More information will lead us to understand what "fair" really is.
Chris Daniels, KING5 News:
That intersection is the start of State Route 519 -- the short stretch of highway that connects the two interstates to the stadium district.
And how the SR 519 project was paid for could guide the conversation about a future SODO sports arena.
â€œIt really had to do with supporting the truck traffic here on the street,â€ said Dave Gering, executive director of the Manufacturing Industrial Council.
Gering supported the construction of the SR 519 on and off ramp to help maritime and port mobility. â€œIt is always an issue.â€
SR 519 was finished in 2010 after years of discussion. State and federal funds covered $78.35 million of the construction cost. The Port of Seattle contributed $5.5 million, and the Seattle Mariners put up $500,000.
Chris Daniels, KING5 News, Paying for transportation improvements key to Seattle arena debate
It doesn't look like the Mariners paid for a ramp for the Port and the Industrial District all on their own.