Statewide average gas prices rise 7 cents
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — AAA Michigan says gas prices statewide have risen by about 7 cents per gallon in the past week.
The Dearborn-based auto club says early Monday the average price for self-serve regular unleaded gasoline was about $2.51 per gallon. Prices are about 24 cents more than at the same point last year.
Michigan’s lowest average price was about $2.45 per gallon in the Traverse City area. The highest was about $2.62 per gallon in the Marquette area. It was the second consecutive week that the Marquette area had the highest average.
The Detroit-area’s average rose about 1 cent to $2.50 per gallon.
AAA Michigan surveys daily fuel prices at 2,800 gas stations across the state.