Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
The division of capital planning and operations is hereby authorized to acquire by eminent domain, 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, on behalf of the commonwealth, a certain parcel of land belonging to the town of Acton, being used for conservation purposes, and to transfer the care, custody and control of said parcel to the department of public works for highway purposes.
Said parcel of land being located on the northerly side of state highway route 2 and on the westerly side of Wetherbee street in the town of Acton and being bounded and described as follows:
Beginning at a point at the intersection of the northerly sideline of said route 2 and the westerly sideline of said Wetherbee Street;
Thence N 85<=-28'-19"W, along the northerly sideline of said route 2, one hundred two and seven hundredths (102.07) feet to a tangent point of a curve, concave to the northwest, having a central angle of 62<=-33'-10" and a radius of sixty-five and zero hundredths (65.00) feet;
Thence northeasterly, along said curve, seventy and ninety-six hundredths (70.96) feet to a point of tangent;
Thence N 31<=-58'-31"E fifty-five and eighty-two hundredths (55.82) feet to a tangent point of a curve concave to the northwest having a central of 20<=-07'-12" and a radius of four hundred eighty and zero hundredths (480.00) feet;
Thence northeasterly, along said curve, one hundred sixty-eight and fifty-six hundredths (168.56) feet to a tangent point on the westerly side of said Wetherbee Street, the last three courses being along the remaining land of the town of Acton;
Thence S 11<=-51'-19"W, along the westerly sideline of said Wetherbee Street, two hundred forty-six and sixty-two hundredths (246.62) feet to the point of beginning. Containing in all approximately 5,692 square feet of land, more or less.
Said land to be so acquired is presently being used by the town of Acton for conservation purposes and shall be used by the department of public works, commonwealth, for highway purposes. The above-described parcel of land is shown on a plan entitled "Highway Taking Plan of Land In Acton, Mass. Prepared for the town of Acton" scale 1" = 50', dated October 26, 1984, prepared by Vanasse/Hangen, Consulting Engineers, Boston, Massachusetts, which plan shall be kept on file with the chief engineer of the said department of public works.