Gas prices in West Michigan continue to fluctuate. On Wednesday, at press time, the price per gallon in Cedar Springs was $2.65/g.
As of Monday, March 8, the average retail gasoline prices in Grand Rapids had risen 9.0 cents per gallon over the prior week, averaging $2.75/g. This compares with the national average that increased 4.6 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.74/g, according to gasoline price website GrandRapidsGasPrices.com.
Including the change in gas prices in Grand Rapids during the past week, prices are 60 to 70 cents per gallon higher than one year ago and are 13.1 cents per gallon higher than a month ago. The national average has increased 9.6 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 80.7 cents per gallon higher a year ago.