Pennsylvania Route 562

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PA Route 562 marker

PA Route 562
Route information
Maintained by PennDOT
Length: 13.920 mi[1] (22.402 km)
Major junctions
West end:
US 422 Bus. in St. Lawrence
East end: PA 73 in Boyertown
Highway system
PA 555 PA 563

Pennsylvania Route 562 (PA 562) is a state highway in Berks County, Pennsylvania. The route runs from U.S. Route 422 Business in St. Lawrence east to Pennsylvania Route 73 in Boyertown.

Route description[edit]

PA 562 heads east from US 422 Business on St. Lawrence Avenue. It passes through the borough of St. Lawrence and then enters Exeter Township, where the name changes to Boyertown Pike. It continues east through Amity Township and it intersects Pennsylvania Route 662 on the border of Amity Township and Oley Township. PA 562 then passes through Earl and Douglass Townships. In Douglass Township, the road changes its name to Reading Avenue, and it retains that name up to the intersection with Pennsylvania Route 73 in downtown Boyertown.

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Berks County.

Location Mile[1] km Destinations Notes
St. Lawrence 0.000 0.000
US 422 Bus. (Perkiomen Avenue) – Pottstown, Mount Penn, Reading
Amity Township-Oley Township 7.148 11.504 PA 662 (Old Swede Road, Memorial Highway) – Fleetwood, Douglassville
Boyertown 13.920 22.402 PA 73 (Philadelphia Avenue) – Oley, Philadelphia
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also[edit]


Route map: Google / Bing

  1. ^ a b Bureau of Maintenance and Operations (December 31, 2012). "Roadway Management System Straight Line Diagrams" (2013 ed.). Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. Retrieved September 14, 2013.