PITTSBURGH (KDKA)- Gas prices in Pittsburgh are reaching a new-low, right before the Holiday season begins.
According to our news partners at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, local gas prices are hitting a 6-year low.
At this time, the average for gas prices in Pittsburgh are $2.30. This is after it dipped 4 cents in the last week.
The highest price is $2.31 per gallon and that’s at Citgo station, north of Fox Chapel in Indiana Township. Pittsburgh’s lowest is in Washington Co. at $2.10 per gallon.
Overall, GasBuddy.com is reporting that Pittsburgh’s gas prices are on a downward trend. Those who are traveling for the Holiday season could pay 70 cents less per gallon than last year. It’s not just Pittsburgh that will experience low gas prices.
The national average is projected to reach $1.99 per gallon on Thanksgiving
If the projection is accurate, it will be the first time since 2009. $1.99 per gallon is nearly 80 cents cheaper than 2014 and $1.29 cheaper than 2013.