Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
The deputy commissioner of the division of capital planning and operations, acting for and on behalf of the commonwealth, is hereby authorized to acquire by eminent domain, by purchase or otherwise, under the provisions of section one of chapter six hundred and ninety-three of the acts of nineteen hundred and fifty-five a certain parcel of land in the city of Brockton, being used by the Brockton Housing Authority for public housing purposes, and to transfer the care, custody and control of said parcel to the department of public works for highway purposes. Said parcel is bounded and described as follows:
Northeasterly by Plain Street, four hundred and forty-five and forty-three hundredths (445.43) feet;
Westerly by land of Richard A. Mann, Jr., nine (9) feet, more or less;
Southwesterly by land of the Brockton Housing Authority, four hundred forty (440) feet, more or less; and
Easterly by Salisbury Plain River, six (6) feet, more or less to the point of beginning.
Containing two thousand seven hundred (2,700) square feet of land, more or less.
Said parcel of land is shown on a plan of land identified as "Legislation Plan for Proposed Taking of Brockton Housing Authority Land", which plan shall be on file with the chief engineer of the department of public works.