FDA to Build $600 Million Campus

February 1, 1995

ROCKVILLE, Md--By the year 2003, the FDA hopes to be settled into its new 539-acre home in Clarksburg, Md, a small farming community about 15 miles north of the agency's main Rockville headquarters.

ROCKVILLE, Md--By the year 2003, the FDA hopes to be settled intoits new 539-acre home in Clarksburg, Md, a small farming communityabout 15 miles north of the agency's main Rockville headquarters.

The project should receive final approval in June after completionof an environmental impact study, and construction is scheduledto begin next year. More than 6,000 FDA workers, now scatteredamong dozens of sites, will move to the Clarksburg campus. Accesswill be from an existing interstate highway, but the new sitewill not be near public transportation.