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Good news, drivers. Look out for a summer of road trips that will be cheaper than they've been for the past six years.

Right now, national gas prices average around $2.40 per gallon while Michigan gas prices average around $2.37 per gallon. And gas prices for the summer – a time when drivers take to the roads a bit more than in the winter – are projected to stay at about those same levels.

Steve Carmody / Michigan Radio

Aside from a brief spike in prices two weeks ago, Michigan’s average statewide price for a gallon of regular gasoline has stayed below two dollars.

Monday, motorists in Detroit and Ypsilanti were paying less than $1.60 for a gallon of gas.   

Michigan has the 11th lowest gasoline prices in the U.S.