Who knew a bridge could be so important?
When you think of record-breaking landmarks in Ontario, your mind probably wanders to the CN Tower, but the GTA's most recent record-breaker is not in Toronto.
Around 45 minutes east of Toronto, the city of Pickering just scored a Guinness World Record for the longest enclosed pedestrian bridge.
The Pickering Pedestrian Bridge is 250 metres long, "spans 14 lanes of highway 401, six live rail tracks, and a two-lane municipal roadway," and was completed by Metrolinx in 2018, according to the Guinness World Records.
The landmark took over a decade to plan, design and erect, and, along with being highly functional, it's not too shabby to look at, either.
At night, the bridge lights up with about 300 LED lights and even received the City of Pickering's 2019 Urban Design Award.