Gas prices jump 12 cents in week

Gas prices jump 12 cents in week

January 11th, 2012 by Staff Report in Business Around the Region

Gasoline prices jumped by nearly 12 cents a gallon in the past week in Chattanooga, according to AAA's daily fuel gauge report. The average price of a gallon of regular gas in Chattanooga on Tuesday averaged just over $3.26 a gallon, up from $3.14 a gallon a week ago and less than $2.94 a gallon a year ago. Despite the increase, Chattanooga prices remained 11 cents per gallon below the U.S. average, AAA figures show.