King County agreed to pay $2.74 million to the Seattle Seahawks to settle the team’s claim for lost revenues during last year’s emergency closure of the Kingdome.
The settlement compensates the team for lost ticket and concession sales revenue, according to a statement released by King County Executive Gary Locke.
The money also covers the expenses the Seahawks incurred when two exhibition games and three regular-season games had to be moved to Husky Stadium at the University of Washington campus.
Repair costs for the Kingdome roof and ceiling came to some $51 million. King County paid the Seattle Mariners $4.1 million on Aug. 31 to cover their claims due to the emergency stadium closure.
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