BALTIMORE (WJZ) — If you’re hitting the road this Labor Day weekend, you’ll see some significant relief at the pump compared to last year.
AAA Mid-Atlantic said gas prices in Maryland averaged $2.46 per gallon Friday, five cents cheaper than last week and 32 cents lower than last year.READ MORE: Covid-19 In Maryland: Over 500 New Cases Reported Saturday
The lower gas prices are thanks to lower crude prices and an increase in supply along the East Coast, AAA said.
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Baltimore drivers are seeing slightly lower prices, with Friday’s average per-gallon price coming in at $2.40.
The national average is $2.58 per gallon, AAA said, a quarter cheaper than last Labor Day weekend.MORE NEWS: Frederick Man Arrested for Domestic Assault
Around 2.4 million Marylanders are expected to hit the road this year for the unofficial end of summer.