Hitting the Road for the Long Weekend
(La Junta, CO) -- Folks in Southeast Colorado are among the throngs of Coloradans who plan to hit the road this weekend. Triple A insurance and travel company is reporting that 600,000 travelers should be heading out for the Memorial Day weekend. Current gas prices around the state are averaging $3.11 a gallon, the highest for the holiday weekend since 2014. Prices are expected to continue to rise through the July 4th weekend due to increased demand.