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Project Overview

Project to replace the PA 562 Bridge over Manatawny Creek in Amity Township, Berks County.

Work on the project included replacing the existing 2-span steel stringer bridge with a 2-span concrete bulb-tee beam bridge. 

The new bridge opened on Nov. 22, 2019.

​The old PA 562 Bridge was constructed in 1938 and reconstructed in 1972. It was 146 feet long and 36 feet wide. The new bridge is 146 feet long and 37 feet wide. This section of PA 562 has an average daily traffic volume of 5,845 vehicles.

Project Contact

Sean A. Brown, 610-871-4556, sebrown@pa.gov

Project Statistics

Contract Cost: $2,467,134

Prime Contractor: New Enterprise Stone & Lime Co., Inc. New Enterprise, Pa

Detour Information

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