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 capital planning and operations acting for and on behalf of the commonwealth is hereby authorized to acquire by eminent domain, by purchase or otherwise, the hereinafter described parcel of public land located in the city of Boston which is being used by said city for library purposes and to transfer said land to the department of public works for highway purposes in conjunction with the reconstruction of the Saratoga Street Bridge, so-called. Subsequent to the completion of the reconstruction of said bridge, the deputy commissioner of capital planning and operations is authorized to transfer said parcel to said city.
Said parcel of land is shown on a plan entitled "Plan and Profile of Highway in the City of Boston, Suffolk County, Saratoga Street" prepared by Barnes and Jarnis Inc., which plan is to be kept on file with the chief engineer of the department of public works.