A shock to the wallet awaits you if you need to put gas in your vehicle.
Mid–day today, gas prices in the Marquette County area jumped from an average of $2.77 to just under the $3 mark.
A leak forcing the closure of a Chicago-area oil pipeline may be the root of the noticeable price hike.
Enbridge Energy Partners owns the Chicago pipeline.
That’s the same company that owns the pipeline that caused the Kalamazoo oil river spill this past July.