Gas leak reported in Archdale

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) -- Dorchester County officials reported a natural gas leak near the Archdale community Monday afternoon.

They said the leak has caused access to some areas to be limited near Archdale Boulevard at Dorchester Road. Officials estimate the repairs will take until 4 p.m.

SCE&G crews are on the scene.

Officials said no evacuations are being ordered but the public is being asked to avoid the area.

The Dorchester County Sheriff's Office is working with the Department of Transportation to post a sign on Dorchester Road since the inbound lane is closed at Archdale Boulevard.

Traffic from Archdale Boulevard is being diverted onto Parkshire, officials said.