Space on the west side of the campus could be cleared for a hotel and/or apartments and condos.
The cut is a crucial part of a flood-control system that will keep water from flooding north toward the National Western, I-70 and other low-lying areas.
Where Safeway is located is one of the most expensive and least vacant areas when it comes to retail space.
The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile will visiting Safeway stores in Denver, Centennial, Aurora, Littleton, Northglenn and Thornton through Sunday.
The city of Denver is getting sued over its plans to run a major drainage project through northeast Denver and specifically to use city-owned golf courses for detention.
The Denver City Council is about to decide whether to build a huge flood-control project in Denver with a significant hike to sewer service prices. That project, called Platte to Park Hill, has come under intense public scrutiny lately, in part because its infrastructure runs through neighborhoods that have long dealt with the worst side-effects of Denver's industry and development. Who's it going to benefit, is it really necessary, and how will it affect the people who live near it?