Trip to Grandma’s House Will Be Cheaper this Weekend
Gas prices in Missouri and Illinois continue to fall with the busiest travel weekend of the year upon us.
With millions of motorists hitting the road Wednesday and Thursday, a check of Missouri Gas Prices Dot Com shows the price of a gallon of regular unleaded gas continues to tumble.
Nationally, the average price of gas is $2.81 a gallon. That compares to $3.05 a month ago and $3.27 a year ago.
In Missouri, the average prices stands at $2.54, down 28 cents a gallon in the last month, and down 46 cents a gallon since last year.
As of Wednesday morning, most gas stations in Hannibal are selling a gallon of gas for $2.64.
In Illinois, the statewide average is $2.89, down 25 cents since last month and 44 cents cheaper than this time last year.
Most outlets in Quincy were selling a gallon of gas for $2.79 Wednesday morning.