Picture of Arduino Traffic Lights (ORIGINAL)

Get Resources For Project

  • Arduino Uno REV-3
  • 3 - Red - Yellow - & Green LED's
  • Variety Pack Of Balsa Wood
  • 800-Point Breadboard
  • Multi-Color Hookup Wire
  • Invisible Tape
  • Weller Soldering Iron
  • X-Acto Knife
  • Black Sharpie
  • Loctite Super Glue (Gel Control)

Step 1: Traffic Light Structure Framework

Picture of Traffic Light Structure Framework

Traffic Light Structure

Take The Balsa Wood Pack And Cut Out Pieces As Shown In The Pictures. Use The Super Glue To Bond The Pieces Together. After You Glue Them Together, Use A Black Sharpie To Fill In A Square Area. Then Continue To The Next Step.

Hackerstore6 months ago

Many thanks for this Matthew, very complete project with both hardware and your (well commented) Arduino code.

Matthew Blevins (author)  Hackerstore6 months ago
Thanks Hackerstore! Feel Free To Modify This Code In Anyway You Want.

Hm.. this will be very nice for my model tranins, been looking for a nice way to add lights.

If possible you could 3d print light post for them.

Matthew Blevins (author)  The_42nd_Paradox6 months ago
I have recently been working on learning how to design 3D models so i would be glad to give it a try. Look on this page in the near future to see when ot is uploaded. Thanks
tomatoskins6 months ago

I've never made traffic lights with an arduino. But I have made them with a PLC before. Your's turned out great!

Matthew Blevins (author)  tomatoskins6 months ago
Thanks For Your Support, And I Encourage You To Add New Features To The Project As My Project Is A Creative Commons Attribution.