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Last updated: 07/10/2018 - 9:18am

Public Improvement Commission hearing

The Public Improvement Commission will hold hearings on July 12 at 10 a.m.

Discussion Topics

  1. Public Hearing

    On a petition by DJ Properties LLC for the Widening and Relocation of the existing right-of-way lines of Damrell Street (public way), South Boston, on its southwesterly side between Old Colony Avenue and Ewer Street. (NB 6/21/2018)

    As shown on a set of plans entitled “City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Highway Easement Plan, Damrell Street, Public Way, Washington Village, South Boston,” 2 sheets dated June, 2018.

    On a joint petition by DJ Properties LLC and the City of Boston Public Works Department for the Abandonment of any and all rights to travel the public may have had within the private way portion of Alger Street, South Boston, from Dorchester Avenue to its southeasterly terminus. (NB 6/21/2018)

    As shown on a plan entitled “City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Abandonment Plan, Alger Street, Private Way, Washington Village, South Boston,” 1 sheet dated May 30, 2018.

    On a joint petition by DJ Properties LLC and the City of Boston Public Works Department for the approval of the Line & Grade of a new public way in South Boston known as Alger Street, from Dorchester Avenue to a point approximately 725 southeasterly at the proposed Chippewa Way, located generally between Damrell Street and Middle Street. (NB 6/21/2018)

    As shown on a set of plans entitled “City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Line & Grade Approval, Alger Street, Public Way, Washington Village, South Boston,” 5 sheets dated June, 2018.

    On a petition by DJ Properties LLC for the approval of the Line & Grade of a new public way in South Boston known as Chippewa Way, from Damrell Street to Alger Street, located generally between Old Colony Avenue and Ewer Street. (NB 6/21/2018)

    As shown on a set of plans entitled “City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Line & Grade Approval, Chippewa Way, Public Way, Washington Village, South Boston,” 4 sheets dated June, 2018.

    On a petition by DJ Properties LLC for the Layout Approval of an extension of Ewer Street (private way open to public travel), South Boston, from Damrell Street to the proposed Alger Street. (NB 6/21/2018)

    As shown on a set of plans entitled “City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Layout Approval, Ewer Street, Washington Village, Private Way Open to Public Travel, South Boston,” 2 sheets dated June, 2018.

    On a petition by DJ Properties LLC for the acceptance of Pedestrian Easements adjacent to the following public ways in South Boston: (NB 6/21/2018)

    Old Colony Avenue – on its westerly side between Damrell Street and Dorchester Street.

    Dorchester Street – on its northwesterly side southwest of Old Colony Avenue.

    As shown on a set of plans entitled “City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Pedestrian Easement Plan, Old Colony Avenue, Dorchester Street, Public Way, Washington Village, South Boston,” 2 sheets dated June, 2018.

    On a petition by DJ Properties LLC for the making of Specific Repairs within the following public ways in South Boston, consisting of curb realignment, roadway, sidewalk, and pedestrian ramp reconstruction, as well as new and relocated specialty pavement, street lighting infrastructure, stormdrain infrastructure, bike racks, street trees, landscaping, irrigation infrastructure, and driveway curb cuts: (NB 6/21/2018)

    Damrell Street – on its southwesterly side between Old Colony Avenue and Ewer Street.

    Old Colony Avenue – on its westerly side between Damrell Street and Dorchester Street.

    Dorchester Street – on its northwesterly side southwest of Old Colony Avenue.

    As shown on a set of plans entitled “City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Specific Repairs Plan, Damrell Street, Old Colony Avenue, Dorchester Street, Washington Village, Public Way, South Boston,” 5 sheets dated June, 2018.

    On a joint petition by Trinity Orient Heights Phase Two Limited Partnership and the Boston Housing Authority for the Widening and Relocation of the existing right-of-way lines of Vallar Road (public way), East Boston, on both sides at addresses #1-70 from Faywood Road to its northwesterly terminus. (NB 6/21/2018)

    As shown on a plan entitled “City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Widening, Relocation and Extension Plan of Street, Vallar Road, Orient Heights, East Boston,” 1 sheet dated May 4, 2018.

    On a joint petition by Trinity Orient Heights Phase Two Limited Partnership and the Boston Housing Authority for the Discontinuance of any and all rights to travel the public may have had within two portions of Vallar Road (public way), East Boston, located generally at its northwesterly terminus as well as generally at Faywood Road. (NB 6/21/2018)

    As shown on a plan entitled “City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Discontinuance Plan of Street, Vallar Road, Orient Heights, East Boston,” 1 sheet dated May 4, 2018.

    On a set of joint petitions by Trinity Orient Heights Phase Two Limited Partnership and the Boston Housing Authority for the making of Specific Repairs within the following public ways in East Boston, consisting of curb realignment, roadway, sidewalk, and pedestrian ramp reconstruction, as well as new and relocated street lighting infrastructure, street trees, bike racks, stormdrain infrastructure, landscaping, and driveway curb cuts: (NB 6/21/2018)

    Vallar Road – on both sides at addresses #1-70 from Faywood Road to its northwesterly terminus.

    Faywood Road – generally at Vallar Road.

    Waldemar Avenue – on both sides generally between McClellan Highway and Crestway Road.

    As shown on two sets of plans entitled “City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Specific Repairs Plan, 1-70 Vallar Road, East Boston,” 3 sheets dated May 9, 2018, and “City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Specific Repairs Plan, 160-248 Waldemar Avenue, East Boston,” 2 sheets dated May 9, 2018.

    On a petition by MEPT Harrison/Albany Block Owner LLC for the Layout Approval of a new private way (open to public travel) in Boston Proper known as Jeffrey Street, between East Canton Street and East Dedham Street, located generally southeast of Harrison Avenue. (NB 6/21/2018)

    As shown on a plan entitled “City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Layout Plan, Jeffrey Street, Private Way, South End,” 1 sheet dated April, 2018.

    On a petition by the MEPT Harrison/Albany Block Owner LLC for the acceptance of Pedestrian Easements adjacent to the following public ways in Boston Proper: (NB 6/21/2018)

    Harrison Avenue – on its southeasterly side between East Canton Street and East Dedham Street.

    East Canton Street – on its northeasterly side generally southeast of Jeffrey Street.

    East Dedham Street – on its southwesterly side generally southeast of Jeffrey Street.

    As shown on a set of plans entitled “City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Pedestrian Easement Plan, East Canton Street, Harrison Avenue, East Dedham Street, Public Way, South End,” 3 sheets dated April, 2018.

    On a petition by MEPT Harrison/Albany Block Owner LLC for the making of Specific Repairs within the following public ways in Boston Proper, consisting of curb, sidewalk, and pedestrian ramp reconstruction, as well as new and relocated specialty pavement, street lighting infrastructure, stormdrain infrastructure, street trees, street furniture, bike racks, landscaping, irrigation infrastructure, and driveway curb cuts: (NB 6/21/2018)

    Harrison Avenue – on its southeasterly side between East Canton Street and East Dedham Street.

    East Canton Street – generally between Harrison Avenue and Albany Street.

    East Dedham Street – generally between Harrison Avenue and Albany Street.

    As shown on a set of plans entitled “City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Specific Repairs Plan, East Canton Street, Harrison Avenue, East Dedham Street, Public Way, South End,” 10 sheets dated April, 2018.

    On a petition by Eversource Energy for a Grant of Location to install new electrical transmission line infrastructure within the following public ways in Charlestown: (NB 6/21/2018)

    Alford Street – generally southwest of Dexter Street.

    Dexter Street – generally southeast of Alford Street.

    As shown on a set of plans entitled “City of Boston Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Grant of Location Plan, Alford Street,” 12 sheets dated June, 2018.

  2. New Business

    125 & 133 Sumner Street, Clipper Ship Lane, Monsignor Albert A. Jacobbe Road, Lisbon Street; East Boston – Abandonment, Layout Approval, Pedestrian Easements, Specific Repairs – On a set of joint petitions by Winn Development Company, Lendlease Clippership Wharf LLC, and the Boston Housing Authority

    100 Sudbury Street, Bowker Street, Hawkins Street; Boston Proper – Widening, Relocation, & Extension, Specific Repairs, Projection License – On a set of joint petitions by Bulfinch WPB1 Owner LLC, the Boston Planning and Development Authority, and the City of Boston Police Department

    99 Sumner Street; East Boston – Specific Repairs – On a petition by DIV Sumner Street LLC

    450 Summer Street; South Boston – Specific Repairs, Projection License – On a set of joint petitions by OH NBH Owner LLC and the Massachusetts Port Authority

    Boylston Street, Kilmarnock Street, Sheafe Street, Lewis Street, Moon Street, High Street, Bromfield Street; Boston Proper – Grant of Location – On a petition by Extenet Systems Inc.

    79-89 West Broadway, A Street, Silver Street; South Boston – Vertical Discontinuance, Pedestrian Easements, Specific Repairs, Projection License – On a set of joint petitions by Broadway & A St LLC and the Boston Planning and Development Authority