WCAV-WVAW-WAHU | Charlottesville, Virginia | News

AAA: Gasoline Prices Up in Virginia

April 2, 2012

Gas prices nationwide are within pennies of last year's high and are expected to rise to an all-time high ahead of Memorial Day weekend.

In Virginia, AAA Mid-Atlantic says the price of a gallon of regular gasoline now averages $3.91 a gallon statewide. That's an increase of 8 cents from last week and higher than the state's highest price of $3.90 last year.

Motorists also are still paying 36 cents a gallon more in Virginia than last year.

Gas prices range from about $3.81 in the Charlottesville area to $3.92 in the Richmond area. Prices in the Norfolk area averaged $3.90 and prices the Roanoke metro area were $3.85.

The auto club says prices at the pump will likely surpass the $4 per gallon mark in the coming weeks.


The comments sections of Newsplex.com are designed for thoughtful, intelligent conversation and debate. We want to hear from our viewers, but we ask that you follow our rules for commenting. E-mail is required to comment on a story, but it will not be displayed with your comment. For complete rules, CLICK HERE. The Newsplex reserves the right to not post or to remove any comment.
powered by Disqus
The Charlottesville Newsplex 999 2nd Street S.E. Charlottesville, VA 22902 434.242.1919 – Main 434.220.7522 - Newsroom
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 145784215 - newsplex.com/a?a=145784215