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Some Virginia Gas Prices Below $2.00, Maryland Prices Decline

Don Rush

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Average gas prices in several Virginia cities are down more than a dollar a gallon from a year ago.
AAA Mid-Atlantic says average prices in Roanoke and Richmond have fallen below $2 per gallon.

On Monday, the average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline was $1.97 in Richmond and $1.98 in Roanoke. That's down from $3.18 in Richmond and $3.13 in Roanoke a year ago.
The average price in Charlottesville was $2.05 per gallon, down from $3.18 a year ago.
The Norfolk area's average price was $2.08 per gallon on average, compared to $3.26 a year ago.
Statewide, the average price was $2.05 on Monday, compared to $3.21 a year ago. Nationally, the average price fell from $3.31 a year ago to $2.13.

Meanwhile, the average price a gallon of unleaded gas in Maryland declined by 6 cents to $2.17.

That’s down from $2.66 a month ago and $3.31 at this time last year.

In Salisbury, the price of a gallon of unleaded gas was $2.35 cents.  That’s down from $2.43 a week ago.

In Baltimore the price of unleaded was $2.30 a gallon.  


Don Rush is the News Director at Delmarva Public Media. An award-winning journalist, Don reports major local issues of the day, from sea level rise, to urban development, to the changing demographics of Delmarva.