Highway Designation File

Transportation Planning and Programming Division
Current Description-Effective Date-Authority


Certified Mileage (Open to Traffic)
40.099 2010

FARM TO MARKET ROAD NO. 157

Minute Order 021215, dated 06/04/1945  (Date of Agreement)

From Mansfield to Grapevine.  New Designation.



Minute Order 021215, dated 06/11/1945  (Date of Agreement)

From Grapevine to Mansfield; and from US 287 via Venus to the Ellis County Line.  Extended from US 287 via Venus to the  Ellis County Line.



Minute Order 039026, dated 10/25/1955; Adm. Cir. 049-1955, dated 12/16/1955

From Grapevine southward via Euless and Arlington to US 287 north of Mansfield; and from another point on US 287 southeast of Mansfield, southeastward via Venus to FM 66 at Maypearl, a distance of approximately 46.3 miles.  (Tarrant, Johnson, and Ellis Counties)  Extended southeastward approximately 8.8miles from the Ellis/Johnson County Line to Maypearl.



Minute Order 077236, dated 04/14/1980; Adm. Ltr. 005-1980, dated 05/15/1980

From SH 121 in Euless, near Little Bear Creek, southward via Arlington to SL 496 in Mansfield; thence from a point on US 237, approximately 3.0 miles southeast of Mansfield, southward via Venus to FM 66 at Maypearl, a distance of approximately 41.8 miles.  (Tarrant, Johnson, and Ellis Counties)  New description; approx. 3.9 miles transferred to SH 121 and 0.6 mile returned to the City of Grapevine.



Minute Order 105686, dated 06/27/1995; DesLtr 03-1995, dated 06/30/1995

From US 287, approx. 3.0 miles southeast of Mansfield, southward via Venus to FM 66 at Maypearl, a distance of approx. 22.656 miles.  (Tarrant, Johnson, and Ellis Counties)  New description; mileage from SH 121 southward to BU 287-P transferred to UR 157.


Minute Order 114256, dated 04/30/2015

In the city of Mansfield, a segment of FM 157 was redesignated as BU 287-P, from US 287 southward to BU 287-P, a distance of approximately 1.4 miles. (Tarrant County) Redesignation (Partial Route)