Gas prices hold steady in Massachusetts for Thanksgiving

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BOSTON (AP) – The price of gasoline in Massachusetts is holding steady for Thanksgiving.

AAA Northeast said Monday in its weekly survey that self-serve, regular unleaded is averaging $2.53 per gallon. That’s unchanged from last week. It’s one cent below the national average.

AAA projects that nearly 51 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more away from home this Thanksgiving, a 3.3 percent increase over 2016.

AAA says the 2017 holiday weekend will see the highest Thanksgiving travel volume since 2005.

The average price of gasoline in Massachusetts is 45 cents higher than it was at this time last year. At that time, gas was averaging $2.08 per gallon.

AAA found self-serve, regular gasoline selling for as low as $2.37 per gallon and as high as $2.79 in Massachusetts.

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