Thousands of people are expected to rush to Cabela's this afternoon for it's grand opening at Gateway Mall in Springfield, Oregon. It's Cabela's first store in Oregon. The 58,000 square foot, next-generation Cabela's store will anchor the west side of Gateway Mall and the store features museum-quality wildlife displays, historic memorabilia and trophy animal mounts. The City of Springfield, Gateway Mall and the State Transportation Department have been working for weeks on a plan to handle the big crowds expected. Police will be directing traffic. The ribbon cutting ceremony starts at 4 p.m.