Olen-Wellham junction to be closed through Jan.
The State Highway Administration will close the intersection of Olen and Wellham avenues from today until Jan. 31 to widen I-97 from New Cut Road to I-695, the Baltimore Beltway.
Local access will be permitted from Olen and Wellham avenues to Cromwell Elementary School. Detour routes have been established as follows:
* To detour from Olen Avenue to Wellham Avenue, take southbound Olen Avenue to south on Eastern Avenue to Maryland Route 648 (Baltimore Annapolis Blvd.). Then head east on Wellham Avenue to the Olen Avenue intersection.
* To detour from Wellham Avenue to Olen Avenue, take westbound Wellham Avenue to Maryland Route 648. Go south BTC on 648 to Eastern Avenue, then north on Eastern Avenue and north onto Olen Avenue.
The $14 million widening project is scheduled for completion in early 1995.
Gunman takes money from Joy's Sub Shop
A gunman robbed Joy's Sub Shop late Thursday night, county police reported.
Investigators said a man walked into the sub shop in the 2700 block of Quarterfield Road at 10:12 p.m. and asked the clerk to make him a sandwich.
After the clerk finished, the robber took out his gun and took money from the register and the clerk. The gunman also punched the clerk in the face, police said.