The newly expanded Massachusetts Department of Transportation Board of Directors is scheduled to meet in Somerville Wednesday.
Gov. Deval Patrick expanded the Board of Directors from five members to seven members, and Wednesday's meeting in Somerville will be the new board's first meeting, according to an announcement from MassDOT.
New members Alan G. Macdonald and Joseph C. Bonfiglio will join former members, John R. Jenkins, Ferdinand Alvaro, Janice Loux and Andrew Whittle, on the newly made-up board, the announcement says. MassDOT Secretary Richard A. Davey serves as an ex-officio member.
On the agenda is a $45 million Green Line Extension contract with AECOM Technical Services, Inc. and HNTB Corporation to conduct advanced preliminary/final design engineering services, according to the meeting agenda.
Somerville Mayor Joseph Curtatone is also expected to speak at the beginning of the meeting, the agenda says.
The meeting begins at 1:30 p.m. at .