Colorado State Highway 157

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State Highway 157

Foothills Parkway
Map of Boulder County in north central Colorado with SH 157 highlighted in red
Route information
Maintained by CDOT
Length4.530 mi[1] (7.290 km)
Major junctions
South end US 36 in Boulder
North end SH 119 in Boulder
CountryUnited States
Highway system
  • Colorado State Highway System
SH 151 SH 159

State Highway 157 (SH 157) is a 4.530-mile-long (7.3 km) state highway in Boulder, Colorado. SH 157 is also known as Foothills Parkway in Boulder's city street naming system. SH 157's southern terminus is at U.S. Route 36 (US 36) in Boulder, and the northern terminus is at SH 119 in Boulder.

Route description

The road begins in the south at a junction with US 36, the Denver-Boulder Turnpike. It travels northward through the city of Boulder, crossing SH 7 (Arapahoe Avenue) before connecting to its northern terminus at SH 119.

Between fall 2019 and fall 2020, the City of Boulder replaced the outdated and deteriorating bicycle and pedestrian overpass just south of Colorado Ave. with an ADA-compliant underpass.[2][3]

Major intersections

Foothills Parkway

The entire route is in Boulder, Boulder County.

0.0000.000 US 36South end of route
2.0363.277 SH 7 (Arapahoe Avenue)
4.5307.290 SH 119North end of route
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


  1. ^ a b "Segment Descriptions for Highway 157". Colorado Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2008-03-27.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Foothills Parkway Bicycle and Pedestrian Underpass". Retrieved 2021-02-15.
  3. ^ "Foothills Parkway underpass now open". Boulder Daily Camera. 2020-10-16. Retrieved 2021-02-15.

External links

Media related to Colorado State Highway 157 at Wikimedia Commons