're visiting at USDA. The shuttle runs to and from Building 306 early morning (7:45–9:00 a.m.) and late afternoon (3:45–4:30 pm), Monday–Friday. Please check the shuttle schedule for exact pick-up and drop-off times.


AGIL-West (Bldg. 005)

Driving

From Washington, D.C., Capital Beltway: From north side of I-495 (Capital Beltway), take exit 25 onto US-1 (Baltimore Avenue) north. Drive 0.4 miles (2nd light), and turn left onto South Drive to enter BARC-West. Immediately bear right onto Circle Drive, and continue to Building 005 (last building on left). Visitor parking is available in the parking lot behind the building. The main office is in Room 306.

From Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport:Take exit road from airport (look for Washington signs) onto I-195 (Metropolitan Boulevard) west. Exit onto MD-295 (Baltimore-Washington Parkway) south. Drive 14.5 miles to exit for MD-212 (Powder Mill Road). At the end of the exit ramp, turn right onto MD-212 west, and enter BARC-East. Drive through BARC-East (2.7 miles), cross through light at MD-201 (Edmonston Road), go over bridge, and turn left at light at US-1 (Baltimore Avenue) south. After 1.2 miles, turn right onto South Drive to enter BARC-West.Immediately bear right onto Circle Drive, and continue to Building 005 (last building on left). Visitor parking is available in the parking lot behind the building. The main office is in Room 306.

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Public transportation

From Washington, D.C.: Take Metro subway t Greenbelt station (green line). A USDA (GWCC) shuttle can take you from the Greenbelt station to Building 003 (about 25 minutes), which is next to Bldg. 005. Non-USDA visitors can ride the shuttle if they state whom they're visiting at USDA. The shuttle runs to and from the Greenbelt station at varying intervals (20 minutes to 1 hour) from 6:15 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday–Friday. Please check the shuttle schedule for exact pick-up and drop-off times.

From Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport: Take BWI Express Metro bus to Greenbelt station. A USDA (GWCC) shuttle can take you from the Greenbelt station to Building 003 (about 25 minutes), which is next to Bldg. 005. Non-USDA visitors can ride the shuttle if they state whom they're visiting at USDA. The shuttle runs to and from the Greenbelt station at varying intervals (20 minutes to 1 hour) from 6:15 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday–Friday. Please check the shuttle schedule for exact pick-up and drop-off times.


Last Modified: 5/23/2014