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Watch as excavator operator risks life and machine to help prevent a vital bridge from being washed away with the extreme flow

Watch as an excavator driver risks hi life and his machine to help prevent a vital bridge from being washed away by the high flow of a river during bad weather,  the operator eases his KOMATSU PC210 into the river in a desperate ataemp to reduce the river bed to lower the flow of the river.

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Look at the water just brushing his counter weight, we all know a few inches either way and the water will be in the engine compartment and the engine will fail leving the KOMATSU PC210 at the mercy of the feroucious flow of this river resulting n thousands of pounds of damage.

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