Gas prices are going up Wednesday

Gas is set go up 12 cents a gallon Wednesday because of a bill signed by Gov. Jerry Brown in April. (Oct. 30, 2017)

You might remember the law that passed earlier this year that raises gas prices to help pay for road improvements statewide.

Well, that time has come. 

Gas is set go up 12 cents a gallon Wednesday because of SB 1, which Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law in April. The law is estimated to raise more than $50 billion for road repairs over the next decade.

Starting Jan. 1, drivers will also see a vehicle improvement fee, between $25 and $175 depending on the vehicle's value, paid along with their vehicle registration. 

Here's a list of projects in our area that have been accelerated because of the gas tax law: 

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