SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - We are heading into the New Year with gas prices at some of the lowest they've been in years.
In Bridgewater and Raritan, prices are still hovering over $2 per gallon, with just a few inching toward $3 per gallon, but in nearby counties, several prices are under $2 per gallon, even hitting $1.89 per gallon in North Plainfield.
According to AAA, it was predicted earlier this month that gas prices would fall to their lowest level since 2009 by Christmas, and prices have already fallen by more than one $1 since the 2014 peak of $3.70 per gallon in April.
Here are some prices, from New Jersey Gas Prices, in Bridgewater and Raritan and the surrounding area as we head into the new year:
- $2.25 - Valero, Bridgewater (1068 US-22 E & N Gaston Ave)
- $2.27 - BP, Bridgewater (1240 US-22 E & N Adamsville Rd)
- $2.37 - Performance Gas, Bridgewater (39 Old York Rd near Oak)
- $2.79 - Sunoco, Bridgewater (301 Country Club Rd & NJ-28)
- $2.25 - Exxon, Martinsville (1909 Washington Valley Rd & Mt Horeb Rd)
- $2.37 - Shell, Martinsville (1972 Washington Valley Road & Chimney Rock Road
- $2.29 - Shell, Raritan (601 1st Avenue & US-202)
- $2.23 - Raceway, Branchburg (1004 US-202 S near Huyler Rd)
- $2.27 - Gulf, Branchburg (954 US-202 S & River Rd)
- $2.39 - Exxon, Branchburg (936 US-202 S near River Rd)
- $2.44 - Mobil, Branchburg (3221 US-22 E near Readington Rd)
- $2.54 - Exxon, Branchburg (3250 US-22 W near Easton Tpke)
- $2.29 - Sunoco, Somerville (1062 US-22 E & N Gaston Ave)
- $2.35 - Sunoco, Somerville (201 E Main St & N Gaston Ave)
- $2.39 - Lukoil, Somerville (914 US-22 E & Davenport St)
- $2.39 - Shell, Somerville (900 US-22 E & Mercer St)
- $2.47 - Shell, Somerville (176 West End & Cornell Blvd)
- $2.64 - Hess, Somerville (280 US 202-206 N near US-22)