BROOKLYN - There are some construction projects on the roads and rails to be aware of this weekend.

The Ninth Street Bridge over the Gowanus Canal will be closed on Saturday from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Drivers can head over to the Third Street or Union Street bridges instead.

Another closure will be on East 56th street between First and Second avenues. This closure takes place from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

Alternate side of the street parking rules will in effect this weekend citywide.