Public Meeting Notice

Public Meeting Notice  Boston - Leather District/Chinatown Vent Buildings

Thursday, August 24, 2023 at 6:30 p.m. in-person


MassDOT District 6 Office, 1st Floor Conference Room, 185 Kneeland Street, Boston, MA 02111

Overview   of Boston - Leather District/Chinatown Vent Buildings


The purpose of this meeting is to inform the public of upcoming construction operations and impacts for the Leather District/Chinatown Vent Buildings (Dewey Square) Project in Boston. MassDOT will present an overview of the upcoming work and related impacts. There will be an opportunity for public comments and questions following the formal presentation. Public input will be reviewed and considered to the maximum extent possible.

How will this affect you?

This project will include improvements to the three vent structures located at Beech Street, Essex Street, and Summer Street in Boston, and involves masonry work, the cleaning of the vent structures, and the rebuilding and repair of the vent stacks.

To ensure its meetings are accessible, MassDOT reasonably provides: translation, interpretation, modifications, accommodations, alternative formats, and auxiliary aids and services. To request such services, please contact MassDOT’s Chief Diversity and Civil Rights Officer at 857-368-8580 or For adequate time to process such request, please make them as early as possible, ideally 10-15 days prior to the event.

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