Gas prices up for Thanksgiving travel

SAN ANSELMO, CA - MAY 10: Gasoline prices are displayed at a gas station on May 10, 2017 in San Anselmo, California. California Gov. Jerry Brown is set to announce his revised State budget proposal on Thursday after State senators approved a proposal to increase gas taxes and vehicle fees by $5.2 billion per year to help pay for much needed repairs of CaliforniaÕs aging roads, highways and bridges. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP/KRON) — If you’re hitting the roads this Thanksgiving weekend, it won’t be cheap.

According to AAA, Thanksgiving gas prices are the highest they have been in three years.

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.

In Oakland, the average cost for a gallon of regular gas is $3.21. That’s 11 cents lower than in San Francisco.

In San Jose, an average gallon of regular gas is $3.19.

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