Utica, NY (WIBX) - There's been a big drop in gas prices this week.Triple-A's Ed Welsh say the average price in the Utica-Rome market is down 11 cents from last week to an average of $3.69 cents a gallon.

That's the third cheapest in the state, behind Albany and Syracuse.

Welsh expects prices to continue to fall into the $3.50's and maybe even the $3.40's by the end of October.