GLEN BURNIE, Md. (WJZ) — For the fourth consecutive week, Maryland’s average price for a gallon of regular gasoline is below $2, according to AAA Mid-Atlantic.
On Friday, the state’s average gas price was $1.87, down four cents from last week, AAA Mid-Atlantic said. Prices in Annapolis and Baltimore were slightly lower at $1.81 and $1.83 respectively, while prices in the Washington, D.C., suburbs were at $2.02.READ MORE: Gov. Hogan Honors Those Who Lost Their Lives To COVID-19; Marks March 5 As Day Of Remembrance
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The nationwide average is also down this week, reaching $1.77 per gallon.READ MORE: Adult Entertainment Resumes In Baltimore Friday Afternoon After City Agrees To Lift COVID Restriction
One year ago, Marylanders were paying an average of $2.82 per gallon.
As more states lift stay-at-home restrictions put in place due to the coronavirus, gas demand will increase and prices are expected to stabilize, AAA Mid-Atlantic said.MORE NEWS: Baltimore County Public Schools To Allow Inner County Sporting Events Beginning Next Friday