The price of gas is lower than it has been in about five years in metro Detroit.
AAA Michigan says statewide gas prices have dropped about 18 cents a gallon in the last week to the lowest average since August 2010.
The Michigan Senate has voted to double the state gasoline tax over four years to raise at least $1 billion to fix roads.
The average price of gas statewide has dropped below $3 a gallon in Michigan for the first time in nearly four years.
Good news for Michigan motorists as AAA Michigan says gasoline prices in the state have dropped about 13 cents in the last week.
Average retail gasoline prices in Detroit have fallen 5.0 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.40 a gallon.
With 41 million Americans expected to travel this year, highways and airports will be packed with travelers looking to take advantage of the 3-day weekend.
AAA Michigan says gasoline prices have risen about a penny over the past week to a statewide average of $3.96 per gallon.
Gas prices in Michigan continue to climb. According to AAA, the price for a gallon of regular went up by about 3 cents over the last week to $3.94 per gallon.
The fuel tax could equate to over 42 cents a gallon in five years — more than double the existing tax.