The Woodlands is located 28 miles (45km) north of Houston along Interstate 45. Though it began as a suburban development and a bedroom community, it also has attracted corporations to the area. As a result, the area features several corporate campuses, most notably Chevron Phillips, Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, Baker Hughes, CB&I, US Oncology, Hewitt Associates, Maersk Line, and Safmarine. The development won a Special Award for Excellence in 1994 from the Urban Land Institute. The Woodlands is a master-planned community and a Census-designated place (CDP) in the U.S. state of Texas within the HoustonSugar LandBaytown metropolitan area. The population of the CDP was 55,649 at the 2000 censusa 90 percent increase over its 1990 population.