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Tours of the Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center (TFHRC)


Turner–Fairbank Highway Research Center contains more than 20 laboratories and data centers. Group tours of the TFHRC laboratories are provided as a service to schools, transportation officials, and international guests on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. ¬†International guests must work with the Office of International Affairs to set up a tour of the facility.

We request that you schedule your tour at least 2 months in advance so that we can accommodate your specific laboratory preferences. For more information about setting up a tour, contact: TaMara McCrae at



Contact Us


» Turner-Fairbank Highway
Research Center
6300 Georgetown Pike
McLean, VA 22101
» Visiting our facility? 
Take a look at the Driving Directions or get the latest TFHRC and Department of Transportation headquarters building shuttle schedule.
» Driving Directions/Map Click here for directions and a map to theTurner-Fairbank Highway Research Center facility.
» When you visit the Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center, we ask that you follow these security procedures before and during your stay.


TFHRC Contact Information:

» Research Expertise
» Research Laboratories
» RD&T Organizational