>Special Local Regulation for Marine Events; Mattaponi River, Wakema, VA

>The Coast Guard is establishing special local regulations during the Mattaponi Madness Drag Boat Races, a series of power boat races to be held on the waters of the Mattaponi River, near Wakema, Virginia. These special local regulations are necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the events. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic during the power boat races in a segment of the Mattaponi River that flows along the border of King William County and King and Queen County near Wakema, Virginia. These regulations are effective from August 15 through August 16, 2009.