WASHINGTON — The average on-highway price of a gallon of diesel went up another 2.8 cents a gallon to $3.076 for the week ending March 4, according to the Energy Information Administration of the Department of Energy.
The price has now increased 11 cents since the week ending February 4 when the average price was $2.966 a gallon.
Every region of the country increased, led by a 4.5 cent increase in the Midwest and a 3.6 cent increase in the Lower Atlantic region.
The price for the week ending March 4 was 8.4 cents a gallon higher than the comparable week one year ago, and 49.7 cents a gallon higher than the comparable week two years ago.
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