About Research Triangle Park, NC

About Research Triangle Park, NC

What We Do

This facility is the major center for air pollution research and regulation. It covers nearly 1.2 million square feet. It is the largest facility built by the Agency. It provides state-of-the-art labs and offices, and confirms our pledge to protect human health and the environment. The organizations work together and with others at EPA to reduce environmental risk and move toward a sustainable future. 

History

Awards

EPA offices located in RTP

Office of Research and Development:

Office of Administration and Resources Management:

Office of Chief Financial Officer:

Office of Environmental Information:

Tour the RTP Facility

Tours are scheduled for schools and other groups providing information on "Green" building features and research.

Employment

If you share a passion to safeguard our natural resources and protect human health join our diverse workforce.

  • USAJobs
  • Student Programs
  • Careers and Internships
  • Veterans' Preference
  • Retirement
    • SEE
    • OPM
    • USA.gov for Seniors
    • Re-employed Annuitants receives a Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) or Federal Employee Retirement System (FERS) retirement annuity and, at the same time, earns a paycheck as a Federal employee.
      • In most cases, they will continue to receive retirement annuity during re-employment
      • The law requires the pay to be ‘offset' by the amount of the retirement annuity
      • The offset amount must be remitted to Office of Personnel Management (OPM) for credit to the Civil Service Retirement and Disability Fund

Environmental Management System (EMS) in RTP 

Visitor Information

The facility map is a guide to Alexander Drive (main entrance), Hopson Road (secondary entrance), and visitor's lot. Visitors must show a photo ID. The security guard will give you a parking pass. A badge and an escort will be provided.

RTP Campus Map

Facility Directions

Raleigh, Raleigh-Durham International Airport, and Points East via Interstate 40

  • Take Interstate 40 West toward Research Triangle Park, Durham, and Chapel Hill
  • Take Exit 282- Page Road, turn right on Page Road
  • Go thru 6 stop lights, travel 0.3 miles and turn right into the Hopson Road entrance of the EPA-RTP Facility
  • Visitors must stop at the Guard's station to show photo ID and get parking pass
  • Continue past the High Bay on the left as you come up the driveway and follow the signs to the Main facility entrance and visitor's lot

Chapel Hill and Points West via Interstate 40

  • Take Interstate 40 East toward Raleigh
  • Take Exit 278 - to HWY55/HWY54/Apex
  • At stop light, turn right on HWY55
  • 1st stoplight turn left onto HWY54
  • 2nd stoplight turn right onto T.W. Alexander Drive
  • Go 0.5 miles to the stoplight and turn left into the main entrance of the EPA-RTP Facility
  • Visitors must stop at the Guard's station to show photo ID and get parking pass
  • Continue past the National Computer Center on the left as you come up the driveway and follow the signs to the Main facility entrance and visitor's lot

Downtown Durham via Durham Freeway

  • Take Durham Freeway (NC 147) South toward Research Triangle Park
  • Take Exit 6 - Cornwallis Road, turn right on Cornwallis Road
  • 2nd stoplight turn left on T.W. Alexander Drive
  • Go 2.3 miles to the stoplight and turn left into the main entrance of the EPA-RTP Facility
  • Visitors must stop at the Guard's station to show photo ID and get parking pass
  • Continue past the National Computer Center on the left as you come up the driveway and follow the signs to the Main facility entrance and visitor's lot