Gas prices up slightly along Turnpike, Parkway

Drivers are seeing slightly higher prices at the pumps in New Jersey. Gas stations along the New Jersey Turnpike and Garden State Parkway have jumped

Gas prices up slightly along Turnpike, Parkway

Gas prices up slightly along Turnpike, Parkway (7/12/13)

EDISON - Drivers are seeing slightly higher prices at the pumps in New Jersey.

Gas stations along the New Jersey Turnpike and Garden State Parkway have jumped 3 cents in the past week to $3.39 for a gallon of regular gasoline. Those prices will remain in place for a week under the terms of a contract with the Turnpike Authority.

NewJerseyGasPrices.com says the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in New Jersey today is $3.39. Meanwhile, the national average price is $3.57.

Experts say gas prices could continue to rise in coming weeks as the summer driving season heats up and consumer demand grows higher. 

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