RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Gas prices in Virginia are increasing as many residents prepare for spring break travel.
AAA Mid-Atlantic said Friday that the average price for a gallon of gasoline in Richmond increased by 11 cents over the past week, to $3.45. Statewide, the increase was 7 cents.
On the bright side, Virginia's average of $3.42 is below the national average of $3.57 and is the 10th lowest in the country.
Gas prices this week are up 4 cents in Roanoke, 8 cents in Charlottesville and 9 cents in Norfolk.
Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.