REVERE (CBS) – An excavator fell through a bridge under construction in Revere Saturday morning.
It happened on the Winthrop Avenue Bridge along Route 145 around 6:30 a.m.READ MORE: Celtics Beat Short-Handed Raptors For 4th Win In 6 Games
State Police say the operator, a 50-year-old man from West Bridgewater, was not seriously hurt.
The bridge had been shut down in both directions for weekend repair work.READ MORE: Keller @ Large: Why 'Don't Talk To Strangers' May Be The Wrong Advice For Children
The MBTA was already busing commuter rail riders around the closed rail line under the bridge.
The bridge was due to re-open Monday at 5 a.m. with reduced capacity, according to the city of Revere.MORE NEWS: Mother Mourns Loss Of Lowell Murder Victim Dejah Jenkins-Minus: 'I'm Hurt, I'm Numb'
A MassDOT spokesman told WBZ-TV, “they expect the situation to be resolved in time for the originally scheduled reopening.”