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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/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/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/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/DNR/fishing-licenses
Fishing Licenses
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Fishing licenses can be purchased online or over-the-counter from DNR DIRECT license/permit vendors.
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/THA/i-pass-activation
I-Pass Transponder Registration & Activation
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Create I-Pass account
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/DNR/crossbow-permit
Crossbow Permit
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Hunters with disabilities can apply for a crossbow permit.
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/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/DNR/turkey-permits
Turkey Permits
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Turkey hunting permit applications are available online and through DNR DIRECT vendors.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/IDOA/horse-racing-schedules-results
Find Horse Racing Schedules & Results at the Illinois State Fair
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The Illinois racetrack, known as one of the fastest dirt tracks in the world, hosts a large venue of great horse racing at this year's fair. Free admission and Pari-Mutuel Wagering lets the avid horse fan enjoy and watch not only some of the fi​nest horses in the state of Illinois, but also gives horse racing enthusiasts the chance to wager on one’s favorite!
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/DNR/harvest-licenses
Harvest Licenses
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Ginseng licenses can be purchased online through the DNR DIRECT license/permit system
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/DNR/register-sporting-clays
Register for or Schedule a Sporting Clays Event
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Shooting enthusiasts can learn more about how to register for or scheduling a clay shooting event at Spart's WSRC.
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/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/DNR/register-snowmobile
Register a Snowmobile
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Drivers can learn more about how to register their snowmobile in Illinois.
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/DNR/obtain-permits
Obtain Hunting Permits & Licenses
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Licenses and permits can be purchased online through DNR DIRECT
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/DCEO/travel-kits
Illinois Travel Kits & Guides Online Ordering
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Find the Illinois travel magazine and sign up for our weekly newsletter
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/THA/tollway-outreach
Illinois Tollway Outreach
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Projects in your Community
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.