More potential changes for the Shops at Stonefield received preliminary approval.
Tuesday night, the Albemarle Planning Commission approved the addition of a Costco gas station as an amendment to the big-box store's original application.
Some people are concerned this will cause more traffic on Route 29.
"I strongly recommend against this. I drive to the post office on 29 every day. I don't believe that the traffic there has declined. I think it's a nightmare out there and this is going to make it even worse," said James Morris, who lives in Albemarle County.
The matter still needs to go before the Board of Supervisors for final approval.
Governor Bob McDonnell announced that his budget for fiscal year 2015-2016 will include millions of dollars for K-12 education.