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https://www2.illinois.gov/services/THA/pay-by-plate
Pay By Plate
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Pay By Plate allows you to safely and securely pay unpaid tolls up to 14 days after you travel. Learn more
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/DCEO/il-getaway
Plan an Illinois Getaway
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Find activities in every corner of the state
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/THA/tollway-calculator
Tollway Trip Calculator
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Calculates amount of Tolls
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/THA/tollway-contact
Contact the Illinois Tollway
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Tollway headquarters; Customer Call Center; Construction information
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/THA/i-pass-activation
I-Pass Transponder Registration & Activation
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Create I-Pass account
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/IHPA/plan-visit-lincoln-library-museum
Plan a Visit to the Lincoln Library & Museum
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Get everything you need to know about planning your visit to the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/THA/virtual-tollway
Illinois Virtual Tollway Interactive Map
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Roadway information;Lane closures
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/ALPLM/lincoln-presidential-library-museum-tickets
Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum Tickets
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Purchase tickets to visit the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/IDOA/statefair-tickets
Purchase Tickets to the Illinois State Fair
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The Illinois State Fair features high-caliber musical entertainment each night of the fair. Tickets can be purchased via Ticketmaster or through the Illinois State Fair box office.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/DNR/haargis
Historic Architectural & Archaeology Resources GIS (HAARGIS)
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Public portal to Illinois’ historic buildings, structures, sites, objects, and districts. 
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/DNR/deer-permits
Deer Permits
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Hunters can apply online for firearm deer permits, or purchase archery deer permits from vendor locations.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/IDOT/rest-areas
Illinois Rest Areas
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Rest area related information such as services available, location information, location and rest area name.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/IDOA/competition-results
Find Competitions Entry & Results Information at the Illinois State Fair
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Find out who the winners are in any one of the hundreds of competitions going on during the fair. From grand champion livestock to husband caller, winners are posted almost immediately after judging.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/DCEO/hotel-deals
Find Hotel Packages & Deals
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Travel deals for fun across the state
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/IDOA/duquoin-tickets
Purchase Tickets to the DuQuoin State Fair
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The Du Quoin State Fair features nightly Grandstand entertainment. Tickets can be purchased through Ticketmaster or at the Du Quoin State Fair box office.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/IDOT/gateway-traveler-interactive
Gateway Traveler Information System Interactive Map
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Weather, construction, road closure maps
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/IDOT/road-project-information
Find State Road Project Information
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This section of IDOT's website showcases projects that the department seeks to keep the public updated on. Utilizing the map and lists provided on this site, you will find significant information on featured projects such as overview, benefits, scope, public involvement and timely news, status and updates on current construction projects.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/THA/travel-information
Travel Information
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Learn more!
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/IDOT/winter-road-conditions
Find Current Winter Road Conditions
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Weather, construction and road closure maps
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/DNR/deer-turkey-harvest
Deer & Turkey Harvest Reporting
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Hunters can register their harvest of deer or turkey online or by tollfree phone call.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/IDOA/statefair-entertainment
Find Concerts & Entertainment at the Illinois State Fair
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Each year, one of the most anticipated announcements of the summer is the unveiling of the Illinois State Fair Grandstand lineup. The Illinois State Fair features at least nine nights of high-caliber musical entertainment.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/ALPLM/alplm-illinois-history-conferences
Illinois History Conferences
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The Conference on Illinois History offers a place for scholars to present their latest research into the state’s past, whether it involves Native Americans and early settlers, Abraham Lincoln and his contemporaries, or crusaders for social justice. Historians present their findings and then take part in lively conversations with the audiences. The conference also has sessions designed specifically for teachers, who can earn professional-development credits for participating.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/DNR/fishing-hunting-application
Fishing & Hunting Application & Renewal
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Hunters can purchase hunting, fishing and combination licenses online, or over-the-counter from DNR DIRECT license/permit vendors statewide.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/DNR/reserve-cabin
Reserve/Lease A Room Or Cabin At A Lodge Or State Park
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Visitors can learn more about reserving or leasing a room or cabin at one of our many wonderful lodges or state parks.