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JetBlue's Burbank to Long Beach Carmageddon Deal Sold Out

JetBlue offers an alternative route that takes you above the traffic mess

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The 405 Freeway will be closed for 53 hours due to a freeway-widening project starting July 16.

Commuters looking for a creative way to avoid Carmageddon this weekend have run out of time for at least one option.

The 101 on the 405 Project: Maps, Detours, Previous Reports

405 Freeway Closure Leads to Unusual Deals

[LA] 405 Freeway Closure Leads to Unusual Deals
A four dollar flyover? Helicopter bypass rides for regular folks? Staycations? They're all out there. (Published Wednesday, July 13, 2011)

JetBlue was offering $4 flights between Burbank and Long Beach. The trip takes about 45 minutes.

By Wednesday afternoon, the airline announced that tickets have been sold out.

The 405 shutdown is part of the Mulholland Bridge demolition project.

The 53-hour closure between the 101 and 10 freeways begins Friday with ramps along the route at about 7 p.m. The road is expected to reopen Monday at 5 a.m.