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Directions from
Coast Guard Headquarters


The National Pollution Funds Center offices are located above Ballston Common Mall in Arlington, VA. They are easily accessible by car, metro rail, and bus.

Public Transportation from Headquarters

  1. Take the USCG Shuttle Bus from CGHQ to L'Enfant Plaza Promenade; you will need your Government ID card (unless you're in uniform).
  2. Take the escalator and go down to the Metro.
  3. Take the Orange line towards Vienna.
  4. Get off at the Ballston Metro stop.
  5. At the top of the subway escalator, turn left towards the International House of Pancakes (IHOP) restaurant on Stafford Street (but don't cross the street).
  6. Turn right along Stafford Street and walk two short blocks to Wilson Boulevard.
  7. Cross Wilson Boulevard, and use the 4200 entrance into the office complex directly in front of you.
  8. Take the elevators there to the 10th floor to sign in at the Administration Office. (If you are visiting another Coast Guard command at Ballston, go directly to the appropriate floor.)

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Driving Directions from Headquarters

  1. Go north on 1st Street.
  2. Turn left onto P Street
  3. Turn right on 4th Street.
  4. Turn left on M Street, which turns into Maine Avenue.
  5. Take the I-395 S ramp toward Richmond/Downtown.
  6. After crossing the river, take the right-hand exit for Washington Boulevard/Columbia Pike (just past the Pentagon).
  7. Stay on Washington Boulevard, and then turn left onto 10th Street N.
  8. Turn left at the second light onto Wilson Boulevard (there is a short left turn lane).
  9. After about ¾ mile, turn left on Randolph Street, and enter the Ballston Parking Garage about 1/2 way down the block on the right.
  10. Take the elevators to G-8 (the 8th floor).
  11. Cross the skywalk to the fifth floor of the office building.
  12. Take the elevators there to the 10th floor to sign in at the Administration Office. (If you are visiting another Coast Guard command at Ballston, go directly to the appropriate floor.)

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Last Modified 10/22/2013