25th Avenue Railroad Overpass Now Open To Traffic


25thAveBridge 3-28 rendering copyOn a beautiful December 22nd morning, former Governor Pat Quinn along with Melrose Park Mayor Ron Serpico and Bellwood Mayor Frank Pasquale cut a ribbon which opened the long awaited 25th Avenue Railroad Overpass between Lake Street and St. Charles Road. Bellwood Mayor Frank Pasquale claimed it to be the “Miracle on 25th Avenue” because it was built in the face of long odds. Mayor Ron Serpico stated,“This project, will benefit all area residents by serving as a conduit for economic development, quicker emergency vehicle response times and a safer traffic flow. This is much more than a railroad overpass. This is a bridge to a better quality of life for our communities.” 

Click to read Ill.Dept. of Transportation Press Release on the 25th Avenue Overpass

Volunteer April 8th for Annual Silver Creek Clean Up

UntitledBe Part of the “Stream Team” and help make our community a nicer place to live by participating in our annual Silver Creek Clean Up Program to be held on April 8th. 

We are asking volunteers to arrive at 8:30 am behind Meijer’s Store in Winston Plaza to receive instructions and gloves. We will have refreshments to begin your morning. All clean-up activities will end at 12:00 noon followed by a luncheon under the concession stand shelter at Bulger Park, 17th Avenue & Hirsch Street, Melrose Park.   Rain date is Saturday, April 15, 2017


Snow Route Parking Restrictions Are In Effect

Help Our Village Snow Plows By Moving Your Vehicle!

If you live on the following snow routes please move your vehicles when there is two inches or more of snow on the ground or they may be towed. The ban remains in effect until the snow is cleared on that particular street. Thank you for your cooperation.

  • Armitage Avenue
  • George Street
  • Division/Carson
  • Main Street
  • Riverwoods Drive
  • 9th Avenue
  • 15th Avenue
  • 19th Avenue
  • and the Industrial Area

Video On How To Respond If Stopped By A Police Officer


In an effort to provide a safer and more informed service to our community and its visitors, the Melrose Park Police Department has partnered with our law enforcement community to provide all drivers in Illinois a safe way to interact with police officers during a traffic stop. A short video has been developed that demonstrates and explains lawful conduct by the officers and occupants of vehicles during traffic stops. The video can be accessed by clicking on police car picture to the right.


Use Melrose Park’s Dial A Ride Program

UntitledThe Village of Melrose Park Dial a Ride Program was initiated in 2000 to provide residents of our community with a new transportation resource to any location in the Melrose Park boundaries. Residents are encouraged to use the program to do their everyday needs such as grocery shopping, doctor appointments, etc. We are also handicapped accessible.

This service is available to Melrose Park residents Monday thru Friday from 8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. To make a reservation, please call (708) 343-7047. You can make appointments from the hours of 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday thru Friday. We are closed on Saturdays and Sundays and all major holidays. To book an appointment or make a cancellation, you must call at least 24 hours in advance. Read more Use Melrose Park’s Dial A Ride Program