Virginia motorists are continuing to enjoy a drop in gasoline prices.
AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price for a gallon of gasoline was $2.81 on Tuesday and has continued to drop since then. That’s 1 cent less per gallon compared to the previous week and 33 cents less compared with the same week a year ago.
Average prices range from $2.70 per gallon in Richmond to $2.88 in Charlottesville. Motorists in the Norfolk area are paying on average $2.85 per gallon. The average price in Roanoke is $2.79.
On Thursday, the price of gasoline was $2.72 per gallon at one Lexington station. In Buena Vista, gas was priced around $2.69 per gallon.
Nationally, gas prices average $3.03 this week.